A story of perseverance: LUO student and lieutenant fighting the COVID-19 outbreak in one of the hardest hit locations: jail

Plenty are facing difficulties due to COVID-19, but a Liberty Online student is rising above, combatting the virus at work while also working toward his degree.  Lt. Vincent Red, a shift commander at a Florida jail, was completing paperwork in his office when he received a call from the deputy running the scanner at the jail entrance. Red went straight […]

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Liberty Champion Staff Goodbyes

Emily Wood – Editor-in-Chief  Words cannot express my gratitude for the Liberty Champion. I grew both personally and professionally and became a better writer, communicator and leader through my time at the Champion. The real-world newsroom experience contributed so much to my journalism education and gave me opportunities I never even imagined.   Through the long production days, many rounds of […]

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It is time to reopen church doors

Editor’s note: This does not necessarily reflect the writer’s personal view. For the opposing view, see “Churches should look more like Jesus’ tomb – Empty.” When pastors are arrested for holding church services and officers issue notices during an Easter service, congregations at home and in pews grow uneasy. What about religious liberty? As another week goes by without a […]

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Churches should look more like Jesus’s tomb – Empty

Editor’s note: This article addresses one side of the issue. See “It is time to reopen church doors” for the opposing perspective. American churches this past Easter Sunday undoubtedly hosted millions fewer churchgoers this year. But sprinkled across the nation, an audacious few defied government orders and worshipped in person anyway. “You need to be in a building, especially on […]

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Not as planned: graduating seniors mourning the loss of a season amid COVID-19 cancellations

The class of 2020 is watching a long-awaited personal milestone come and go in a very unconventional way due to COVID-19-related changes.  A senior year is typically full of nostalgic “lasts” that students have time to process and anticipate. The last bus ride from DeMoss to North, the last dinner at the Rot before Campus Community, the last reading day […]

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How Liberty’s Outdoor Recreation department is finding creative ways to keep students active while practicing social distancing

Liberty’s Outdoor Recreation department is finding creative ways to keep students active while practicing social distancing whether in Lynchburg or around the country. “We’ve got a lot of adventure right in our backyard,” said Michael Ellsworth, director of outdoor recreation at Liberty. “From the hiking trails to our athletic areas to the James River, there is a lot going on […]

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Liberty Dining announces that students can pre-order meals with the Grubhub app

With mobile food ordering becoming more and more popular, Liberty Dining recently announced that, starting in the fall, students can pre-order meals with the Grubhub app to bypass lines.  Grubhub, a food order and delivery service, will enable students to pre-order their food, skip the line and still receive an on-campus meal.  “From school, homework, managing friendships, jobs and more, […]

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The last Convocation of the year hosted on the Montview Academic Lawn, altering it to an online platform and calling it “Front Lawnvo”

Photo taken in 2018 (Nathan Spencer – Liberty Photography) The Office of Spiritual Development (OSD) hopes students will pull out their lawn chairs and gather around the computer screen May 1 for the final Convocation of the year.  After seeing many cancellations to popular events on campus, OSD plans to continue with the annual Lawnvo, the last Convocation of the […]

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For many Liberty senior athletes, a fifth year is what they need to find closure

After weeks of uncertainty surrounding the NCAA and graduating seniors due to canceled sports seasons, the NCAA voted at the end of May to allow programs to bring spring sports seniors back with a bonus fifth year of eligibility. On April 16, Liberty University’s Athletic Director Ian McCaw announced that 19 seniors at Liberty have expressed an interest in playing […]

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Though the Lady Flames field hockey team had their spring season cut short, the team is taking lessons learned from the spring to come back firing this fall

Though the Lady Flames field hockey team had their spring season cut short, the team is taking lessons learned from the spring to come back firing this fall. Despite being a relatively young program, starting in 2011, Liberty’s field hockey team continues to post impressive seasons, moving closer to their goal of conference and national championship contention. A lofty goal […]

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