Ending war one movie at a time

Invisible Children uses media to change the world Twenty-five years ago, a war began in northern Uganda that has consequently robbed an entire generation of their childhood and caused the lives of millions to be ruled by fear and violence. But it is time for the war to end. The Liberty chapter of Invisible Children (IC) is seeking to end […]

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Light ready for trips

Light Ministries (Light), a part of Liberty University’s Center for Global Ministries (CGM), offers students short-term missions trips each semester. According to the CGM website, Light has existed for the past 20 years, fulfilling more than 220 evangelistic campaigns and sharing the gospel with more than three million people. Since Light began, more than 7,000 students have helped to spread […]

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Stepson of C.S. Lewis speaks at convocation

Clad in knee high boots and a large cross necklace, Douglas Gresham, stepson of British author C.S. Lewis, addressed students in Convocation Monday Feb. 28. Gresham is the artistic director of the Narnia series and recently wrote a personal biography of Lewis entitled Jack’s Life. In a rich British accent, Gresham told of his testing American childhood, growing up with […]

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Exercise becoming extinct

Pristine rows of treadmills, rowers and stepmills wait to be used. According to ABC, Centers for Disease Control released a study saying less than two out of ten Americans are getting the recommended level of exercise. Professor Brianne Kilbourne did not bat an eyelash at the statistics.

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Living a Legacy

Dr. Jerry Falwell met resistance to Lynchburg Baptist College in an odd place — his home. His wife, Macel, needed convincing when Falwell revealed his plan of starting a Christian college 40 years ago. “I said, ‘No, my kids are not going to that school,’” Macel Falwell said with a smile.

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Coffee shop reopens

Jazzman’s receives needed updates Students had to rely on their own coffee makers or other shops, while the DeMoss Hall location of Jazzman’s Café recently underwent extensive construction. Jazzman’s closed early Friday, Feb.18 as construction workers extended the wall that separates Jazzman’s storage and office area from the computer lab. An improved Jazzman’s Café welcomed students back Feb. 21, Monday […]

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Law School hosts ABA

The American Bar Association (ABA) Client Counseling Competition gives law students the opportunity to practice what they have learned in a mock consultation situation. Liberty hosted the ABA competition for the fourth time Feb. 19. The other law schools that competed were Campbell University, Charlotte School of Law, George Mason University, North Carolina Central University, Regent University, University of North […]

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AMA team ready for marketing competition

Team to present to Nintendo executives Marketing students will be heading to New Orleans, La., March 23 to face some of the top universities in the annual Collegiate Case Competition. “The thing about the case competition is it’s top of the line,” Dr. Kendrick Brunson said. Brunson has led the teams through their five years of competition. The American Marketing […]

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Life, Liberty & the Pursuit: Lt. Col. Chris McGreer: Phantom Chaplain

While Lt. Col. Chris McGreer may not be a student veteran, or even one of Liberty’s numerous faculty and staff veterans, he nevertheless has an impact on campus through his work with military students. Throughout his career, McGreer has been heavily involved with Officer Christian Fellowship (OCF) and currently holds a weekly Bible study at his house near campus. McGreer, […]

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40th celebration commences

Liberty University kicked off its 40th anniversary, ushering in a new era of growth this week. Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. said Liberty is marking the occasion by celebrating the university’s history and preparing for the future. “It really is a new era and it just so happens to be our 40th anniversary,” Falwell said. “We’ve come about as far in […]

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Student receives Gates Scholarship

Krystal Heard is a junior education major at Liberty University, but more than that, she is one of 1,000 minority students nationwide chosen to receive the Gates Millennium Scholarship. Each year, a select number of high school seniors are awarded the Gate Scholarship which covers 10 years of education according to their website. Two years ago, Heard went through the […]

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Forensics team wins state titles

Two qualify for National Tournament A close-knit crew of five students can be found in the forensics office at least 10 hours per week studying speeches, working on homework and attending weekly meetings and teaching sessions. Nestled in DeMoss 3394, the Liberty University Forensics Speech Team is the latest unsung state champion to grace the campus. On Saturday, Feb. 19, […]

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