John Wesley Reid lectured College Republicans at Liberty University about faith and politics

The Conservative journalist maintains a blog about faith, politics and popular culture and once worked as a national recruiter at Liberty. College Republicans meets on Thursdays at 6:45 and works to elect Republican politicians. Christian Broadcast Network journalist John Wesley Reid spoke at the College Republicans at Liberty University’s chapter meeting Thursday, Sept. 28. Reid lectured the crowd of more […]

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Liberty Alumni Don Sloan runs uncontested for chief sheriff of Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office

Don Sloan’s positive view of law enforcement as a child encouraged him to work at what is now Liberty University Police Department and the Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office. As sheriff, Sloan hopes to teach children to respect and appreciate law enforcement from a young age. Lynchburg has a new sheriff in town as Don Sloan is campaigning to win the title, […]

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New class officers hope to strengthen relations between Lynchburg and Liberty students

Newly elected class presidents hope to expand upon relationship between Lynchburg and Liberty students. Amendment to SGA’s constitution says that class presidents will represent Liberty students to the city of Lynchburg. The Student Government Association began a new season as class presidents and vice presidents were elected Sept. 21 with two campaigns running for the sophomore, three for junior and […]

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Constitution Week brings speakers, awareness to Liberty

Constitution Week focuses on separation of powers within U.S. government. Speakers include Judge J. Harvey Wilkinson, former Press Secretary Mike McCurry, Rep. Trey Gowdy and Sen. Tim Scott. Liberty University celebrated the 230th anniversary of the U.S Constitution with Constitution Week, an event coordinated by the Center for Law and Government, which brought an array of political speakers to campus […]

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New Family and Child Development Association kicks off the school year with first meeting

Family and Child Development Association, founded to address specific interests of FACS students, kicks off first year on Sept. 18. The FACD program is partnering with Park View Community Mission as partner for members’ service projects. Liberty University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences kicked off the school year with the first meeting of its new Family and Child Development […]

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Pro-life panel tackles what it means to be pro-life

Panel hosted by pro-life club Lifeline answers student-written topics like “Can you be pro-abortion and a Christian?” Lifeline hopes to see abortion abolished in the world and regularly participates in ministry opportunities.   Liberty University’s pro-life ministry club Lifeline hosted its second pro-life advocacy panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in DeMoss Hall room […]

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LU Send Now sends team to hurricane-ravaged Antigua and Barbuda

LU Send Now team is deploying students through Samaritan’s Purse’s DART team for the first time. Hurricane Irma left Caribbean islands decimated, with Hurricane Maria doing more damage.   LU Send Now deployed eight students to the Hurricane Irma wrecked islands of Antigua and Barbuda Sept. 22 as the pilot international trip with Samaritan’s Purse, through the nonprofit’s Disaster, Assistance […]

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Lynchburg 101 discusses Lynchburg issues with experts from the community

Lynchburg 101 seeks to address issues affecting the Lynchburg area and how students can help. Topics of discussion in the series include poverty, nutrition, prescription drug abuse and sexual assault awareness.   LU Send kicked off the first session of the Lynchburg 101 workshop series Sept. 19 by hosting John Hughes, the assistant city manager for the city of Lynchburg, […]

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College Republicans and College Libertarians court Republican votes in gubernatorial election at Liberty

College Republicans and College Libertarians raising support for their candidates for the Virginia gubernatorial election in November. Gubernatorial race is expected to be tight, and Liberty’s political clubs hope students will get out and vote. As Nov. 7 quickly approaches, the College Republicans and the College Libertarians at Liberty University are preparing for a tight gubernatorial race in Virginia. Republican […]

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Making it RAINN at Title IX to raise awareness for sexual assault

Liberty’s Title IX Office hosts Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network Day to raise awareness for sexual assault on college campuses. Title IX offers services and help for students who are victims of sexual assault and harassment. Liberty University’s Title IX Office hosted its first event of the semester entitled Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network Day Thursday, Sept. 21 […]

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The Hill sees price increases

With the closure of the Annex and Dorm 7, the Hill sees price increases. The Hill’s proximity and demand as second fastest-filling dorm on campus contributed to the decision to increase the prices. Liberty University’s dorms on the Hill have seen a price increase of nearly $1,500 per academic year since older dorms, such as The Annex and Dorm 7, […]

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Walk for Freedom seeks to raise awareness about human trafficking

  A21 campaign organizes Walk for Freedom on Oct. 14 to raise awareness about human trafficking. Reporting suspicious activity that could be human trafficking could help save a victim.   The A21 Campaign’s Walk for Freedom is hoping to bring awareness to human trafficking Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. on Monument Terrance in downtown Lynchburg.   Participants will walk through […]

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All Hail CSER: A change in CSER requirement for freshman and first-year transfer students

  Religion 105 replaces Biblical Worldview 101 and 102 to allow freshman and first-year transfer students to complete CSER. Changes allow students to complete Christian service separate from academic credits.   Residential freshmen and transfer students now join the ranks of upper classmen in taking Christian Service credit their first year on campus starting this semester. According to Dr. Lew […]

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End of DACA brings concern for some Liberty ‘dreamers’

  Trump administration decision on DACA leaves Liberty students and alumni DACA recipients concerned for their future. Recipients ask fellow Liberty students to remember that they are humans, too. For the past five years, the Obama-era program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has prevented almost 800,000 young adults who illegally immigrated to the U.S. as children from being deported. According […]

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