Non-profit seeks reform

David Leite, a student at Liberty University, brought Students for Education Reform (SFER) to the campus of Liberty University Feb. 10, 2012. Leite was watching “Waiting for Superman,” a movie about making a difference through education in the United States of America, when he noticed a phone number for viewers interested in making a difference. That number connected Leite to […]

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CIA recruits

Representatives from the CIA visited Liberty University Feb. 19 to meet with prospective students seeking jobs in visual arts, graphic design and communications. According to the Helms School of Government, the fair was an outlet for students wanting to use their skills to develop into a professional career within the agency. Mark Hernandez, who has worked for the CIA for […]

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Scholarships increase

New students interested in attending Liberty University might be happy to know that the school has recently increased its scholarship offerings by nearly $9 million, according to Vice President of Financial Aid Robert Ritz. Beginning fall of 2013, Liberty will offer a limited number of full tuition scholarships to high school valedictorians and salutatorians. The university will also increase the […]

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EchoLight donation

EchoLight Studios recently formed an agreement to co-produce five feature films with Liberty University’s Cinematic Arts Zaki Gordon Center to make a mark on Christian filmmakers and university film schools. According to a press release from EchoLight Studios, the company had announced its multi-million dollar commitment to support the next generation of Christian filmmakers earlier this year. The latest announcement […]

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Recent SNL skit crosses the line

The renowned comedy show’s parody commercial depicting Jesus Christ as a vigilante murderer was a classless display Imagine this: a television show depicts the Islamic prophet Muhammad as a renegade murderer, parading around and ignoring what good tenets the Islamic religion has. Now, imagine the reaction that the general public would have after that episode aired. Muslims and many others […]

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Flames blank Bears

Liberty’s 7-0 win against Morgan State improves its record 4-1 The Liberty University men’s tennis team (4-1, 0-0 Big South) defeated the Morgan State Bears (0-9, 0-0 Mid-Eastern), 7-0, Friday, Feb. 22, denying the Bears their first win of the season. The Flames 4-1 record this season is equivalent to its best five-match start in program history. “The last time […]

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Home opener, stadium success

Flames take series from the Penn State Nittany Lions in the much anticipated public debut of new ballpark Game One Red towels flooded the stands, and more than 2,500 fans roared as Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. threw out the first pitch. Almost three hours later, Liberty Flames pitcher Ashton Perritt reached back and blew a 91 mph fastball past Penn […]

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Track’s sweet 16th

Liberty continued to dominate in the Big South Track and Field Indoor Championships Feb. 21 and 22, bringing home a men’s conference championship title for the 16th straight year. The women’s squad captured second place in the competition, finishing behind Coastal Carolina. The Liberty men coasted to an easy victory in the 2013 conference championship. The Flames tallied 163.5 points […]

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LU recalls Governors

Flames outlast Austin Peay State University, win in overtime The Liberty Flames basketball team faced off against the Austin Peay State University Governors in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster series, Saturday, Feb. 23. The Flames prevailed 79-73 in overtime. Travis Betran of Austin Peay made two late three pointers in the second half to send the game into the Flames second […]

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