Running down history

The Liberty men’s cross country team is looking to win the Big South Conference for the ninth straight year, while the women look to win their second consecutive title. Each team hopes to qualify for the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships for the first time. Both teams opened their …

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Volleyball struggles

SPIKE — Liberty had a rough weekend. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty Flames volleyball team was in high spirits on Friday, Aug. 30, as it played its first game of the Northern Illinois University (NIU) Invitational against the nationally-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes Liberty fell short and was swept by the Buckeyes (25-22, 25-22, 26-24). The Buckeyes outhit the Flames 45 …

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Second-half goals uplift Liberty

cruise control —  Midfielder Madison Kauzlarich gains possession of the ball. Photo credit: Macklyn Mosley

Late goals by Megan Warner and Crystal Elmers give the Lady Flames a 2-0 victory against the Monarchs Under the scorching heat of a Friday afternoon, the Lady Flames women’s soccer team took on the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs in their home opener at Osborne Stadium. The 2-0 victory marks …

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Goals galore

no match — The Lady Flames continue to dominate against tough competition. Photo credit: Jake Mitchell

After finishing the 2012 season — only the second year of the program — with a 16-6 record, the Lady Flames (1-0) field hockey team downed the St. Joseph’s Hawks (0-1), 4-0. Sophomore forward Natalie Barr scored a goal and assisted on two others, while sophomore defender Hannah Jones added …

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A ‘golden’ evening turns dark

FIGHT — Junior running back Desmond Rice and the rest of the Flames rushing attack struggled to move the ball against a tough Kent. St. front seven. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Fourth quarter mistakes hurt Liberty’s chances to defeat Kent State Golden Flashes in season opener Liberty will host its home opener against the Monmouth (NJ) Hawks (0-1) Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. Due to an ankle injury in the first quarter that caused him to sit out the rest of …

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CASAS moves to new location in Green Hall

Expansion — A new  location provides more space for CASAS. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

After eight years of operation on DeMoss Hall’s second floor, the Center for Academic Support and Advising Services (CASAS) moved July 2013 to the second floor of Green Hall in room 2668. According to CASAS Dean Dr. Brian Yates, there were multiple reasons for the transition from DeMoss Hall. “As …

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Humbly I Serve opens facility

Beginning— CEO Melinda Wilson cuts the ribbon to celebrate the opening of a new facility. Photo credit: Angie Pacitti

Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Aug. 28 The Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Aug. 28 to celebrate the opening of a new facility for the nonprofit organization Humbly I Serve (HIS). The ceremony took place on Wards Road at the new building …

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Old to new

The Office of Student Leadership (OSL) has enacted changes in the titles of several leadership positions that have elicited many different responses among the students on campus. According to the OSL website, replacing the old titles of spiritual life director (SLD) and prayer leader (PL) are spiritual life coach (SLC) …

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Impact Movement spreads gospel

fellowship — Students enjoy playing a game at an Impact meeting.  Photo provided

After being inspired to change the lives of college students through God’s word, senior Macklyn Mosley created the first official Impact Movement chapter at Liberty University, January 2013. According to Mosley, the mission of Impact is to take the gospel of Jesus Christ into surrounding campuses and communities. Impact is …

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Liberty Golf on the Rise

With the new season set to begin in September, the Liberty Flames men’s golf team will count on a roster of veterans to add to its list of 2012 accomplishments. Seniors Niklas Lindstrom, Chase Marinell, Jacob Mast and Ian McConnell, who were all nominated to the Virginia Collegiate Golf Coaches …

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Students visit 2013 World Wide Welcome

heritage — Niboneras is a band of three brothers.  Photo credit: Gabriella Fuller

OISS’ event Friday introduced international students to different clubs and positions within Liberty The Office of International Student Services (OISS) kicked off its semester of events amid a colorful array of flags from around the world with the 2013 World Wide Welcome Aug. 30. Many international clubs were represented at …

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Theatre Arts season begins

Casting call — The 65 cast and crew members form the largest crew ever to take Liberty’s stage. Photo provided

Director Linda Cooper has been preparing 65 cast and crew members — the largest cast to ever take the Tower Theater stage — for Liberty University’s first performance of the semester, Les Misérables, which opens Sept. 13. The show, described by Cooper as a “beautiful piece of literature,” follows the …

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Student takes internship in Kenya

hometown — Sullivan has called Kenya her temporary home since her arrival.  Photo provided

Kristen Sullivan finds her passion in missions while continuing to study through Liberty Online classes Kristen Sullivan, a senior with Liberty University Online, has decided to follow her passion for missions by serving the country of Kenya. She is currently living in Johannesburg, South Africa, but she started the path …

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Student Activities hosts Outdoor Movie Night

movie night — At least 1,000 students came to watch the baseball-themed movies. Photo credit: Jill Springer

Students crowded the field behind Dorm 28 for a double feature that included “42” and “The Sandlot” Liberty students gathered under the stars Friday night to enjoy the Outdoor Movie Night hosted by Student Activities (SA) Aug. 30. Students camped out on blankets with their friends in the field behind …

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Students plan getaway to Lynchburg trails

Rising high — Several different bridges are featured on Blackwater Creek Bikeway. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lynchburg has many different trails to choose from when students feel the need to escape campus life for an afternoon. “Lynchburg may not have the best places to shop, but (there are) tons of places to hike,” Liberty University sophomore Zach Dale said. “Honestly, …

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