Carter’s commencement speech calls for humble service

A rainy Saturday morning brought 20,200 graduates back home to Liberty for commencement 45 in the Williams Stadium.   Students and faculty from over 500 LU degree programs flooded the Flames field and waited patiently, regardless of unfortunate weather, for former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to address the crowd. Carter was personable and warm, joking that the audience was bigger […]

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Liberty students pray to stop gun violence

A day after the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3, students gathered on the front steps of DeMoss Hall after Convocation to pray against gun violence. Sophomore Selina Feliciano, a double major in government and history, and freshman Addi Tarr, a journalism student, organized the event with the help of the Office of Spiritual Development. Feliciano and Tarr said […]

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Rashad Jennings speaks at convo on the lawn 2018

Students brought out the sunscreen and the parasols this past Friday, May 4, for Liberty University’s second annual Convocation on the Lawn. The weather was a sunny 88 degrees and students, in a rather historic moment, were allowed to wear shorts. “Pants are overrated,” junior Nathan Volz said. “They constrain us and hold back. Shorts equal freedom.” The event started […]

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THE TREASURE OF A FEATHER

Hidden in the confines of the LU Shepherd’s Office down a locked corridor lies an office like no other. The room is filled with a welcoming a gentle ambience. Smells of herbal teas linger from past visits. Elegant light blue and green furniture decorate the room set up for deep conversations over tea and chocolate. The one responsible for the […]

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The Well ministry hopes to continue empowering women next semester

Encouragement. Community. Those were words two Liberty women used to describe their experience at the Well. Although both students attended only one of the three nights, they both talked about the refreshment they found there. The Well is a women’s event, led by Senior LU Shepherd Melanie Denney, that the Office of Spiritual Development started this semester. “The Well is […]

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Talk of the Towns

In 2009, Jackie Johnson Towns always sat in the front row of the Bible class taught by Liberty co-founder Elmer Towns. Jackie got a lot out of that class — another course toward earning her degree in biblical studies, of course. But he also indirectly convinced her to travel to Texas and achieve her master’s in Theology at Dallas Theological […]

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“Love’s Labour’s Lost” Brings Lesser-known Shakespeare to the Black Box Theater

Mixed-up love letters, football tosses and moody characters dominate Liberty’s production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” the Department of Theatre Arts final performance of the school year, running at the Black Box Theater. A lesser-performed work of William Shakespeare, “Love’s Labour’s Lost” tells the story of the King of Navarre, who along with his three companions decides to swear off romantic […]

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