Brew the Noise

In a large room filled with people and lit mostly by Christmas lights and small candles, a warm ambiance of fellowship, holiday spirit and the desire to change lives managed to fill up any empty spaces. The Muse 8:30 hosted its first charity event Friday night to raise money for Freedom 4/24.

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A Christmas to remember

With more than 260,000 Christmas lights, Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC) is inviting audiences to come celebrate its 40th anniversary of the holiday production, the Virginia Christmas Spectacular. More than 40,000 people attend this holiday tradition every year, experiencing the brilliance of Christmas lights in the Living Christmas Tree, new and old Christmas carols, and the story of one of the most significant events in history.

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Liberty celebrates Christmas in Lights

Liberty students have many Christmas festivities and events to help relieve the stress of final projects and exams. The Advent season kicked off Monday, Nov. 29 with a new Liberty tradition called “Christmas in Lights,” which was marked by the lighting of a huge Christmas tree in front of DeMoss Hall. Attendees socialized with friends and enjoyed free hot chocolate […]

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Robin Alexander and Stikfire

Two local restaurants offer opportunities for a different atmosphere and affordable meals for students according to Liberty University alumna Robin Dimond. “I wanted to give students options to eat off campus besides the cafeteria,” Dimond said.  “I just left a couple years ago and so much has changed.  When I was at Liberty we didn’t have many options.” Dimond owns […]

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Profile: Professor Monique Maloney

“Being here is kind of a mini-miracle,” Professor Monique Maloney said. The fashion-forward VCAR professor smoothed her black silk dress and smiled as she recounted all the events that brought her and her husband from Pensacola, Fla. to Liberty. “Art runs in my family,” Maloney said. “I just never thought I would be teaching it.”

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Out & About: Events to look forward to

Christmas Convo: Don’t forget to get a good laugh in before finals week. Christmas convocation, the most anticipated parody event of the school year, is Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. Winterfest: Need something to do over winter break? Winterfest is back with food, fun and music Dec. 30 and 31. Featured artists include Lecrae, Humble Tip, Family Force 5, Newsboys, […]

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Hark, hear the bells

Students, faculty, staff assist Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign Bells will be ringing this season as Liberty volunteers encourage all passerby to give in support of the Lynchburg Salvation Army. “The great thing about Salvation Army is the Christian aspect of it. They are not shy of Christ and celebrating the season for what it’s all about,” Liberty’s Salvation Army […]

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‘Changing a life while saving another’

Picture a woman staring at two pink lines on a home pregnancy test, consumed by her thoughts. She is panicked and unsure of where to turn. According to the Guttmacher Institute, in 2009 this scene reflects nearly half of all American pregnancies. The Liberty Godparent Home, a Christian maternity home in Lynchburg, Va. that offers an alternative to abortion, is planning its 2010 Winter Market Nov. 19 through Nov. 21 to raise money for girls going through this same situation.

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