Ivy Lake to be fixed and donated to neighboring property owners

In the next few weeks, Liberty University hopes to lower the water in Ivy Lake to make repairs to its dam, according to Lee Beaumont, senior vice president of Auxiliary Services at Liberty. Initial calculations placed the repair costs at approximately $2.5 million. Through 18 months of working with Tom Roberts, an engineer at the Department of Conservation and Recreation […]

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Students return to campus

Student Activities hosts the Back to School Bash, the first campus activity of the semester Liberty University students quickly filled the Schilling Center ready to master the mechanical bull, challenge their friends to a game of Twister or Jenga or dress up as sumo wrestlers for a competition during the Student Activities-hosted Back to School Bash Friday, Jan. 17 “It […]

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O’Kelly’s now open

Virginia restaurant chain opens new Lynchburg location O’Kelly’s Deli and Pastries introduced its Irish foods and flavors to Candler’s Mountain Road in Lynchburg, Va., during the fall of 2013 with the opening of its sixth location. O’Kelly’s, which originated in Danville, Va., in 1984, moved to the Lynchburg area in order to expand the business, according to Lynchburg Store Manager […]

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Media lab offers new features

Communications students now have access to more cameras and recently added equipment Tucked away in the back of the Performing Arts Hall is a videographer’s sanctuary — the Student Media Lab. Inside the lab is a treasure trove of technology. Cables and lights hang haphazardly from the ceiling. Rows of lockers containing goodies like light kits, microphones and cameras stand […]

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Set to exceed expectations

Flames golf team primed for a deep run in the NCAA Tourney after showing talent during fall invitationals As the Liberty Flames men’s golf team heads into the spring season, players hope to perform at an exceptional level. For the past three seasons, Head Coach Jeff Thomas has established a reputation of his team being competitive not only in the […]

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Top teams split weekend matchup

Flames avoid sweep with strong showing in game two against Florida Gulf Coast in a key conference contest The Liberty Flames men’s Division II (DII) hockey team (22-6-0) split a weekend series with Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Eagles (19-2-1) Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18. FGCU 8, LU 1 It was a rough night on the ice as Liberty fell […]

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Panthers claw to victory

Second-half surge pushes High Point past Liberty in important conference matchup Midway through the first half with a 26-16 lead, the Liberty Flames (8-11, 2-2 Big South), looked as if they were destined to blow out the High Point Panthers (6-11, 2-2 Big South). That was not the case. High Point battled back and clung to a lead at the […]

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The Liberty Mountain Skate Park: a hidden treasure

Liberty University offers students a variety of recreational facilities such as Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center and the LaHaye Student Union, but one of its lesser-known facilities is the Liberty Mountain Skate Park. According to Skate Park Manager Josh Hilbish, this well-equipped indoor facility makes the perfect hangout for adventurous Liberty students, and the renovated warehouse is the optimal place for […]

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“The Big Five”

Liberty University’s Theatre Department opened the spring semester with the introduction of five big shows “Little Women,” “The Rivals,” “Mary Poppins,” “Kindertransports” and “As You Like It.” Two of the five plays this semester will be Alluvion Stage Productions, which include professional actors as well as senior theatre students, according to Linda Cooper, the chair and associate professor in the […]

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School of Music Presents Cosi Fan Tutte

Following months of planning and preparation, Liberty University’s School of Music opened its performance of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, meaning women are like that, Thursday, Jan. 16 in the Tower Theater. As the lights dimmed and the orchestra began to play, the audience fell silent with anticipation for the artistic display that was about to unfold before them. This double-casted […]

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From the Desk

Every year, American citizens reflect on one of the most controversial decisions since the Supreme Court’s inception in 1789 — Roe v. Wade. Although many pro-life and pro-choice supporters work year-round to protect what they believe is right, rallies across the country will mark the 41st anniversary of the landmark case Wednesday, Jan. 22, and we are still not any […]

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