Faculty highlight: Bruce Kirk

Along with the rest of Liberty University’s faculty and staff, School of Communications professor Bruce Kirk has been commended for his continual zeal and compassion for his work and his students. Kirk has gained much knowledge during his time in the world of broadcasting. According to his biography on Liberty’s website, he has more than 33 years of experience and […]

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Professor shows passion for psychology

Former police officer Timothy Barclay’s law enforcement background sparks his interest in a new career Lights flashed as another speeding car slowed to a stop, a look of defeat crossing the frustrated driver’s face as a police officer strode to the window. It used to be all in a day’s work for Timothy Barclay, who served 10 years on patrol […]

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Good Hill hunting

Students to scavenge for $1,500 in prizesLynchburg will soon become the site of a massive game for the fourth annual Hill City Scavenger Hunt hosted by Liberty University’s Student Activities. In order to participate in the hunt, students must be in the Tilley Student Center by 1 p.m., Feb. 9th, according to Student Activities. Students will race across Lynchburg to […]

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PRSSA preps for Plunge

Liberty University students and the community of Lynchburg prepare to brave the icy waters of Camp Hydaway Lake during the Hill City Polar Plunge that will take place Feb. 16, 2013. Special Olympics Virginia is teaming up with Liberty’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society […]

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Liberty gets involved

Christian service impacts the community through students Wet paint ran down the side of the newly-built wheelchair ramp in downtown Lynchburg as Liberty University students exchanged smiles and raced to catch the drips with their already-saturated brushes. Last year, 305,000 community service hours were performed by Liberty students through activities such as building wheelchair ramps, remodeling homes, or visiting with […]

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New ILRC dean prepares for future library

As the construction of the new Jerry Falwell Library nears completion, the Integrated Library Resource Center (ILRC) will also be adding a new member to their staff. Marcy Pride was recently promoted to become the new dean of the ILRC, succeeding former dean Carl Merat. Pride first came to Liberty University in January 2006, where she was the head of […]

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SADA art show spotlights faculty talent

The Liberty University Department of Studio and Digital Arts opened its Faculty Art Exhibition Thursday, Jan. 24. Todd Smith, Studio and Digital Arts (SADA) chair, said that a variety of work is being displayed in the gallery from SADA professors. “The works of art include drawings, paintings, sculpture, graphic design, video, animation and photography,” Smith said. The free show will […]

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Training leaders

Liberty prepares to host women’s conference A frequent visitor of Liberty University’s women’s evangelism classes and founder of The Blush Network, Autumn Miles is known for encouraging women across the country through her ministry efforts. The Blush Network is a ministry whose main purpose is to spiritually challenge the way young women think. As a permanent partner with Liberty University’s […]

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T-Room opens second location

Everything is bigger in Texas, but this restaurant franchise has made a name for itself by keeping things small The sound of burgers sizzling on the grill and eggs frying in pans have been heard more clearly at the Cornerstone Apartments on Greenview Drive near Timberlake Road ever since a new Texas Inn opened Dec. 19, 2012. Eddie Eagle, owner […]

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Thoughts from Taco Bell

Matt Ouellette’s first book, “Thoughts That Fell from a Taco Shell,” released Jan. 3, turned out completely different than what he anticipated. But, then again, what more could he expect from a book that was almost entirely written from inside his local Taco Bell? With a little encouragement from Ouellette’s wife, Missy, what began as a letter written for his […]

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Snow bound

SA plans annual ski trip to Wintergreen The winter season is well underway at Liberty University as students plan their annual trip to Wintergreen Resort. The facility is located in Central Virginia in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and according to Student Activities’ website, the trip gives students the chance to take advantage of lower-than-normal prices. According to Student Activities, those […]

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Back to school with a bang

Student Activities scored a hole-in-one with the Back-to-School Bash Jan. 19. The Schilling Center was filled with students Saturday night as they played their way through a 9-hole miniature golf course and practiced their athletic skills with a football toss. Games such as Twister and pingpong gave students the opportunity to play interactive games together.

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