Five tips for stress-free finals

Finals week is usually characterized by sleepless nights, potfulls of coffee and high stress. But it does not always have to be that way. Here are some easy ways to stay stress free during finals. Eat Better. Enjoy breakfast. It is tempting to skip breakfast before running out the door in the morning to a final exam or study session, […]

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A fresh harvest at Community Market

It’s Saturday morning and the quiet sound of birds singing is broken suddenly by the rattling of garage doors as they are hoisted into a coil at the ceiling. Large trucks pull up and back into their places and the canopies open, displaying the words “Community market.” The clock strikes 7 and Lynchburg’s sleepy downtown begins to wake. Every Saturday […]

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Local bands play “Show at the Snow”

The hills (and slopes) were alive with the sound of music and laughter Thursday, April 28, as students gathered at the Snowflex centre for C’est le Vie: A Show at the Snow. Students seated on the turf watched as four bands played on the chilly night. Other students milled around, buying food or entering Media Hope’s raffle, hoping to win […]

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Father, son survive loss of family

Ray Jones stumbled across a marked up degree completion plan for Liberty University. His wife, Jill, who died in a car crash months earlier, had already filled in the courses he completed at other colleges. “Even from beyond, she is still telling me what to do,” Jones said with a smile. After losing his wife and son, Nicholas, in a car crash last August, Jones left his construction job and enrolled in Liberty’s online program with sights set on teaching.

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Phantom of the Opera

Those who have not seen the Liberty Department of Theatre Arts (DTA) performance of “The Phantom of the Opera” should prepare themselves for an extravagant display of sight, sound and skill by the cast and technical crew. After preparing and advertising months in advance, the show sold out 17 performances. “The Phantom of the Opera” opened Friday, April 8 for eager throngs of students, community members, families and even tour buses full of fans that […]

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ALD honors future alumni

Piano melodies filled the air as students chatted around a chocolate fountain. Students decorated in suits and dresses looked around at their peers, friends and parents who had come to join them in a night to remember. Liberty University’s DeMoss Grand Lobby was filled Saturday, April 16 for an event commemorating the work of dedicated Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honors Society students who will be graduating in a few weeks.

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Center4ME hosts Achievement Awards

Men in ties and buttoned suits accompanied flawlessly styled women as the elevator attendants opened doors to the third floor event. Cameras flashed on a red carpet which sprawled out in front of a large black and white backdrop. The 16th Annual Achievement Awards were underway at the Williams Stadium Club Pavilion, Saturday, April 9, and everyone was a star.

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In her own words: Jenna Sailsbury shares her story of survival

Senior Jenna Sailsbury has spent much of her life in and out of hospitals. At the age of 11, she was diagnosed a few days after Christmas in 1998 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), with a Philadelphia positive chromosome. “I had been sick with strep throat at two different times,” Jenna said. “After an enlarged spleen and lots of blood tests, I was diagnosed with the leukemia.”

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Springtime sweetens fashion show

“Let them eat cake,” and eat they did. Attendees helped themselves to frosted cupcakes and pastel meringues while they indulged in a fashion show, Friday April 1 that was both classy and carefree. The Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Department fifth annual fashion show entitled Modern Marie: Springtime Sweets mixed lady-like layers, soft colors and strong architectural lines to create […]

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