How will al-Qaeda react?

“(Sunday’s) events will cause quite a bit of uprisings and protests from Arab sympathizers,” Dr. Charles Murphy, Marine, Cold War veteran CIA analyst and professor in the Helms School of Government, said. “A few people over there will be glad that (bin Laden’s) gone, but they do not have the freedom to express it.”

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Two students robbed

Two Liberty University students were robbed of their money in the early morning Sunday, May 1 on Champion Circle, according to a Liberty University Police Department (LUPD) news release. The students were threatened with a two and a half inch knife.

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Local family loses house, gains community

A myriad of helping hands filled the front lawn of Ed and Carrie Barnhouse on Saturday afternoon, as the couple attempted to salvage a few of their belongings that were not destroyed in the blaze that engulfed their home the day before. “Looking at the structure that we once called home seems overwhelming and devastating,” Carrie Barnhouse, Director of Liberty […]

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After the Storm

Treacherous tornados leaves dozens dead, more hurt in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The minute before it hit we could hear it — just like a train — but the sun was shining, it looked beautiful,” Brett Booth, University of Alabama (UA) baseball player, said. Tornadoes tore through the southeastern region of the U.S.

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Construction continues expansion

As the 2011 spring semester comes to a close, construction projects continue to propel the university toward the next generation of advancements, according to Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. As well as projects currently underway, Liberty is also looking into larger projects that may […]

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Aeronautics program expands

Flight school lowers costs, gains own campus Flight training has a steep price tag, with a full commercial license requiring upwards of $40,000 to $50,000 above normal tuition, room and board. Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. David Young, dean of the School of Aeronautics, has always focused on reducing that cost whenever possible. “One of my main personal goals, and […]

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Students become Air Force leaders

On the afternoon before graduation, 10 Liberty University students will take the first major step of their careers when they are sworn in as officers in the United States Air Force. The Air Force ROTC program has grown from six cadets in the first commissioning class in 2008 to more than 50 students total, and it continues to grow.

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Wallace ready to speak

“When I was a senior I went down to the career counseling center and answered questions about my future, and they told me I should be a forest ranger,” Wallace said. “It is such a good struggle — it is a struggle, but it’s like teenagers, it is so awkward to be 13 years old, but its supposed to be and if you short circuit that you don’t grow up.”

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Named in honor

Editor’s note: This letter and accompanying photos were left anonymously at Jesse Strong’s memorial. The items were recovered by Liberty University Police Department last year. Strong was a Liberty graduate from Vermont and a Marine who was killed in Iraq in 2005. This is a picture of the son of John Daniel Brown and Amanda Grace Brown. Daniel met Jesse […]

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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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