Farewell from feature editor

Goodbye — Editor graduates. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Sam Campbell graduates, reflects on experiences at the Liberty Champion Standing in the doorway of each new semester, I am always overwhelmed by the classes, papers and projects that lay ahead of me. I find myself anxious and uncertain of my abilities to conquer the next 16 weeks. But the …

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Film students see success

ACTION — Students set up equipment for filming. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Cinematic Arts graduates first class A landmark in Liberty University’s history will be made this May as 32 students will graduate as the first class of the Cinematic Arts department. The program has come a long way since it launched in the fall of 2012. According to Stephen Schultze, executive …

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May 10 brings unique, family graduation

Family graduation

As their paper-writing and project-planning college careers draw to a close, many seniors are making big plans for graduation weekend.

Most seniors can look into the crowd at their significant other or their parents as they sit on the Williams Stadium football field surrounded by the other […]

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Graduation brings new Lynchburg visitors

Downtown — Business owners are anticipating an increase of visitors. Photo credit: Karly Kryza

Runners competed in the race at Camp Hydaway Saturday morning As graduation approaches, so do many friends and family members of students, traveling into the area to see their son or daughter as his or her time at college comes to a close. With so many family members visiting Lynchburg, …

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Students prepare for commencement

TURNING TASSELS — Students at last year’s commencement are recognized for their success. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Many events mark each semester on the short timeline that is the life of the typical college student at Liberty University. One such event is the day when a student arrives as a freshman with the uncertainty of meeting new people, seeing new places and being part of new experiences. …

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Liberty students prepare for future

Graduation day—Saturday, May 11 — is fast approaching, and the pressure is on for seniors to figure out what exactly they want to do for the rest of their lives. Although the question of their career choice will no doubt plague the minds of seniors in the nights to come, …

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Shannon Bream and Ravi Zacharias to address 2013 graduates


Liberty University will host its first ever female keynote speaker for commencement, May 11, according to Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. Shannon Bream, who is also the first commencement speaker to have graduated from Liberty since it became a fully accredited university,* will share the platform with this year’s baccalaureate speaker, …

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Romney announced as commencement speaker

Liberty University announced April 19 that Mitt Romney will be addressing Liberty graduates at the 2012 Commencement, on May 12. Romney is currently the front-running Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential elections. According to his website, Romney was born in Detroit on March 12, 1947. Although Romney is now classified …

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