FAA delays control tower closures

The move gives Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics more time to figure out alternatives The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Friday, April 5 that it would delay the closure of 149 federal contract airport control towers around the country until June 15. The move gives Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics (SOA) more time to prepare for the loss of tower […]

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CVCC considers property sale

Liberty University has been approached by Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) as a possible buyer for its 102-acre site off Wards Road, following the announcement that the college is considering selling the property. According to Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr., Liberty has expressed interest in the land given certain conditions. Up to this point, Falwell and CVCC President John Capps have […]

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Equestrian Center grows

In a continued effort to offer state-of-the-art facilities, Liberty University opened an Equestrian Center last year that allows students to participate in various horse-related activities.
According to its website, the Equestrian Center features more than 30 acres of pastures […]

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Flames RB suspended

Allen had 1,000 yards, 10 TDs in 2012 Liberty University football coach Turner Gill announced Tuesday, April 2, that running back Aldreakis Allen has been suspended from the football team for violating a team policy. The university declined to comment further, citing student privacy laws in its press release. The suspension followed Allen’s March 29 arrest and arraignment in the […]

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White Hart closes

Economic circumstances shut down the popular café Citing financial problems, Tim Patterson, the owner of The White Hart Café, closed the coffee shop and bookstore after two years of service. The popular destination for Liberty University students served its last customers Saturday, March 30. According to Patterson, he was a first-time business owner who purchased The White Hart Café two […]

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Students in love with ‘LU Crushes’

Yet is anonymously posting your fondness for a fellow student on a Web page really the best way to handle the situation? For many of us, elementary school marked a time of loud recesses, hushed classes and whispered note passing. Love letters would be scribbled on messy lined paper, crumpled up and sent flying into the lap of fifth-grade crushes. […]

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From the desk

As technology has progressed over the years, the high-tech Internet search engines have continued to improve searches by taking the keywords you type in to previous Web pages you have browsed and assuming you want something similar. Taken at its face value, the Internet’s knowing what you want, like some sort of voyeuristic stalker, is just plain creepy. Are we, […]

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Senior night celebration for lacrosse

Coach Denham: 16-10 victory over Presbyterian is an ‘overall great win for team on senior day’ The Liberty Lady Flames lacrosse team (6-7, 2-1 Big South) celebrated senior day by defeating the Presbyterian Blue Hose (2-11, 0-3 Big South) 16-10, Friday, April 5. In front of family and friends, the Lady Flames put on an impressive offensive display against the […]

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Men’s v-ball fifth in national tourney

The Liberty University Men’s club volleyball team traveled to Dallas April 3 to compete in the 2013 National Collegiate Volleyball Federation (NCVF) Tournament. Liberty entered the tournament ranked 20th out of 24 teams, but emerged from it near the top, placing fifth. The Flames started day one of the tournament competing against Penn State Harrisburg, clinching their first win of […]

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Lady Flames fall to Marshall

Women’s tennis winning streak snapped in 6-1 loss to visiting Thundering Herd, Saturday, April 6 The Liberty University women’s tennis team four-game winning streak snapped against Marshall Thundering Herd, 6-1. “Marshall is a team that has competed with the top 30 teams in the country and been within points of beating them,” Head Coach Jeff Maren said. “They’re legit. They’re […]

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Woods + winning = cure?

Nike’s new advertisement featuring Woods hints that success creates forgiveness Just when you thought that the glaring spotlight would finally swing away from Tiger Woods, the man whose name has become synonymous with scandal jumps right back onto the center stage of public attention. But not to worry, the current headlines no longer read of infidelity, deception and catastrophe. On […]

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From the box

If you haven’t noticed by now, the Liberty University Baseball Stadium is nearing completion. Overall, we’re quite impressed. It is a beautiful addition to campus and puts the baseball program on a whole new level of legitimacy. But, as long as it is not quite finished, there is still time for some last minute suggestions. Here are a few of […]

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Editorial: Rice abuse tactics unnecessary

A coach with fire and passion ignites players and fans alike. Legends such as John Wooden, Pat Summit, Geno Auriemma and Jim Boeheim are just a few fiery and passionate coaches who have been characterized by a distinctly positive aura. Former Rutgers University Scarlet Knights basketball Head Coach Mike Rice Jr. does not fit that mold. April 3, Rice was […]

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Colleges going private

Higher education in America has reached a tumultuous crossroads. Our state colleges have long been considered the jewels in America’s educational crown, but these colleges are receiving significantly less state funding when compared to past decades. This drastic decrease has led institutions to search for new funding avenues. Foremost in the funding conversation is privatization. “The state share of academically-related […]

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Junior and Senior Gala raises funds

Student Government Association kicks off Pro-Life Emphasis Week with “A Black and White Affair” The Liberty University Jazz Ensemble set the mood as students arrived in their classiest suits and dresses for “A Black and White Affair” on the third floor of the Williams Stadium, April 6. The Liberty Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the event, also known as the […]

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