From the Desk


In the month of March, apparently there is more to life than basketball — although this is news to me. For years, I have been enamored with the NCAA Tournament and March Madness, and this year is no different. I am one of those crazies who will have three different …

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Former provost dies

Impact — Boyd Rist left a 
positive effect on Liberty. Photo provided

Faculty reflect on life of influential academic leader Provost Emeritus Dr. Boyd Rist, who served the university for 40 years, died Sunday, Sept. 14, at the age of 68 after battling multiple myeloma and leukemia. Starting at Liberty in 1973, Rist wore a number of different hats, including professor of …

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Christmas story of hope

HOPE — Claire Parker’s journey shows God’s faithfulness through the good times in life as well as the rough patches that come along. Photo provided

Family tradition inspires a book to benefit a little girl with leukemia What began as a story detailing a family’s hopes for the future has turned into a fundraising project to help Claire Parker, a little girl who is battling leukemia. Claire Parker is the niece of Jonathan Parker, a …

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