Kintzel gives final performance

end of an era — Justin Kintzel sold more than 300 CDs after leading his final worship service. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Former Campus Band leader plays farewell concert during Campus Church Justin Kintzel performed at Campus Church for the last time Wednesday, Nov. 12. The two-hour event was filled with memories, music, laughter and tears. Justin Kintzel has served as Liberty’s worship pastor for several years and has been with the …

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Radio station on the air

soundboard — New resources offer oppurtunities for students involved in radio. Photo credit: Caroline Milwicz

90.9 The Light receives equipment to begin rebroadcasting from campus Liberty University’s campus radio station, 90.9 The Light FM, has been undergoing major changes this semester. After moving its location from the courtyard to the first floor of DeMoss Hall, the new station aired its first live broadcast of the …

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Hawkins and Britt appointed

RESPONSIBILITY — Interim provost named dean. Photo credit: Joel Coleman

School of Behavioral Sciences and Nursing Program each receive a new dean Two faculty members were recently named as dean of the School of Behavioral Sciences and the School of Nursing. Ronald Hawkins Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim Provost Dr. Ronald Hawkins has acquired another position to add …

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Students see new architecture

Commons 1 construction was completed this semester to welcome new and returning students.

Construction transforms campus to offer new opportunities for students Recently, construction has been at the forefront of campus attention as the university continues progress on several new buildings and structure expansions. With campus-wide development underway, the campus is currently home to a flurry of activity. One of the biggest projects …

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1,000 boxes

Club wraps up its first official event After a week filled with a late-night packing party, a dance-off and students dressed as giant shoeboxes longboarding down University Boulevard, the Nov. 10-14 LU Shoebox Blitz brought in nearly 1,000 shoebox gifts as a part of the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child …

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Crash survivors recover

reCovery — Friends visit Kung Jin Oh at the hospital as her health restores. Photo provided

Liberty students begin to heal after being involved in road-related accidents It has been nearly a month since 22-year-old Liberty University student Kung Jin Oh, known by her friends as Kendra, was hit by a tractor-trailer Oct. 17. The accident placed Oh in critical condition and threatened to end her …

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FLAMES PLAY ON

Photo credit: Joel Coleman

Matchup with No. 6 Villanova awaits As the Flames walked off the field following a loss to Charleston Southern in the last home game of the season two weeks ago, making the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs seemed to be an improbable dream more than a legitimate possibility. With Liberty’s postseason …

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Sciences receive sequencer

Students now have the opportunity to use new technology in the classroom The School of Health Sciences’ Department of Biology and Chemistry recently received a gene sequencer that students will be able to use in classes to help them learn about DNA. Dr. David DeWitt, biology professor and chair of …

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TRBC dazzles

Thousands enjoy holiday spectacle Every year around Christmastime, Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC) hosts the Virginia Christmas Spectacular, a holiday event that brings a taste of Broadway to Lynchburg, Virginia. “We begin auditions in August,” show director Lorie Marsh said. “Rehearsals begin in September, but we work on the show …

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Festivities begin

CELEBRATION — Students braved the cold weather to participate in the fifth annual campus Christams tree lighting event. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Students celebrate annual tree lighting ceremony Liberty University’s Student Activities hosted the fifth annual Christmas in Lights ceremony on the steps of DeMoss Hall Tuesday evening, Nov. 18, drawing a large crowd of students excited for the Christmas season to begin. Delayed a day due to inclement weather, the holiday …

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Student tragically killed

joy — Friends remember senior’s upbeat personality. Facebook photo

Senior Jon Gregoire dies after being struck by train on restricted trestle Jon Gregoire, a 21-year-old Liberty University senior, died Saturday, Nov. 8 around 4 p.m. after being struck by an oncoming train on a trestle behind Riverside Park in Lynchburg. Gregoire, of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, was majoring in business administration-marketing …

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Student safety a concern

caution — Global Teams trips, such as this trip to Haiti, require special measures to ensure student safety and health. Photo provided

Measures taken to ensure the well being of students as they head overseas Every year, Liberty University commits to outreach efforts all over the globe, but with the ongoing Ebola outbreak, some question the safety of students traveling abroad. Between 600 and 800 Liberty students participate in study abroad programs …

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Professor delivers lecture

Worldview — Gary Habermas lectured and answered questions from crowd. Google Images

Gary Habermas speaks on theological topics of resurrection and afterlife More than 50 people came out to the Jerry Falwell Library Terrace Conference room Nov. 6 to hear Dr. Gary Habermas lecture as a part of the faculty book series. From 5 to 6:30 p.m., Habermas lectured on the resurrection …

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Louie Giglio preaches

step out — Louie Giglio gives advice on life. Photo credit: Joel Coleman

Famous pastor joins College for a Weekend to speak to Liberty students Louie Giglio, founder and pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, drew thousands of students and visitors to the Liberty University Vines Center Friday, Nov. 7 with his Convocation message. “I’m gonna blow up the myth that …

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Santorum speaks out

u.S. — Rick Santorum challenges leaders. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Former presidential candidate criticizes the government for foreign policy Rick Santorum, a 2012 presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania senator and current CEO of EchoLight Studios, spoke for the first time at Liberty University’s Convocation Monday, Nov. 10. Following midterm election season, the senator’s speech was focused on foreign policy and religious …

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