International Student Center Open House Celebrates Asian Culture

The International Student Center hosted the Asian Open House Wednesday, April 25, to celebrate the Asian culture from which many Liberty University students hail. The open house featured authentic Asian food and drink as well as Asian-themed trivia, providing Asian students the opportunity to share their cultures with other students. “To me (the ISC) is a place where international students […]

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Page and Rockey Win Record-breaking SGA Presidential Election

In a record breaking election, Jacob Page and running partner, Derek Rockey won the Liberty University Student Body Presidential election April 20 with more than 3,000 votes. Between the three tickets, students broke the previous record for total number of votes in an SGA student body election, with 6,196 votes for the 2018-2019 race. During the 2017 student body election, […]

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Liberty Hosts GOP Primary Debate for U.S. Senatorial Candidates

While Democrat Tim Kaine will be running as an incumbent for the Virginia U.S. Senate seat, three Republicans are chasing the position as the Republican nominee for Virginia’s open Senate seat. Those candidates took the stage of Liberty University’s Center for Music and the Worship Arts concert hall Thursday, April 19 to debate topics such as the federal budget, foreign policy […]

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Young Americans for Liberty Hold Civil Liberties Debate

Liberty University’s chapter of Young Americans for Liberty hosted a civil liberties debate Thursday, April 19, where members of the Republican, Democratic and Libertarian parties gathered to discuss pressing issues in social reform. Party representatives debated a series of five topics that represent the most contested issues in today’s political climate. Tori Mabry, a Liberty senior who attends College Republicans […]

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Lynchburg City Council Gears Up for May 1 Elections

Lynchburg is seeking counsel as the elections for the new city representatives on Lynchburg City Council will be held May 1, inducting three new members for a four-year term on the seven-person board. The Lynchburg City Council makes decisions that affect the city’s budget, environment and building projects, among other things. The adage that “every vote counts” is especially pertinent […]

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Center4ME Tackles Campus Diversity in Last D.I.R.T Talk of the Year

The Center for Multicultural Enrichment hosted its last Diversity, Integration, Reconciliation and Transition Talk of the school year by discussing and encouraging “Student’s Responsibility for Positive Climate Change.” The DIRT Talk was not solely focused on racial and ethnic diversity, but also the diversity of backgrounds, gender roles, denominational preference and political views. “A place like Liberty is so beautiful […]

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Department of History Hosts Civil War Seminar

Bringing history forth, the Liberty University Department of History hosted its annual conference, Civil War Legacies, April 14 to explore Civil War history with honored guest speakers. History Department Chair Samuel Smith honored special guests at the seminar Liberty professor Cline Hall and Director of the National Civil War Chaplain’s Museum Kenny Rowlette, who both were forces in starting and […]

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Liberty Champion staff and alumni place in 2017 VPA awards

Staff members and a writer at the Liberty Champion and have won four awards from the Virginia Press Association’s 2017 News and Editorial Contest, while four Liberty alumni have taken home several more awards. Jack Panyard, Erin Covey and Will Young took home the first-place award in the “Headline Writing” category. The winning headlines were “This auto be fixed,” “An […]

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City of Lynchburg Seeks to Institute Paid Parking Downtown

A meeting was held by Lynchburg City Parking Management Thursday, April 12, to discuss its proposal of instituting paid downtown parking to deal with the limited parking availability in the downtown area of the city of Lynchburg. During the meeting, David Malewitz, the parking manager for the city of Lynchburg, discussed the need for more parking and better parking enforcement […]

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