Libertarian Party Will Hammer, running under the Libertarian Party, is looking to gain a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 6th Congressional District in this year’s general election. Hammer was born in Staunton, Virginia, and grew up in the area. Hammer received his bachelor’s degree in economics …

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Republican Party Robert Hurt, a Republican, is the incumbent U.S Representative of Virginia’s 5th congressional District in the House of Representatives. Hurt, 45, is seeking a third term after first being elected in 2011. Hurt was raised in Chatham, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1991 …

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Green Party Dr. Ken Hildebrandt will represent the 5th district in the state of Virginia as he runs for the U.S. House of Representatives Nov. 4. Hildebrandt worked in New Jersey as a former chiropractic physician for 13 years, but he left his practice when he felt called to enter …

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Republican Party Bob Goodlatte, a Republican, is the incumbent running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s 6th Congressional District. Goodlatte, 62, is seeking a 12th term after first being elected in 1992. Since then, Goodlatte has won each of the elections by a wide margin, …

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Democratic Party The candidates are separated by district and are placed in alphabetical order by last name within their districts. The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information on polling places, visit voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov​. Lawrence Gaughan, a Democrat, …

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Libertarian Party Paul Jones was born and raised in western New York. He moved to Charlottesville while he was in high school and has since lived there for almost 50 years. After high school, Jones passed the College Level Examination Program, which gave him the equivalent of two years of …

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Flight team garners gold

Defy gravity — New aircraft and equipment has provided students with new opportunities. Photo credit: Leah Seavers

School of Aeronautics wins regional competition and advances to nationals Liberty University soared to new heights as its National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Flight Team claimed victory in its regional competition and fifth place at the last National SAFECON Competition. James Curry, head coach of Liberty’s NIFA Flight Team, described …

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SADA hosts lectures

Vision — Megan Hall and Melanie Halsey share ideas. Photo credit: Joel Coleman

Professional Illustrators advise students at event Hundreds of Studio and Digital Arts students listened to the advice Melanie Hall and Megan Halsey shared during their two lectures and were also able to meet the illustrator/authors at a book signing Thursday, Oct. 16. The first lecture was titled Two Authors: Two …

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Hall of Fame announced

coach — Johnathan Willis is a former volleyball player.  Photo credit: Jordan Crossingham

First class to be honored for their contribution to the Club Sports program Liberty University’s Club Sports announced its first class of Hall of Fame inductees to be honored for their involvement in athletic programs spanning the ice of the hockey rinks to the wooden courts of volleyball. President Jerry …

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Students network in D.C.

LEADERSHIP — PRSSA executive team represented Liberty's chapter in this year's national conference. Photo provided

While many students went home or on short vacations over fall break, seven Liberty students traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) national conference.

The event, titled Intersections: The Meeting Place of Communications & Culture, took […]

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New Deans chosen

Provost picks new leaders In order to accommodate the rapid growth of Liberty University and the need to employ more professionals, Provost Dr. Ronald Godwin has appointed several individuals for academic leadership positions. The new positions include Angela Rice becoming the new dean for the Jerry Falwell Library, Dr. Deanna …

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Nasser’s strategy


Plan for the future unveiled at Monday’s Convocation “People hate change, but love progress,” President Jerry Falwell said at the start of Convocation Monday, Oct. 20. “You can’t have one without the other.” Falwell began Convocation, voicing to students that David Nasser, senior vice president for spiritual development, is not …

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Alumni brothers visit

Twin brothers and Liberty University alumni David and Jason Benham came to Liberty Wednesday, Oct. 8, to discuss their careers in real estate and their perspective on being “missionaries in the marketplace.” The Benham brothers began their day Wednesday by speaking during Convocation and spent the rest of their day …

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Parent contest reveals winner

Love and support — Hayley Bell (right) appreciates the opportunities the Outstanding Parent Essay Contest has provided for her family. Photo provided

Sophomore Hayley Bell receives the Outstanding Parent of the Year award Sophomore Hayley Bell was inspired to share her family’s story when she discovered the Outstanding Parent Essay Contest, showcased through the Parent and Family Connections Office. Through the process of writing the essay, she remembered the struggle her parents …

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D.C. rally

Leaders gather to discuss Israel The Stand With Israel Rally took place in the Upper Senate Park in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Oct. 5 with more than 70 Liberty University students in attendance. Christian conservative speakers and Liberty University’s Senior Class President Chelsea Andrews took the stage to voice their support …

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