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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Franklin fills Vines Center

soul music — Liberty welcomed Christian recording artist Kirk Franklin to campus for the first time during this semester’s College for a Weekend. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Grammy winner Kirk Franklin brings Gospel music and teaching to Liberty Nine-time Grammy winner Kirk Franklin made his first appearance at Liberty University for Convocation, Feb. 13. This past weekend was College for a Weekend (CFAW) and Liberty always brings in big-name speakers for Convocation along with a musician or …

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Students seek alternative jobs

Job hunt — Several students have used the career fairs to find work after graduation. Photo credit: Lauren Adriance

Graduates turn to fields outside of their degrees as they serach for careers Job openings are at a 14-year high, but graduates may need to look beyond their major to find one. The amount of job openings in December 2014 reached the highest level since January 2001, according to a …

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Campus goes global

Celebration — A host of nations was displayed during the Global Focus Week kick-off. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Global Focus Week exposes students to various cultures and nationalities Global Focus Week (GFW) is one of the many aspects that separate Liberty University from other colleges around the world. This year, GFW took place Feb. 9-13. Monday’s Convocation kicked off the week with the Parade of Nations, where dozens …

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Quiz Bowl Team

Liberty University’s Quiz Bowl team began the month of February with a bang, taking the Big South Championship by storm. At the tournament, which took place at Longwood University, the team went 7-0 in matches against Gardner-Webb, Longwood, High Point, Coastal Carolina, Presbyterian, Radford and Campbell to claim the championship …

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LU plane makes forced landing, pilots OK

A Liberty University-owned Piper Super Cub was forced to land in a wooded area between Rustburg and Gladys, Virginia, around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4. The single engine plane was flown by one of the School of Aeronautics’ certified flight instructors (CFI) and a student. Both pilots walked away from …

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