Super Bowl preview

Top-ranked offense and defense collide for NFL title The NFL is adored by millions of Americans because of the stories that are told throughout games and seasons. For years, the underdog finds a way to capture the heart of America by slaying the seemingly unstoppable force. Whether it is the …

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Editorial: Making sense of Richard Sherman

The controversial cornerback has created a media buzz after his remarks in a postgame interview San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick launched the potential go-ahead pass to Michael Crabtree in the corner of the end zone with time winding down in the Jan. 19 NFC Championship game. One problem – Seattle …

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Lady Flames tower over Lancers

Points in the paint prove to be pivotal for Liberty in a blowout win, solidifying their place atop the standings The Liberty University Lady Flames (11-7, 7-2 Big South) forced their will early against the Longwood Lancers (6-12, 3-6 Big South) to remain first in the Big South standings with …

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Men’s basketball rebounds

After last-second loss to Longwood, Liberty bounced back to defeat Presbyterian The Liberty Flames (9-12, 3-3 Big South) men’s basketball team split two Big South Conference games during the past week. The Flames lost to the Longwood Lancers (7-14, 2-4 Big South), Wednesday, Jan. 22, 69-66 and defeated the Presbyterian …

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Men’s lax moves up

The goal will stay the same despite a new division The Liberty men’s lacrosse team will make its Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) Division I (DI) debut Feb. 21 ranked eighth in the South Eastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) per preseason polls released Jan. 2. The Flames finished the 2012-13 season …

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Construction continues

A new five-story dormitory is scheduled to open fall 2014. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Changes abound around campus as $500 million renovation progresses Construction continues to progress on campus as hundreds of people work to complete active projects with many more projects on the drawing board in Liberty’s $500 million master plan, according to Charles Spence, senior vice president of construction and planning. Spence …

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Students attend LaHaye Wellness Series

DIET — Students learn about healthy food options from Robin Quay. Photo credit: Christieanna Apon

Registered Dietician Robin Quay speaks to students about various ways to be healthy while living on campus Students met for Liberty University’s first Wellness Series meeting of the semester Jan. 22 to hear registered dietician Robin Quay speak about healthy eating. Every semester, the LaHaye Student Union hosts a three-part …

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LaHaye encourages fitness

EXERcISE — Students compete by working out at the LaHaye Student Union to gain points and win prizes. Photo credit: Christieanna Apon

Students sign up to participate in the Fitness MVP Challenge ending in April For the first time, the LaHaye Student Union is offering the Fitness MVP Challenge for all students and union members Jan. 13-April 29, according to Jamie Swyers, associate director of the LaHaye Student Union. According to Swyers, …

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Athlete dies in car crash

sports — Darius Dixon ran for the track team. Photo provided

Teammates, friends remember Liberty freshman Darius Dixon Darius Dixon, a freshman at Liberty University and a runner on the Flames track and field team, was tragically killed Saturday, Dec. 7 in a car accident when the vehicle he was riding in struck a tree in Franklin County, Va., according to …

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Liberty thanks Simply-to-Go Staff

Each morning as students and faculty make their way into Demoss Hall to stat their day, two Liberty University employees are already in the academic building, brewing coffee and organizing treats in anticipation of jumpstarting minds all over campus. Every weekday, Pat Nash and Karen Mooney can be found on …

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FACS introduces two new classes

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences courses demonstrate new aspects of baking and interior design The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) introduced two new courses in the spring 2014 semester for students seeking to increase their culinary and interior design skills. The courses, Bakeshop and Catering and …

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Spiritual Emphasis Week kicks off semester

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Students gather in Thomas Road and the Vines Center to experience worship and teaching For more than two decades, Liberty University has begun each semester with a week dedicated to spiritual depth and development. According to Liberty’s website, Spiritual Emphasis Week is meant to minister to the needs of its …

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Program starts

Daniel Plan promotes spiritual and physical health The beginning of the new year brings new opportunities for Liberty University students to move toward a healthy lifestyle and follow through with New Year’s resolutions. Robin Quay, Liberty’s registered dietitian, will be leading The Daniel Plan, a six-week wellness program that concentrates …

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Students settle into new lifestyle

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Winter World Wide Welcome brings internationals together for a night of fun and community The Liberty University International Student Services held its annual Winter World Wide Welcome Friday, Jan. 24 during which international students from Liberty and other colleges in the area gathered at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre to …

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