From the Desk


Social media has permeated today’s culture with millions of users on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and, most recently, Yik Yak, as well as several others. From average users sharing photos and big family news, such as engagement or pregnancy announcements, to companies encouraging interaction among customers and spreading promotions, …

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Holland accepts new position

Holiday CHEER — Jake Holland embraced the spotlight as he joined with students celebrating Christmas. Photo credit:  Ruth Bibby

Jake Holland’s bearded face is one almost every residential student at Liberty knows. From Coffeehouse host to national recruiter, Holland has played a highly active role in the university over the last four years. That legacy will continue this year, as Holland moves into the position of […]

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Faces of Liberty


“Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true,” Charles Dickens wrote in his 1856 novel “The Wreck of the Golden Mary.” Though online communication may never be a substitute for personal interaction, Liberty University …

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Social media is harming our relationships

Technology has influenced the way individuals communicate, often times leading to isolation and depression Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have taken the world by storm. Social networks have not only connected the world in ways never thought possible, but they have also divided friends. No doubt social …

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Facebook allows violent videos

DISLIKE — Facebook struggles to keep its image amidst controversy.  Google Images

The social media giant has amended its previous ban on graphic content based on member feedback Facebook has for a long time been at the forefront of social media, garnering hundreds of millions of users on its website. According to Internet World Stats, Facebook recorded 1.11 billion users in March …

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