Students take time to examine spiritual walk

The Dean of Students Office held its second annual iTransform event in the Hancock Welcome Center Tuesday, March 19, providing students with the opportunity to examine their spiritual lives. Brigitte Ritchey, a senior care officer in the Dean of Students Office, organized the event. “The idea was to have some …

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Blackboard president of global sales speaks

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Siegfried Behrens, the president of global sales at Blackboard, answered questions presented by students and staff at Liberty University’s School of Business Convocation Monday, March 18. The Convocation, held at the tower level of Williams Stadium, was co-hosted by the information technology department and the School of Engineering. Behrens spoke …

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Boiling Point

Purdue beats Lady Flames at the boards, ends tourney hopes Since the 71-63 loss to High Point, Jan. 17, the Liberty Lady Flames basketball team went on to win 14 straight. In their third consecutive NCAA appearance (14th all-time), the No. 13 seed Lady Flames fell to the No. 4 …

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Flames fall in ‘First 4’

Liberty loses to N.C. A&T, 73-72 When the buzzer sealed Liberty’s win over Charleston Southern University in the Big South Conference Championship March 10, it launched a week-long media frenzy during which the Flames fetched headlines across the nation on the airwaves and in the papers. The New York Times, …

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Students go crazy for Lecrae

Sold out — Students lined up in advance for Lecrae’s packed performance. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Run by Student Activities, the Lecrae concert Friday, March 22 sold more than 5,800 tickets and was an evening filled with bustling hip-hop, godly messages and even an on-stage proposal by an attending couple.
As 4 p.m. approached, Liberty students and guests had already begun to show their […]

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COMS students visit D.C.

Media Truck — Chris Becker, satellite truck operator, explains his job at Fox News. Photo credit: Deborah Huff

Journalism class experiences media at work on a field trip to the nation’s capital Have you ever wondered what America’s very first newspapers looked like? If you are curious, find one of the 30 students who joined Liberty University communications professor Deborah Huff on her trip to Washington Tuesday, March …

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Connecting through worship

Performing — Commuter Services hosts their first night of worship this year. Photo credit: Jessica Jordan

Gospel Community Church Praise Band and Gavin Davis visit Waldon Pond Apartments clubhouse An off-campus apartment can be a lonely place sometimes, but Liberty University’s Commuter Services, which is committed to the inclusion and bonding of commuter students with one another through planned events, works to find ways to bring …

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Lady Flames complete record season

Teambuilding — Liberty finished 14-2, which was its best ever. Photo credit: Jay Sir

Standout Jess Reinhardt finishes 46th among the nations best at the national swim and diving championships When the competition grows fierce in competitive swimming, the difference between first and last place is measured in milliseconds rather than seconds. This year, the difference between first place and third was a mere …

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Men’s and women’s tennis take tumble

On his game —  Junior Shea Thomas has posted a 11-4 record in singles competition this season. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Flames winning streak ends at six as the Lady Flames suffers a defeat against No. 72 East Carolina Liberty University men’s tennis team played three matches over spring break. The first match was against the Brigham Young University-Hawaii Seasiders, 7-1, and marked Liberty’s sixth win in a row. Liberty’s …

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Softball sweep

Putting it together — The Lady Flames earned their first sweep of the season against the Blue Hose. Photo credit: Jake Mitchell

The Lady Flames softball team (13-12, 2-1) swept the Presbyterian Blue Hose (14-14, 0-2 Big South) Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. Including all of the weekend games, the Lady Flames have won six of their last seven.
In game one, Hanna Nichols stepped up to the plate in the bottom of […]

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‘The Struggle’

Tenth Avenue North introduces album Christian band Tenth Avenue North will return to Liberty University for the fourth time Friday, April 12 for a concert held by Student Activities in the Vines Center as a part of their “The Struggle” tour. Named after the band’s most recent album, the title …

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PRSSA’s ‘Catchy Communications’

Lynchburg Hillcats employee Erik Wilson shared his public relations experience with Liberty students Thursday Communication students were invited to attend a workshop Thursday, March 21 that was hosted by Liberty University’s Public Relations Society of America (PRSSA). During the event, Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations at Lynchburg Hillcats Minor …

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March madness is a slam dunk

Brackets — No matter how frustrated basketball fans get year after year, filling out the March Madness brackets is a tradition for almost everyone. Photo credit: Andrew Woolfolk

I am a man of tradition. Every year around the middle of March, my daily routine is always the same. To some, the terms “Selection Sunday,” “The Big Dance” and “bracketology” sound like alien vernacular.
But to me, all of the madness — March Madness, that is —makes sense. To […]

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Teachers of Promise

Six education students received a special honor Saturday, March 23 at the annual Teacher’s of Promise Institute. According to Michelle Goodwin, associate dean for licensure programs in the education department, Dana Espenscheid, Chelsea Bauerle, Leah Holloman Andrew Napierkowski, Jeremy Perterson and Jermaine Johnson were nominated to attend the event that …

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Career fair for Psychology and Health Promotion majors

The elevator at Williams Stadium transported students three floors up from a football field to a professionally-styled conference room. Walking through the open doors, students — both online and residential — received a friendly welcome from the Career Center staff to the first career fair dedicated to psychology and health …

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