‘Star Wars meets Christmas: music student writes piece for ‘Christmas on the Boulevard’

This year’s much-awaited “Christmas on the Boulevard” President’s Encore Performance will introduce a new, original musical piece inspired by a different galaxy.  Senior film scoring major Joshua Tomes combined his love for soundtracks and film composer John Williams to compose an epic version of “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” that will feature the School […]

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California native kickstarts bed-and-breakfast in Nelson County based on classic television show

Every month, Carole Johnson and her kids awaited the arrival of VHS tapes carrying a couple of episodes of “The Waltons.” The VHS subscription service cost $25 per month, but it was worth the price for the enjoyment it brought. Time passed, and Johnson continued to enjoy “The Waltons.” She even began collecting items similar to those in the show, […]

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LU freshman’s family launches fashion company that supports pro-life organizations

Companies in the fashion industry often directly donate or indirectly give proceeds to organizations like Planned Parenthood. Many pro-life customers, however, want to enjoy shopping and the clothes they are wearing without indirectly funding an organization they disagree with.  Supporting mainstream companies funding Planned Parenthood has become a problem for many individuals who don’t agree with the politics and practices […]

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Hill Students find community playing nightly games of four square

Each night, before rounding the corner of Hill Dorm 22, the sound of a rubber ball meeting cement echoes off brick buildings. Laughter follows.  This is four square territory.  With the cicadas chirping from the trees and a warm breeze floating between the buildings, three Liberty University students come out to the courtyard. With LU logos painted on their faces  […]

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Creating for the Creator — Russian designer Aleona Isakova shares story with fashion students

Her gowns appear on runways in some of the most beautiful and most spiritually dark cities in the world. The intricacies of the beading and the yards of delicate lace and buttery silk do not just represent Russian designer Aleona Isakova’s hours of labor and talent – they represent the gospel in a way that often brings those who behold […]

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Tower Theater honors veterans with the opening of “Bedford Boys”

In the Tower Theater from Nov. 15 to 23, Liberty’s theater department will perform an original play written by theater arts students. Inspired by true events, “The Bedford Boys” pays homage to veterans from Bedford, Virginia, who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of others in World War II. This original historical drama originated in the 2019 Writing Project, and […]

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Love Luggage, a new love language — Unclaimed Baggage hosts a Love Luggage event during Campus Community Nov. 6

Losing luggage at the airport brings stress and frustration. But Unclaimed Baggage uses that lost luggage to drastically impact the lives of foster children through its Love Luggage foundation.  Standing as the only brick-and-mortar store in the U.S. that sells unclaimed airline luggage, the Unclaimed Baggage Center, started in Scottsboro, Alabama, holds strong to a mission of “reclaiming for good” […]

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Liberty’s School of Music gears up for annual “Christmas on the Boulevard” performances

Some people think that November is too early to listen to Christmas music, but the School of Music students have been singing Christmas music since September in preparation for Liberty’s annual “Christmas on the Boulevard.”  “This is the ‘last and biggest hurrah of the semester for (the School of Music),’” Associate Dean of the School of Music Dr. Stephen Muller […]

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Rend Collective and Emily Ann Roberts rock out in the Vines Center hosted by Student Activities

It was an interesting combination – a country singer paired with an Irish folk band – but together, they put on a night of worship unlike any other. Students and guests gathered together in the Vines Center Saturday night to hear from Rend Collective on their Revival Anthem Tour. As a precursor to the event, Emily Ann Roberts, a faith-based […]

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Liberty’s advertising team prepares an ad campaign for the National Student Advertising Competition

As part of Liberty’s advertising team, Liberty students get to step into real-world marketing by developing their own ad campaigns and presenting them at the annual National Student Advertising Competition.  After placing second at the competition in the spring of 2019, the team is gearing up to plan their ad campaign for the 2020 competition. This year the team is […]

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Agatha Christie’s classic story “And Then There Were None” shows at the Liberty University Black Box Theater

Black Box Theater’s newest show tells the tale of 10 strangers summoned to a remote island. Each guest has a wicked past they are unwilling to reveal, but that secret soon decides their fate.  Every individual gets marked for murder. As the weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, they are murdered one by one in […]

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Mallary Hope, American country singer, records a live Christmas show at Liberty’s Center for Music Hall

The Christmas spirit was in the air at Liberty University as country music singer-songwriter Mallary Hope performed Oct. 28 at Liberty’s Concert Hall. Singing two originals and three classic carols, Hope inspired the School of Music students and guests as she filled the hall with contagious Christmas cheer.  But this event wasn’t just a unique holiday event – Hope’s performance […]

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Liberty Worship Collective’s Judson Harris shares his experience with Vertical Worship

David Nasser jokingly calls Judson Harris “Liberty’s Thor” because of the musician’s long blonde hair and beard, but his real superpower comes from a powerful voice, talented musicianship and a heart for spreading the love of Jesus. Harris’ ability was thrown into the spotlight recently at the Dove Awards when Vertical Worship’s song “Yes I Will” was nominated as one […]

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Liberty students practice their emergency skills during an aviation crash simulation

On Oct. 29 Liberty University held a simulation of an aviation crisis hosted at the Lynchburg Airport to give students a chance to practice responses in their respective majors. Aviation, nursing, reporting and public relations all played a role as students simulated characters for roles in an aviation catastrophe by acting as spokespeople, airport and company officials, first responders and […]

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