Andrew Belle’s music from television shows comes to Liberty University

Singer Andrew Belle first gained notice when one of his songs was featured on the show “90210,” and he has gone on to have songs featured on “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Pretty Little Liars.” Belle performed at Liberty University on Oct. 12 to perform some of his mellow, acoustic music. After giving a college radio campaign $3,000 while he was living […]

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American Sign Language and Interpreting Program seeks to connect with deaf community

American Sign Language and Interpreting Program began in 2012 and has graduated two classes and inducted students into the National American Sign Language Honor Society. Program seeks to connect with the hearing impaired and share the Gospel with them. Language is the deepest and most fundamental form of communication between human beings. For sophomore Julie Kasten, this connection through language […]

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Food Truck Round Up brings local community food to Liberty’s campus

Food Truck Round Up set to take place three times this semester and serves to connect Liberty students with the Lynchburg community. Nomad Coffee Co., Momma Crockett’s Cider Donuts, Earl’s Carolina Barbeque, Hibachi Guys and Maylynn’s Creamery are some of the featured food trucks. Liberty University alumni and Nomad Coffee Co. owner Josh Davies had an idea to begin something […]

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Liberty opens Black Box Theater with suspenseful “Wait Until Dark”

Liberty performs “Wait Until Dark,” thriller about a blind woman defending herself against three crooks trying to steal a cocaine-filled doll. “Wait Until Dark” is the grand opening of Liberty’s intimate Black Box Theater. At some points in Liberty University’s performance of “Wait Until Dark,” the 1960s apartment set is showered in light from both overhead lights and the lamps […]

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“Jake Ziegler and the Locals” bring their joyful music to Liberty University

After learning piano and guitar as a child, Jake Ziegler played in “joke bands” before forming a serious band between high school and college. Ziegler’s joyful music and crazy on-stage persona come from love and his influences like Rolling Stone and Aerosmith.   When Jake Ziegler takes the stage, everything about him seems to channel the spirit of a time-traveling […]

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Designer Launch Party flourishes with promise for spring FACS Fashion Show

The FACS Fashion Show announces that the Spring 2018 theme will be “Flourish: Fashion in Full Bloom.” Fashion Show intends to provide a current show for fashion and design students and a chance to network in the industry.   Student fashion designers spanning age, gender and major all gathered in the Grand Lobby of DeMoss Hall Thursday, Sept. 28, for […]

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Encounter Folk Islam event informs students about African religion

Global Focus Week event teaches students about African version of Islam that syncretizes Islam and traditional African beliefs. Liberty students have the opportunity to eat traditional African food and hear stories from missionaries who served in Africa.   LU Serve Global Training Coordinator Daniel Smith sat on a faded but colorful woven mat, and looked around at the audience sitting […]

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“Spanish at Starbucks” brings Spanish conversations to a real-world situation

Spanish speakers of all levels can practice their conversational skills while sipping coffee at Starbucks in the Jerry Falwell Library, put together by the foreign language honors society. Learning Spanish allows Christians to share their testimony and the Gospel with a new community, in addition to boosting resumes. While many of the social hubs on campus are hitting their Monday […]

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Young Oceans Rises to the Surface of Worship Music

Rock worship band Young Oceans brings alternative and expressive worship music to the LaHaye Event Space. The band’s musical sound is influenced by songwriter Eric Marshall’s worship band at his home church, where he leads worship.   Spiritual rock anthems resounded on Sept. 29 as alternative band Young Oceans graced Liberty with its third live performance in the group’s history. […]

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From Roccotown to Gillville: A brief history of Gillville

Gillville started in 2007 as Roccotown after the head coach at the time, but became Gillville in 2012. Incentives for students who camp at Gillville include free Domino’s pizza, free breakfast and early entry to the football game. Like most college campuses in the country, Liberty University is rife with quirky traditions. The beloved Gillville is one of them. Starting […]

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Leaving his Marc in the world and in Green Hall

Liberty University’s Green Hall Art Gallery brings unconventional, biblically inspired work by Marc Chagall. Chagall collection from a collection from artist Sandra Bowden, who wants to bring more art with Christian connections to Liberty.   Moses has horns protruding from his head. Abraham and Sarah have a bright blue skin tone. Jesus Christ is a clock. Unconventialism comes to campus […]

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