Johnson takes office

New student body president and vice president prepare for inauguration Incoming Student Body President Caleb Johnson and Student Body Vice President Jared Cave will be sworn in at the Liberty University Student Government Association (SGA) inauguration Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the science hall auditorium. Jacob Broadway, SGA’s chief justice, said the inauguration will be a time to […]

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Living outside the bubble

How to stay spiritually and emotionally healthy during the summer months As graduation approaches with summer weather in full swing, it is essential for students and staff to remain mentally and spiritually healthy as their semester or journey at Liberty University comes to an end. Liberty Dean of Students Robert Mullen said the key to staying healthy in all aspects […]

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Burning up for Lawnvo

Liberty hosts first outdoor Convocation to celebrate the end of the year Thousands of students gathered on the lawn in front of the Montview Student Union April 28 as Liberty University hosted the first outdoor Convocation. “Eighty-eight times out of the year, we get together for this thing called Convocation,” Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development David Nasser said in […]

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Nuclear weapons watch

North Korea continues missile tests despite threats from US and neighbors “The shield stands guard, and the sword stands ready.” These bold and clear words spoken by Vice President Mike Pence while addressing U.S. military personnel regarding North Korea’s apparent missile test failure, speaks to the tension building between the two countries. Following the seemingly botched trial missile launch, President […]

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Fight for free speech

UC Berkeley cancels visit from conservative speaker, citing safety concerns Hitler was not really that bad of a guy. Black Lives Matter is worse than the Ku Klux Klan. Muslims should be banned from America. All of these statements are blatantly false and should incite rage in anyone who reads them. However, if these statements were not allowed to be […]

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Deal or no deal

Trump administration looking to end Iran deal The historic Iran nuclear deal passed during the Obama administration was a milestone in and of itself. An agreement between the U.S., Iran, China, Russia, the United Kingdom and the European Union rarely sees itself come to fruition. Barack Obama seemed optimistic about the deal and the possibilities it held at the time. […]

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Patriots protest

Several players boycott team’s visit to White House On Wednesday, April 19 President Donald Trump invited the New England Patriots to visit the White House for the annual Super Bowl victory celebration. However, not every Patriots player accepted his invitation, as two-dozen players opted out of the ceremony. Head coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Craft attended the ceremony, in […]

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Building for the future

Liberty University construction plans to make progress over the summer As the school year comes to a close, Liberty University’s Planning and Construction team is working hard to complete building projects which will be open for students in the fall semester. These projects include the Residential Commons III, a new indoor football practice facility to open in June and a […]

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LU sends off students

Students to visit Germany, Israel, Romania and more through summer trips This summer, Liberty students will travel the United States and the world to visit historical sites, seize outreach opportunities and participate in national competitions through various trips organized by LU Send, with eight international trips traveling to Germany, Greece, Romania, Israel and Ghana, along with others. Many of the […]

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Packing the stands

Liberty to host 50,000 guests at the 43rd Commencement ceremony       With more than 6,000 graduate walking in 27 degree presentation ceremonies, Liberty University is ready to welcome an estimated 50,000 guests on-campus during Commencement weekend May 12. President Donald J. Trump will headline the 2017 Commencement May 13 at Williams Stadium. According to the News and Advance, […]

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Safe and sound

Liberty University campus ranked safest in Va. Liberty University was ranked by security system provider ADT as the safest college campus in Virginia based on statistics including crime rates and campus safety programs. According to the Liberty News Service, through data from the FBI and the Department of Education, ADT picked Liberty as the safest campus over every other school […]

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The Flamespys

Liberty hosts sixth annual student-athlete awards The Liberty University Athletics Department celebrated another year of successful athletics Monday, April 24 with its sixth annual Flamespy Awards, a formal gathering of student athletes, coaches and special guests. According to Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academic Affairs Kristie Beitz, the Flamespy Awards is an event similar to ESPN’s ESPY Awards where athletes […]

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There’s always next year

Men’s tennis team finishes tough season The Liberty men’s tennis team had a rough season this year, with a regular season record of 7-15 and a Big South Conference record of 0-7, but they have hope for future seasons. Finishing last season at the national championships for the first time in the 30-year program, Head Coach Chris Johnson had high […]

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