Liberty’s theatre department showcases Clue and Manton’s comedic ‘Leaving Iowa’

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” Liberty University’s theatre arts department is performing “Leaving Iowa,” a comedy that encapsulates this idea about life’s journey, the thrill of family road trips and the heart of nostalgia. As the play reflects upon the past and the memories associated with it, audience members embark on […]

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Alumna cultivates a sense of community with her successful bakery

If you visited the Bedford Farmers Market this past summer or fall, you might have come across Michaela Buteau, a graduate of Liberty University. Buteau is the owner of Auntie M’s Bakery, which specializes in not only delicious baked goods, but also gluten-free and dairy-free sweets. From custom cakes to scones and doughnuts, Auntie M’s Bakery offers a diverse range […]

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The Lynchburg Museum exhibit brings vintage Christmas back to the present

From window-shopping to the living room, the Lynchburg Museum transports guests to a mid-20th-century-styled living room in its Christmas mini-exhibit, displaying iconic vintage presents from popular Lynchburg department stores. After stepping through the museum’s main doors, guests see festive toys, books and era-appropriate products arranged around a historically recreated family living room during the Christmas season. Most of the items […]

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Looking Through Time

It has been quite the journey, and now here we are at my final column. This month is all about tears and goodbyes for me. I’m not only leaving this column, but a work family and my college career. This time next year, I really hope I will have a well-paying full-time job where I will be using my history […]

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Liberty joins forces with local public schools to help students

In a festive collaboration, Liberty University students are presented with a new CSER opportunity through joining Lynchburg City Schools’ “ALL In Tutoring” initiative, where they’ll unwrap the gift of reading for elementary students in Lynchburg. As of this fall, Liberty has partnered with Lynchburg City Schools to help with the implementation of the “ALL In Tutoring” initiative, which was created […]

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Student-led prayer group furthers its mission for revival on campus

Every weekday at 6 a.m., a dedicated group of students assembles in DeMoss to fervently pray for Liberty University and other subjects they believe the Lord has placed on their hearts, whether globally or within the local Lynchburg community. Last fall, Bennett Newman, a graduate of the Discipleship Training Program within Youth with a Mission, sensed a divine calling to […]

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Thanksgiving returns to Reber-Thomas dining center

To celebrate the upcoming holiday, Thanksgiving, the Reber-Thomas Dining Center will be hosting Friendsgiving Nov. 14 from 5-8 p.m. Traditional Thanksgiving foods will be served, including turkey, glazed ham, mashed potatoes, herbed stuffing, green beans and sweet potato casserole for dinner. For dessert, the Bake Shop will be serving an assortment of pies and other treats. According to Shelby Burton, […]

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CFAW students show creativity through worship

Liberty University’s School of Music hosted its annual Worship Lifestyle Competition during College for a Weekend (CFAW) from Sept. 21-22. The competition was created in partnership with the Recruitment office to encourage prospective students to express their lifestyle of worship through speaking, writting and musical talents. The competition also served to introduce students to the School of Music and Liberty […]

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Spanish professor prepares for LUSI trip in summer 2024

Hands-on cultural immersion, unforgettable homestays and valuable internship opportunities are just some of the ways in which the Liberty University Spanish Institute (LUSI) has been equipping students with the mission of spreading the gospel to all tribes and nations for the past 23 years.  The primary organizer and director of LUSI’s upcoming summer 2024 trip is Professor James Grant, an […]

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LU interdisciplinary studies program allows students to combine different areas of studies

Did you know that Liberty offers a degree allowing students to mix and match the subjects they want to study? It is the interdisciplinary studies degree (INDS), and it’s Liberty’s sixth-largest residential program with around 598 students each pursuing their own “personalized” degree built to fit their needs.  The Liberty INDS major offers students who have a broad range of […]

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JFL uses music to help students de-stress, all majors have opportunity to perform for others

Soft classical piano with gentle crescendos and delightful tunes can make a hard night of studying a little bit easier. For the past nine years, students have had the opportunity to share their musical talents with their peers in the library.  In 2014, the Jerry Falwell Library (JFL) began “Instrumental Inspirations,” a program that allows students to play a mini […]

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