‘Come Together’ at Coffeehouse

PERFORMance — James Bond, Queen, Adele and other parts of British pop-culture made appearances in Saturday night’s show.  Photo credit: Courtney Russo

From The Beatles to One Direction, Liberty let the British invade the Vines Center Saturday, March 29 When the doors of the Vines Center opened an hour before showtime Saturday, March 29, students eagerly pushed their way to the front of the line and quickly filled the stadium to enjoy …

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Seniors display years of hard work

DIGITAL — Students had the option to submit photographs or other digital work. Photo credit: Christieanna Apon

Students show off their artwork through an annual graphic design exhibit put on by the Studio and Digital Arts Department Seniors from the Studio and Digital Arts Department (SADA) were given the opportunity to showcase their best work from their college career in the Senior Graphic Design Exhibit that began …

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ALD recognizes senior members

Members of the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society, which are Liberty University honors program students, gathered in the DeMoss Hall Grand Lobby Wednesday, March 26 for an evening of whimsical music, fine dining and celebration of academic accomplishments. In anticipation of Commencement in May, ALD recognized more than 150 …

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A slobbering success

care — Fundraisers help support the shelter’s mission to become a no-kill facility. Photo credit: James Ebrahim

On the rainy Saturday afternoon of March 29, more than 60 dog owners attended Lynchburg Humane Society’s Slobberfest at Boonsboro Ruritan Club in order to help raise money for the organization.

Dogs of many shapes, sizes and breeds, from Mastiffs to Chihuahuas, competed in games like […]

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Gourmet business grows

sweets — The gourmet shop offers a variety of uniquely 
created food and drinks. Photo credit: Abby Kourkounakis

Alumna Juli Peak’s business comes from a childhood nickname, Snookie Snookerwitz Liberty University alumna Juli Peak made the leap from teaching in Amarillo, Texas, to creating her own business of gourmet foods when she discovered her talent for mixing hot cocoa flavors and developing unique recipes of cider, tea, cocoa, …

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Editorial: Crossing the line

play ball — MLB Hall-of-Famer Ozzie Smith started a petition to make Opening Day a holiday. Google Images

Should MLB Opening Day be recognized as a national holiday? “MLB Opening Day is more than just the beginning of the season. It’s a symbol of rebirth. The coming of spring. The return of America’s national pastime. It’s a state of mind where anything is possible.” So reads part of …

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Student plays key role in local martial arts

kickstart — Brian Presier practices the art of taekwondo. Photo credit: Lauren Adriance

Brian Preiser was elected vice president of tournament operations in the Atlantic Collegiate Alliance of Taekwondo Liberty taekwondo assistant coach and sophomore Brian Preiser has many accomplishments under his belt. Now, he can add one more to that list. Preiser was recently elected vice president of tournament operations in the …

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‘We talkin’ about practice’

Getting started — Liberty opened up spring practice March 19 in preparation for the season in August. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

The Flames have already begun their training for the upcoming season One week into spring at Liberty University, there has been a little bit of snow, rain, sunshine and, for the first time of 2014, a little bit of football. The Flames finally got out onto the Williams Stadium turf …

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Editorial: Kolter’s plea

Northwestern University football team unionizes College football players generate plenty of revenue for institutions across the United States. And now, for at least one university, the student athletes are one step closer to getting a piece of the pie. The National Labor Board in Chicago granted the Northwestern University football …

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Flames claim three event victories

record runs — Liberty broke school records in the 400-meter hurdles and the sprint medley relay. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty’s track and field teams set two new program records and a conference record after competing in multiple meets After a busy weekend March 27-29 at three different meets, Liberty’s track and field teams returned home with three event titles and several program and conference records. Despite slippery conditions on …

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Wolfpack chased down

Raining goals — Liberty scored a combined 27 goals in its two weekend victories over N.C. State and Auburn. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

After losing their last two games by three points, the Liberty Flames (9-3, 2-0 SELC) collected two victories against the North Carolina State University Wolfpack (5-4, 2-1 SELC) and the Auburn University Tigers (0-11, 0-3 SELC) March 29-30.

Attacker Ryan Miller led the way for the Flames […]

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Titans seek to conquer

Titanic— The Lynchburg Titans hope to continue their growth in the PBA. Google Images

Liberty alumnus leads semi-pro team During one of his business classes as a Liberty University student, David Polley was asked to draw what he wanted his ideal job to look like. He proceeded to draw a basketball arena with fans, a parking lot and a team. He knew what his …

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U.S senator speaks at campus events

POLICY — Warner noted current problems and shared some of his proposals for the future. Photo credit: Hannah Lipscomb

Mark Warner discusses facing failure, emphasizes need for bipartisan effort dedicated to resolving issues Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, visited the campus of Liberty University to speak with students at Convocation in the Vines Center and talk with local businessmen at a preceding Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce event in the Caudell …

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Gala benefits ‘Wounded Warriors’

HONOR — This was the first gala organized as a benefit event by the Young Women of America for the Wounded Warriors Project. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

Veterans share inspirational stories about their experiences before, during and after joining the U.S. military Abolition Week at Liberty University concluded with the Military Appreciation Gala at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Williams Stadium. Tau Sigma National Honor Society President Erica Stewart and Junior Class President Chelsea Andrews organized …

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QBOT rewards dining

Liberty University has recently introduced a rewards app that allows students to keep a virtual punch card to earn free drinks and food at restaurants on campus. According to QBOT’s website, the app works similarly to your standard punch card of any loyalty program, but includes a few extra benefits. …

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