Designer Launch Party flourishes with promise for spring FACS Fashion Show

The FACS Fashion Show announces that the Spring 2018 theme will be “Flourish: Fashion in Full Bloom.” Fashion Show intends to provide a current show for fashion and design students and a chance to network in the industry.   Student fashion designers spanning age, gender and major all gathered in the Grand Lobby of DeMoss Hall Thursday, Sept. 28, for […]

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Encounter Folk Islam event informs students about African religion

Global Focus Week event teaches students about African version of Islam that syncretizes Islam and traditional African beliefs. Liberty students have the opportunity to eat traditional African food and hear stories from missionaries who served in Africa.   LU Serve Global Training Coordinator Daniel Smith sat on a faded but colorful woven mat, and looked around at the audience sitting […]

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“Spanish at Starbucks” brings Spanish conversations to a real-world situation

Spanish speakers of all levels can practice their conversational skills while sipping coffee at Starbucks in the Jerry Falwell Library, put together by the foreign language honors society. Learning Spanish allows Christians to share their testimony and the Gospel with a new community, in addition to boosting resumes. While many of the social hubs on campus are hitting their Monday […]

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Young Oceans Rises to the Surface of Worship Music

Rock worship band Young Oceans brings alternative and expressive worship music to the LaHaye Event Space. The band’s musical sound is influenced by songwriter Eric Marshall’s worship band at his home church, where he leads worship.   Spiritual rock anthems resounded on Sept. 29 as alternative band Young Oceans graced Liberty with its third live performance in the group’s history. […]

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Leaving his Marc in the world and in Green Hall

Liberty University’s Green Hall Art Gallery brings unconventional, biblically inspired work by Marc Chagall. Chagall collection from a collection from artist Sandra Bowden, who wants to bring more art with Christian connections to Liberty.   Moses has horns protruding from his head. Abraham and Sarah have a bright blue skin tone. Jesus Christ is a clock. Unconventialism comes to campus […]

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From Roccotown to Gillville: A brief history of Gillville

Gillville started in 2007 as Roccotown after the head coach at the time, but became Gillville in 2012. Incentives for students who camp at Gillville include free Domino’s pizza, free breakfast and early entry to the football game. Like most college campuses in the country, Liberty University is rife with quirky traditions. The beloved Gillville is one of them. Starting […]

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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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