Making an (O) positive impact

Liberty students make A+ blood donations at LaHaye, remembering to B positive “I like to tell people: ‘blood doesn’t grow on trees,’” blood drive coordinator Wensday Tumalak said when asked about the importance of donating blood. Having worked for Virginia Blood Services (VBS) for almost three and a half years, this topic is one that hits home for her. Tumulak […]

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Beginning the year with a bang

Annual Block Party gives students chance to unwind after 1st week of classes As the sun set over the mountains, the crowded parking lot of the LaHaye Student Union glowed with lights. That was the scene of Liberty University’s 2016 Block Party, an annual event hosted by Student Activities to promote student involvement and welcome students back to campus. This […]

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Extracurricular fun

Student Activities to offer a wide variety of events throughout the semester As a record number of residential students settle into campus and adjust to the daily grind of classes, Student Activities has scheduled a semester filled with trips, camping and an array of on-campus activities. One of these activities is a game night, set to take place in the […]

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Living healthy this semester

Students sign up for semester-long challenge to encourage positive habits During the last week of August, the Live Healthy Liberty initiative kicked off a wellness challenge that aims at improving students’ spiritual, mental and physical health. According to the Live Healthy Liberty website, “96% of employees and 91% of students are interested in wellness promotion activities at Liberty. Live Healthy […]

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LaHaye expands programs

Newly remodeled Student Union offers opportunities for physical training Although wellness encompasses a number of different facets, including mental, emotional and spiritual health, Liberty University administrators are also focused on the physical well-being of students, faculty and staff. According to Dean of Students Robert Mullen, Liberty’s recently established Living Well at Liberty Initiative has partnered with the preexisting Live Healthy […]

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Winter Olympics motivates youth

LaHaye Ice Center’s Learn to Skate program experiences increase of sign-ups throughout Sochi games After American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White won gold at the Sochi Olympics, the LaHaye Ice Center has seen a surge in numbers for skating lessons. “Olympic years are the ones where the most amount of kids get involved in skating,” Captain of the […]

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LaHaye encourages fitness

Students sign up to participate in the Fitness MVP Challenge ending in April For the first time, the LaHaye Student Union is offering the Fitness MVP Challenge for all students and union members Jan. 13-April 29, according to Jamie Swyers, associate director of the LaHaye Student Union. According to Swyers, the student union usually has an ongoing challenge like the […]

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LU weighs in

The LaHaye Student Union is expanding the selection of programs offered by bringing a new weight management program to Liberty University. This program, running from Aug. 19 – Dec. 13, is based on goals and accountability. Those who are involved in the program will have the opportunity to meet monthly with one of the trainers from the LaHaye Student Union, […]

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