Democratic Party Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, a member of the Democratic Party, was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2008 and is seeking a second term for the 2014 election. He currently serves on the Senate Finance, Banking, Budget and Intelligence committees. Warner was the first member of his family …

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Ebola spreads internationally

Outbreak — The CDC is directing its efforts toward containing the Ebola disease, which has claimed the lives of nearly 5,000 people. Photo credit: Bre Black

CDC seeks ways to prevent the deadly virus from killing more U.S. citizens Ebola, an infectious disease commonly marked by fever and internal bleeding that is believed to be originally transmitted by bats in West Africa, has infected 10,141 people and has taken the lives of 4,922 others, according to …

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Annual food drive announced

Center for CSER begins Thanksgiving initiative for Southside residents Liberty University will be hosting its fourth annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in an effort to collect nonperishable food for those in need in the Southside counties of Virginia. According to Dr. Darren Wu, assistant professor and Christian/Community Service (CSER) coordinator, the …

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Kelly family inspires

oppurtunity — Students hear from NFL legend. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Hall of Famer praises God for life lessons learned For the first time in the family’s history, Jim Kelly, his wife, Jill Kelly, and their daughter, Erin Kelly, took the stage together to speak to students during Convocation Friday, Oct. 25. The three spoke about God’s goodness in the midst …

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Airbag Recall

An air bag is supposed to protect drivers and passengers involved in a collision. However, the mechanism that controls the bag has been known to fail, causing at least four deaths and more than 100 injuries, according to Automotive News. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a recall …

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Canadians unite after Ottawa attack


Terror struck Canada for the second time in one week as gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau killed a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa Wednesday, Oct. 22. He then stormed the Parliament building, firing shots before being killed by Sergeant at Arms Kevin […]

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Quiz Bowl team defeats Ivy League school

Liberty University’s Quiz Bowl team defeated four opponents in Virginia Commonwealth University’s tournament Saturday, Oct. 4. During the tournament, the team answered questions covering biology, chemistry, literature, art, sports and popular culture. Liberty’s varsity team beat Virginia Tech 215-100 and the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) 125-105. Liberty’s junior varsity team …

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Academy of Fine Arts updates

The Academy of Fine Arts, which has programs that allow individuals to excel in the areas of performing and visual arts, is currently working toward restoring the historic theater that has been closed since 1958. Formerly owned by Liberty University, the school never met their goal of restoring the historic …

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YouVersion translates to 70 percent of world’s population

With just a quick glance around Liberty’s campus, Internet-accessible smart phones and tablets can be seen glowing in the hands of many students. The Internet’s worldwide rise in availability since 2000 has been dramatic, according to About 40 percent of the world’s population has access to the Internet, and …

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Green Party Former elementary school teacher Elaine Hildebrandt is running for a seat in the U.S House of Representatives in Virginia’s 6th District in the upcoming election. Elaine Hildebrandt is the second Hildebrandt to run for Congress under the Green Party this coming November. Her husband, Ken Hildebrandt, is also …

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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​. Lawrence Gaughan, a Democrat, …

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