Students learn tools and skills for academic success at a workshop held by ASC

The Academic Success Center (ASC) held an hour-long memorization workshop in DeMoss Hall on Feb. 13 to help students improve memorization skills. The workshop was in partnership with the Department of Psychology and hosted by ASC faculty member Lori Roach. The ASC regularly hosts academic workshops each semester, where students come and learn about different skills and tips they can […]

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Russian politician Alexei Navalny dies

Alexei Navalny, Russian lawyer, blogger and outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has died at the age of 47. Navalny was serving a 19-year sentence for charges of extremism against the Russian government and had recently moved from a former central Russian prison to a remote penal colony, the highest security level of prison in Russia, according to AP […]

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Students learn ministry-building strategies

The Center for Church Advancement (CCA) hosted a Church Planting Simulation to create an experiential learning opportunity for students in the Montview Alumni Ballroom on Sat., Feb. 18. Students from a variety of majors unified in a common goal for this event. Participants collaborated to develop plans to plant a church in an assigned zip code, including Norfolk, Virginia, and Salt […]

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Civic Scholar

Presidents’ Day fell on Feb. 19 this year. The holiday can trace its origins back to 1879 when it was initially established to celebrate George Washington’s birthday. When we look at the history of the U.S. presidency, it begs the question: What makes a good president? As the leader of the American people, the president primarily executes the laws put […]

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Building career connections: Business and communication students talk to recruiters

Students gathered at the LaHaye Multipurpose Center Feb. 13 for the Business and Communication Fair to network with potential employers. With resumes in hand, students dressed in professional attire to attend this year’s career fair. Liberty University’s Career Services, which facilitated the event, welcomed 77 employers eager to engage with students seeking internships, part-time positions and full-time careers across various […]

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In Other News

A bill was passed in the Virginia State Senate that would allow for terminally ill patients in Virginia to have the option of medically assisted death. According to WRIC, Senate Bill 280, sponsored by Sen. Ghazala F. Hashimi, narrowly passed 21 to 19 after advancing from Senate committee with similar numbers. The proposed bill would allow adults diagnosed with terminal […]

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Students serve Romania: LU Serve Now partners with Greater Europe Mission

A team of 10 Liberty students and two staff members returned Feb. 10 from a seven-day mission trip through LU Serve Now to Bucharest, Romania. LU Serve Now partnered with international organizations Greater Europe Mission and UBC22 (United Beyond Cause) for the trip. According to UBC22’s website, the organization is a Christian-social-humanitarian endeavor that looks to aid refugees who have […]

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Keeping Liberty’s campus safe: Completing federal and state courses

Four members of Liberty’s Emergency Management and Community Engagement (EMCE) department graduated with both FEMA and VEMA certifications this past December. After working towards this goal for the majority of 2023, they have now each earned the title of professional emergency manager. Director of Emergency Management and Community Engagement Jeff Hurtak, along with Associate Director of Emergency Management Chris Chambers, […]

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Students gather for speed dating: Taylor Swift’s song ‘Enchanted’ inspires night of romance

Liberty University hosted another speed dating event, this time inspired by Taylor Swift’s song “Enchanted,” at the Reber-Thomas Dining Center Feb. 8. The dining area was dressed with hanging hearts and stars, and each table had a number on it so students knew where to find their spot.    The event created an ambiance of wonder and excitement, complete with […]

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Coffeehouse tryouts have begun

To infinity and beyond — there are endless possibilities for Coffeehouse: Animated, which will celebrate the impact of animation on people’s lives. The show will be held March 23 in the Vines Center, but tryouts have already begun.  For this semester’s Coffeehouse, all performances will relate to an animated movie or show. All students are encouraged to let it go […]

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Learning about maturity: Author Jada Edwards speaks at Convocation Feb. 9

Convocation opened on Friday, Feb. 9 with music featuring Nigerian recording artist Enkay Ogboruche and LU Praise, Liberty’s multi-ethnic gospel choir. Their performances were followed by a message about spiritual maturity shared by speaker Jada Edwards, author of “The Captive Mind.” Edwards began by sharing about her experiences raising her 10-year-old son. “He thinks that he’s kind of becoming a […]

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