Around the world in 80 days

Indigenous People’s Technology and Education Center (I-TEC)’s newest invention, the flying car named the Maverick Sport, will embark on its 80 days around the world on July 1. The Maverick, fitting its name by being original and free-spirited, is one of the first cars that can fly with Federal Aviation Administration certification.

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Church hosts luncheon

It was all because one woman telephoned Jerry Falwell Jr. that the Poplar Spring Baptist Church of Goode, Va. was able to hold an appreciation luncheon in their new fellowship hall. Roughly 15 months ago, Florence Spinner called Falwell to ask for his help in getting the hall completed. Almost immediately Falwell called Scott Starnes, Vice President of Field Operations […]

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Bin Laden killed in raid

Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks that killed 3,000 Americans is dead after a United States operation in Pakistan. According to sources, a team of American special forces located and killed the al Qaeda leader and hold his body in American custody. “Justice has been done,” President Barak Obama said in his address to the nation. Bin […]

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Why Seminary?

With your bachelor’s degree, God has shaped you into an adult and equipped you to serve him in your chosen profession. Many times students ask, “What should I do next? I am getting ready to graduate, and I am not sure about my next step.”

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Grads opt for more school

More students make the choice to continue their education with hopes of expanding opportunity When Bethany Smith first began her collegiate journey she anticipated earning her bachelor’s degree then heading into the workplace. However as she approaches graduation from her undergrad, she is realizing the impact of a bachelor’s degree is not what it once was. Many undergraduate students are […]

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Lynchburg graduations cause hotel crisis

Family members struggle to find a place to stay as graduation weekend approaches There is no room at the inn. Literally. All hotels near campus are booked for the weekend of May 14. As graduation weekend quickly approaches, family and friends of some graduates are finding themselves without a place to stay. Not only is this a record-breaking graduation for […]

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Tuition scheduled to increase for next year

Liberty University students can look forward to a tuition jump of $507 from spring 2011 to fall 2011. Although those numbers sound drastic, Liberty’s tuition hike wanes in comparison to other schools nationwide. Nearby public university Virginia Tech is planning a 9.6 percent in-state tuition jump next year, compared with Liberty’s 6 percent increase. According to College Board, on average, […]

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Debt weighs down students

Money managing on a college budget causes students to re-evaluate spending Roberta Hall is a short brunette with cropped hair and an easy smile. During the day she can be found laboring at the screen of her Mac on a video or graphic design project for one of her classes. If it is late enough, she may have already gone […]

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Keeping ‘Christ in the Passover’

Easter is less than a week away, and The Center for Judaic Studies has taken the opportunity to ensure the season’s focus remains on Christ. On Thursday, April 14, Chief of Station at the Washington, D.C. branch of Jews for Jesus Stephen Katz gave a lecture and presentation entitled “Christ in the Passover” hosted by the center. Katz grew up […]

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Student veterans honor local comrades

It takes a veteran to fully appreciate another veteran’s sacrifice. That premise led the Student Veterans Group (SVG) at Liberty University to hold a dinner Friday night in honor of local veterans. Roughly 90 veterans attended the event, along with a few family members and a detachment of Army ROTC and National Guard recruits. The men in attendance served in […]

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No more tennis shoes

The motto of the Barefoot Runners Society is “Changing the running world one odd look at a time.” Liberty Professor of Biology Daniel Howell would agree. Howell, nicknamed the “Barefoot Professor” by students, has spent the last five years running without shoes and reaping the benefits. “I’m not a fan of shoes,” Howell said. “If I was running with shoes […]

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A story of despair: Shaken baby awareness

Babies cry. Often, the crying is because of hunger, needing to be changed, exhaustion or loneliness. Other times, however, the baby’s crying is inconsolable. The inconsolable crying that leads to a caregiver violently shaking a baby many times is out of frustration or anger, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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