Students preview off-campus living

Students getting ready to branch out from living on-campus, as well as those ready to graduate but not ready to leave Lynchburg, came out to the Apartment Fair hosted by Liberty’s Office of Commuter Affairs. The apartment fair was held in DeMoss Hall on Monday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 20 apartment communities were represented […]

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Campus East dorms renumbered

Growth and renovation have continued to shape Liberty University as its staff and students celebrate the 40th anniversary of its creation. Along with numerous upgrades in academic and athletic buildings around campus, Liberty’s Campus East resident buildings will be given a new numbering system in the fall of 2011 that will improve campus directions and make way for future expansion.

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Enchanted April

Thunder crackles and booms throughout the first act of “Enchanted April,” as two London women search for meaning and happiness within their marriages and themselves. It started with a simple dream – a holiday far away from rainy post-World War I England. Housewives Lotty Wilton and Rose Arnott trudge through their daily lives, struggling with boredom and distant husbands.

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An Xtreme Impact

Xtreme Impact (XI) works to combine youth ministry and missions. This ministry is fully devoted to sending high school students from all over the country into other parts of the world on mission trips where they are able to impact lives regardless of their age. XI is looking for two to four Liberty University students to serve as small group leaders on some of their mission trips taking place this summer July 9-30.

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Eastbrook Grocery offers sweet treats

Confectionery cooking is helping to reinvent an iconic establishment in the Lynchburg community. Eastbrook Grocery, a long-standing convenience store located in Campbell County, has become the new home to Kimball’s Fudge, a family-run dessert company. Larry and Joanne Kimball initially established Kimball’s Fudge as a way to “share (their) family’s rich recipes,” according to the company description on their website.

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Embracing the exceptional

Food, games, music and hearts for children brought students together Thursday night to support Liberty University’s chapter of Council for Exceptional Children’s (CEC) at their Exceptional-A-Thon. The event was CEC’s first big fundraiser of the year. Students were asked to give five dollar donations which went toward the funding of future CEC events.

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Taking the plunge

Students braved freezing temperatures to raise support for the Hill City Polar Plunge Festival, which was held at Camp Hydaway on Saturday, Feb. 26. The festival included a battle of the bands, an appearance by Humble Tip, a costume contest and food provided by Liberty Dining from 10 a.m. until the plunge at 2 p.m.

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A ‘Bliss’ful event for brides

Big band sound serenaded guests as they congregated at the Craddock Terry Gallery in the Riverviews Artspace for wedding ideas and excitement. Friends, mothers and brides-to-be filled the downtown venue for “Bliss: a Fine Wedding Fair,” hosted by the Lynchburg’s bridal blog, Hill City Bride, Saturday Feb. 26. “Bliss is a live version of the blog,” creator of Hill City […]

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5k Trail Race challenges students, community

Runners and walkers from all over the community joined together for the third annual Liberty Mountain 5k Trail Race. The 3.1-mile race was held on the Liberty Mountain trail system Saturday morning. The competition started and ended at the Snowflex facility, with various awards given to many of the participants. Student Activities hosted the race and awarded the top three female and male runners in each age group with a medal.

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Around the world in 80 bites

Walking into the Schilling Center Wednesday night, students and guests were met with a melting pot of aromas as they waited in line surrounded by decorations and signs depicting fun-facts about different countries. Even Uncle Sam was there to greet the American participants so they did not go into culture shock. On the other side of a large curtain that separated guests from their international passage, tables adorned flags of different nations and music in various languages permeated the room.

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