New mobile barber shop provides students with quality haircuts

The sound of scissors and razors can be heard in the parking lot of Doc’s Diner most weekdays. It’s coming from Lynchburg’s first mobile barbershop.  Sharp Top Barber Shop opened two months ago after Brent Crosby, a Lynchburg resident with a passion for hairstyling, teamed up with Liberty University’s auxiliary services to bring his barber services to campus.   Crosby […]

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Liberty students highlight community and creativity by launching monthly Lynchburg Market

What started as a chance meeting at the Jerry Falwell Library and conversations about photography turned into a monthly gathering of local creatives and venders in downtown Lynchburg. Liberty freshmen Macy Moreheart and Lee Patton are the creative geniuses behind the quickly-growing Lynchburg Market. The mission of the market is to build a space for community and familiarity among creative […]

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Liberty Sophomore and owner of ‘AG the Look’ helps clients see the potential in their current wardrobes

Anna Grace Birley’s fashion business started with just a personal Pinterest board and a Microsoft Word document. Now she helps students all over campus see their wardrobe in a new light. Birley, a sophomore integrated communications major, shows clients new ways to wear the clothes they already have rather than buying new items. Birley was born and raised in Marietta, […]

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How a Liberty University Student and powerlifter Duncan Hundley overcame ACL tear to compete again

After tearing his meniscus and ACL at a powerlifting competition last May, Duncan Hundley spent the rest of the summer hobbling up and down the sidelines of his former high school’s football field.  It was during that time confined to crutches when the always-active and passionate powerlifter wrote down one big dream: represent Team USA at the Bench Press World […]

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Liberty Equestrian Center provides students with outdoor recreation with four-legged friends

A quick drive up the mountain, past Snowflex and just a turn away from Hydaway lies one of Liberty’s hidden gems. Horses roam 380 acres of land where riders take advantage of two impressive arenas, and students experience the thick smell and fresh air of the Liberty Equestrian Center.  Located five miles from Liberty’s main campus, the center is home […]

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FACS fashion show director and designers look forward to show March 28

After nine months of brainstorming, designing and stitching, fashion designers are adding the finishing touches to the garments that will steal the show at the 14th annual FACS Fashion Show, March 28.  Fashion show director Jessica Suiter looks forward to seeing all the elements come together.  “My favorite part of the show is watching so many peoples’ hard work for […]

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Coffee and Canvas: Students enjoy painting and drinking coffee at bookstore event

The smell of paint and coffee filled the Liberty bookstore Feb. 27 as students created and laughed together at the bookstore’s “Coffee and Canvas” event.  “It’s a nice escape from the normal routine, and it’s just fun to make an excuse to get together with friends and take a break from school in general,” Liberty student Shannon Teles said.  The […]

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Office of Equity and Inclusion wraps up African American History Month with “Soul: Night of the Arts”

The Office of Equity and Inclusion wrapped up African American History Month by celebrating Afrocentric culture Friday Feb. 21 at Soul: Night of the Arts.  This event hosted artists and art pieces, ranging from paintings to on-stage performances, all by Liberty students. Artists performed original songs and poems, and some performed pieces that inspired them to keep moving forward in […]

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Liberty hosts virginia Bridal Show

February is known as the month of love. What better way to celebrate love than with a wedding? Hosted by Virginia Bride Magazine, The Greater Lynchburg Bridal Show provides the perfect opportunity for newly-engaged couples in the central Virginia area to meet with local vendors as they plan their special wedding day.  This year, the show was held Feb. 15 […]

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Liberty Students and experts evaluate the pros and cons of pulling consistent all-nighters

Pulling all-nighters can begin as a harmless solution for procrastinating students who need to complete last-minute cramming – but it can quickly turn into a four-year habit.  Naturally, students supplement a night’s sleep with extra coffee, 5-Hour Energy and Red Bull. They even fool themselves into believing there will be time later within their busy schedule for a power nap.  […]

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A more mature matrimony: Liberty faculty member avoided “ring by spring” pressure, opted for a later marriage

When Christian girls get to college, the hunt for the perfect husband begins. At Liberty University, students are encouraged in their mate-searching with phrases like “ring by spring” and sometimes even feel pressured to date just because everyone else seems to be hopping on the same boat.  But what about girls who want to wait and don’t feel the need […]

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