How students display decals on their laptops as a way to show their interests and personality

Stepping into a college library is one of the easiest ways to find the latest student trends. One of Liberty University’s biggest student trends: laptop stickers. Although most trends appear to set a pattern that trumps the individuality most young adults seek to cultivate, there are many ways students personalize these to fit their own style, and stickers seem to […]

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The story behind how hundreds of Liberty fans attended the Cure Bowl

Early Friday morning, just one day before the Cure Bowl Dec. 21, students and Flames Club members gathered in the Liberty Natatorium. Students ran through check-in, bag checks, last-minute bathroom runs and trip information briefings before TSA agents screened each individual between the bleachers and the pool.  From there, everyone loaded onto the buses for transport to the Lynchburg airport, […]

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‘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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