9/11 survivor speaks

Sujo John spoke at Convocation and inspired students to trust God Seven years ago, Sujo John spoke to the students of Liberty University. On Friday, Sept. 9 he was on the stage in the Vines Center to share his story with a new group of students. His story is one of realizing God’s call on his life, surviving a horrific […]

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Face-to-face with horror

Two Liberty students share their stories of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Thomas Johnson sat at his desk in the United States Department of Defense headquarters in Washington D.C. on the morning of September 11, 2001 his son, sophomore Tim Johnson, recalled. Senior Sarah Casmass remembered her father Rick Casmass had commuted from Long Island, New York into New York […]

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Nates Notes

My second grade teacher took me aside. She just finished speaking with the school principal. She kneeled down and uttered these very words: “Nathaniel, I’m so sorry but we can’t get ahold of your mom. … The Pentagon has been hit. But don’t worry, it’s going to be alright.” Around this time of year, those words echo frequently through my […]

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A day of remembrance

Students pay tribute with 9/11 memorial More than 10 years have passed since Americans were stopped in their tracks, horrified by the news of the terror attacks that took place Sept. 11, 2001. On Thursday, the 13th anniversary of that tragic day, millions of people across the nation chose to “never forget” those who were lost, and Liberty University was […]

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Navy remembers 9/11

The National D-Day memorial will host the U.S. Navy Band for performance From military appreciation football games to the numerous American flags hung around campus, Liberty University communicates a sense of American pride. One way that students can show their patriotism is to attend a special concert played by the U.S. Navy Band’s Country Current at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 […]

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Muslim march scheduled for Sept. 11

Nearly 1 million people are expected to march down Washington, D.C.’s National Mall tomorrow, not to remember those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks, but to dispel the fear of Muslims, according to huffingtonpost.com. According to The Washington Times, the American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC) is hosting the event, which AMPAC hopes will cause the U.S. government to […]

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My world upside down

New Yorker’s account of the 9/11 attacks “This story is about an event that would change my outlook on life forever,” wrote a 17-year-old Andrew Claudio in his graduating class school memoir. “On that day, I felt that everything that I stood for, everything that I believed in, and everything I put my trust in no longer existed.” Claudio was […]

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U.S. honors 10-year anniversary

Nearly 10 years ago, the United States of America experienced a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center that destroyed the Twin Towers, damaged the Pentagon and affected the entire nation. This Sept. 11, there will be activities and events held in all states to commemorate the anniversary of this incident, including significant events in key cities, such as New […]

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From the desk

Ten years ago our country was changed—for better or worse. Our very essence as a free nation was challenged by the perverse attacks of a corrupt sect of people claiming to act in the name of religion. Ask any American about that day, and they can tell you where they were and what they were doing. The events have been […]

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A Patriot moment

Even sports was impacted by tragedy Fear, anger, confusion and devastation are few of many words that could describe the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Prior to the attacks, the NFL season was well underway, entering its third week of the season. Prominent NFL teams were just beginning to hit their strides, only to be halted by the shattering event. Before […]

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