Law sets ominous precedent

President Barack Obama signed a bill, the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (H.R. 347) into law March 8, 2012, which makes disturbing certain political events a federal offense, according to a Slate article by Dahlia Lithwick and Raymond Vasvari. The bill “makes protest of any type potentially a federal offense with anywhere from a year to […]

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Student Activities hosts Festival

Liberty’s Equestrian Center brings students together to enjoy the fall celebration featuring festive events Sunshine and blue skies greeted the crowd that made its way to Liberty University’s Equestrian Center for the third annual Fall Festival hosted by Student Activities (SA). Families and students attended the event and were encouraged to wander through the barn to see and pet the […]

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Zombies invade at annual walk

Lynchburg’s third annual Zombie Walk benefits the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and the Lynchburg Dog Park When October arrives with its crisp air and changing leaves in colors of orange and deep reds, many fall activities begin. People of all ages were invited to participate in the third annual Zombie Walk in downtown Lynchburg Saturday, Oct. 26. According to […]

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Daughter honors parents in essay

Andrea Giovanetto writes her winning essay about love, grace and second chances Andrea Giovanetto’s essay about love, grace and second chances was chosen as this year’s winner of the Outstanding Parent of the Year Award. According to Theresa Dunbar, director of Parent and Family Connections at Liberty, Giovanetto’s essay depicted the “endless grace and love her adoptive parents provided for […]

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Panel encourages writers

Keynote speakers talk to students about publishing trends and building an audience The Department of English and Modern Languages partnered with the Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Wednesday, Oct. 23, to host “Writing Culture: A Panel with Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics.” Attendees enjoyed refreshments while a panel of four professionals took turns speaking on various writing topics, which included publishing trends, writing […]

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Garden opens

Students grow crops Dedicating the Liberty University Garden in memory of the late Henry and Elvira Morris, President Jerry Falwell, Jr., and the Liberty University community gathered atop Liberty Mountain in celebration of new life, Friday, Oct. 25. Students, faculty and staff enjoyed food samplings, cooking demonstrations and a tour of the Morris Campus Garden. However, before anyone could take […]

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Attorney gen. race intensifies

Mark Obenshain The 2013 General Elections are only one week away, and the commonwealth of Virginia is preparing to collect the votes for its next attorney general. The election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, includes those running for Virginia governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. Two contenders are currently running for attorney general – Mark Obenshain (R) and Mark Herring (D). […]

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FACS launch party

The eighth annual Liberty University Department of Family and Consumer Science (FACS) Fashion Show coordinators announced details about the upcoming show at the FACS launch party Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the Reber-Thomas Executive Dining Hall. According to Fashion Show Director Kristen Goodrich, FACS hosts a fashion show each year. This year, the theme will be “Go Green, Go Glam.” The […]

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Business Convocation

Session included guest speakers from Mythics Liberty University’s School of Business hosted a special Convocation, Oct. 25, featuring guest speakers from award-winning Oracle Platinum Partner, Mythics. Held in the School of Law Supreme Court room, three members from Mythics took part in a question-and-answer session and described what Mythics does as a company. According to Mythics website, Mythics is an […]

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