Record improves to 10-1, streak continues

After an emotional, hard-fought victory against UNC-Asheville Thursday night, the Flames hosted the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs Saturday Night. The Flames easily handled the Bulldogs 67-51, boosting Liberty’s record to 15-7, and 10-1 in the Big South conference, while Gardner Webb fell to 7-16 (2-9 BSC). Throughout most of the first half, both teams struggled from the field with Liberty shooting […]

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Competing for cash

Steps to skis, backpacks to boarders There were no students lugging heavy backpacks up and down the steps of DeMoss, per usual, Saturday night. Instead, there were skiers and snowboarders competing in a freestyle competition, flipping and flying through the air at the DeMoss Rail Jam, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m. The DeMoss Rail Jam was an individual freestyle, ski […]

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Liberty Council lawsuit

Liberty Counsel’s health care lawsuit was dismissed in federal court in December, but the battle in court is not over yet, according to Dean of Liberty Law School and President of Liberty Counsel Mat Staver. The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond has set the oral argument for the week of May 10-13. Staver will argue the case […]

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Garrett focuses on health care

The General Assembly has been busy dictating the outcome of several bills that have been proposed for 2011. So far, the General Assembly has voted on matters such as health care, sexual slavery, state-owned liquor stores, transportation, education, the use of GPS spy technologies and synthetic marijuana. Lynchburg’s representative Del. Dr. T. Scott Garrett’s, R-Lynchburg, bill on hospital staffing was […]

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Episcopal Church out

Anglican Communion sets example for dealing with division inside of Church Within days of the Supreme Court’s legalization of gay marriage nationwide, the Episcopal Church moved to allow gay marriage within its denomination. The Episcopal Church’s decision rallied support from the LGBTQ community and garnered judgment from various Christian denominations. In a recent meeting in Canterbury, England, Anglican leaders barred […]

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Nate’s Notes

Every year, our nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This holiday takes place each year on the third Monday of January. It is a day we honor the man who dedicated his life to replacing hatred and prejudice with love and respect. King was a humble man who preached about unity. His famous “I Have a Dream” speech was […]

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Open a bottle of happiness

Liberty officially changes university’s beverage provider from Pepsi to Coke Share a Coke with friends, teams, family and, now, Liberty University. Over winter break, Liberty’s campus made the anticipated transition from Pepsi products to Coke products to ring in the new semester and begin the university’s new contract with Coke. Louis Cambeletta, director of food service operations, said the process […]

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Starting the year off right

The Live Healthy Liberty initiative continues with its second semester of competition Liberty University kicked off its Live Healthy initiative for the spring 2016 semester and has many different events lined up to help the students and faculty to meet their goals and resolutions. At the start of a new year people will begin to make New Year’s resolutions to […]

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Soaring to new heights

Editor’s note: The previous version of this story mistakenly stated that the New London airport would be the headquarters of Liberty’s Flight Training Affiliate (FTA) program. Liberty University buys New London airport to add to school of aeronautics Liberty University purchased a nearby airport for $1.8 million to use as a location for further developing its School of Aeronautics. The […]

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Sound the ‘Trump’ets

Republican presidential candidate addresses the student body at Liberty Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump opened the 2016 spring semester Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 with his first appearance at Liberty University since 2013. After the conclusion of a video showing highlights from LU Send Now’s recent trip to tornado-decimated Ashland, Mississippi, Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development David Nasser reminded students […]

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A lasting legacy at Liberty

Former dean of students, campus pastor, ALS warrior and preacher dies at 65 The Liberty University community lost another of its greatest influencers Dec. 26, 2015 when a founding dean and campus pastor, Dr. Ed Dobson, died after a 15-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). Dobson, who recently pastored Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 1987 to 2005, […]

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Bringing hope and joy

LU Send Now team heads to Ashland, Mississippi to help with relief work A group from Liberty University packed up and headed south during winter break, but their trip Jan. 6-13 was not to escape the cold and enjoy the beaches along the coast. Nine students and four Liberty staff from LU Send Now traveled to Ashland, Mississippi to assist […]

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Snow day, snow problem

John Dawson hits a contested game-winner to beat the conference leaders The Liberty Flames men’s basketball team (7-15, 4-5 Big South) found itself tied at 67 against the High Point Panthers (13-7, 6-3 Big So). With less than 20 seconds remaining, the Flames were presented with an opportunity to do something they have failed to do in four years … […]

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Women’s Hockey refuses to lose

The defending national champions have not lost since September 26, 2015 The Liberty University women’s Division I hockey team continues its success on the ice this season after claiming last year’s ACHA National Championship, the first in the history of the Liberty hockey program. The championship came from hard work and dedication, two things that Head Coach Paul Bloomfield says […]

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Dawson undaunted

The redshirt-sophomore transfer from Marquette has given life to the Flames “I’m not going to let you leave … I want you to be on my team and I want you to help lead this team. I’m not going to let you leave.” After a coaching change brought former University of Virginia (UVA) Cavaliers men’s basketball associate head coach Ritchie […]

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