Liberty University’s Family and Consumer Science’s 12th Annual Fashion Show is April 6

With trends like chokers, bobbed haircuts and full denim ensembles on the rise, the 1990s may very well be making a comeback. Well, so are the 1970s.  And the 1950s. And the 1920s. “Fashion Unfolded: A Glimpse into the High-Class Fashion of the Decades” is the theme of Family and Consumer Science’s 12th Annual Fashion Show April 6, and designers […]

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White Hart Cafe celebrates one year of new ownership and vision under Daniel Coco

The White Hart Café, a favorite downtown Lynchburg study destination for students, recently celebrated one year under new ownership. Daniel Coco and his wife took the responsibility of owning a coffee shop and café knowing full well how hard it could be. “I’m not just some investor that is trying to turn this place for a profit,” Coco said. “This […]

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Liberty Student Activities hosts themed karaoke Feb 15

Students sipped hot coffee and munched on doughnuts while enjoying the festivities at Valentine’s Karaoke Feb. 15, hosted by Student Activities.   Throughout the evening, there was a variety of song selections performed by the students, everything from Plain White T’s, “Hey there Delilah,” to “Hopelessly Devoted to You,” from Grease the musical.  Sarah Matherly, a sophomore in Liberty’s Education program, […]

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Husband and wife duo Drew and Ellie Holcomb perform at the School of Music Concert Hall Feb. 8

“Oh, what would I do without you?” Husband and wife duo Drew and Ellie Holcomb brought their Tennessee-rooted acoustic sounds to the School of Music Concert Hall Friday night, Feb. 8. After a six-year break from being on the road, Nashville singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb together with her husband Drew of Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors decided they missed the stage. […]

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Student alternative and indie artists perform in LaHaye Event Space Feb. 5

Over 200 students packed the LaHaye Event Space to witness the first student concert of the semester. Three student bands: Rhineland, Oceanic and ANX treated those in attendance to a high-energy show that had fans cheering from beginning to end.  Prior to the first performance, both Rhineland and Oceanic were brought out onto the stage for a quick introduction. Both […]

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Office of Equity and Inclusion Vice President Greg Dowel candidly shares about his family life to graduate students

You can almost always expect some kind of homey smell to overtake your senses well before your foot crosses the threshold of Liberty University’s Commuter Lounge. But the lounge isn’t just for commuters, it is for graduate students as well.  Gretchen Cline, associate director for Graduate Student Life, moved quickly and swiftly. Bright eyed and full of charisma she did […]

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LU Serve’s Lynchburg 101 series brings students insight on topic of mental health

LU Serve launched the Lynchburg 101 Series to bring students expert insight into the controversial topics of the day. The first series of 2019 held of Feb. 6 discussed the topic of mental health with a panel of speakers from the School of Psychology along with representatives from Lynchburg’s Horizon Behavioral Health, located in Lynchburg. Debra Jefferson, Horizon’s Crisis Intervention […]

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Liberty University Biblical Museum curator continues to uncover Biblical artifacts in Qumran

When curator of the Jerry Falwell Library Biblical Museum Dr. Randall Price is not teaching Liberty students about archeology, he is in Israel digging up pieces of history. In the past few years, Price has been instrumental in the recovery of many important artifacts from Qumran, the same series of caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were found in Israel. […]

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International Student Center hosts first ever Lunar New Year celebration

The International Student Center hosted its first ever Lunar New Year celebration, ringing in the year of the pig with traditional Asian foods and trivia games.  As students gathered in the ISC Feb. 5, the sound of music and the smell of dumplings and spring rolls filled the room. Flags of different countries lined the tables as decorations, along with […]

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Alluvion Stage Company brings classic comedy to Lynchburg, “The Will Rogers Follies”

 Will Rogers performed at the Lynchburg Academy Theatre in the 1920s. He swings back onto that newly renovated downtown stage Feb. 1-10 in Alluvion Stage Company’s production of “The Will Rogers Follies.”  Liberty University Theatre Arts Department Chair Linda Nell Cooper directed the show. She credited Rogers for popularizing styles of entertainment like stand-up comedy and solo acts.  “He’s a […]

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Liberty play “Bloodroot” moves up to regional competition, nationals possible

 Bloodroot, the play that premiered November 2018 at Liberty University’s Black Box Theater, started out as a research project. Now it has a shot at regional stardom and even a national spotlight thanks to the invitation from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.  The play, written by 27 female student playwrights under the tutelage of Professor Linda Nell Cooper, […]

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