Oklahoma! set to lead a spirited year of theater

Counts of four cued teams of actors onto the floor of Liberty University’s theater practice room. Tights and shorts, cowboy hats and baskets waved back and forth as each actor and dancer followed the lead of their choreographer in preparation for the Department of Theater Arts upcoming show, “Oklahoma!” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s great American show, “Oklahoma!” will take stage at […]

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No apologizing: Gospel loud, clear

King’s message touched students during Spiritual Emphasis Week Spiritual Emphasis Week kicked off with a full house Monday night, Sept. 5, at Thomas Road Baptist Church with speaker and campus pastor Clayton King. King was on Liberty’s campus Monday through Wednesday night, speaking to students about various topics, including being bare before God, distance from God, true belief and God’s […]

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Insomnia: The sleepless syndrome

Nights spent staring at the ceiling are never fun. However, most college students can probably say that they have spent their fair share of nights drawing imaginary pictures on the ceiling because they could not fall asleep. As a result of high stress, an unhealthy diet and an irregular sleep cycle, many students may find themselves plagued by insomnia. The […]

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LAMP Literary Magazine shines a light on creative talent

LAMP Literary Magazine is one of Liberty’s undiscovered treasures. While the arts at Liberty are typically appreciated through theater, music and the ever-popular Coffeehouse, LAMP offers an increasingly forgotten form of art — the written word. Beginning in 2003, LAMP is a once-a-semester publication consisting of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art submitted by Liberty students and alumni. Submissions are currently […]

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SA’s Brain Show delivers laughs

The Tilley Center came alive with music and cheering as fans and contestants began to arrive Friday, Sept. 9, awaiting the interactive game show titled the “Brain Show.” Students gathered around the glowing stage of the low-lit Tilley as they watched their friends and fellow classmates answer an array of trivia questions given by the game show’s host. There were […]

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My world upside down

New Yorker’s account of the 9/11 attacks “This story is about an event that would change my outlook on life forever,” wrote a 17-year-old Andrew Claudio in his graduating class school memoir. “On that day, I felt that everything that I stood for, everything that I believed in, and everything I put my trust in no longer existed.” Claudio was […]

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SA’s Jazz Night event: success

Trio brings calming effect As smooth jazz glided through the courtyard Wednesday, Aug. 31, DeMoss was transformed into a musical oasis. The stylistic performance of the Bob Peckman Trio allowed students to soak in the soothing, soulful tunes. The Bob Peckman Trio has been gracing Liberty’s stage since 2006 and has continued to return due to their positive relationship with […]

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Paws and Purrs race raises hope

When a tragic apartment fire took the lives of Liberty alumni Rachael Horton and her husband, Aaron, on April 8, it seemed that a beautiful future had also died that day. Horton, a bright-eyed and passionate animal lover, had dedicated seven years of her life to the Gentle Care Animal Hospital in Forest and poured her heart into serving the […]

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Book release a hit with students

The Liberty University bookstore was flooded with eager readers Sunday night, Aug. 28, lining up to buy an early copy of the first book written by campus pastor Johnnie Moore. The bookstore sponsored a “Pre-release” party for Moore, promoting the book and giving students the opportunity to purchase it four days before its nationwide release. “I actually left church early […]

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Shifting focus to prayer

All Night of Prayer gives students sense of unity On most Friday nights, the DeMoss parking lot is usually empty aside from a handful of skateboarders and ambitious students wondering why the computer lab closes before 2 a.m. on the weekends. However, this past Friday night and Saturday morning, the DeMoss parking lot was home to a more diverse crowd […]

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