Anglers reel in success

GO FISH — Students competed to catch the most fish during Student Activity’s fishing derby at Camp Hydaway. Photo credit: Hannah Taylor

Fishing enthusiasts compete in Student Activities derby at Camp Hydaway Despite the cold weather, more than two dozen students decided to brave the chilly conditions in order to spend the morning of March 28 participating in a timed fishing derby coordinated by Student Activities (SA). By 9 a.m., the lake …

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Making a joyful noise

praise — Students from Liberty’s School of Music performed for Thomas Road Baptist Church’s congregation. Photo credit: Kiara Leers

Thomas Road Baptist Church hosted its eighth annual Night of Worship The string section began to play softly, setting the tone for an evening filled with praise during the School of Music’s eighth annual Night of Worship Sunday, March 29. The rest of the ensemble entered and the Thomas Road …

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Biannual market approaches

MARKET — More than 3,000 customers are expected to attend the Spring Market, which will host more than 80 local vendors specializing in various arts, crafts and decor. Photo provided

Vintage Lynchburg showcases handmade, special items from local artisans Celebrating and showcasing the talents of Lynchburg’s artistic community, the Vintage Lynchburg Spring Market will take place at Urban Arts Garage 10th and Commerce Street in downtown Lynchburg April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vintage Lynchburg is a biannual …

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Honoring the troops

FUN AND GAMES — Children of military families enjoyed the Snowflex slopes for an afternoon. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Military families dine and fellowship at Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre The Office of Military Affairs hosted Military Family Fun Day for service members and their families in the Barrick-Falwell lodge at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre March 27. The event was free of charge for those with military ID. With …

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Manners matter

ETIQUETTE — Dr. Stephen Preacher gave tips and tricks for fine-dining interviews. Photo provided

Liberty PRSSA chapter hosts etiquette banquet The number of degrees people have will not get them far in life if they do not know better than to not chew with their mouths open or belch out loud at the dinner table. Respectable manners, along with a solid education, have the …

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Rocking the competition

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Students test strength, resolve in bouldering contest at the LaHaye Rock Wall Chalk dust floated in the air while upbeat music blared from the back corner of the LaHaye Student Union. A crowd of spectators and competitors gathered around the rock wall as the bouldering competition began March 27. Bouldering …

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Campaign raises awareness

GALA — Students gathered for a banquet to support The Last Well. Photo credit: Ellie Fraser

Liberty’s The Last Well chapter brings attention to the lack of clean water in Liberia “How many lives do you want to transform?” This is the question that Daniel Ethridge, the 10 Campaign director, asked fellow students. The 10 Campaign was first envisioned last spring in a Liberty University classroom …

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Stories from the road

NEED A LIFT — Ben Eppard traveled the east coast taking rides and gathering stories from new friends. Photo provided

Alumnus hitchhikes more than 4,000 miles collecting tales from strangers “Why would anyone go out of their way to help someone else?” Approximately 4,444 miles later, Ben Eppard now has an answer — or, more precisely, 143 answers — to that question. After quitting his job as director of communications …

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Combating hacker attacks

SAFEGUARD — Cyber security classes prepare the defense club for national competitions. Photo credit: David Duncan

Liberty Cyber Defense Club will compete in 10th annual regional finals Liberty University’s Cyber Defense Club will be competing in this year’s 10th annual Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition’s (MACCDC) regional finals at John Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland, March 25-28. After placing in the top 10 in the virtual …

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Nostalgic for the ’90s

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Student Activities’ annual Coffeehouse event reminisces on decades past The crowd roared as the DTREX dance team stepped under the yellow, pink and blue neon lights beaming on the stage. Opening the spring ’90s-themed Coffeehouse March 21 at 11:30 p.m. with a medley of popular songs from the decade, the …

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Teams traverse the globe

CULTURal Engagement — Students experienced the unique architecture of Southeast Asia. Photo provided

Students from CGE journey to 10 locations around the world sharing hope Nearly 150 Liberty University students spent their spring breaks not sprawled out on warm sand in Florida or road-tripping across America, but traveling overseas to serve others while sharing the message of hope. Each of the 11 Global …

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Uphill battle

5K race will present challenges Dedicated to bringing exciting events to the Liberty University community, Student Activities (SA) has implemented several different races and marathons throughout the school year. Each race varies in length and offers students of every background the opportunity to get outdoors and challenge themselves physically. The …

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Faces of Liberty

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Facebook page shares individual stories from around campus As students, faculty and staff move from place to place around campus, they can pass by dozens, or even hundreds, of people. But in those fleeting moments, it is hard to glean more than simply the outward expressions on the faces of …

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Exhibit honors senior designers

PUT ON DISPLAY — Guests walked through the art gallery and admired artwork from current seniors. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

The Kaleidoscope art show features award-winning graphic design work When one looks through the small lens of a kaleidoscope, a world of shifting colors and shapes appears, delighting the eye and enlivening the imagination. But it all depends on how one looks through the lens and moves the scope around. …

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Student runs for awareness

sPEED — Ken Aden, pictured above with his wife, must run 1,000 miles in 12 days. Photo provided

Ken Aden will race 1,000 miles to raise funds for Ray of Hope Food Pantry Running a 5K race or a half marathon is no small feat, but it is not impossible. Running 1,000 miles across four states in the span of 12 days, however, seems a bit daunting. For …

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