Mama, I am coming home

Homecoming could not arrive sooner for Flames after four games on the road Coming into the season with high expectations following a run in the FCS playoffs in 2014, the Liberty Flames football team (3-4, 0-2 BSC) has, so far, had a rather disappointing season. After two key victories over nationally ranked Montana (who had beaten defending FCS National Champion […]

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Homecoming Events 2013

Alumni were welcomed back to Liberty University Oct. 17-19 to celebrate Homecoming Weekend 2013 and see the many changes around campus. Many alumni arrived with young children, who ran behind them on the same sidewalks their parents used so many years ago. The Alumni Relations Office and Student Activities offered many different events for alumni and current students. These events […]

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HomeComing

Alumni and students celebrate the past with a parade, football game and more than 20 other campus events More than 2,800 guests will flood Liberty University’s campus for Homecoming weekend Oct. 18 – 19, according to Tyler Falwell, the university’s director of alumni relations. Alumni and students will have the opportunity to attend multiple events and cheer for the Flames […]

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Homecoming special: University reflections

This Friday, Liberty University will celebrate what has become one of its most enjoyed and revered traditions, homecoming weekend. The yearly gathering of Liberty alumni is filled with stories of reunions, reflections and memories, an abundance of cookouts and of course, a Liberty football game. As Liberty celebrates its 41st year, it is important for both past and current students […]

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Ties and tights: week of spirit

Hometown pride, red ties and Batman may seem like a strange combination, but at Liberty University, it means Spirit Week. Liberty students celebrated the university’s 40th anniversary Homecoming weekend with their first Spirit Week, dressing up for specialty themed days throughout the week of Oct. 10 through 14. “Spirit Week was the perfect way to get students pumped up for […]

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Bonfire sets spirits aflame

Sparks were flying long before the Liberty Flames took to the field for their Homecoming football game Saturday, Oct. 15. The fervor, fanfare and fire shown by students and alumni at the game may have, for many, begun at the Homecoming bonfire the night before. On Friday, Oct. 14, hundreds of students and alumni gathered in the Evans parking lot […]

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Liberty culture continues to grow in diversity

Rich (adjective): having high quality; magnificently impressive. The Merriam-Webster website must have had student life at Liberty University in mind when defining this term. Snowflex, open mic nights, horseback riding, concerts, movie nights, ice skating and club sports, such as archery and racquetball, are just a few of the many activities offered to Liberty students looking to have a good […]

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Looking back

In January 1971, Dr. Jerry Falwell announced to his congregation at Thomas Road Baptist Church what seemed to be an impossible dream. Because of the dark spiritual condition of the world, he felt a sacred obligation to build a distinctively Christian, world-class university where young people would receive a quality education in a Christian environment. These young people could then […]

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Towns family moves to campus peak

Co-founder Dr. Elmer Towns and family’s new address puts them atop the mountain Considering the recent explosion of construction projects on Liberty’s campus, it comes as no surprise that one of the school’s founders, Dr. Elmer Towns, has joined in on the building trend. Towns and his wife recently moved into their newly constructed home, which was completed in August […]

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