Rashad Jennings speaks at convo on the lawn 2018

Students brought out the sunscreen and the parasols this past Friday, May 4, for Liberty University’s second annual Convocation on the Lawn. The weather was a sunny 88 degrees and students, in a rather historic moment, were allowed to wear shorts. “Pants are overrated,” junior Nathan Volz said. “They constrain us and hold back. Shorts equal freedom.” The event started […]

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Two Liberty students’ viral campaign raises over $2,000 for their on-campus barista

What seemed like an ordinary day at the Jerry Falwell Library Starbucks quickly materialized into an opportunity to put biblical principles into action. While waiting in line for her morning coffee, Liberty University student Lizzy Campbell overheard a conversation she could not ignore. It was just days after last month’s tornado struck parts of Lynchburg, and a customer asked barista […]

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Flames athletes celebrates teammates’ diversity and achievements at annual Flamespys Awards

For one night of the year, every Liberty student-athlete trades their cleats, jerseys and uniforms for dresses, heels and suits. The seventh annual Flamespys Student Athlete Awards took place Monday, April 30 at the Montview Ballroom and Music Hall to celebrate the accolades of each of the 18 NCAA Division I sports teams that represent Liberty. “When you put 550 […]

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Songwriting Major Samantha Vaquez Performs Original Music at Concert

The Lahaye Event Center was a space for easy listening the night of April 24 as School of Music senior Samantha Vazquez performed her first live concert. Hosted by Student Activities, the singer-songwriter performed six of her own songs—four from her recently released EP “Love Record” and two unrecorded originals—and covers of jivey classics “Old School” by Josie Dunne and […]

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Big Fish Splashes onto Tower Theater Stage

You can only see 10 percent of an iceberg above water – the majority of it remains hidden in murky uncertainty underneath the water. In Alluvion Stage Company’s production of “Big Fish,” which is running at Tower Theater until May 6, the character Will Bloom compares his traveling salesman father, Edward, to an iceberg with unknown depths. Growing up, Will […]

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Pitcher Price Returns Strong From Injuries

The conference matchup between Liberty University and Presbyterian University Thursday, March 29, was just like every other game. The score went back and forth, and Liberty held a one-point lead following the fifth inning. But in the sixth inning, everything changed. As routine, Liberty’s sophomore pitcher Garrett Price briefly surveyed his surroundings before starting his wind-up. Presbyterian’s outfielder Nick Guimbarda […]

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Liberty Hosts GOP Primary Debate for U.S. Senatorial Candidates

While Democrat Tim Kaine will be running as an incumbent for the Virginia U.S. Senate seat, three Republicans are chasing the position as the Republican nominee for Virginia’s open Senate seat. Those candidates took the stage of Liberty University’s Center for Music and the Worship Arts concert hall Thursday, April 19 to debate topics such as the federal budget, foreign policy […]

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Young Americans for Liberty Hold Civil Liberties Debate

Liberty University’s chapter of Young Americans for Liberty hosted a civil liberties debate Thursday, April 19, where members of the Republican, Democratic and Libertarian parties gathered to discuss pressing issues in social reform. Party representatives debated a series of five topics that represent the most contested issues in today’s political climate. Tori Mabry, a Liberty senior who attends College Republicans […]

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