Serve Lynchburg gathers over 1,200 students to volunteer across the city

LU Serve hosted its annual Serve Lynchburg event April 23, bringing together over 1,200 students to provide service to over 75 organizations across Lynchburg. Students worked throughout the day in whatever ways needed like painting, planting flowers, mulching and landscaping.  Serve Lynchburg is a day focused solely on serving the community.  Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears joined students working at […]

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Students take to the Academic Lawn for Compassion Worship Night

The Compassion International club, along with approximately 80 students, took to the Academic Lawn April 21 to worship and learn how to help children living in extreme poverty.  President Emily Del Grosso presented students with the issues and challenges associated with global poverty. “As a club, it is our desire to introduce many different ways that students have the ability […]

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Rides, food and live music at Student Activities final campus event – The After Party

“Commencement is happening in a few weeks, and even before that, three-quarters of the students leave,” Cort Comfort, director of Student Activities, said. “We wanted to make an event for students where everyone, especially the seniors, can just hang out with their friends as a way to end their year in a great way.” Warm and sunny weather encouraged people […]

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Kids and families participate in two runs in the fight to end human traffiking

Local Lynchburg nonprofit Freedom 4/24 hosted two races at Liberty University to raise awareness on sexual exploitation and human trafficking.  The races were held April 22 and April 23. Friday featured a kid’s fun run and family night outside of the Liberty Indoor Track Complex. The main event took place on Saturday, featuring one of the nonprofit’s “Run 4 Their […]

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Cello project holds concert

Music by The Beatles, Ed Sheeran or the Super Mario Bros. theme song may not seem like cello music, but these tunes provided an evening of entertainment as the Liberty University Cello Project performed a number of arrangements at its concert in the Worley Prayer Chapel on April 21.   This project consisted of a cello quartet made up of […]

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ASL club holds murder mystery gala

Liberty’s American Sign Language Club channeled the prohibition-esque parties on April 18 as it hosted a 1920s Murder Mystery Gala. Attendees happily complied with the Roaring Twenties dress code with feathers, shawls, suspenders, flapper dresses, hats and headbands highlighting their outfits.  The Montview Ballroom was set up to match with gold and black decor and moody jazz playing. But aside […]

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100% Matched: LUCOM Students Receive Their Residencies

Despite only being the fifth graduating class for the school, the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine class of 2022 achieved a 100% match rate for its graduating students entering residencies in 30 states in the U.S. For fourth-year medical students, “Match Day” determines where they will spend the next few years training and what specialty they will pursue. Before […]

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Snowflex Introduces New Competition

Liberty’s Campus Recreation hosted a “skolf” event at Snowflex on April 9. The event aimed to combine elements of traditional golf with skiing and snowboarding.  Instead of holes in golf, competitors would need to complete specific features or tricks. The competition included multiple categories for tricks, specifically a jump and box section. The entire event had nine “holes” or features […]

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