Bakery brings visitors to Timberlake Road

Homemade — Uncle Joe’s makes nearly all their products from scratch. Photo credit: Steven Abbott

“Everything is God,” Celeste Brothers, co-owner of Uncle Joe’s Donuts & Things, said. “Every moment, he planned.” Her husband, Joe Brothers, agreed. His Liberty University hat, perched carefully on his head, bobbed as he added, “Everything.” At ages 64 and 62, Joe and Celeste Brothers moved from California to Virginia …

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SA ThinkFast Game Show attracted students

response —ThinkFast included questions about music, actors, history and even math. Photo credit: Abby Kourkounakis

Hundreds of players filled the Tilley Student Center Friday night to compete in the fast-paced trivia event Students who entered the Tilley Student Center Friday night, Sept. 6, were greeted by loud music and colorful lights as a part of Student Activities’ (SA) second annual ThinkFast Game Show. Hundreds of …

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From scars to spiritual life coach

Worldwide welcome — Kerr is one of more than 900 international students at Liberty University. Photo provided

A 2011 car accident caused one international student to realize God’s unfailing control and guidance in his life Taran Kerr wandered into a convenience store, jarred by the car accident that sent his car rolling three times and left him with multiple broken fingers and a concussion just minutes beforehand. …

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UNCW Invite ends in success

VOLLEY — Jorge Azuero will be a key 
contributor this season. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Liberty University men’s tennis team wrapped up the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) Invitational Sept. 8, bringing home 18 victories. Dillon Segur lifted the Flames, with three of the team’s 14 singles match triumphs. Liberty was one of six schools competing in the tournament, which included multiple teams …

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Women’s V-ball tested at Kentucky Classic

1,000 club — Lille Happel continues to add to her career mark in kills. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

After a brief stay in Lynchburg for its home opener against Georgetown, the Liberty University Lady Flames volleyball team (1-6) visited Lexington, Ky., for the Kentucky Classic, Sept. 6-7, where it fell in three straight matches. The Lady Flames took on Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and East Tennessee State University …

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Fifth-year senior defies odds to lead Liberty

PICK-SIX — Fogg recorded his first career interception return for a touchdown versus Monmouth. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Kevin Fogg’s return for the Flames has made a huge impact on the field in the first two weeks of the season As little as six months ago, Flames defensive back and kick return specialist Kevin Fogg thought his college football career was over. He would never get to run …

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Wilson’s two goals propel Flames

locked on — Victor Portillo lines up a shot in a 4-0 win. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Aggressive play by the Flames combined with sloppy passing by Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) allowed Liberty (2-0-0) to take an early lead less than four minutes into the game — a lead they never relinquished — as Liberty’s men’s soccer team went on to win their home …

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Steel curtain emerges

Shiver — Liberty running back Desmond Rice stiff arms Monmouth cornerback Andrew Sutton in a 45-15 rout. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Defense anchors the Flames, forcing a trio of Hawks turnovers and a safety An 85-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Josh Woodrum to Darrin Peterson and a pick-six by defensive back Kevin Fogg highlighted a 45-15 Liberty Flames (1-1, 0-0 Big South) victory over the Monmouth (N.J.) Hawks (0-2) Saturday, Sept. …

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Target policy

Both teams line up over the ball while the quarterback yells out his cadence. The safety on the other side of the ball looks to make an impact. In a matter of moments, the ball is snapped, and the quarterback throws to his receiver. However, his receiver is hit by …

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Program changes

COMS becomes DMCA, creates opportunities The department of Digital Media & Communication Arts (DMCA), formerly the Department of Communication Studies, is inviting students to hone and develop their skills by taking part in the department’s new endeavors. “We have the Liberty Flames Sports Network, LFSN, where our students can now …

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Peace Corps nomination

relief — Lawrence built homes in Haiti after the earthquake to help the locals. Photo provided

This summer, the U.S. Peace Corps nominated a Liberty University senior for a global, two-year business management project. According to the Peace Corps website, a nomination is the step between the interview and invitation. After the applicant is nominated, if his recruiter decides that he is qualified and he passes …

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Stephen Baldwin tours Cinematic Arts

actor — Baldwin (right) met with Dean Norman Mintle of Communication & Creative Arts before touring the Zaki Gordon Cinematic Arts Department. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The actor, director, producer and author returned to Liberty Thursday after speaking in Convocation in 2009 Stephen Baldwin believes there is a story to be told in Alaska, and he intends to do just that with his new reality-format television show, “Alaska: Heart and Soul.” Baldwin, an experienced actor who …

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Center4ME celebrates football

Students and faculty gathered at the Center for Multicultural Enrichment (Center4ME) Friday, Sept. 6 to take part in Center4ME’s weekly Fun Friday event. Last week’s focus for Fun Friday was football. Students and faculty ate snacks and took part in trivia and photo booth activities. According to Center4ME Director Melanie …

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LUO changes office location

Relocation — An LUO staff member talks with a student from his department’s new workplace at the former Sears.  Photo credit: Lauren Adriance

Liberty employees have moved from Green Hall to new office in River Ridge Mall While students were away for the summer, staff at Liberty University Online (LUO) were making the move into the former Sears building at River Ridge Mall. What used to be the store’s towels and bedding department …

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Seminar advises

Event informs students The Student Advocate Office (SAO) held its first Scholarship Search 101 (SS101) in the Hancock Welcome Center Tuesday, Sept. 3, giving Liberty students advice and encouragement on how to find scholarships. Joshua Haley, assistant director, and Timi Plyter, a student advocate at the SAO, both spoke to …

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