Patriotic Peacock integrates art and faith into downtown Lynchburg business

Patriotic Peacock art studio and boutique seeks to merge art and faith. Owner and Liberty alumna Kathlyn Wade donates part of profits from the Patriotic Peacock to nonprofits. Though many consider art and faith to be two separate spheres each with their own worldview, Liberty University alumna Kathlyn Wade had a vision to unite the two in 2015. The 2007 […]

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Scaremare workers scare for Jesus in annual event

  Scaremare will celebrate its 45th anniversary this year when it opens in October. Many Liberty students volunteer and have the opportunity to complete CSER with Scaremare.   As the moon lights the night sky Oct. 12, Lynchburg’s annual Scaremare event will run for another nine days of haunting thrills and evangelistic outreach. This year’s collection of haunted houses, dark […]

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Liberty Biblical Museum offers insight into Biblical history

  Students who don’t want to wait for the Museum of the Bible to open can visit Liberty’s Biblical Museum. Biblical Museum offers chance for students and public to put biblical events into historical perspective.   Throughout their education, many Liberty University students will find themselves studying the history of Scripture or learning about the ancient civilizations of the Bible. […]

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“Extraordinary” producer reflects on importance of the film for Cinematic Arts department

  Theatrical premiere of “Extraordinary” allows students to gain real-world experience that could have taken them years to learn in their career. Financing an issue on “Extraordinary,” but Cinematic Arts faculty hopes it will open doors for future funding.   The Cinematic Arts department’s latest achievement “Extraordinary” premiered worldwide on Sept. 6. This week, I sat down with Stephan Schultze, […]

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International Student Center raises cultural awareness with Latin American Open House

  Latin American Open House provides showcase of Hispanic culture for students. International Student Center allows international students opportunities to connect with each other.   Brenda Gonzalez steps towards the world map spanning one of the walls in Liberty University’s International Student Center. She points, her finger hovering over her hometown of Caracas, Venezuela, and begins to explain what makes […]

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A society for those wanting to learn more about scientific research

  Scientifically minded students can join the Scientific Research Society to prepare for research and participate in peer mentorship. SRS also has a Research Assistant position open for students hoping to help duplicate experiments with professsors. Imagine a group of intelligent students coming together, sharing their own research in biology, chemistry or genetics, mentoring and inspiring each other along the […]

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A ministry for the books

Liberty professor Kristina DeWitt receives accolades for childhood literacy work It is often said that if you can read, you can go anywhere. Dr. Kristina DeWitt realized early on, having a second-grade son with a reading struggle, that too many kids were stuck in illiteracy. DeWitt made it her life mission to get them moving out of it, beyond the […]

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Veterans Center connects

Liberty’s Veterans Center hosts open house, previews new program additions   The Veterans Center hosted a four-hour open house to connect with the student veterans of Liberty on Sept. 1. Jon Norman, advisor for the Student Veterans Association and the Military Student Liaison, said the Veterans Center tries to do an event every semester to welcome student veterans back to […]

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Lighting up new hopes

Lighthouse Community Center offers hope to “modern-day lepers” of Lynchburg Every weekday at 10 a.m., people begin to trickle into the Lighthouse Community Center. They’re looking for a hot meal, shelter and, above all, a little hope. And that’s exactly what they find at Lynchburg’s 1310 Church St., where the Lighthouse has faithfully opened its doors to those in need […]

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A pretty sweet deal

New Mister Goodies brings signature homemade flavors to Boonsboro Road It’s a relatively popular opinion: buying  cream is a lot like buying a cone full of happiness. And at Mister Goodies, customers help make it even happier. Up and running in the Village Courts Shopping Center since mid-July, the newly opened Mister Goodies Homemade Ice Cream on Boonsboro Road has […]

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More than just a coach

Coach Parker Spencer trained to run, but now runs a bigger kind of race in life During high school, Liberty Triathlon Head Coach Parker Spencer realized that, at 5 feet 8 inches and 135 pounds, he wasn’t meant for football.   “Back in high school, I was the same size [as I am now], maybe even smaller,” Spencer said.   […]

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They are beauty, they are grace

Liberty University will be hosting the next Miss Virginia Pageant summer 2018   Liberty University will be getting a dose of glamour next summer.   The 2018 Miss Virginia Pageant will be hosted on Liberty’s campus at the Tower Theater and  concert hall.   Both Liberty University and the Miss Virginia organization are looking to hold the event around the […]

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