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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New trends for 2016

Both the technology business and the fashion industry are set to take off Technological Breakthroughs This spring will usher in far more than warmer temperatures, as 2016 promises to bring many changes to the technology and fashion industries. Phillip Martin, technician supervisor at Liberty University’s Information Technology department, said he expects three trends to make headlines this year: the expansion […]

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Social media mogul

Dr. Chris Underation uses new means to exemplify journalism to students Last summer Dr. Chris Underation, digital media and communication arts, broadcasting and journalism professor at Liberty University, was preparing for social media journalism, one of the several courses he teaches. In addition to preparing class material, Underation thought of different ways to get the class involved and interested in […]

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How to stay healthy

Liberty campus dietician recommends manageable diet and exercise tips As New Year’s resolutions kick off, students across campus will begin their efforts of achieving a healthier lifestyle. According to campus registered dietician Kristina DiSanto, there are several tips that can help start the year eating well and maintaining healthy goals. “The first thing I tell people is to come up […]

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Across the Atlantic

Students and staff travel to Africa over break to witness missions in action While many students travelled home to recuperate from another successful semester at Liberty University, others trekked overseas during winter break to witness missionaries in action. Six students from Liberty’s School of Nursing journeyed their way across the Atlantic to Togo, Africa, hoping to assist missionary doctors and […]

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Marching for a cause

Despite the weather, 40,000 people showed to rally in D.C. Although the Liberty University students planning on riding a bus to Washington D.C. for the March for Life could not attend because of snow, more than 40,000 pro-life citizens from around the nation gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., according to LifeSiteNews.com. The 43rd annual March for Life […]

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Trail series

Student Activities will be hosting this year’s Arctic 5K Trail Race Saturday, Feb. 6 at 9 a.m. The race will take place at Camp Hydaway as a part of the Liberty Mountain Trail Series (LMTS) of races. Josh Yeoman, director of outdoor recreation for Student Activities, said racers should not expect an easy run. “This is a fairly difficult 5K […]

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Figaro’s wedding

Liberty School of Music performs an adaptation of Mozart The modern-Mozart adaptation of “The Marriage of Figaro” originally written and composed during May 1786, according to history.com, debuted for the third time on Liberty University’s campus. The performance, held in the Tower Theatre, follows Tony Figaro and his troubles in attempting to marry his fiancé Susanna. The adaptation, “Figaro’s Wedding,” […]

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MLK Day political protest

Students stand against Donald Trump visiting Liberty on day honoring activist Donald Trump’s Convocation address Monday, Jan. 18 was met with protest by some students who felt that his history of racist and divisive comments made him ill-suited to speak on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Eli McGowan, a current Liberty University law student, organized the protest through an event […]

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Convocation preview

A look at what the spring Convocation speaker schedule has to offer students With every new semester at Liberty University, both new and returning speakers take the stage at Convocation. What distinguishes this semester from years past is that every single speaker coming to Convocation was at some point requested by a student. “Every student has something to look forward […]

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Invading dark spaces

Rich Wilkerson speaks in Convocation on ministering to all people in all places Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. challenged Liberty University students to “bring people that are far from God, close to him” on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at Convocation, where he spoke and held a book-signing event. His passionate charge is also the mission statement of the Vous, Wilkerson’s Miami-based church, […]

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Should Christians vote Trump?

Evangelicals must decide whether a candidate’s views match a biblical worldview This past Monday was one of the most significant Convocations I have been to in my four years at Liberty University, and I have been to many notable ones. From Tim Tebow to John Piper to Bernie Sanders, I have enjoyed many highly anticipated addresses to our student body. […]

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Lottery jackpot record

Powerball craze raises theological questions on where satisfaction is found Earlier this month, the Powerball lottery reached a record-breaking, mind-boggling jackpot of $1.5 billion, and the question of the day across the country seemed to be, “What would you do if you had that winning ticket?” Across campuses and offices, in homes and apartments and schools, friends and families impressed […]

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