Students Tell Stories That Matter at Center4ME Event

Nationally-renowned spoken word artist Lo Alaman took a breath, straightened his baseball cap and stepped up to the microphone. The crowd leaned forward in silent anticipation, and every eye carefully watched the starkly lit stage. He launched into a piece called “The Morning Poem,” which touched on pain, loss and finding joy through Christ. Alaman then began a call-and-response setup, […]

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Custodial shift supervisor Aaron Bell views job as act of love

Times have changed, but the vision of Liberty University has remained the same since 1971: to cultivate characteristics in students’ lives that reflect what it means to be a spiritual champion. But what does that look like today? Introduced last fall with the We the Champions project, the Liberty Champion Award is a monthly recognition of individuals within the Liberty […]

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Jane Himes, the unsung hero of Liberty University

With a campus as large as Liberty’s, there are many unsung heroes working behind-the-scenes doing the little things that make sure everything runs smoothly, without ever being recognized themselves for their service.   One such unsung hero is Mrs. Jane Himes of Liberty’s Information Technology Department.  Himes works as a business relationships manager for information technology and has worked at […]

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Lesser-known club sports shine

If you have been a student at Liberty University for any amount of time, you have probably spectated your share of hockey games and wrestling matches, but there are some lesser-known Club Sports you might consider watching (or joining). One such sport is the Lady Flames synchronized skating team. “It’s like synchronized swimming, but on ice with 16 girls skating […]

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Dr. Marcus Ross Reflects on Career as Young Earth Creationist

Dr. Marcus Ross, Liberty’s director for the Center for Creations Studies and professor of geology, has come a long way since dinosaurs first caught his attention as a child. Feb. 23 marked the first anniversary of the release of the documentary “Is Genesis History?” which includes segments from a number of creationist scientists giving basic evidence from their discipline for […]

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Vegan Llamas Return to Campus for Military Benefit Concert

While the Students Behind Our Veterans club on campus formed in 2007 and had steadily grown through the years, they had yet to host something as big as a concert to raise funds and awareness. Only something loved enough by the inner student community at Liberty University could draw support for an unsung group like Students Behind Our Veterans.     And when club vice president Rachel Flickinger saw the student band […]

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Behind the Scenes of “Bye Bye Birdie”

While the actors are busy learning their lines and the musicians are practicing their scores, the backstage crew is not idle. From the beginning, they are researching the time period, planning the set, determining the props that will be needed, sewing costumes, building sets and much more. Brandon Shawl, a junior theatre arts administration major, was the stage manager of […]

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Alumni Advice to Seniors

Seniors, you are less than three months away from putting on that cap and gown and walking across the stage to get your degree. First off, congratulations to you for your accomplishment. As you get ready to become adults in the real world, some former students would like to give bit of advice. Adrianna Shotyk is the lead technical director […]

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