Training champions for media

New light has been shed on the journalistic process, questioning the purpose Almost two weeks ago, former sports editor for the Liberty Champion, Joel Schmieg, wrote a personal opinion column criticizing Donald Trump’s “locker room talk.” Schmieg had planned to run it in the Champion two issues ago, but according to his Facebook page, his piece did not run because […]

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POLITICS: HILLARY CLINTON

Just as she was the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate from New York, she seeks to be the first female president elected as president of the United States. In an election year where emotions are running high, it can be difficult to see the presidential candidates clearly. Voters come with preconceived notions about each of the […]

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POLITICS: GARY JOHNSON

I am supporting Gary Johnson in this upcoming presidential election. I do not support Johnson because I agree with him on everything or because I am a diehard Libertarian Party member. I am voting for Johnson because he is the candidate which aligns most closely with my libertarian beliefs. Libertarianism is a belief in individual rights and liberty. The role […]

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A mother’s love knows no bounds

Outstanding Parent Award given to Reina Alvarez for her dedication to her sons “Goodnight, don’t stay up too late.” Most children around the U.S. have heard this parental phrase more times than they can count. But Reina Alvarez’s sons never heard it because she would stay up with them until all their work was done, encouraging them to keep going. […]

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POLITICS: DONALD TRUMP

Every great leader has his or her flaws. For King David, it was Bathsheba, and President’s Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy had similar problems with lust and extramarital affairs. However, each of these leaders brought their countries through difficult times, including the unification of the tribes of Israel, World War II and the Cold War. Donald Trump is […]

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Cadets answer the call

Three ROTC students earn distinguished military honor Three Liberty University students were awarded the honor of being distinguished military graduates within the 2016 graduating class of the ROTC. Ben Solem, Rob Moretz and John Hixson, seniors at Liberty, received this distinction based on their nationwide class ranking, which is comprised of their GPA, involvement in extracurricular activities, a physical fitness […]

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Stronger together

LU and CVCC launch dual enrollment Liberty University and Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) entered into an agreement Wednesday, Oct. 17 that allows high school graduates the opportunity to simultaneously take classes at both schools in a dual-enrollment program. The program, which could start as soon as Spring 2017, gives 50 qualified students the ability to take prerequisite and gateway […]

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She’s the mane event

Three-time state champion barrel racer balances school and competition Since she was 7 years old, Liberty University student Josie McCormick’s passion for barrel racing was a large part of her life. Eventually, her passion for riding horses would take her to the championship level. “I have been the Virginia state youth champion three years in a row now, and as […]

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POLITICS: DONALD TRUMP

Donald Trump, 70, announced his campaign for president June 16, 2015 at Trump Tower, presenting a picture of an America “in serious trouble” that “(doesn’t) have victories anymore.” Born in Queens, New York, Trump graduated with a degree in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania before beginning his career in real estate. He claims […]

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POLITICS: GARY JOHNSON

After two terms as governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson is now taking on a larger role by running as the Libertarian nominee in the 2016 presidential election. Throughout his political career, Johnson, 63, has worked to reform the government and influence the larger American economy. According to his campaign website, Johnson served as governor of New Mexico from 1995 […]

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POLITICS: HILLARY CLINTON

Just as she was the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate from New York, she seeks to be the first female president elected as president of the United States. Prior to her run for president of the United States, Hillary Clinton was best known for her time serving as first lady to President Bill Clinton, a senator […]

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A first down facility

Indoor practice field next to Williams Stadium to be completed next summer Liberty University has undergone major construction to its campus for several years and continues to expand with the indoor football facility that will feature 70-foot ceilings and a regulation field. Vice President of Major Construction Alan Askew said the new facility will help during football season because weather […]

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Top of the class

LU alumna and teacher receives presidential award The room broke into applause after Jaunine Fouché’s lesson on Egyptian hieroglyphs. She saw that she had impressed her audience. Fouché was a seventh-grader at the time, and her audience was her teacher and classmates. “I really enjoyed researching for the lesson, delivering the lesson, answering the questions from the students, and so […]

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Beyond the classroom

The CPCE office offers cheaper classes and certification courses at Liberty The Center for Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) is a branch of CASAS and provides students with extra residential education in non-credit and for-credit courses. Liberty students can take these extra courses for under $100. The CPCE office is flexible and willing to meet the needs students have and […]

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Much esteem due the VP?

Often overlooked, the second in command serves a very important role Classes were cancelled for the morning. Secret service scans started at 7 a.m. in anticipation for Gov. Mike Pence’s arrival at Convocation. Yet the expectation for a packed auditorium fell short. If those seemingly empty seats two weeks ago gave any serious indication of the Trump campaign’s struggling state, […]

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