Friend or foe Christmas campaign

Christmas or Holiday? It can be so confusing around Christmas time. Some stores cheerfully greet you with “Merry Christmas,” supporting the traditional Christmas holiday full of Santa Claus and baby Jesus, while other stores choose a more general greeting by saying “Happy Holidays.” Liberty Counsel, a Christian nonprofit organization, is beginning its ninth annual “Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign,” promising […]

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Spc. Josh Moerman: Home for Christmas

President Barack Obama announced Oct. 21 that the U.S. would follow through with its 2008 agreement to withdraw from Iraq. Thousands of servicemen and women, including some Liberty University students, have already left the country for bases in Kuwait. Ridgetown, Ontario native and Liberty senior Spc. Josh Moerman recently withdrew to Kuwait in preparation to return home. “They are pulling […]

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Q&A with the Chancellor

Questions and answers adapted by Ashley Bollinger from an interview conducted by Andrew Claudio of 90.9 The Light. How has the university changed since you were a student? When I was a student, we hiked through the ravine from the dorm circle and up the steep hill to class. The Vines Center had not been built and we would often […]

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Liberty to allow guns on campus

Liberty University’s Board of Trustees announced on Friday, Nov. 11, that students would now be able to carry a concealed gun on campus. Students were informed of the new policy Wednesday, Nov. 16. The policy, found on the Liberty University Police Department’s (LUPD) website, now allows firearms on campus grounds should approval be given to students on an individual basis. […]

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Military Gala honors veterans

Military service members were honored at the military appreciation gala put on by the Concerned Women for America (CWA) at Liberty University this Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2011. The club level of Williams Stadium Tower accommodated over 300 guests, according to Amanda Haas, president of Liberty University’s chapter of the CWA. Patrons and military members were dressed in elaborate […]

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Letter from Afghanistan

Dear Liberty, Greetings from Afghanistan. The views expressed in this note are my own and do not represent those of the U.S. Government or any of its agencies. I miss home but sometimes in life you have to do things you would prefer not to. Your support is essential to what we do, as there are few things more disheartening […]

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Servicemen honored

National D-Day Memorial celebrates Veterans Day Military veterans received a special ceremony at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., for Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11. “Our motto is ‘everyday is Veterans Day,’” April Cheek-Messier said. As the director of education for the National D-Day Memorial Foundation and chief organizer of the event, Cheek-Messier spoke on the historical and […]

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Blankets donated to make a difference

Liberty students work in prayer groups, make blankets to donate to orphanage in Ukraine Prayer groups across Liberty’s campus have been busy this semester, making over 140 fleece blankets for orphans in Ukraine who are in need of warmth and God’s love. Tiffany Waters, a junior and a prayer leader at Liberty, and her sister Natalie, an aviation major at […]

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Cpl. Sean Edmunds: Giving back

Wounded Army veteran runs to raise support for OASIS Adaptive Sports and Vacations for Veterans Liberty University Online student Cpl. Sean Edmunds has spent his life serving others. The Wales, U.K. native met his wife Donna — a New Yorker — while working with the London City Mission in 2000. Following their marriage in 2002, the couple moved to New […]

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Parking controversy persists

Students, faculty, administration looking for changes With student votes still being calculated from the commuter survey sent to all commuting drivers Monday, Nov. 7, it is unclear as to whether or not Liberty University will be experiencing the proposed parking changes in the spring. Since the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, parking has been an issue, Director of Financial […]

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The cost of college

Student loans pile up There’s an old saying that goes something like “The cost of living’s high.” Then, it is usually followed up with reasons such as “inflation” or “that’s just the way things are.” For college students across America, investing in their education through a college degree gives them a greater chance to manage the cost that life brings. […]

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Gov. McDonnell endorses Garrett for state senate

Tom Garrett, 22nd District Republican candidate, visited the Republican Victory Center at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to campaign for a seat in the Virginia State Senate. Gov. Bob McDonnell endorsed Garrett at the rally and encouraged supporters to urge as many people as possible to go to the polls and vote for Garrett in Tuesday’s election. Garrett is running against Democrat […]

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