Campus Runway: The Met Gala 2021

Serving as one of the most pinnacle nights of fashion, this year’s Met Gala paid tribute to the creativity and innovativeness that fuels the wonderful world of fashion with the theme “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.” Every Met has its own theme, and this year’s take on American independence opened the red carpet to a range of gusty and […]

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LU Student Advocates for a Community that Ushers in Conversation About Disabilities

The moment Caden Throndson’s life began, it  changed in an instant. Throndson suffered a life-altering birth injury that severed his brachial plexus nerve in his shoulder after he was caught during delivery on a bone and his entire head twisted nearly off his shoulder. The numerous surgeries he underwent to remedy this injury resulted in complete paralysis of his left […]

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The Commerce Street Theater in Downtown Lynchburg Ushers in a New Production

After a year of wading through unclear waters, the Commerce Street Theater’s (CST) inaugural production “Side by Side by Sondheim” debuts  Sept. 17. “Side by Side by Sondheim” commemorates the work of musical theater’s composer, Stephen Sondheim.  CST’s opening show was hand-picked by board members because of its elegance and simplicity, which suits the theater well. It is a lower-maintenance […]

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Engineering Student Completes Internship at Largest Science and Energy Research Lab in U.S.

Joshua Ingram began engineering at a young age with Legos, abandoning their instructions for his own creative vision. His projects progressed in complexity from potato guns to taser gloves, to reassembling a 1964 Ford F100, to his most recent endeavor: a summer internship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest science and energy research lab in the U.S.  Ingram, a […]

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The First Four-day Elvis Presley Tribute Festival Graces Downtown Lynchburg

Colored lights danced across the theater stage as a man with slicked-back, black hair and thick sideburns and dressed in an all-white conquistador jumpsuit, emerged from side stage, bearing an uncanny resemblance to the king of rock ‘n’ roll himself: Elvis Presley.  Taylor Rodriguez, a Lynchburg native, has dedicated his life to continuing the King’s legacy by performing as an […]

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Liberty Students Make the Most of Their Culinary Skills in Kitchens On and Off Campus

No oven? No problem. In addition to Liberty’s on campus dining options, some college students are skilled at navigating the cooking limitations of on and off campus living by preparing their own meals, and it is catching wind across campus. From savory chickpea sandwiches to loaded smoothie bowls, Anna Cashmore, a senior majoring in interdisciplinary studies in Christian ministry, education […]

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Grammy Nominee Joins School of Music Faculty as Associate Professor

From growing up in a nontraditional musical upbringing to becoming a Grammy nominee, Dr. Giovanni Pérez, an associate professor in Liberty’s School of Music, has plenty of wisdom to share as an artist, producer and audio engineer. “Music was always present since the day I was born,” Pérez said regarding his upbringing and introduction to music.  Pérez was born in […]

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