Project Hollywood hits the runway

hollywood — Student Sarah Bell designed her collection based off of “Phantom of the Opera.” Photo credit: Jake Mitchell

Lights. Camera. Action. Models took to the runway Saturday night, April 13, at the seventh annual fashion show sponsored by Liberty University’s Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Department. The garments were inspired by classic Hollywood movies and were designed and modeled by Liberty students, according to Ruth Bibby, the director …

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‘The Struggle’ tour comes to Liberty


A line stretched from the door of the Vines Center all the way across to the DeMoss Hall bus stop Friday, April 12, as College for a Weekend (CFAW) participants and Liberty students prepared to see the latest Liberty University Student Activities concert, featuring Tenth Avenue North.

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Paintball goes to Nationals

splat — Paintball players practice on East. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Paintballs ricocheted across the field, pelting the barricades and sailing quickly toward the Liberty University players sliding across the splattered ground, easily dodging the assailants. The Liberty Paintball Team began as a club in 2005, and then became an official club sport in 2008. Now, the team has grown to …

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Lady Flames smother Gardner-Webb

Contribute to the cause— Three Lady Flames had more than two hits in the 13-5 victory against the Runnin’ Bulldogs in game three. Photo Credit: Katie Welch

After dropping game one 4-2 and ending an 11-game winning streak against the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs (7-27, 4-12 Big South), the Lady Flames (19-21, 8-8 Big South) clinched the series by winning two straight games.
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Professor leads by example

serving — Weider teaches Biblical Worldview classes at Liberty, as well as serving as director of CSER. Photo credit: Greg Leasure

Professor and Director of Christian Community Service Lew Weider is one of the many dedicated faculty members seeking to bring others to Christ. As a child in Alliance, Ohio, Weider grew up in a moderately Christian home, with parents who cared deeply about the things of God, but did not …

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Flames D wins scrimmage

Kinks in the system — Linebacker Scott Hyland intercepts quarterback Josh Woodrum on the first play from scrimmage.

On the game’s first play, linebacker Scott Hyland intercepted quarterback Josh Woodrum after the pass was tipped at the line of scrimmage. The pick set the tone for the rest of the game, as the defense defeated the offense 56-39 in a scoring system developed by Gill.

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Honors society initiates new members

Membership — Students attended the initiation to be officially inducted into the honors society. Photo provided

Alpha Lambda Delta inducts freshmen who are full-time students with a 3.5 or higher GPA The Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society hosted its annual freshmen initiation Friday, April 5 in the Towns Auditorium to a standing-room-only crowd of more than 700 people. Marilyn Gadomski, faculty advisor for the Alpha Lambda …

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Conceal carry change

Protection — Weapons like this one can now be carried in a concealed manner in academic buildings. Google images

New policy allows permitted students to possess weapons on campus Liberty University’s board of trustees recently approved a new policy allowing students and faculty members with permits to carry concealed weapons on campus. According to Liberty General Counsel David Corry, students who posses permits accepted by the Commonwealth of Virginia …

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Students run for autism

Run — Zealand, with help from son Coleman, begins the race. Photo provided

The 5K raised more than $8,000 in honor of Professor Clark Zealand’s son, Coleman The Coleman’s Run 5K, organized by Liberty University professor Clark Zealand, was held Saturday, April 6, in order to raise awareness about autism, as well as to fundraise for Liberty’s Autism Speaks U chapter. Coleman’s Run …

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YouTube testimonials

Sophomore Hannah Myers is an example of a student trying to make a difference for Christ while balancing the tasks that come with the territory of being a full-time student. Along with fellow students Jeff Brainard and Tommy Tran, Myers created One11 Films, a ministry where videos on various controversial …

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‘Social Scavengers’

Hunt — Students of all majors are encouraged to participate in the School of Communications’ event, which will feature prizes to those with the most creative tweets and pictures during the event. Photo provided

School of Communication to host hunt Saturday, April 20 Snap, tweet, win! Those are the steps needed to win a prize at “Social Scavengers,” a scavenger hunt event hosted by the Liberty University School of Communication. Free for students, the scavenger hunt is the first budgeted event for the department, …

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PRSSA hosts ‘Under PRessure’

Crisis — Amy Whittaker spoke to students at the PRSSA event about her experiences during Hurricane Sandy and providing for those who needed assistance. Photo provided

Public Relations club discusses crisis communications with Amy Whittaker from the American Red Cross Liberty University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) hosted “Under PRessure,” an event focusing on crisis communications for different scenarios. Amy Whittaker, Public Relations Director for the Roanoke Valley chapter of the American Red Cross, …

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European tours arranged

Liberty students will have the opportunity to obtain course credits for touring Europe beginning in spring 2014. Three separate tours are planned, each one exploring a different region of Europe. Headed by Michael Babcock from Liberty University’s College of General Studies, the tours will take place during various school breaks. …

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Students showcase research

Poster — Students look at one of the participant presentations. Photo credit: Emily Becker

Presenters display work at the Liberty student symposium Students set aside their textbooks in exchange for the Liberty Student Research Symposium April 11. Three rooms, holding presentations simultaneously, competed for student attention. The symposium showcased both undergraduate and graduate students’ research reports on topics in the fields of psychology, biology, …

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Lynchburg hosts ‘crawl’

Technology — The Internet Association held the tour. Facebook

Virginia government officials and local members of the media participated in a “crawl,” a brief tour around downtown Lynchburg, April 8. Hosted by the Internet Association, the focus of the crawl was to show how small businesses have benefited by taking their companies online. The tour included four downtown businesses: …

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