Green Thumbs: Lynchburg Parks & Recreation Plans Weeklong Celebration

Weeklong-themed events are not just for high school spirit weeks. Lynchburg Parks & Recreation’s Week of Green is celebrating both Earth Day and Arbor Day through service, education and community.  The department will host programs and classes throughout the week to celebrate different aspects of nature, environmental sustainability, solar power and water resources. Lynchburg Parks & Recreation partnered with Lynchburg […]

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Student Gardening Club Grows Vegetables On University Land

Located in the heart of Liberty Mountain, the Gardening Club maintains two acres of land to grow vegetation and build community.  Club president James Grimes started the club almost two years ago as a freshman to cultivate a horticulture learning ground.  After gaining gardening knowledge through first-hand experience on his grandfather’s farm, Grimes had a desire to create a garden […]

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FACS Department Hosts 16th Annual Fashion Show

Just like we live in homes, we also live in clothing. And just as the architecture and design of our homes declare our personal styles, so do our clothes.  The Liberty University Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Department married fashion and architecture at the 16th annual fashion show April 2. This year’s theme, “Blueprint Couture: Where Fashion Meets Architecture,” challenged […]

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Liberty Space Club To Launch Rocket By 2023

For members of the Liberty Space Club, it is rocket science – literally. The club’s goal is to launch a rocket into space in 2023. Currently, they are making rockets to launch in collegiate-level rocketry competitions.  Space Club Vice President Daniel Hembree explained the process.  “Our goal is to compete in collegiate level rocketry competitions,” Hembree said. “Teams of students […]

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SGA Hosts Panel, Let’s Talk About It, To Discuss Relevant Issues

Liberty’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a series of panels this semester to foster open conversations about social issues, including race relations, disabilities and mental health.  The panelists consisted of professors and other Liberty staff whose personal or professional experience enabled them to lead these conversations. SGA staff moderated the panel, and students filled the audience, interested to learn and […]

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Student Reflects On Gap Year Spent Immersed In Leadership Training

Nestled away in Pine Mountain, Georgia, rests the campus for the Impact 360 Institute, which offers a multitude of leadership opportunities including a nine month “gap year” program, where 63 high school graduates are immersed in leadership training.  According to Impact 360’s website, this training is achieved “through biblical worldview education, community-based discipleship, leadership coaching, vocational mentoring and missional opportunities, […]

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Campus Runway: Four Fashion Standouts At The 64th Annual Grammys

One of the biggest industry collaborations to hit television screens annually is the Grammy Awards, merging both the fashion and music industries.  Musical artists put on their “Sunday best” for this year’s Grammy Awards, which was originally scheduled for January but was postponed. Fast forward to now: the annual event returned, and the celebrities in attendance did not come to […]

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Student Worship Group Celebrates Culture Through Praise And Worship In Spanish

A family connection. A chance to worship. Acquiring new languages. Celebrating cultures and praising God, all in one.  Those are some of the things that student worship group “Libertad” does and has. They come together to learn about each other’s cultures and ways of life, make music and praise God, all in Spanish.  According to group member Jade Buker, “Libertad” […]

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Zumba Club Dances The Night Away

Technicolored walls and joyous sounds filled the LaHaye Event Space March 24 as Liberty’s Zumba Club hosted its 10th biannual Zumbathon.  Club members Kike Caycedo and Brenda Gonzalez led participants through merengue, salsa, hip-hop and reggaeton during the two-hour event.  The night began with songs such as “Que Tire Pa Lente,” “Mas Macarena” and “Contento.”  Tables of snacks and refreshments […]

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Liberty EMS Club Teaches Lifesaving Techniques

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) respond to 911 calls, treat life-threatening issues and work with other first responders and health care providers to coordinate patient care, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s website. At Liberty University, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Club supports student EMTs and other medical personnel by connecting them with jobs and volunteer opportunities and facilitating hands-on learning. According […]

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Graduate Student Uses Lifelong Passion To Find Career In Sports Announcing

With an eye towards the Lord through multiple hardships, Liberty graduate student Jason Prill finally earned a play-by-play job with the Lynchburg Hillcats.   It didn’t take long for Prill to realize his desire to be a sports broadcaster. Growing up just outside of Cleveland, Ohio, he began “broadcasting” the baseball games he and his friend played in their cul-de-sac.  […]

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