Eat the frog: Combatting procrastination

The Academic Success Center at Liberty University wrapped up its fall series of workshops with a relatable topic for most students: overcoming procrastination. This last workshop was taught by Dr. Ralph Jernigan, an Academic Success Center professor who has been teaching academic success workshops for 20 years. Jernigan’s overarching point on procrastination was “Eat that frog.” In order to overcome […]

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In other news

National Ohio became the seventh state to ensure access to abortion and reproductive health care after voters passed Issue 1 on the Ohio ballot Nov. 7, according to AP News.  The new amendment gives access to abortion if the treating physician determines that the child is not viable. In the case of saving a mother’s life, if medically necessary, abortion […]

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Survivors share accounts of Hamas attacks

Convocation began Wednesday with worship from LU Praise, Liberty University’s multi-ethnic gospel choir, as well as the Worship Collective.  Following worship, Chancellor Jonathan Falwell introduced brothers Jonathan and Ido Lulu-Shamriz, survivors of Hamas’ attack on Israel Oct. 7. The brothers were also joined onstage with former Liberty Campus Pastor Johnnie Moore, who serves as a commissioner for the U.S. Commission […]

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To jam or not to jam (before Thanksgiving)?

Graphic by Sofia Diaz Memories of Christmas are things I treasure. Decorating a Christmas tree, going to church on Christmas Eve and eating my mom’s Christmas cookies are things I will never forget. These memories of a cozy late December are always accompanied by a comforting soundtrack, something more than the crackling embers of the fireplace: Christmas music.    No matter what season, […]

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Down-to-earth leaders

Have any of my columns started with Mexican food? No? Alright then, let’s start with that. I ordered Roadrunner at Green Hall the other day. I had my usual bowl (basically clicking every option I can on the screen, then receiving a mound of beans and corn pico and iceberg lettuce). I didn’t have to wait very long before I […]

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Happy banks-giving: Consumerism beats thankfulness

Thanksgiving, a cherished American holiday, has a rich history rooted in gratitude and communal harmony. However, over the years, it has undergone a transformation, evolving from a humble celebration of blessings into a consumerist frenzy that often overshadows its original meaning. Brittanica goes into detail about the roots of Thanksgiving, which can be traced back to the early 17th century […]

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Sons of Liberty: Men’s D1 Flames earn second consecutive series sweep, triumph over Ohio Bobcats

The Liberty men’s D1 hockey team hit the ice at LaHaye Ice Center this past weekend, sweeping the series against rival Ohio University and winning its fifth game in a row on Saturday night. In game one of the series, graduate goaltender Hunter Virostek was tested early on, making two back-to-back saves. Friday night marked Virostek’s first game back in […]

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Tournament Time: Women’s Volleyball team prepares to play in its first ever Conference USA Volleyball Tournament

A 15-12 regular season filled with a wealth of challenging opponents and a new conference has all led to this. The Lady Flames volleyball team is preparing for the 2023 Conference USA Volleyball Tournament, where 10 teams will gather to battle for the CUSA crown Nov. 17-19. For Liberty women’s volleyball Head Coach Trevor Johnson, this weekend’s tournament is a tremendous chance […]

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Georgia finds a way: Lady Flames soccer falls in final minutes of NCAA Tournament opening round, 2-1

After claiming the Conference USA title in thrilling fashion, the Liberty women’s soccer team stared down the tough task of facing the No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Turner Soccer Complex in Athens, Georgia. In a tight match, Liberty was defeated by Georgia 2-1, bringing its 2023 season to a close.  The […]

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Palsgrove’s Points

I am overjoyed to say that Flames’ basketball is back, and it’s back in full force. After two games, Head Coach Ritchie McKay’s boys are 2-0 and have put up 174 points on their opponents, and there is so much I cannot wait to break down from those games. So, for this edition of Palsgrove’s Points, I’ll be talking about […]

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