Co-Founder Reflects On 50 Years Of God’s Providence At Liberty

The year is 1971. The sanctuary of the original Thomas Road Baptist Church is filled with 154 fresh faces embarking on their post-secondary educational journey, along with 200-300 attendees of TRBC. They have come to celebrate the birth of Lynchburg Baptist College at its first chapel gathering.  “Whatsoever He sayeth unto you, do it.”  Mary, the mother of Jesus, spoke […]

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theater department closes the curtain on its final production of the season

Excited whispers danced between the aisles as upbeat music began to swell, artistically transporting the audience to a desert town full of dance and dreams. “Crazy For You” is a musical comedy last performed in the Tower Theater in 2007, when director Andy Geffkin performed in the production himself. He and choreographer Aubri Siebert have worked with the cast and […]

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Liberty Working To Provide Students With Resources To MAintain Mental HEalth

Young adults currently face a mental health crisis that is unprecedented, and universities across the country are at the frontlines of reaching a suffering demographic. Liberty is one of these universities trying to provide resources and reach struggling students through services like the LU Shepherd’s Office, the Student Advocate Office, the CARE Team and Student Counseling Services. LU Shepherd Megan […]

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LU Shepherd Office Creates Groups That Provide Space For Women To Heal Following Sexual Abuse

April 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which was created to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Liberty University’s Grace Groups, offered through the LU Shepherd’s office, provides support and community for women who have experienced sexual assault or abuse in  their […]

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Multiple Organizations Collaborate To Uncover Layers Of History Beneath New London

Eleven miles southwest of Lynchburg, the former town of New London hides many relics of American history underground. With the help of archaeologists from Hurt & Proffitt, an engineering and surveying firm, as well as several history majors, Liberty University is working to uncover these artifacts. Digging deep into the ground, the archaeologists at New London search for artifacts that […]

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Student Submission: An Excerpt From “Starlandica”

Editor’s Note: Anyone interested in having your work featured in the Liberty Champion, email Jacqueline Hale at jrhale1@liberty.edu. “Come now, dear!” Darlene heard the voice of her dad calling out from the back yard and she sluggishly pushed herself out of bed. “Coming, daddy.” She slid off her bed and slinked down the steps. Instinctively grabbing the little toy robot […]

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Liberty Student USes Singing Talents To Go Viral On TikTok

Millions of people scroll through TikTok, the popular video-sharing social network app, and a strong, high-pitched tone floods through phone speakers as Liberty’s own Anna Traylor appears on screen singing a classic from Disney’s “Frozen II” soundtrack.  Within 24 hours, Traylor went viral on TikTok after nonchalantly deciding to film herself singing “Into the Unknown” in the racquetball courts in […]

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Theatre Department Recreates The Lively, Comical And Award-Winning Musical “Crazy For You”

Liberty University’s Department of Theatre Arts prepares to transport audience members into a world of laughter with its rendition of the award-winning Gershwin musical “Crazy For You.” “Crazy For You” is a lively story set in 1930s Nevada that unites the audience through the production elements of song and dance. With the opening night April 30, cast and crew continue […]

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