Jars of Clay performs at CFAW

Jars of Clay and Shane & Shane put on a show for Liberty University students and College for a Weekend (CFAW) participants Friday, Sept. 21. The event, which was held in the auditorium of Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC), was the first of two concerts that Student Activities will host during the fall semester. “I listened to (Jars of Clay) […]

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Lynchburg Bridal Expo to come

The biannual wedding-themed event will be held at the Holiday Inn Hundreds of brides from Central Virginia will be in Lynchburg Sunday, Oct. 14, to attend the Lynchburg Bridal Expo, which is set to take place at the Holiday Inn in downtown Lynchburg. The expo is produced by Capture It Events as a connecting point between brides and vendors. Kim […]

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Liberty football fanatics gather at Gillville

Through the efforts of Liberty University’s Athletics Marketing, the Student Flames Club and a dedicated group of student fans, the five-year tradition of camping out before Liberty’s football games continues with the 2012-13 football year under a new name, Gillville. This camping tradition serves “to continue to create unique traditions for students to get involved and invested in the athletic […]

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Station raises funds

The Light, 90.9 FM, Liberty University’s on-campus radio station, provides music and entertainment, but what most people do not know is that it is almost entirely run by students. One way the station supports itself is through its annual fundraiser, the Light-a-Thon. Beginning Oct. 3 and ending at noon Oct. 6, the Light-a-Thon will feature testimonials and contemporary Christian music […]

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Biology professor builds champions

“Good morning, young champions,” professor Terry Spohn welcomes his students every morning. “Good morning, Champion Builder,” the students reply. Liberty University students Dana Emerick and Heather Campbell were resigned to a day of long-winded introductions and tedious syllabi when they took their seats in their respective biology and creation studies classes, but assistant professor of biology Terry Spohn was anything […]

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Liberty grad to star on big screen

Katie McCaffrey has been cast in her second feature film, ‘Secrets in the Fall,’ which will begin filming this October After graduation each year, thousands of Liberty alumni go all over the world with aspirations of making a name for themselves. Katie (Thomas) McCaffrey is one of those alumni. Currently in pre-production for the second feature film in which she […]

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Liberty art gallery spotlights local artist

Using scenes of majestic waters, glorious skies and the sheer beauty of the land, this year’s featured artist displays his talents on canvas in the form of landscape portraits, according to Liberty University’s Studio and Digital Arts Department’s announcement. The Contemporary Landscapes exhibit by Christopher Burch will be displayed at the Liberty University Art Gallery, room 4059 in the DeMoss […]

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Virginia 10-miler to hold 39th race

The Virginia 10-Miler will take place Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29 in Lynchburg, Va., giving central Virginia residents a chance to be healthy and get involved in the community. According to the event’s website, this year celebrates the Virginia 10-Miler’s 39th year of bringing in people of all ages to participate in a variety of races to promote […]

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Yogurt Yeti attracts students

Flavor ran wild Sept. 8 as customers participated in the ‘Bash’ Secluded in the remote regions of Simon’s Run, the mysterious Yogurt Yeti called out to those who would venture to its Back to School Bash Sept. 8. According to staff, they had a good student turnout for the event. The frozen treat shop featured buy one get one 50 […]

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Race to honor memory of Liberty grad

Rachael Horton was a Liberty graduate and an advocate for animals everywhere who worked as an assistant at the Gentle Animal Care Hospital in Forest, Va. In her time at the animal hospital, she felt a passion to help people who were without the means to pay for their animals’ health care, and she came up with the idea to […]

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Lynchburg plays host to Christian movie

Hollywood producers and local actors converted Liberty University and Lynchburg hotspots into movie sets this summer while filming the new faith-based movie, “Finding Faith.” According to a Liberty News Service article, the purpose of “Finding Faith” is to educate families on the dangers of the Internet and to teach children how to not fall prey to online predators. The movie […]

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‘Veggie Tales’ co-creator visits Liberty

Animator and voice artist Phil Vischer speaks about his experience with the show at convocation The co-creator of the Christian children’s show “Veggie Tales” and the familiar voice behind characters such as Bob the Tomato, Mr. Lunt and Pa Grape spoke at Liberty University convocation for the second time Monday, Sept. 3. Many Liberty students grew up watching stories from […]

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Intramural sports constantly improving

From basketball to broomball, athletic-minded students are always looking for a sport to get involved in, and the Liberty University Intramural Sports Program works to accommodate them. Given the growing number of students who participate, Liberty has added more intramural sports options and a number of new facilities to host these sports. “The large number of student participation has influenced […]

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Festival showcases Downtown Lynchburg

The city of Lynchburg took to the streets Friday night, Sept. 7 as people flooded downtown for the fourth annual Get!Downtown street festival. The event began at 6 p.m. with buses shuttling people in from all around the city. Within moments, the streets filled with sights and sounds. Various venders, including local restaurants and boutiques, lined the street to hand […]

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