Debate team heads to Kansas

COMPETITIVE — The debate team traveling to Wichita must learn to tackle both sides of complex issues in order to win. Kevin Manguiob

Liberty students prepare to compete in upcoming CEDA National Tournament Unlike any other university, Liberty University’s debate team has won all the sweepstakes from the Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA), the National Debate Tournament (NDT) and the American Debate Association Tournament (ADA) each year from 2009-2013. This year, the team will …

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NSLS comes to Liberty

leadership — The Liberty chapter of NSLS has offered students several opportunities to develop skills to prepare them for the future. Photo provided

New, all-inclusive honor society seeks to train students to become leaders “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” To help students learn to be effective leaders and understand John Maxwell’s famous saying, which has been around since World War II, the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is an honor …

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LU online expands to Dallas

LUO — Online office in Lynchburg. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

Satellite office opens in Texas Liberty University President Jerry Falwell announced Wednesday, Feb. 18, that the school’s first satellite office will open in Dallas, Texas. According to Falwell, the idea for the satellite office came from research that showed that students are more likely to attend online classes from a …

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Phishing scams hunt for prey

Digital world — Users have encountered email scams. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

IT tackles problem of malware constantly plaguing university email accounts Like fishing in a body of water, hackers send phishing emails to students complete with bait and a dangerous hook. But instead of a juicy worm, students could find malware at the end of a hacker’s hook. Phishing is different …

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Phishing scams hunt for prey

Digital world — Users have encountered email scams. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

IT tackles problem of malware constantly plaguing university email accounts Like fishing in a body of water, hackers send phishing emails to students complete with bait and a dangerous hook. But instead of a juicy worm, students could find malware at the end of a hacker’s hook. Phishing is different …

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Hannity visits campus

POLITICAL PASSION — Sean Hannity encouraged students during Convocation to be strong leaders.   Photo credit: Joel Coleman

Political commentator grapples with important national issues Renowned television and radio host and New York Times best-selling author Sean Hannity, as well as “Duck Dynasty” TV personality John Luke Robertson, spoke at Liberty University in Convocation Wednesday, Feb. 18. Hannity is the host of “The Sean Hannity Show,” as well …

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Acclaimed producer visits

Along with Mark Burnett, former Liberty vice president Johnnie Moore speak during Convocation David Nasser, senior vice president for spiritual development, welcomed Johnnie Moore, former campus pastor and senior vice president of Liberty University, now chief of staff and vice president for faith content at Lightworks Media, to the stage …

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NEW CLASS SCHEDULE

STARTING FALL 2015 The time between classes has been changed from 20 minutes to 15 minutes, according to President Jerry Falwell, because most classes have been moved out of Green Hall. MON. / WED. / FRI. CLASS TIMES 8:15 a.m.-9:05 a.m. 9:20 a.m.-10:10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.* 12 p.m.-12:50 p.m. …

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Living a well rounded life

Holistic wellness prioritized for students Though many college students often think of only physical implications of the idea of living a healthy life, administrators at Liberty University are promoting a more holistic approach to the idea of wellness through a new Living Well @ Liberty initiative. According to Dean of …

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Emotional wellness

ring by spring — Christian colleges have a high pressure to marry. Photo credit: RJ Goodwin

Students look for relational living According to Dr. Arllen Ade, a professional counselor and adjunct professor at Liberty, everyone desires to connect to other people. All people feel the need to be loved, even if they may not know where that need arises from or how to fulfill it. Humans …

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Liberty professor dies

HONORED — Dennis Jennings was loved by students, campus and community. Photo provided

Dr. Dennis Jennings remembered for his legacy of learning and teaching One of Liberty University’s most beloved psychology professors, Dennis Jennings, died from cancer at the age of 61 Tuesday, Feb. 3. Dennis Jennings received his Bachelor of Arts from Butler University and his Master of Arts and doctoral degree …

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Finding help in discipleship

Multiple resources are made available to students through Counseling Services At college campuses around the nation, students are always thinking about what assignment is due next, when the next test is and how they are going to manage all the stress. Then, of course, there is the mental strength it …

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SCCA lecture series addresses art, culture

LIVING ART — Colin Harbinson focused on the power of narrative. Photo provided

Banquet speaker encourages redemptive arts “There can be no cultural change without a change in narrative.” Dr. Colin Harbinson spoke these words Thursday, Feb. 5, during his speech for the 11th annual Ann Wharton Lecture series banquet. More than 300 Liberty University students and faculty filled the Club Level of …

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Graduate passes in sleep

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Twining loved family, friends and laughter Jeremy Twining died Feb. 1, 2015, at the age of 21. Jeremy Twining was the second oldest of four children, with one older brother, Jonathan, 23, and two younger siblings, Jessica, 19, and James, 13. Jeremy Twining graduated from Liberty University in 2014 with …

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Harbinson speaks on art, culture and faith’s role

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Students and faculty were given the opportunity to learn from internationally acclaimed writer, producer and director Dr. Colin Harbinson Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5-6 as a part of the Ann Wharton Lecture Series. Harbinson spoke to classes around campus and during the 11th annual banquet Thursday night and met with …

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