Winning an uphill battle

National Alliance on Mental Illness Club seeks to break stigmas and educate With more than 15,000 students at Liberty University, it can sometimes be hard to get to know those around you. Liberty students Sabrina Grohowski, Christina Penner and Beth Adkins, however, have done just that by coming together through one shared passion — mental health awareness. Liberty University’s National […]

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Bringing Cookout to campus

Food delivery app JoyRun allows student-to-student orders and deliveries It is no secret that college students tend to have crammed schedules, which can make food runs and having money to afford those food runs a challenge. Enter the new, free JoyRun delivery app. You can save precious time by ordering food to be delivered anywhere in the area by other […]

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Donations with heart and sole

‘Kick’n It for a Cause’ partners with Steph Curry to deliver shoes to the DRC Millions of people across the world are forced to endure the strenuous complications of foot infections and diseases, simply because they don’t have shoes to protect their feet from parasites. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of current Liberty Flame Emmanuel Ntibonera and Liberty alumnus Chris […]

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Mixing creativity and charity

Lynchburg Art Club to host outdoor painting event, tour of historic gardens What started as a simple Christmas gift of watercolor lessons from a friend resulted in Molly Jenkins discovering a passion for art and joining the Lynchburg Art Club where she currently serves as both a member of the club and a chair for this year’s Garden Day festivities. […]

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Made in China

Chinese Open House showcases authentic food, art and activities With an assortment of authentic Chinese food and games, Liberty University’s International Student Services hosted its Chinese Open House to introduce the culture into the American student body. The event, held Feb. 22, in DeMoss Hall, allowed students the opportunity to taste the food, see the sights and partake in modern […]

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Finding healing

‘Understanding Grief’ offers students counseling Mary Harris was a 19-year-old student at Liberty University when her brother Danny died in a car accident. Returning to school as a sophomore and having to jump back into coursework, hall leadership and general day-to-day life while learning how to grieve proved to be more than Harris knew how to deal with. She didn’t […]

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‘Is Genesis History?’

Documentary seeks to answer questions about creationism and evolution Thomas Purifoy Jr., director, producer and writer for Compass Cinema, watched the Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate with his 10-year old daughter. She began asking questions about creation and evolution that Purifoy could not answer. “It had been years since I had been looking into this,” Purifoy said. “I knew […]

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From homework to hired

Career Center offers meetings, mentoring and more to help students find jobs With the pressures of homework, exams and college life, students may put the importance of preparing for success beyond graduation on the back burner — but the Liberty University Career Center is here to help. They offer a variety of one-on-one meetings and upcoming career fairs to set […]

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Remake, reuse, upcycle

3rd annual Creative Upcycling Contest is accepting submissions until March 20 Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Library will be holding the 3rd annual Creative Upcycling Contest: Art Made from Books. Students can submit their admissions by March 20, with the chance of winning special prizes and can take part in voting in the competition. Those competing for the prizes will have […]

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Unlocking the keys to success

Deliberative Dialogue speaker Linal Harris urges listeners to live as creators To end African American History Month, Liberty University’s Center for Multicultural Enrichment (Center4ME) brought in Linal Harris Feb. 23 to speak about how “success has no color, (but) our thoughts do.” “Deliberative Dialogues are opportunities for students to learn about cultural, historical or current topics through expert speakers’ presentations, […]

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Oh, the places you’ll go!

‘Seussical’ runs Feb. 17 – 26, bringing the imaginative stories of Dr. Seuss to life at the Tower Theater through a musical the whole family can enjoy   Perhaps some of the fondest childhood memories of college-aged millennials are the vibrant stories written by Dr. Seuss. The Liberty University student body can relive those memories as the theater arts department […]

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Doughing something new

Uncle Joe’s Donuts & Treats offers more than 30 different fresh-baked doughnuts   “Welcome to Uncle Joe’s Donuts,” Celeste Brothers said as she smiled at the customers in front of her. “Let me tell you about our doughnuts today.” Joe and Celeste Brothers, the owners of Uncle Joe’s Donuts & Things at 7423 Timberlake Rd., opened their shop in 2013 […]

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