LU Praise shares the message Christ through song during trip to China

Members of Liberty’s gospel choir performed at the 2017 Hainan Choir Festival, before Chinese Communist leaders and Christian churches. As the group was gone over Thanksgiving break, a missionary family prepared a Thanksgiving meal for the choir and faculty.   LU Praise, Liberty’s gospel concert choir, returned Nov. 27 from a trip to perform in front of the Chinese government […]

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Catholic Campus Ministry holds first meeting at Liberty

Meetings for Liberty’s Catholic Campus Ministry include learning about their faith, playing games and connecting with other Catholics. Members hope that the club will continue to grow and receive support from a local Catholic diocese. More than 20 Liberty University students gathered for the first official Catholic club, the Catholic Campus Ministry, Thursday, Nov. 16, for a time of prayer, […]

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Main Street exit closes while the current bridge is replaced

Main Street Bridge in downtown Lynchburg closes while it remains under construction until Thanksgiving 2018. Business owners expressed concern that the bridge’s closure will impact business. For the next year, Liberty University students and Lynchburg residents heading downtown will be unable to take the Main Street exit from the Lynchburg Expressway (US Route 29 Business) while the Main Street Bridge […]

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Liberty establishes innocence project, hopes to exonerate the wrongfully convicted

  Law, forensics and criminal justice students at Liberty can gain real-world experience working to exonerate wrongly convicted criminals. The program is expected to open in fall 2019 due to an extensive accreditation process.   The Liberty University law, forensics and criminal justice programs are teaming up to start an Innocence project at the school in the fall of 2019, […]

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Liberty partners with Karen Kingsbury to establish new Center for Creative Writing

The center just ended its first semester, as it officially started last summer, and is looking to expand and improve. The center added a new minor in creative writing with four different, new courses. Liberty University welcomes a new creative writing minor in the College of Arts and Sciences through a partnership with No. 1 New York Times best-selling author […]

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LUCOM professors Doc the Halls with Osteopathic Merry Melodies performance

Performance featuring LUCOM faculty and staff aims to de-stress students and give them an opportunity to laugh. This year’s performance focuses on Jesus as the Great Physician and Proverbs 17:22.   The Liberty College of Osteopathic Medicine is hosting its second annual Osteopathic Merry Melodies, Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the LaHaye Event Space.   The show, created by […]

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SCOPE training allows criminal justice students to gain real-life experience

Officers from the Lynchburg Police Department held training sessions at various locations around campus on Dec. 2. Students received feedback and practice to better prepare them for future careers in law enforcement.   Lynchburg Police Department partnered with Liberty University’s SCOPE Program, a subset of the Criminal Justice Club, to provide students with hands-on experience and practice for futures in […]

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South Campus bridge opens for pedestrians and vehicles

New bridge connecting East Campus with South Campus is intended to alleviate traffic on campus and increase safety for students. After a slight delay from its original October opening time, the bridge fully opened for vehicular traffic on Nov. 20. Liberty University’s South Campus Bridge connecting East Campus with South Campus opened on Friday, Nov. 17 for pedestrians and Monday, […]

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Tomi Lahren talks free speech, praises Trump and attacks Democrats in Convocation

Lahren addressed Convocation attendees about topics ranging from immigration, racism and feminism. Lahren is currently a FoxNews contributer after being fired from her show on TheBlaze due to expressing her pro-choice views.   Controversial right-wing political commentator Tomi Lahren took the stage at Liberty University’s Convocation Monday, Dec. 4, where she commended Donald Trump, sounded off a list of hot-topic […]

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Bouldering Competition Brings Rocky Challenges to LaHaye Student Union

Rock climbers of all skill levels could compete in the LaHaye Student Union’s Golden Boulder competition. Community and food brings some students to the competition, even if they are not huge rock climbers. Liberty’s Recreation Center hosted its bouldering competition Nov. 10, titled “The Golden Boulder.” Over a period of about a week, the rock wall management team at LaHaye […]

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LU Praise Heads to China for Choir Festival

LU Praise will join the Wheaton Men’s (Glee Club) and Houston Children’s (Chorus) in representing America at the 2017 Hainan Maritime Silk Road Choir Festival. The choir hopes to represent Christ in a nation where the Chinese government runs and appoints priests for churches. Liberty University’s gospel concert choir, LU Praise, was invited by the Chinese government to sing in […]

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Democrats win top spots in Virginia elections

Democrats win governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general positions in Virginia, but Republicans win local city spots. Important changes are made at the local level, and voting in those is just as important as national elections. It is blue skies for Virginia as the Democratic Party swept the state claiming the governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general seats, as well […]

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Liberty student receives grant to continue research in sustainable fabric

Luis Quijano received the idea for growing his own clothes while watching a TED Talk in preparation for a speech. Quijano plans to start his PhD and continue his research in Australia. Liberty University student Luis Quijano was recently awarded a $1,500 grant from the Center for Research & Scholarship Research-Intensive Course Awards to further his research with bacterial cellulose […]

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Johnnie Moore Leads Convo to Pray for the Persecuted Church

Liberty students encouraged to stand with and pray for the persecuted church around the world. Liberty student Shaddi Abdelwahab shared his story of persecution for his Christian faith while living in Egypt. Johnnie Moore spoke in Convocation Nov. 6, along with Shaddi Abdelwahab and Pete Holmes, about the persecuted church. Moore, a former campus pastor at Liberty University, is known […]

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