the Liberty professor power couple who published book focusing on marriage and family

As Liberty professors Drs. Elias and Denise Moitinho pursued individual passions of marriage and family counseling at very young ages, they were wildly unaware this shared passion would lead them together in marriage and then into a new journey as authors.  Elias, a professor of counseling who is a licensed marriage and family therapist, and Denise, who is a professor […]

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This couple met on Liberty Facebook group “LU CRUSHES.” Now, they’re married

It all started with a 22-word Facebook post on LU Crushes. It ended in forever love. Well known by many Liberty University students, LU Crushes is a Facebook page that allows students to post anonymously about classmates they are romantically interested in. Originally created around Valentine’s Day in 2013, the page has only grown in popularity and now has over […]

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Students seek atmosphere and quality cup of joe at local coffee shops

For many students, coffee is much more than just a caffeine boost. Avid coffee drinkers are more interested in the taste and brew of the coffee, the coffee shop atmosphere, and the different types of community found in each of the vastly different coffee bars in Lynchburg.  Most students, like business administration student Grant Knaus, prefer visiting coffee shops off-campus […]

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Jerry Falwell Library offers ‘Blind Date with a Book’ and other surprising items for Valentine’s day

Mysterious. Romantic. Adventurous. The blind date everyone longs for. This is the blind date the campus library is prepared to offer you. Whether you’re looking for a good read, board games or cooking equipment, the Jerry Falwell Library (JFL) has exactly what you need this Valentine’s Day.  Blind Dates The JFL participates in an initiative called “Blind Date with a […]

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Happiest place on earth: bookstore hosts a Disney-themed costume night

It was a night full of costumes, trivia, raffles and pizza. Dozens of students came out Thursday night for the highest-attended event ever hosted at the Liberty bookstore, competing in teams to answer a variety of trivia questions fit only for the biggest fans. From Mickey Mouse ears to full Stormtrooper costumes, the Animated Character Night was nothing less than […]

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Students find a way to express themselves through their sneakers

Nike, Air Force 1, or Jordan’s – each type of sneaker has a way of showing off the personality and style of “sneakerheads,” the most enthusiastic sneaker wearers. Whether it’s plain, white sneakers or big chunky ones, each sneaker is different and reflects the personality of its owner. Liberty student, Benjamin Cordova prides himself in his sneakers. “Sneakers give my […]

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Deep South testimonies: “Parade” brings a story of murder and social tension to the Tower Theater

The Alluvion Stage Company has partnered with the Liberty Theater and Arts Department to bring the innovative and daring story of “Parade” to life on the stage.  “Parade” tells the true story of Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in southern Georgia in 1913. When 13-year-old Mary Phagan is found dead in the basement of a factory in Marietta, Georgia, […]

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How students find creative ways to earn extra cash

While college students lead busy lives, scrambling to complete schoolwork and arrange their upcoming careers, they often live under financial stress. Their time is eaten up by academics, they do not yet have a degree to get a high-paying job and student loans are burgeoning like anvil-shaped thunderclouds overhead, ready to strike after graduation. Yet in the meantime, they have […]

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Liberty junior works closely with gun rights advocate Antonia Okafor to bring new club to campus

When Liberty junior Bailey Duran opened her Twitter at the end of last semester, she never imagined one retweet would connect her with one of the loudest voices in the gun rights movement.  After Antonia Okafor tweeted a response in support of nationwide campus carry Dec. 7, Duran commented on the tweet, expressing her agreement on the need for this […]

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Male fashion students find success in a female-dominated field

For Noah Snively, a senior studying fashion merchandising and business at Liberty University, most young men at college don’t relate to his typical day of classes. Originally a strategic intelligence major, the New Jersey native realized pursuing an area of study he cared about was more important than getting a degree that “sounded right.” “I’ve always been into rap and […]

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