English honor society Sigma Tau Delta welcomes new members

Jazz music filtered through the DeMoss Grand Lobby as Sigma Tau Delta officers, along with faculty sponsor Dr. Marybeth Davis, finished preparations for the induction ceremony Thursday, Feb. 3. After an opening prayer by Prof. Steve Bell, participants and guests were invited to partake in refreshments and socialize before the …

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Commuter Coffee Kickoff

WELCOME BACK — Commuter students were greeted in the front hallway of DeMoss with coffee and breakfast on Monday and Tuesday.

The Commuter Affairs Office (CAO) helped students start the semester bright and early with their Commuter Coffee Kick Off. CAO staff passed out free coffee and snacks to students coming onto campus for their first classes of the semester. The CAO has held this event every semester since fall 2009 to establish themselves with commuter students.

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A Christmas with no water

The young woman wiped the sweat rolling down her brow, took a deep breath, and began the second leg of her journey. As she hoisted the makeshift bucket onto her shoulder, she silently wondered if this daily water-fetching exercise was to any avail. The dirty water would eventually kill all …

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Seminary Update

The Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and Graduate School released an update on Nov. 10 that illustrated substantial growth in the Center for Ministry Training (CMT). The CMT is the dynamic hub of recruiting, training and sending pastors, church planters and missionaries that are impacting the world for Jesus Christ from …

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Profile: Professor Monique Maloney

“Being here is kind of a mini-miracle,” Professor Monique Maloney said. The fashion-forward VCAR professor smoothed her black silk dress and smiled as she recounted all the events that brought her and her husband from Pensacola, Fla. to Liberty. “Art runs in my family,” Maloney said. “I just never thought I would be teaching it.”

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Deaf student uses art to declare God’s greatness

Communicating the gospel message is a Christian’s top priority. Many Christians think this means knocking on doors, going through the Romans Road or hearing a powerful sermon. Senior Studio Art and Graphic Design major Lorena Palma uses her art to share the gospel and her testimony. Palma learned to use …

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Robin Alexander and Stikfire

Two local restaurants offer opportunities for a different atmosphere and affordable meals for students according to Liberty University alumna Robin Dimond. “I wanted to give students options to eat off campus besides the cafeteria,” Dimond said.  “I just left a couple years ago and so much has changed.  When I …

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Next Steps

Twice a year approximately 40 missionaries come together with 40 committed-to-missions Liberty students for a weekend retreat. Next Steps is an invitation only event designed for students who are already committed to going into long-term or full-time missions, according to student worker and former Next Steps attendee Kaitlin Sones. “The …

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Government students flex their courtroom skills

Both Moot Court, mock trial teams of the Helms School of Governemnt (HOSG) placed, with one at a close second, in a new tournament held at Mercer University’s School of Law in Georgia. According to Coach and Professor Scott Thompson, this was Liberty University’s first tournament of the competition year. …

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New Campus Pastor to Serve Commuters

Campus pastor for commuter students Bliss Spillar said he is excited about his new job ministering to Liberty University’s off-campus residential students. He said he cares deeply for the spiritual health of Liberty, which includes both commuter and residential students. Spillar said there is a need for commuter students to …

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Supporting Those at Home

We salute the men who fight for our freedoms overseas. We respect them and honor them. We pray for them and send encouragement and we so often forget about their wives, fiancées and families. One club on campus is trying to change that. Silent Ranks with a Vision (SRV) was …

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We’re Number One: Liberty University Online Receives Recognition

MyCollegesandCareers.com ranked Liberty University Online number one in its “Top 10 Best Online Universities” list, compiled by one of the website’s writers Michael Moss. “I view Liberty University as one of the few online colleges that provide students with a complete education and the feeling of pride and identity that …

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Dorm 33 Goes Global

Brooke Rardon had a goal to impact the lives of the girls in dorm 33 for missions when she stepped on Liberty University’s campus at the beginning of the semester. Over the summer, Rardon had witnessed her mother’s determination to spread the news of her experiences as a missionary in …

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Empowering Women to Change the World

Songs of “A Global Hallelujah” resounded inside the sanctuary of Riverdale Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, Md. Smiles stretching from cheek to cheek portrayed the enthusiasm of the children singing about Jesus. Kick starting Tour of Hope, a women’s movement through World Help, Children of the World energized this crowd …

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