Then vs. Now

Once a small and private campus, Liberty University has flourished into a school with a world-wide reach. Since 2007, the university has witnessed a variety of changes regarding the appearance of campus, the addition of academic programs and the transition of leadership. Nonetheless, Liberty has stayed consistent to Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr.’s original vision while still making the necessary improvements […]

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Liberty University: The Video Game

When video game giant Sony Entertainment approached Liberty University with the idea of creating a platformer based on the history of the school, university President Jerry Falwell said he was ecstatic. “We always say, if it’s Christian, it ought to be better,” Falwell said. “That definitely extends itself into video games.” After a year and a half of quiet deliberation […]

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Chancellor, administration hold groundbreaking ceremony to honor late founder

Liberty University broke ground on its newest academic facility Wednesday, March 7. Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. described the state-of-the-art, 170,000-square-foot Jerry Falwell Library as the perfect blend of Jeffersonian and modern architecture. Falwell said he thought VMDO Architects of Charlottesville, Va. combined Jeffersonian style with modern materials in a way that America’s third president would do himself if he were […]

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Q&A with the Chancellor

Questions and answers adapted by Ashley Bollinger from an interview conducted by Andrew Claudio of 90.9 The Light. How has the university changed since you were a student? When I was a student, we hiked through the ravine from the dorm circle and up the steep hill to class. The Vines Center had not been built and we would often […]

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New parking plan presented

Commuter students will have the opportunity to vote on whether a new parking plan designed by the administration will be put into effect next spring. Liberty University’s administration met Friday to address the parking complaints voiced by students and to finalize a solution. Because of the increase of students on main campus, parking issues have arisen primarily surrounding the commuter […]

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Chancellor announces new library

New state-of-the-art facility to honor late Dr. Jerry Falwell Chancellor of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. announced Friday, Oct. 14, that Liberty University will soon begin construction on the Jerry Falwell Library. The library is part of Liberty’s campus makeover and “will make a statement about our commitment to academic excellence,” Falwell said. “(The) new freestanding library will be the […]

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Chancellor sets the record straight

Liberty University Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell Jr. recently questioned the reluctance of a Lynchburg, Va. newspaper to clarify raw U.S. Department of Education federal student aid data the newspaper reported in an article earlier this year. The premise of the March 27 article in The News & Advance was that Liberty University students received $445 million in financial aid […]

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