Flames falter against Eagles

Deuce — Egon Samaai has won two straight. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty men’s and women’s tennis teams experience setbacks, losing to Big South Conference foe Winthrop It was a warm and sunny day at the Hershey Tennis Courts at Liberty University, but the Flames and Lady Flames left with everything but a warm and sunny feeling after both squads dropped their …

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Softball takes two of three games

production — Liberty scored 16 runs in its three-game series against North Carolina Central University. Photo provided

Lady Flames set their sights on East Tennessee State after winning their first series of the season Liberty University’s softball team won two of three games against the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Lady Eagles March 21-22. LU 9, NCCU 0 In the first game, the Lady Flames used great …

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Records smashed

History — Emillie Kaufman and Jess Reinhardt broke program records. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Reinhardt finished 10th in 100 meter butterfly The Liberty Lady Flames swimming and diving team (9-4, 4-0 CCSA) completed its season Saturday, March 22, placing 43rd at the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships at the Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Four of the Lady Flames, senior …

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Center4ME celebrates prayer

worship — Students from around the world accepted a challenge to pray. Photo credit: Amber Lachniet

Event highlights global worship, emphasizes value of intercession worldwide Liberty students accepted the Center for Multicultural Enrichment’s (Center4ME) dare to pray for the nations Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in Green Hall. Students representing each continent were invited to worship in their native language and share prayer requests for …

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Students travel to New York City

JOURNALISM — Professors from all over America came to speak at the convention. Photo provided

Four editors of the Liberty Champion learn valuable lessons at the Spring National College Media Convention During spring break, four editors from the Liberty Champion, along with Digital Media & Communication Arts associate professor Deborah Huff, traveled to New York City and participated in the Spring National College Media Convention. …

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Artists collaborate at HeARTbeat

PAINtBRUSH  — Participants were able to worship through creating artwork. Photo credit: Danae Samms

Groups of experienced and beginning artists joined together to hear local musicians, talk with art vendors and paint at the Revival Scene Community Church’s event, HeARTbeat.

Meredyth Mason, Liberty junior and the creator of the event, reached out to members of the church, Liberty students […]

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Spring into ministry

LOVE — Brianna Nissen spent time with a child in Ghana. Photo provided

Students serve nations Hundreds of Liberty University students called a foreign country home for the week as they spent spring break ministering to people around the globe. Liberty’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) sent eight teams on trips around the world March 10-14, including destinations such as Bosnia, Ghana, Japan, …

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Family Fun Day tradition continues

thanks — Liberty continually supports military members in the Lynchburg area. Photo credit: Dale Carty II

Lynchburg-area military families gathered on Liberty University’s campus to spend time with their loved ones during Military Family Fun Day, hosted by the Office of Military Affairs, at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre Saturday, March 22.

According to Ashley Eskridge, Liberty’s […]

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Economy prospers

Liberty helps businesses Liberty University has a vast economic impact on the surrounding areas and continues to grow as the university gets larger, according to Dr. Barry Moore, vice president for Outreach and Strategic Partnerships at Liberty. “As Liberty continues to grow, we will continue to put more money into …

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GLTC moves to improve safety

BUS STOP — The Greater Lynchburg Transportation System’s new location is safer for passengers with indoor amenities. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Company officials expect the new Bradley Drive transfer center to be completed by the beginning of May In an effort to improve and increase the safety of its bussing facilities, the Greater Lynchburg Transportation Company (GLTC) is relocating one of its major transfer centers and its main headquarters within the …

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Giving back

Students send packages to troops stationed overseas “There is no greater need than to support and minister to those who risk their lives daily for our freedoms … Students Behind our Service members (SBS) is dedicated to doing much more by offering support and showing sincere gratitude for their sacrifice,” …

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Skating to the finish

frozen — The Flames lost in the final game of the group stage. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty Men’s Division II (DII) hockey team’s 30-9 season came to end Sunday, March 23 after a 2-1 run in its first American Collegiate Hockey Association Nationals appearance in eight years. The Flames kicked off pool play by defeating top-seeded Grand Valley State University 3-2 in […]

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The Messiah in the Passover

Music filled the air as hundreds of students, families and faculty filed into DeMoss Hall 1114 for the Messiah in the Passover event March 17. The Center for Judaic Studies hosted the event, which was presented by President of Chosen People Ministries Dr. Mitch Glaser. According to Director of Judaic …

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International enrollment grows

JOURNALISM — Professors from all over America came to speak at the convention. Photo provided

Students visiting America from other nations now make up 8 percent of the university’s residential population With Liberty University being the largest evangelical university in the world, it is little surprise that international enrollment is steadily increasing, according to Liberty Dean of International Student Program William Wegert. He explained that …

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