Egyptian conflicts remain unresolved

For those who think “tyranny” is a dusty term last spoken in reference to the American Revolution, think again. Examples of tyranny can be found throughout the world, even in what are now considered free countries with established constitutions. One particular modern-day country fighting back against its tyrannical government is …

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Aviation sends off pilots for missions

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The School of Aeronautics graduated six students prepared to fly for the cause of spreading the gospel The Liberty University School of Aeronautics graduated its fourth Aircraft Maintenance Training School (AMTS) class Aug. 9. Six of those 20 graduates are moving on to become missionary pilots for Flying Mission Services …

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Liberty mourns loss

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Beloved, 23-year-old Liberty University student, Sarah McKeown died peacefully in her sleep Saturday, Aug. 17, just days before returning to Liberty, Vice President of Communications Executive Projects and Spiritual Programs Johnnie Moore said. McKeown was heavily involved at Liberty as a graphic design major and a member of both the …

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The roadtrip of a lifetime

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A group of seven students from Liberty University went on the Roadtrip of a Lifetime (ROALT) this summer in a Liberty van for one month. During this time they documented the beauty of God’s creation while spreading the gospel through music. “For the past four years I have just been …

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Garden gives campus fresh vegetables

cultivation — Students are encouraged to come to this greenhouse to make their own plot and learn how to garden.

Liberty’s new 70-acre facility will give students a space to develop new skills by growing their own produce A new recreational opportunity became available to students this summer. Liberty University developed a 70-acre tract of land where students may enjoy farming and agriculture. Nestled in a residential area off of …

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Equestrian team hosts tryouts

Soaring — Caroline Trexler anticipates having eight to 10 members on the newly-added equestrian team that will compete against other colleges in the region. Photo provided

As an official club sport, the Liberty Women’s Equestrian Team is preparing before competitions begin Equestrian enthusiasts will soon take up their saddles and compete for a spot on the new women’s club team, the most recent expansion to Liberty’s club sports program. Caroline Trexler, barn manager and head coach …

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Student Activities hosts annual Block Party

rodeo — Spectators cheered on one student as he took a turn on the mechanical bull, one of many rides at the event. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

7eventh Time Down and Red played a live performance Saturday night for both new and returning students As the new semester began, students navigated a busy week, which included Spiritual Emphasis Week as well as regularly scheduled classes, at Liberty University. While students remained active, Student Activities members organized the …

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LU weighs in

The LaHaye Student Union is expanding the selection of programs offered by bringing a new weight management program to Liberty University. This program, running from Aug. 19 – Dec. 13, is based on goals and accountability. Those who are involved in the program will have the opportunity to meet monthly …

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Alumna puts knowledge to use

INTERN - Jacobsen stops for a photo in Manhattan. Photo provided

When Liberty University graduate student Amanda Jacobsen accepted an internship with Leftfield Pictures in New York City in March, she never imagined that she would end up working in casting. Looking back on a summer of work in the company’s casting department, Jacobsen recalled the set of circumstances that led …

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Clutch in the preseason

The Lady Flames clinch victory in the final seconds against the Hamilton Hawks. With 23.7 second left in regulation, Liberty Lady Flames forward Sarah Stevenson battled her way through two defenders and slapped in the game-winning goal from the right wing against the Hamilton Hawks, giving…

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Flames claim 11th Sasser Cup

During the fall and spring 2012 and 2013 athletic seasons, Liberty teams claimed 10 of 18 Big South Conference championships, a feat that ultimately helped Liberty secure its 11th Sasser Cup. This is Liberty’s sixth consecutive year bringing home the award, which is the longest streak in Big South history. …

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Freshmen Facts

1. The average high school GPA of all undergraduate, resident freshmen is 3.35, an increase from 3.34 in 2012. 2. The number one major of undergraduate, resident freshmen is nursing. Second is business. Third is communication studies. Fourth is education, and fifth is psychology. 3. The furthest country an undergraduate, …

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Women’s field hockey travels overseas

Liberty student athletes carry the gospel to Uganda on a missions trip Lady Flames field hockey players and coaches traveled to Uganda this summer with the purpose of spreading the gospel. According to Erin Dombach, a sophomore field hockey player, the team spent more than two weeks of the summer …

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Film students intern with Sony

Cinematic arts majors intern with Sony Provident Films over the summer on the set of “Mom’s Night Out. Students in the new Zaki Gordon Center for Cinematic Arts had the opportunity this summer to put their skills to the test working directly with production teams on various feature films…

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IT partners with Atomic Learning

Students now have the opportunity to watch free tutorials online to help them learn new computer programs This semester, Liberty University’s Information Technology (IT) department is providing a brand new opportunity for students and staff members to learn how to use computer programs and social media websites. The department, along …

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