Mosaic Mixer kicks off International Week

Hundreds of students filed into the Williams Stadium Club Pavilion, Friday, March 23, for a culture filled evening. The Mosaic Mixer, hosted by Liberty’s Center for Multicultural Enrichment, showcased energetic step dancing, rapping and an international fashion show for students from all backgrounds and cultures to enjoy. “This is the first time the Center4Me has hosted this event,” Director for […]

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Skate park seeks graffiti makeover

If your hobbies include skateboarding, graffiti and the desire to legally deface a skate park, then you may have lucked out. Liberty Mountain Skate Park is hosting a contest for student graffiti artists to give its facility an urban makeover. Artwork must be submitted by March 30, and the park’s employees will judge the pieces. Up to 10 winners will […]

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Student’s story urges others to give

Liberty senior Jessica Grigg’s life was saved after a skiing accident by the generosity of blood donors The human body contains 10 pints of blood. After receiving nine of those 10 pints through a blood transfusion after a skiing accident, Liberty senior Jessica Grigg understands how precious those 10 pints can be. Only nine years ago, Jan. 20, 2003, Grigg […]

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Downtown restaurant: Taste of the past

Market at Main offers visitors an extensive menu in a classic venue that dates back to the 1900s Since its opening in 2010, Market at Main has thrived in downtown Lynchburg by offering its visitors a unique dining experience. The restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, was designed to look like an old drugstore lunch counter from the 20th […]

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Comedy and mystery collide at the 39 Steps

Espionage, murder and eccentric Scottish people all came together in the Tower Theater this past weekend for the sold out opening of the latest Theater Department production, “The 39 Steps.” The play tells the story of Richard Hannay, played by Kyle Rodgers, who is frustrated with his mundane life. One night, he meets a suspicious German woman named Anabella Schmidt, […]

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Michael Tait returns to Liberty

Alumnus reflects on memories before performing with the Newsboys For alumnus Michael Tait, who has left his stamp on Liberty’s campus and an even greater imprint on Christian hip-hop and rock sounds, returning to his alma mater still causes him to choke up. For Tait, current lead singer of the Newsboys, returning to Liberty University for the God’s Not Dead […]

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Student designs take the stage

Heavy rain and a tornado watch could not stop Liberty’s own version of Project Runway as student designers and models took to the runway Saturday, March 24, for the sixth annual FACS Fashion Show. The theme of this year’s show was “Lights. Camera. Fashion. Iconic Design.” Student designers each picked one prominent designer such as Micahel Kors or Giorgio Armani, […]

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SA to host ‘God’s Not Dead’ tour

The Christian rock group, Newsboys, will bring their signature sound to the Vines Center at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24, as part of Compassion International’s “God’s Not Dead” tour. “We’re very excited to be hosting their new ‘God’s Not Dead’ tour,” Student Activities (SA) Promotions Manager Stephanie Ward wrote in a recent email. “It’s been quite a while since we’ve […]

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Seeking to solve the water crisis

Local teen partners with Causelife to bring clean water to Guatemala After seeing the physical needs of the Guatemalan people on a church mission trip, 16-year-old Lynchburg resident Hunter Smith is on a mission to raise funds and awareness for their country. “While I was there in Guatemala, I fell in love with the country and its people,” Smith said. […]

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Coffey’s creations take the cake

Wendy Coffey provides high quality cakes for special occasions According to Wendy Coffey, everything happens for a reason. In fact, when she was laid off from her job, she said she was given the opportunity of a lifetime — starting a small business of her own. Coffey Cakes, owned and operated by Coffey, is a small bakery in the Timberlake […]

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Project leads to opportunity

Public relations majors Ashley Kelly and Chelsea Dawson make final round in GM ad competition A class project has led two public relations students to have a chance at winning over $5,000 and an internship at Alloy Media + Marketing. Ashley Kelly and Chelsea Dawson are in the running to win the John Caples Student Campaign of the Year Award, […]

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Charles Billingsley releases new CD

Album a ‘plea to the church… to love the world’ After more than eight years since his previous studio album with original music, Charles Billingsley is set to release his newest solo-artist CD “Never Forsaken” on March 6. A live-streaming concert will be aired on CharlesBillingsley.com, taking place at Thomas Road Baptist Church, of Lynchburg, Va. Both the online and […]

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Dog-friendly park to come to the ‘burg

Lynchburg canines and their owners have something to wag their tails about, with the upcoming construction of Blackwater Creek Athletic Area. The park, which will be built when fundraising efforts have been completed, will provide a fenced area where dogs can roam leash-free. The park’s mission, posted on the Lynchburg Dog Park’s website, is “to establish and maintain an off-leash […]

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Euphoric euphonium

Acclaimed musician performs for small crowd During his visit to Liberty University, Dr. David Stern performed a euphonium and trombone recital to a small crowd in the Oldham Recital Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 27. Dr. Kevin Chiarizzio, an associate professor of brass and music education at Liberty, introduced Stern as a personal longtime friend and fellow musician. Stern is the […]

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