Condoning misconduct

NFL treatment of domestic violence must be consistent Roger Goodell has got to go. As if the NFL commissioner’s favorability could possibly take a hit following high-profile scandals like questionable concussion protocol and deflate-gate, here we are. Last week, news broke that New York Giants kicker Josh Brown had been abusing his now ex-wife physically, mentally and emotionally. Brown himself […]

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Fighting off the flu

Liberty’s Student Health Center offers preventative resources against influenza With flu season in full swing, the Liberty University Student Health Center is doing all it can to care for students, provide them with treatment, and educate them on how to prevent themselves from becoming ill. The health center offers a variety of services, including standard physician, nurse practitioner and physician’s […]

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Campus crime

New report highlights 2015 crime statistics Liberty University’s annual crime report released in early October showed a slight increase of on-campus alcohol and drug related violations, zero cases of burglary and no reported cases of rape or fondling on main campus in the 2015 academic year. Since 2002 — the first year Liberty’s crime report was published online — crime […]

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Waste not, want not

Sodexo campaigns to raise awareness about food waste on and off campus Sodexo is refining methods to reduce food waste in dining facilities around Liberty University’s campus, such as the Reber Thomas Dining Hall. With an operation as big as Liberty Dining Services, a lot of food is wasted daily. Sodexo is making efforts to encourage students to stop wasting […]

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Matt’s aftermath

Hurricane Matthew and floodwaters take their toll, devastating homes and property of Liberty students. The combination of flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in August and the recent rain and winds of Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean and East Coast resulted in businesses and homes destroyed, widespread power outages and hundreds of deaths. The damage is personal for several Liberty University […]

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Media mistrust

The job of journalists grows more difficult amidst doubt In September, I had the great privilege of attending a Donald Trump rally in Roanoke, Virginia as a member of the press. It was my first time attending such a prominent event, and as I stood in line to get my media pass, I could not think of a time before […]

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Remember the refugees

The ongoing crisis in Syria presents a challenge to all. The crisis in Syria has been happening for more than five years with no hope of an end to the turmoil that has come as a consequence of a horrendous civil war. Lately, images of children, who are the most innocent victims of all, have surfaced. They are bloody, crying […]

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The apollos among us

Christians have united in an effort to “abolish” abortion, make a difference When I was in D.C. Sept. 17, the familiar refrain of “My Country ’Tis of Thee” gradually wafted over from down along East Capitol Street. I abandoned my post where I awaited a cab and followed the tune. Something about the song I knew so well struck me […]

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To Trump, or not to Trump

Students publish statements on GOP presidential nominee. As Nov. 8 approaches, Liberty University students and staff are not only divided over who they personally will vote for, but also who the majority of Liberty will vote for and how President Jerry Falwell Jr.’s endorsement of Donald Trump impacts Liberty. On Oct. 12, a group named Liberty United Against Trump released […]

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Libertarian nominee delivers plan

Libertarian presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson pitched his campaign to Liberty University students at Convocation Monday, Oct. 17. Though Johnson will appear on the ballot in all 50 states Nov. 8, he and his policies are lesser known than Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton and their proposals. Before diving into his ideas, Johnson provided more personal information to attendees such […]

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Praying for justice

The Title IX Office hosts prayer vigil to bring awareness to domestic violence The Title IX Office at Liberty University will be partnering with the LU Shepherds to host its first prayer vigil for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) to honor those victimized by domestic violence Wednesday, Oct. 26. 2016 at 6:30 p.m. on the front steps of DeMoss Hall. […]

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Stitching it all together

Liberty’s first all-female musical shares stories of life through quilt blocks Through 16 quilt patterns, the all-female cast of “Quilters” shared the stories and struggles of pioneer women. “Quilters,” a workshop musical, is comprised of seven cast members who collectively play over 50 separate characters. The characters tell the stories of pioneer life through song, dance and monologue. The story […]

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Falling for Lynchstock

Lynchburg’s annual downtown music festival debuts fall edition of Lynchstock The Lynchstock Music Festival has been delivering music and arts to the city of Lynchburg for several years with concerts in the summer and winter featuring local bands and artists. For fall 2016, co-founder Jonathan Smalt decided it was time to try something new. “We did a winter event,” Smalt […]

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Mitchell’s masterpiece

Professor-turned-artist Dan Mitchell describes how he found painting at 73 Before Liberty University Professor Dan Mitchell picked up a paintbrush a year and half ago, he saw himself primarily as a teacher concerned with abstract ideas and doctrines. More than 200 paintings later, the professor of theology is known by many as an artist. However, Mitchell says he was unaware […]

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Students prepare for takeoff

Liberty School of Aeronautics solves problem with the engines in its planes Students at Liberty University’s School of Aviation resumed their training flights Thursday, Oct. 6 after two weeks of not being able to fly due to issues with the engines in the majority of the school’s planes. On Thursday, September 23, Liberty aviation students were told that flight training […]

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