Center for Multicultural Enrichment champions the least of these

Center 4 ME and LU Serve host a panel discussing effective methods of outreach and Christian views on orphan care. According to UNICEF, there are 140 million orphans around the world. LU Serve, a department that exists to develop champions for Christ through local, domestic and international engagement opportunities, hosted an International Service Engagement workshop on the topic of orphan […]

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Food Truck Round Up brings local community food to Liberty’s campus

Food Truck Round Up set to take place three times this semester and serves to connect Liberty students with the Lynchburg community. Nomad Coffee Co., Momma Crockett’s Cider Donuts, Earl’s Carolina Barbeque, Hibachi Guys and Maylynn’s Creamery are some of the featured food trucks. Liberty University alumni and Nomad Coffee Co. owner Josh Davies had an idea to begin something […]

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American Sign Language and Interpreting Program seeks to connect with deaf community

American Sign Language and Interpreting Program began in 2012 and has graduated two classes and inducted students into the National American Sign Language Honor Society. Program seeks to connect with the hearing impaired and share the Gospel with them. Language is the deepest and most fundamental form of communication between human beings. For sophomore Julie Kasten, this connection through language […]

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Andrew Belle’s music from television shows comes to Liberty University

Singer Andrew Belle first gained notice when one of his songs was featured on the show “90210,” and he has gone on to have songs featured on “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Pretty Little Liars.” Belle performed at Liberty University on Oct. 12 to perform some of his mellow, acoustic music. After giving a college radio campaign $3,000 while he was living […]

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Homecoming weekend invites alumni and online students back home

Alumni come home to Liberty to reconnect over food, carnival rides and a football game. As part of the Liberty family, alumni have access to discounts and the Career Center. Last weekend, Liberty University welcomed back several thousand graduates with activities, athletic events and fun for the whole family during homecoming weekend Oct. 13-14. Alumni from all over the world […]

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“Jake Ziegler and the Locals” bring their joyful music to Liberty University

After learning piano and guitar as a child, Jake Ziegler played in “joke bands” before forming a serious band between high school and college. Ziegler’s joyful music and crazy on-stage persona come from love and his influences like Rolling Stone and Aerosmith.   When Jake Ziegler takes the stage, everything about him seems to channel the spirit of a time-traveling […]

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Liberty opens Black Box Theater with suspenseful “Wait Until Dark”

Liberty performs “Wait Until Dark,” thriller about a blind woman defending herself against three crooks trying to steal a cocaine-filled doll. “Wait Until Dark” is the grand opening of Liberty’s intimate Black Box Theater. At some points in Liberty University’s performance of “Wait Until Dark,” the 1960s apartment set is showered in light from both overhead lights and the lamps […]

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Student Counseling Services Promotes World Mental Health Day

Student Counseling Services offers counseling, an emergency hotline and Celebrate Recovery programs for students struggling with their mental health. In addition to celebrating World Mental Health Day, Counseling Services also raises awareness during Suicide Prevention Month in September and bulling on Oct. 24. Student Counseling Services celebrated World Mental Health Day Tuesday, Oct. 10 by setting up a table in […]

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School of Government renames and revamps their Pre-Law program

Former Western Legal Traditions degree is now the Law and Policy – Pre-law. Flexible degree will be taught by government and law school professors to provide students with the tools to succeed in law school. The Helms School of Government renamed and remolded its pre-law program to better prepare students for law school and beyond. According to Assistant Professor of […]

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Opinion: Proposed late-term abortion bill could be shaky victory for pro-life movement

The House of Representatives passed the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” on Oct. 3, a measure that would nationally ban abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation, which the bill’s supporters claim is when unborn children gain the ability to feel pain. Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona proposed the bill in both the 113th and 114th Congresses, only to watch it die […]

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Windblown Apothecary brings fair trade goods and natural beauty products to Lynchburg

New store in downtown Lynchburg sells natural, fair trade products and holds flower and wreath pop-up shops. By opening Windblown Apothecary to accompany sister stores Live Trendy or Die and Conscious Mercantile, the owner hopes to help Lynchburg’s economy. Windblown Apothecary, the latest boutique to open in downtown Lynchburg, took root Sept. 14 to fill a niche in the city […]

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