Liberty Champion receives VPA awards

The results from this year’s Virginia Press Association(VPA) College Contest placed Liberty University’s campus newspaper The Liberty Champion as a winner in three categories. According to The Champion’s editor in chief for the 2009-10 school year Amanda Sullivan, this was the first year the paper entered the competition in a long time. Champion staff members Sullivan, Emily DeFosse, Chris Mabes […]

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Friend of Liberty dies

A loving husband, father and grandfather, a friend of Liberty, a servant in Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC) and a successful businessman passed away April 5. Samuel K. Pate Sr., 75, of Lynchburg died Monday after a short illness. Pate is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carole, and their children Samuel Kenneth Pate Jr. and his wife Debbie, […]

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Relay: Run to save lives

Liberty University will be hosting the Relay For Life, a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society on April 15. Teams will gather at Osborne Soccer Stadium from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m and will have one representative walking on the track at all times. The event is a chance for communities to come together and battle cancer while […]

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DeMoss Hall to receive updates

New plans revealed to complete fourth floor construction Renovations continue as Liberty University continues to celebrate 40 years of growth. The construction that has begun on the fourth floor of DeMoss is a continuation of a series of projects that have been gradually completed over the years. Although there has been much speculation regarding the recent construction, Chancellor Jerry Falwell […]

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Senior class gives back

Students huddling around bus stops in rain, snow or sleet will soon have a better option, thanks to the Senior Class of 2011. “We wanted to give something that would actually help students for years to come,” Class President Joel Krautter said.

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Students lobby in D.C.

While the rest of campus was sound asleep, three concerned young ladies filled up a tank of gas on their own dime and drove northeast to the nation’s capital to lobby for a significant decrease in federal spending. Amanda Haas, Caroline Biggs and Jessica Morrison of […]

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Liberty responds to student concerns

As university improvements continue to unfold, changes in academics have caused students and faculty to question the administration’s reasoning regarding recent cutbacks. Over the past 40 years, Liberty University has maintained a steady increase of students, academic programs and facilities, Liberty’s Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Ronald Godwin said. “Liberty has experienced dramatic improvements in the […]

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Breaking News: Student dies in Africa

Twenty-year veteran dies in non-combat incident Master Sgt. Jamal H. Bowers, a 41-year-old Marine from Raleigh, N.C., died at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, Africa of a non-combat related incident March 18. Bowers was finishing up a bachelor of science in multidisciplinary studies from Liberty University Online. Bowers served more than 20 years in locations around the world including Japan, Panama, Saudi […]

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59th National Prayer Breakfast keynote address

Mr. President, members of Congress, honored international guests, and all of you here, I’m deeply honored to be with you today. The introduction you’ve just heard covers me with Hollywood glory, and whenever I’m introduced that way I feel compelled to tell a story that reveals exactly how glamorous I am. My first big break in Hollywood was when I […]

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