Abortion regulations approved

New legislation causes controversy The Virginia Board of Health approved emergency temporary abortion clinic regulations on a 12-1 vote Thursday, Sept. 15, in response to legislation passed earlier this year by the General Assembly. These stringent regulations, if approved by all relevant parties involved in the executive branch review process, will be in place by Dec. 31 and stay in […]

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Candidates to visit Liberty

Perry, Bachmann will speak in convocation Texas Gov. Rick Perry will speak at Liberty University in convocation Wednesday, Sept. 14. The presidential candidate will be followed by rival candidate Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, who is scheduled to address students on Sept. 28. School of Law Dean Mat Staver said Liberty has always encouraged students to get involved in political and […]

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Military students serve fellow veterans

“It’s nice to be able to get out and talk to people who understand where you’re coming from” College life is an adjustment for many new students. More difficult courses, new people and unfamiliar surroundings can be overwhelming at first. For student veterans at Liberty, trading their combat boots for collared shirts and re-learning how to live their lives as […]

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Volunteers clean Candlers Mt.

Liberty University’s Circle K Club partnered with the Wingate by Wyndham and Days Inn hotels to help eliminate littler alongside Candlers Mountain Road on Saturday, Sept. 10. Volunteers worked along a three-mile stretch of road from the Wingate hotel to Sonny Meade Road, starting at 8 a.m. Wingate workers doubled as citizen volunteers and ended their shift at 9:30 a.m., […]

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Elections coming soon

Students may register to vote locally “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost,” Sixth President of the United States of America John Quincy Adams said. According to the U.S Census Bureau, in 2008, only 49 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds voted in the presidential elections. […]

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Meet the candidates: Thomas Garrett

Thomas Garrett Jr. won the Republican Party primary in the 22nd Virginia state senate district on Aug. 23, beating fellow Republicans Brian Bates, Mark Peake, Bryan Rhode and Claudia Tucker. Garrett is now campaigning against Democrat Bert Dodson for District 22’s Virginia state representative. Virginia will hold elections for state senators on Nov. 8. “After a long and challenging primary […]

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Meet the candidates: Bert Dodson

Bert Dodson, the democratic candidate for the newly created 22nd Virginia state senate district, is running against his republican counterpart, Tom Garrett Jr. The state senate election will be held Nov. 8. Dodson ran unopposed in the Aug. 23 primary. The issues that have been given the most attention this election are that of job creation and security. If elected, […]

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Liberty revamps on-campus dining

Founder’s Food Court opened its doors for the last time Thursday, Sept. 1. In order to help students with the transition of classes from Green Hall to DeMoss, Founder’s Food Court relocated. Some of the stations housed inside Founder’s have been moved to the Tilley, while others have been transferred to the Vines Center. The Tilley kept all the original […]

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ALD inducts new members

Family and friends gathered at Towns Auditorium last Friday, Sept. 9, for a colorful ceremony, where The Liberty Chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Scholastic Honor Society initiated 306 new residential and online student members. Each academic year, new members are chosen after maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher throughout their freshmen year in college. “You are lifetime members […]

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