Head Costume Designer Enlivens Productions With Her Work

In theater productions, costumes carry the weighty responsibility of transporting the audience into the story being told on stage. To fulfill this mission, Lynne Forth, Liberty’s head costume designer, transforms simple threads and fabrics into wearable masterpieces, bringing the audience into the full story experience.   “When I first stepped into this job, I had no theatre background,” Forth said. […]

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Experienced Voice Actors Will Teach Classes During Sonic-Con Audio Convention

Sonic-Con, a three-day audio theater convention, is finally coming to Liberty’s campus on October 23-25 after a long wait.  The event was originally set to take place during the spring semester of 2020, until COVID-19 altered the plans.  Chris Nelson, associate professor of theater arts, led the development of the event.  “Basically, Sonic-Con was created to give people more than […]

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Liberty Sophomore Records Her First Song in Nashville

Katherine Shepler, a sophomore artist development major in the School of Music, went from under the spotlight to the Mathena Recording Studio on Sept. 14.  There, Shepler produced her new song “Graffiti” with visiting Nashville artists, Steve Brewster, Dave Cleveland, Jacob Lowery, and Jason Webb.  “Over the summer, during my time in quarantine, I read a book called ‘Get Lost,’” […]

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Liberty Student Perseveres Through Multiple Trials to Pursue Her Dreams

A professor describes Elizabeth Koehler as one of the hardest workers he has had in 30 years of teaching. A friend, Meghan Walter, describes her as deeply conscientious, dedicated to her faith. “She never takes anything at a surface level,” Walter said.  Koehler is a super-senior and double major at Liberty. She is passionate about Harry Potter and the Christian […]

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LU ROTC Cadets Will Run in a Virtual Army Ten-Miler Throughout Liberty’s Campus

Liberty University’s Army ROTC program will run in the Army’s 36th annual Army Ten-Miler (ATM) on the morning of October 17, but things will look a little bit different this year. Although COVID-19 restrictions changed the way this year’s ATM will run,  the participants are still motivated, and the LU Army cadets are working to keep the race going.  Senior […]

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Liberty Dining Offers a Variety of Options for Vegetarian Students

Students eliminate meat and animal products from their diet for a variety of reasons. Whether it be health purposes, environmental sustainability, or animal welfare concerns, Liberty dining has taken steps to meet plant-based students needs, and students have taken notice.  “We have seen a national rise in plant-based dining and the same can be said for our campus,” says Liberty […]

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Liberty Forensics Team Embraces a Switch to Online Tournaments, Considering it a Valuable Learning Experience for Students

The tournaments for Liberty’s Forensics Speech Team have been moved online this year due to COVID-19 concerns. Forensics coach Denise Thomas said that while team members yearn for the sense of community that in-person tournaments built, they anticipate learning a valuable new communication skillset.  According to Thomas, tournaments are now held online in either a synchronous or an asynchronous form. […]

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