Carter’s commencement speech calls for humble service

A rainy Saturday morning brought 20,200 graduates back home to Liberty for commencement 45 in the Williams Stadium.   Students and faculty from over 500 LU degree programs flooded the Flames field and waited patiently, regardless of unfortunate weather, for former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to address the crowd. Carter was personable and warm, joking that the audience was bigger […]

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Liberty students pray to stop gun violence

A day after the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3, students gathered on the front steps of DeMoss Hall after Convocation to pray against gun violence. Sophomore Selina Feliciano, a double major in government and history, and freshman Addi Tarr, a journalism student, organized the event with the help of the Office of Spiritual Development. Feliciano and Tarr said […]

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Rashad Jennings speaks at convo on the lawn 2018

Students brought out the sunscreen and the parasols this past Friday, May 4, for Liberty University’s second annual Convocation on the Lawn. The weather was a sunny 88 degrees and students, in a rather historic moment, were allowed to wear shorts. “Pants are overrated,” junior Nathan Volz said. “They constrain us and hold back. Shorts equal freedom.” The event started […]

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Lynchburg Area Assesses Tornado Damage

Since the tornado of April 15 roughly two weeks ago, Lynchburg, Virginia, and the surrounding region have been assessing the aftermath and evaluating the damage. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down at approximately 7 p.m. in northwest Campbell County, east of Timberlake Road, at an EF1 level — including winds between 86 and 110 mph — […]

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SGA to Honor Club Presidents with Gala

As the end of the semester quickly approaches, Liberty University’s Student Government Association plans on honoring all the hard work the university’s club presidents have invested into the campus this year.   The current SGA administration has been working to improve club relations this past year, and in a further attempt to show their appreciation for what clubs do for […]

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International Students Celebrate Accomplishments at International Graduate Banquet

Thursday, April 19, international students gathered in the Montview Alumni Ballroom to be recognized for their accomplishments for the 2018 International Graduation Banquet. School of Nursing Instructor and International Nursing Student Support Coordinator Catherine Raj encouraged the graduates through her testimony. She shared from Mark 5:27-29 about the woman who had a flow of blood for 12 years and was […]

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