Student-organized food delivery services prove to be campus-wide success

It’s midnight on a Thursday evening. Past curfew. Past dining hall hours.  There are no snacks in the dorm – no hope of getting food until the next morning.  Two student-led operations, Midnight Munchies and Curfew Cookies, offer their solution to this problem with their late-night food-delivery services.  On Aug. 31, Curfew Cookies was born when two Liberty sophomores, J.D. […]

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Fall is near– Find out what you can do in Lynchburg

This year, Yoder’s Farm is excited to welcome back Lynchburg residents to their pumpkin patch, snack shack, apple orchard, haystack rides and corn maze. Every year, their corn maze features an exciting new design. It’s such a popular attraction among visitors that they’ve even created a Corn Maze Attempt app for anyone to download. Check out the Appomattox Gallery Farmers […]

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Students with service dogs talk about their life being guided by a furry companion while in school

Dogs are known as the best companions for man, offering love and protection to their owner.  For Kayla Cole and Nick Martinez, their furry friends serve not only as friends, but as guides through life.  Cole and Martinez are both blind. They both knew early in their lives that they wanted guide dogs because of the freedom guide dogs offer.  […]

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A love of the sport and hours of practice push Liberty University archery team toward high goals

Long practice hours several times a week prepare archers on Liberty’s club sports archery team for championships, but sometimes the greatest challenges for Louis Boyd and Hala Skelton don’t come from lack of time.  In May of 2019, Boyd and Skelton placed highest out of Liberty’s archers at the USA Archery Collegiate Outdoor National Championships, helping Liberty tie for 33rd […]

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Column: Hattie’s Hangout

What’s the best food you have ever eaten? Where were you when you ate it? Who was with you?  Tasty food often comes with an enjoyable memory that expands beyond the actual food you were eating. Maybe you were in a different country or surrounded by your closest friends.  Food brought you there and now you have a lasting memory […]

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Annual FACS Fashion Show theme announced at Designer Launch Party

Student designers will be making the outfits of their dreams at the 14th annual Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Fashion Show titled “Fashion Reimagined.” Designers gathered in the DeMoss Grand Lobby Friday, Sep. 20, to hear the anticipated reveal of the theme “Dreams” at the Designer Launch Party.  Jessica Suiter, a junior fashion merchandising major, is this year’s director. Suiter […]

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Graphic design student sells stickers to raise funds for Hurricane Dorian relief

When tragedy strikes, most people extend thoughts and prayers and watch news coverage of the event. Though sympathetic to the plights of the victims, the average person does not have the money or time to donate or help with clean-up efforts. However, one artist at Liberty refused to sit by and anxiously watch Hurricane Dorian wreak havoc on her home […]

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Bahamian Liberty students bring to light the country’s current issues

From Aug. 28 through Sep. 7, nearly 30 Bahamian Liberty students watched as parts of their country went face-to-face with Hurricane Dorian.  It was a waiting game for them, as phone lines died and the uncertainty of their families’ and friends’ safety lingered over their heads.  Now the island country and its inhabitants face their biggest challenge: recovery. “The biggest […]

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New local flower shop gets established in downtown Lynchburg

With Lynchburg’s rediscovered urban core comes a trickle of new downtown business also rediscovering what downtown vending means. For Kelli Willis, owner of The Hip Tulip, this renewal brings both her entrepreneurial spirit and her creative one into play. Willis established The Hip Tulip in downtown Lynchburg because she saw the need for a flower shop. “Because I’m the only […]

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Liberty student and childhood cancer survivor Katie Karp shares her story

The doctors kept saying the word “cancer.” Twelve-year-old Katie Karp had no idea what it meant, or that her life was about to change.  Katie, now a senior Liberty student and founder of the non-profit Katie’s Kause, was perfectly healthy and the team captain of her lacrosse team when she was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive bone cancer called osteosarcoma […]

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Lynchburg music store Speakertree adds a coffee shop to its downtown space

Vinyl lovers in the Lynchburg area can now enjoy a cup of coffee while looking through vintage records with the addition of Backline Coffee in local record shop Speakertree.   The natural light and floor-to-ceiling windows invite people to enter and stay awhile.  A seemingly endless rack of vinyl records lines the perimeter wall, and a grand, 12-seat craftsman table […]

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Student Activities hosts Andy Mineo, Christian rap artist, in the LaHaye Event Space Sep. 13

Andy Mineo held a concert at the LaHaye Event Center this Friday, the third time he has performed for Liberty University  A purple haze of thick fog and neon lights filled the air. “It feels so good to be back here, Liberty,” Mineo said. Thunderous applause and shouting followed. Mineo’s performance was opened by KHAM, a Christian rapper, who warmed […]

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Lynchburg Grows actively uses gardening to provide new resources to the Lynchburg community

With dirt in her nails and sweat beading down her neck, Shelley Blades works to bring change to the community of Lynchburg.  One radish at a time.  Just off Fort Avenue and Englewood Street, people can find nine greenhouses where Blades, farm manager and executive director of Lynchburg Grows, works alongside 10 other employees and numerous volunteers to grow produce […]

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