Best of Fall Convo

The Liberty University student body has heard from a diverse group of speakers this fall, with commentators from across the nation coming to address and challenge students during convocation. Among the speakers most noted for leaving a lasting impression on the students are Ed Stetzer, author and vice president of research and ministry development for LifeWay Christian Resources, best-selling author […]

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Engineering students present blueprints to Liberty

Students of Liberty University are often found pacing the hallways of DeMoss minutes before class, checking the building’s carefully hung signs, the room numbers causing the corresponding arrows to spin wildly. One student of ENGR 481 (Engineering Design I) decided to address this frustrating layout, offering an engineering solution to Liberty. This semester, the students of ENGR 481 were instructed […]

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Aeronautics alumnus excels in Africa

Jeff Burnham, a pilot working for Flying Mission Services in Botswana, advances up the aviation ranks The Liberty University School of Aeronautics is a different place than it was when Jeff Burnham left for Botswana. A 2009 graduate of Liberty, Burnham now works as a pilot for Flying Mission Services (FMS), a mission organization that uses aviation to fund Christian […]

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Singing in Christmas

Lights flicker as students run onto the stage, wide smiles fading to the cheerful words of the song they chose to perform. Each year, the Christmas Coffeehouse at Liberty University offers drama, music and student-submitted video performances that highlight the participants’ hidden talents. “Christmas Coffeehouse is by far the most exciting event we host the entire school year,” Stephanie Ward, […]

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Zumba event to promote vision

Liberty University students and Lynchburg residents are preparing to kick off the Christmas season with a workout Saturday, Dec. 1 at the first annual HIS Vision Christmas Zumba Event. Everyone in attendance must raise $30 in order to participate, which is enough for the HIS Vision Project to provide a free eye exam and glasses for one child. Innovations is […]

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TRBC rehearses for Spectacular

With the holiday season just around the corner, the Virginia Christmas Spectacular has been preparing for another round of productions featuring a musical show celebrating the Christmas season and the birth of God’s only son, Jesus Christ. According to the director of the Virginia Christmas Spectacular, Lorie Marsh, this year’s production, titled “Yes, Virginia … Christmas Letter,” will feature 300-400 […]

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Valley View race honors military

Liberty students participated in the fourth annual trail race The Valley View 5-mile trail race was held Saturday, Nov. 10 in honor of Military Appreciation Week. More than 100 runners rallied at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre to show support and race for a cause. “Valley View, along with five other trail races throughout the school year, accomplishes our goal […]

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Liberty University Equestrian Center

The Liberty University Equestrian Center provides current students the opportunity to take part in an array of recreational activities including riding lessons and trail rides. According to the Equestrian Center website, the facilities offer several types of stalls, wash racks, a student lounge and 30-plus acres of pastures. Since the barn opened in the fall of 2011, students have been […]

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Operation Christmas Child delivers

With the holiday season just around the corner, Operation Christmas Child has been getting ready to collect and distribute shoeboxes filled with gifts to children all across the globe to spread the joy of Christmas and the hope of Jesus Christ. According to Operation Christmas Child’s website, the organization was conceived in 1990 after Dave Cooke had the idea to […]

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Food drive aids VA

Liberty University will be joining with Sodexo and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to make an impact in their community by holding a Thanksgiving food drive during the month of November. “This is an incredible opportunity for Liberty University to give back to the community,” senior women’s ministry major Ericka Fuller said. “We are blessed to be at this […]

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Giglio speaks at Liberty

Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta, Ga., spoke Friday, Nov. 2 at convocation, kicking off Liberty University’s College for a Weekend. Giglio opened by encouraging high school students to come to Liberty. He spoke about the difference between knowing “about” God and actually knowing God on a personal level. The well-known pastor also gave his testimony and […]

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Campus SERVE impacts community

Squatting over a row of vegetables in a small, fenced garden, Aubrey “Chubs” Barbour stood up for a moment to take a rest. The row was small and narrow, and there were patches of weeds on the side, but regardless of its size, the field resembled a small farm in a very urban setting. “If you had been here approximately […]

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