Twins give back to Operation Christmas Child

Sherika Moss looked to her sister Shanika as she finally found the words to describe her gratitude. “It made a difference in my life — in our lives — to see that someone cares about us, to see that people are living the Word and giving in ministry,” Sherika Moss said. Distributors for Operation Christmas Child’s (OCC) empty shoeboxes never thought that they would meet the recipients of their gifts, but on Oct. 25, they handed two past recipients of the boxes some empty ones to fill for others.

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Internship Workshops

Junior and senior students seeking internships came together, Thursday, Sept. 29, for Liberty University’s Internship Workshop. The required workshop, which took place in DeMoss Hall room 1105, introduced students to the steps, paperwork and skills they will need in order to obtain an internship. “Internships are a feeder program into the job application process,” instructor Mike Skillman said to the […]

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The Last Night of Ballyhoo

The Last Night of Ballyhoo takes place in 1939 and follows a German-Jewish family, the Freitags, who have become so assimilated into American culture they have a Christmas tree in their living room. The play follows the ups and downs of the family as they struggle to maintain high standing in their elite Atlanta, Ga., country club.

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Liberty’s roads given new identity

Liberty University’s 1971 University Blvd. address has for years been an all-encompassing label for buildings across campus, leaving visitors and emergency personnel to wonder exactly where they are. The Liberty University Police Department (LUPD) has been negotiating with town officials to change road names across Liberty University’s campus to help visitors and emergency vehicles navigate more easily. Col. Richard Hinkley […]

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New books for a new decade

During the school week, students do not move through the A. Pierre Guillermin Library in a steady stream, but in surges. The library employees and student workers know that student traffic in the Integrated Learning Resource Center (ILRC) depends heavily on class periods and the due dates of projects for various courses. The library’s most hectic time periods are the […]

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Gallery Gala

Students voted for their favorite art pieces at Student Activities’ annual Art Expo Oct. 22. The event took place in the Schilling Center, and allowed students to partake in a night made especially for them to display their art. “I think it is amazing to be able to contribute every little art piece to the one big art community that Liberty is,” junior Franco Santos said.

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Homecoming: Bonfire

Bringing Generations together — The 2010 Homecoming Bonfire featured performances from Liberty’s various ministries.

Student Activities hosted its annual homecoming bonfire Oct. 8, bringing students and alumni together to kick off homecoming weekend. People gathered in the parking lot of Thomas Road Baptist Church Friday night to join in the celebration, roasting marshmallows and making s’mores courtesy of Student Activities. The night commenced with a performance by the Alpha Delta Omega sisterhood.

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Going the Distance at Deep Hollow

Students, faculty and members of the Lynchburg community gathered at Camp Hydeaway on the brisk fall morning of October 9 with one goal in mind — the finish line. The Deep Hollow Half-Marathon and 5k kicked off the Liberty Mountain Trail Series with more than 200 runners participating. The blast of a foghorn interrupted the silence of the cool morning. Cheered on by family and friends, 114 half-marathon runners began the race, followed 15 minutes later by 97 5k runners.

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A Safe Place: The Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center

From the front, it just looked like an unassuming one-story house, except for the driveway large enough to hold painted lines for multiple parking spaces. Walking up the front steps, the heavy glass paned doors become evident as well. What would be the living room, however, is richly decorated and warmly colored, with a bright oil paint mural stretching across the far wall at the other end of the room.

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Engaging the culture: Eric Metaxas challenges students

Author, commentator and Yale graduate Eric Metaxas spoke in the Towns Alumni Hall Tuesday, Oct. 5, on his critically acclaimed book “Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery” as part of the English and Modern Languages Alumni Lecture Series. “If you are here, raise your hand,” Metaxas said, bringing the over-crowded room into laughter. “I’m happy […]

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