Burning up for Lawnvo

Liberty hosts first outdoor Convocation to celebrate the end of the year Thousands of students gathered on the lawn in front of the Montview Student Union April 28 as Liberty University hosted the first outdoor Convocation. “Eighty-eight times out of the year, we get together for this thing called Convocation,” Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development David Nasser said in […]

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Living outside the bubble

How to stay spiritually and emotionally healthy during the summer months As graduation approaches with summer weather in full swing, it is essential for students and staff to remain mentally and spiritually healthy as their semester or journey at Liberty University comes to an end. Liberty Dean of Students Robert Mullen said the key to staying healthy in all aspects […]

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Johnson takes office

New student body president and vice president prepare for inauguration Incoming Student Body President Caleb Johnson and Student Body Vice President Jared Cave will be sworn in at the Liberty University Student Government Association (SGA) inauguration Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the science hall auditorium. Jacob Broadway, SGA’s chief justice, said the inauguration will be a time to […]

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Building for the future

Liberty University construction plans to make progress over the summer As the school year comes to a close, Liberty University’s Planning and Construction team is working hard to complete building projects which will be open for students in the fall semester. These projects include the Residential Commons III, a new indoor football practice facility to open in June and a […]

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LU sends off students

Students to visit Germany, Israel, Romania and more through summer trips This summer, Liberty students will travel the United States and the world to visit historical sites, seize outreach opportunities and participate in national competitions through various trips organized by LU Send, with eight international trips traveling to Germany, Greece, Romania, Israel and Ghana, along with others. Many of the […]

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Packing the stands

Liberty to host 50,000 guests at the 43rd Commencement ceremony       With more than 6,000 graduate walking in 27 degree presentation ceremonies, Liberty University is ready to welcome an estimated 50,000 guests on-campus during Commencement weekend May 12. President Donald J. Trump will headline the 2017 Commencement May 13 at Williams Stadium. According to the News and Advance, […]

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Safe and sound

Liberty University campus ranked safest in Va. Liberty University was ranked by security system provider ADT as the safest college campus in Virginia based on statistics including crime rates and campus safety programs. According to the Liberty News Service, through data from the FBI and the Department of Education, ADT picked Liberty as the safest campus over every other school […]

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Fighting for freedom

Student petitions against father’s imprisonment. Somewhere in Beijing, China nine years ago, in one of the thousands of apartments endlessly stacked in the metropolis, a young ChongYu Xia sat with his father in front of their television. On the screen was the story of a street vendor who had his sausage cart taken away by the Chinese government — it […]

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Mookies & cream

Two local residents open a new cookie and ice cream truck in Forest    Aylor’s Farm in Forest can now be known as the Lynchburg Area’s promised land — a land flowing with milk and cookies. On March 31, Jordan and Holly Nickerson opened Mookie’s, a dessert bar on wheels on Forest Road. The menu consists of homemade cookies made […]

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Dentists, ducks & fowl play

Robertson family reminisces about time spent recording their hit reality TV show, Duck Dynasty, at Convocation during College For A Weekend Liberty University students were treated with a celebration of one of the most successful reality television shows of all time when members of the Robertson family from Duck Dynasty appeared at Convocation April 7. The reality series on A&E […]

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Spreading love to LYH

Students and Lynchburg locals to serve Lynchburg community April 22 Students and faculty will have the opportunity to serve the Lynchburg community through a variety of service projects during the upcoming Serve Lynchburg event April 22. From working with animals at the Lynchburg Humane Society to beautification projects with Lynchburg Parks and Recreation, there are many projects for each participant. […]

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Protesting through service

Lynchburg Democratic Committee to host service day during commencement The Lynchburg Democratic Committee (LDC) will be hosting a Day of Action to serve the community May 13 instead of protesting President Donald Trump while he speaks at Liberty University’s Commencement. First Vice Chair of the LDC and Liberty graduate Maria Childress said the Day of Action is meant to channel […]

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Negating the opposition

Liberty debate team ends season in first place in the Cross Examination Debate Association championship, beats out teams including Harvard, Cornell and NYU The Liberty University debate team brought its season to a close with a win in the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) championship and had a varsity team make it to the quarterfinals. The team started the semester […]

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