Postmodern journalism

Political film ‘Truth’ is proof of a society dominated by opinion rather than fact News is the medium through which truth is presented to the masses, or at least it was. Now, media is dominated by opinions and supplemented by facts when convenient. This reality can be clearly seen in the new film “Truth.” The movie follows the account of […]

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Appreciating culture

Global Focus Week provides diverse experiences Liberty University students experienced the tastes and sounds of different cultures from around the world during this semester’s Global Focus Week, held Sept. 7-11. Culture Breaks took place each day over the course of the week and included opportunities for students to play global games, try chocolate from five different countries, learn phrases in […]

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Forensics student places first

Senior Kenny Lau wins oral interpretation category in national competition For the first time in its six-year history, the Liberty forensics program won a championship. Senior Kenny Lau won first place in Program Oral Interpretation (POI) at the American Forensics Association (AFA) competition. Since 2009, Liberty’s forensic program has been growing and competing against larger universities and forensics programs. Both […]

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Harbinson speaks on art, culture and faith’s role

Students and faculty were given the opportunity to learn from internationally acclaimed writer, producer and director Dr. Colin Harbinson Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5-6 as a part of the Ann Wharton Lecture Series. Harbinson spoke to classes around campus and during the 11th annual banquet Thursday night and met with student artists Friday. After a dynamic salvation experience when he […]

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Searching for answers

Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement begins its first semester Thomas was a doubter. Known for being a skeptic, a disbeliever, a questioner and for demanding proof, “Doubting Thomas” and people living in today’s chaotic world have something in common, especially with the millennial generation. They are asking questions and looking for answers. Liberty University is giving students and professors […]

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Cultural festivities

International event encourages student diversity Liberty students from all across the world gathered in front of DeMoss Hall Thursday night, Aug. 28, to celebrate cultures from around the world. This Worldwide Welcome was designed to help new and returning international students connect with others from their native land and from around the globe. International Student Services plans between 25 and […]

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Cultural melting pot

Students from around the world come to Liberty’s campus to learn and grow From Pakistan to Paraguay and Brazil to Bermuda, students across the globe are hearing about Liberty University, and they are making the journey to Lynchburg, Virginia, just to attend. In Liberty’s 43-year history, students in the international program have represented 126 different countries. The program has steadily […]

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Globally focused

CGE events highlight cross-cultural needs Students were challenged to engage the world as Liberty University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) hosted Global Focus Week (GFW) Feb. 10-14. According to CGE, the week-long conference is aimed at raising global awareness among students and offers the opportunity for students, faculty and staff to hear from influential speakers and to connect with cross-cultural […]

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Celebration of cultures limited to minorities?

Volunteers flooded the steps of DeMoss Hall, enthusiastically offering free chips and salsa accompanied by rousing Mariachi music Monday, Sept. 17. Students flocked to the free food, discovering the kickoff event of Liberty University’s Hispanic Heritage Month. Although the event highlighted Hispanic Heritage Month, it also revealed an underlying issue: which heritages should be nationally celebrated, and which can be […]

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