Swimming and diving make a splash

Liberty takes over the No. 15 ranking in the mid-major polls after defeating Vanderbilt and West Florida The Liberty Lady Flames swimming and diving team (6-4, 1-0) hopes to continue riding their momentum to the Davidson Duals Swim Meet after its dominating performance in a Jan. 18 meet against Vanderbilt and West Florida. The Lady Flames came in first place […]

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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 New York Giants finding a way to beat the undefeated […]

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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 Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was shadowing Crabtree, tipping the ball […]

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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 with an overall record of 18-2, winning the SELC Division […]

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Construction continues

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 said the construction department is primarily focused on improving Liberty’s […]

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Students attend LaHaye Wellness Series

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 Wellness Series, including sessions on healthy eating, fitness, and overall […]

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LaHaye encourages fitness

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, the student union usually has an ongoing challenge like the […]

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Athlete dies in car crash

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 The News & Advance. “Our hearts are all aching over […]

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Students attend a meeting about the spring London and Paris trip

The Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Department of Liberty University is introducing students to the fashion capital of the world with a springtime trip to Paris and London. According to Ruth Gomes, assistant professor in the FACS department, this trip has two main areas of focus, the architecture and the fashion. The architecture fulfills the interior design part of the […]

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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 CAD I: Computer Aided Design for Interiors, provide hands-on learning […]

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Spiritual Emphasis Week kicks off semester

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 students while encouraging them to live Sprit-filled lives. Guest speaker […]

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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 on food and fitness as well as faith, focus and […]

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