Unconventional date night for commuters

A quiet, romantic dinner was held for engaged and married Liberty University commuter students by the Office of Commuter Affairs. The event was held March 24 in the Executive Dining Room at the Reber-Thomas Dining Hall. The couples enjoyed a stress free evening with each other, away from the pressures of homework and classes. The candlelight and music added to […]

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New flameslist website allows students to buy, sell

Every semester mass emails for rides, buying books, selling books and other transactions pass through Liberty University classes, much to the annoyance of some recipients. Freshman Stephen Baird is one of those receivers. After wading through the emails his first semester, he decided something needed to change. The idea of Flameslist.com came into existence. “I just thought there had to […]

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Teddy bears lift kids’ spirits

The Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society (ALD) held its annual teddy bear drive that continues to impact sick children in the Lynchburg community. The annual fundraiser will be donating teddy bears to the Virginia Baptist Hospital Children’s Ward. The teddy bear drive lasted for four days, starting Monday, March 21 and ending Thursday, March 24. Large bins and boxes are […]

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New policy promotes safety

Finding a parking space seems to at times be a struggle. Often, students resort to not only creating spaces but also possibly creating dangerous conditions. In order to help promote safety and make parking lots more easily accessible for university and emergency vehicles, LUPD has instated a new towing policy. “In many lots on campus, many cars were parking in […]

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Awakening Conference returns

Freedom Federation sponsors Awakening That’s the theme of the Awakening 2011, an upcoming conference sponsored by the organizations that are part of the Freedom Federation which seeks to bring together people from every race, ethnicity and generation to integrate faith and public policy. The event is open to the public and will take place at Liberty, April 8-9. According to […]

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Yellow ribbon: new opportunity

Veterans have the chance to receive higher education An innovative initiative within a recent federal funding measure is providing additional financial assistance for college students with military service. The Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act, allows degree-granting institutions in the United States to share the cost of tuition with the federal government for up […]

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World Water Day raises awareness

Causelife encouraged students and faculty to recognize the need for clean water Causelife brought 5,000 “just add water” stickers to Liberty’s campus to celebrate World Water Day (WWD). Representatives for the World Help affiliated organization stood at a booth at the back hallway of DeMoss giving the stickers to students who posed for pictures beside a giant water well display. […]

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AMA team raises bar

While most Liberty University students were in class Thursday, Liberty’s American Marketing Association (AMA) Case Competition team was presenting a marketing plan to Nintendo of America senior managers in New Orleans. The AMA began in 1937 with the merger of the National Association of Teachers of Advertising and the American Marketing Society. Now comprised of more than 40,000 members and […]

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Director to address graduates

A wide range of reaction was displayed when Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. announced the class of 2011’s commencement speaker, Randall Wallace, at the Senior Appreciation Meeting on March 28. “At first I didn’t know who he was. Those are amazing stories he has done. I think it’s cool that he is someone that a lot of people don’t know,” graduating […]

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Filmmaker Randall Wallace to speak at Commencement

Lynchburg native and ‘Braveheart’ screenwriter to address class of 2011 Since the first graduating class in 1973, Liberty University has welcomed esteemed scholars, educators, politicians, authors and evangelists to usher graduating seniors into their life after Liberty. To continue to build upon that foundation, the class of 2011’s Commencement speaker will be Randall Wallace, according to Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. […]

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Sgt. Stephanie Gardner: Translating Babel

Upon graduating high school in 2000, Stephanie Gardner followed family tradition and joined the military. She signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps just in time to take action when the world changed on Sept. 11, 2001. Gardner was two months into her Arabic course at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif. when the 9/11 tragedy happened. Gardner and […]

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