Natural wonder lights up the night until October

Located just 15 miles south of historic Lexington, Virginia, the Natural Bridge State Park is a National Historic Landmark that dazzled visitors at the Illumination Ceremony on April 29. A century-long tradition, the lighting of the Natural Bridge first began in 1927, according to Park Manager Jim Jones.  “There were two lighting engineers,” Jones said. One was Phineas Stevens from […]

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Engineering students race their mousetrap cars in friendly classwide competition

This past Saturday, three engineering classes came together and participated in a project-based competition dubbed the Mousetrap Car Competition.  Three ENGR 110 classes (Intro Engineering Fundamentals) participated in a friendly competition to test their knowledge and understanding of what they’ve learned this semester. According to Tate Fonville, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, the three professors teaching ENGR 110 classes hold […]

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Student opinion: Church and state – National religions produce polarization

Religion is a deep and personal matter. It’s meant to create and form a person’s identity, life, worldview and more.  In some countries, religion plays an important role on all levels — politically, economically and socially. Some have even gone so far as to declare a national religion. According to Pew Research Center, over 40 countries have official national religions, […]

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Freedom 4/24 holds ‘Kids Fun Run’ and ‘Run 4 Their Lives’ races on campus

Freedom 4/24 held multiple races at Liberty University.

Freedom 4/24, an anti-human trafficking campaign in Lynchburg, Virginia, recognizes the needs and fears of women around Liberty, Lynchburg and the world.  Because of its passion for the safety of the community and women across the globe, the organization held the “Kids Fun Run” 1-miler on April 21 and the “Run 4 Their Lives” 5k race in-person and virtually on […]

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Student opinion: Unequal ‘Gaines’

The transgender movement has sent an absolute shockwave throughout the world. Being whatever gender you want has become commonplace in the U.S. Recently, it has spread to sports of both genders. In a world of people choosing which gender they wish to be, and sometimes even switching it up day by day, the topic has become more controversial in the […]

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Student opinion: The perspective from a deaf student

The deaf community has many different stories, communication preferences and hearing abilities. With almost 40 million Americans facing difficulties hearing, deaf individuals come from various upbringings, backgrounds and cultural experiences. Often, deaf people grow up in the hearing community but live isolated from it. They grow up feeling out of place and like they cannot relate to or communicate with […]

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