Winter Olympics motivates youth

LaHaye Ice Center’s Learn to Skate program experiences increase of sign-ups throughout Sochi games After American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White won gold at the Sochi Olympics, the LaHaye Ice Center has seen a surge in numbers for skating lessons. “Olympic years are the ones where the most amount of kids get involved in skating,” Captain of the […]

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Blackboard crash causes frustration

The Liberty University Information Technology Department works through issues to help students and faculty “Page not found.” Since the beginning of the semester, many Liberty University students and faculty have experienced numerous problems with Blackboard, which result with this error screen, according to the Office of the Provost. “We deeply regret the recent difficulties you’ve experienced and pledge to improve […]

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LOVE sculpture attracts tourists

The sculpture is designed to showcase some of Lynchburg’s outdoor activities, such as hiking and skateboarding Many people do not usually associate art and recreation, but local artist Paul Clements connects the two subjects with a sculpture located at the Percival Island trailhead in downtown Lynchburg. Clements was commissioned by the James River Council for the Arts and Humanities and […]

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‘Little Women,’ big performance

While many people were celebrating Valentine’s Day the night of Friday, Feb. 14, 21 Liberty University students transformed into Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March and several others for the opening of “Little Women” at the Tower Theater. According to the Tower Theater’s website, the show is based on Louisa May Alcott’s own family experiences and novel. “Little Women” follows […]

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Holocaust survivor speaks

Irving Roth shares a story of perseverance through the Holocaust’s hardships Irving Roth, Holocaust survivor and coauthor of “Bondi’s Brother: A Story of Love, Loss, Betrayal and Liberation,” took the Liberty University Convocation stage Monday, Feb. 24, describing the horrors he faced as a Jew during World War II. After laws were enacted forbidding Jews to go to school, participate […]

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From the Desk

I still remember sitting in an American literature class one particular day of my sophomore year in the spring of 2012 and listening to Dr. Matthew Towles tell us about the ultramarathon he planned to run. As he lightheartedly asked for prayer from the class for the incredible feat he was training for, I could not help thinking how crazy […]

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Snowflex gains popularity

The Sochi Olympics has brought attention to athletes training on artificial snow Liberty ski and snowboard Head Coach Ryan Leeds said he believes the artificially engineered slopes of the Snowflex has a broad appeal among riders, and the use of it to train Olympic-level-athletes is only increasing interest. Although the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre is the first slope of its […]

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AAF holds ADDYs

Liberty students received a total of 20 gold and 20 silver ADDY awards at the official award ceremony of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Advertising Awards Competition at the Patrick Henry Ballroom in Roanoke, Va. Saturday, Feb. 22. Liberty won more gold awards than all other […]

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Quiz Bowl qualifies

Team to go to nationals The Liberty University Quiz Bowl team placed fourth out of 13 teams in the National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) Mid-Atlantic sectional held at Virginia Tech Feb. 8 and qualified for its first trip to the national Intercollegiate Championship Tournament (ICT) in Chicago March 28-29, according to Dr. Jim Nutter, Liberty’s quiz bowl coach. Liberty (9-4) […]

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