A ticket to Broadway

The University Choir, comprised of over 300 voices, surged through “Do you Hear the People Sing,” letting the final chord soar through the music hall into silence before carrying on with rehearsal. During Homecoming weekend, the choir will combine with traveling tenors, local alumni and the Liberty University Symphony Orchestra for a concert of Broadway classics. Dr. Vernon Whaley, dean […]

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‘The Elements’ released

“This world gon’ leave some battle scars.” These lyrics from TobyMac’s song “Scars” point to the themes of his new album, offering audiences a vulnerable, honest look at the highs and lows of life while pushing them to keep moving forward. “The Elements,” released Oct. 12, is TobyMac’s seventh studio album, after a three-year wait following “This is Not a […]

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It will BeSweet

Although Eliete Glaze and Denise Moitinho both grew up in Brazil, they never crossed paths until they both moved to Lynchburg, Virginia to be a part of Liberty University. Neither of them had plans to start a dessert business, but a passion for Brazilian cuisine and a drive to empower others led to the creation of BeSweet Desserts.  BeSweet Desserts […]

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Address stress

One thing college students often have in common is stress. A culmination of deadlines, debt and important life decisions make the college years a stressful period of life.   On top of assignments, exams and internships, an important practice for college students to develop is to learn how to properly deal with stress. Liberty University’s Health and Wellness Center, makes […]

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A piece of the action

 It took a while, but Olivia Barnes found an Airbnb that looked like it could belong in 1947. Inside the little house, cast and crew expertly weave between backpacks, props and antique furniture. Extra lighting equipment is stuffed into the front hall and costumes hang on the curtain rod above the tub.  Barnes is one of many senior cinematic arts […]

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SADA Art Drive

The G5 movement held a donation drive sponsored by the Studio and Digital Arts department last week to gather art supplies to be sent to a refugee center in Spain.  Along with bringing art supplies students were encouraged to visit the Spanish art that was on display in the art gallery, where the Spanish Art Exhibit was on display. Director […]

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Displaying Spain

One day a little girl gets a pencil and a piece of paper. The girl started drawing as her imagination fired up. Although she lives as a refugee in Spain, that piece of paper serves as a way for her to shape a different world inside her imagination.  That is a story that Todd Smith, chair of the studio and […]

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Warm welcome

Crisp October air, the sound of the Spirit of the Mountain Marching Band playing to the beat and thousands of die-hard past and present Liberty Flames will all gather together for one weekend celebration. Mark your calendar for Homecoming weekend Oct. 19 – 21 for several events hosted by Student Activities to celebrate the Homecoming of Liberty alumni and students.  […]

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TobyMac’s new album encourages listeners to battle life’s struggles

“This world gon’ leave some battle scars.” These lyrics from TobyMac’s song “Scars” point to the themes of his new album, offering audiences a vulnerable, honest look at the highs and lows of life while pushing them to keep moving forward. “The Elements,” released on Oct. 12, is TobyMac’s seventh studio album, after a three-year wait following “This is Not […]

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Lynchburg’s new coffee shop features warm atmosphere and cold brew

Over the past few years, Lynchburg has experienced a boom in new businesses. From eateries, to clothing boutiques, this town has welcomed a plethora of locally-owned shops. Recently joining the new wave of local businesses is Golf Park Coffee Co., a coffee shop with a comforting atmosphere and refreshing cold brew.  Golf Park Coffee Co., located on Bedford Ave., serves […]

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The Watch

Aline Aidar, a student at Liberty University, goes to the prayer chapel on Tuesday nights to worship with the Watch. She said they are passionate about what they do and that the worship is very intense and deep. “I love the Watch,” Aidar said. “The way they worship and pray for revival on campus and in Lynchburg is great. People […]

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LUCOM student-doctors get hands-on experience through standardized patients

Before internships and residencies, before board exams and licensure and before treating a single real patient, student-doctors at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) work with actors who simulate patient behavior. These actors are called standardized patients, and they grade how students make them feel and what nonverbal cues or tics a student should change. Alonna Brumbaugh, a first-year […]

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