Fasting from Fashion ­— Seven Items or Less

Challenge: Pick seven items of clothing from your closet. Now, only wear those pieces for an entire month. Based off the “Six Items or Less” challenge created by Heidi Hackemer, Dorm 13-2 RAs Ashley Miranda and Amanda McGee have created a fashion diet for their own hall. According to Miranda, a first-semester graduate student, their goal is to open eyes, change mindsets and ultimately mend hearts. “Sometimes, especially as females, we tend to focus too much on material items,” Miranda said. “We need to truly realize how self-absorbed we can be.”

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Dare you to move

As the lights went down in the Thomas Road auditorium, the volume rose and fans went wild. The Almost took the stage first, performing songs from their latest album “Monster Monster.” Fans flooded the front of stage, with the occasional bodysurfer wafting over the heads of the crowd. The Almost revved up the crowd with their hits “Say the Sooner,” “No I Don’t” and “Monster Monster.”

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Students ‘Write Their Hearts’ at Writer’s Conference

Liberty University hosted the 7th biennial Writer’s Conference on Sept. 23-24, 2010. About 100 people attended the event. “This is the 7th Writers Conference sponsored jointly by the Integrated Learning Resource Center and the English Department. It has been offered every two years beginning in 1997,” Co-Chair of the Writer’s Conference and Head of ILRC Public Services Rachel Schwedt said.

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Scaremare shares the gospel in a fun way

People from all over Central Virginia will soon be lining up for a haunted house experience unlike any other. Liberty University’s Center for Youth Ministry will put on its annual Scaremare function opening Oct. 14, taking a pagan holiday like Halloween and turning it around to glorify God. According to Scaremare supervisor Mike Aldridge, Scaremare was started as a ministry […]

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Blessings for the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center

The Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center (BRPC) received $250,000 in donations at their annual benefit Sept. 14. The benefit featured internationally acclaimed author of “The Prayer of Jabez,” Bruce Wilkinson. Roughly 130 people attended the event, yet the amount the center received was more than four times what has been raised at past benefits.  Previous benefits were by invitation only, but […]

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This is Liberty Idol

Amid the chaos of the band practicing on stage while students chatted and scuffed their metal folding chairs on the gym floor in the Schilling Center Friday night, something holy was taking place.  Behind the double doors to the hallway that doubled as a green room, the 10 Liberty Idol contestants stood arm in arm, circling their vocal coaches who […]

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Not your average jazz concert

The only thing better than eating good food is eating good food while listening to good music. The music and humanities department gave that opportunity to a room full of family, friends and students who attended the Jazz Ensemble’s Spring Recital April 26 as the 17-member band played in the Reber-Thomas Executive Dining Hall. This is the first time the […]

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