Running to Save Lives

“Dragging myself out of bed at 5 a.m.? I haven’t done that in a long time,” Liberty freshman, Heather Beaman said. “But the job description doesn’t include sleeping in. Today is vital in the effort of saving lives.” Beaman was just one of the nearly 250 people that came out to volunteer for “Run For Their Lives 2010” on Saturday, […]

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Congress 2010: Jeff Vanke

What is your stance on health care? Would you support the repeal of the new health care law? Health insurers should have to compete across state lines.  And they should have to honor contracts, not drop patients after the fact with pre-existing conditions.  I oppose government-run health care.  I support universal access to health insurance.  The new law has way […]

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Fireworks and Lawsuit: Man files suit

A Lynchburg man has filed suit against Liberty University and two of its police officers over an arrest in June 2009. The $6 million lawsuit alleges false arrest and excessive force. Former City Council candidate Anthony Howard and his family were attending the annual Celebrate America Independence Day event at Williams Stadium when someone told the Liberty University Police Department […]

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Educational Entertainment

Part history. Part entertainment. The historical sites in the City of Lynchburg and surrounding counties offer a number of options for something to do. Historic Sandusky Located a short five minutes from campus is Historic Sandusky. The site tells the tale of Charles Johnston who built the home around 1797. Prior to this, in 1790, Johnston was on an exploratory […]

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Negotiating to first place

Liberty University School of Law students Hannah Reichel and Karlee Shelton spent two weeks preparing case negotiations.

A panel of judges rewarded the students’ hard work with a first place finish at the Southwestern Entertainment Law Negotiation Competition on Oct. 3 in Los Angeles, Calif.

“Our whole objective is to keep people out of court,” Reichel, who will graduate in May, said.

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Parade of Memories

People of all ages lined the sidewalks of University Boulevard on Saturday Oct. 9, awaiting an event that has become a yearly tradition for students and Liberty alumni. Liberty University’s homecoming parade proceeded from the entrance of the newly renovated William’s Stadium at 1 p.m. The parade kicked off the weekend’s festivities, raising school spirit and community involvement. “I think […]

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‘Say Something’

Two hundred red flags in DeMoss courtyard are serving as a reminder for students to “Say Something” as part of Domestic and Dating Violence Awareness Week’s Red Flag Campaign. The Student Government Association and the Office of Student Conduct banded together to spread the word on Liberty’s campus and promote the importance of healthy relationships. One of the goals of this co-curricular event is to help students learn to have healthy, respectful relationships with members of the opposite sex, Senior Conduct Officer Andrea Adams said.

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City leaders say downtown is ‘safe’

Murders in Lynchburg are not common, according to City Council Member H. Cary. George Baker’s murder early last month was an exception, he said. “(Downtown) is crime free with the exception of Mr. Baker,” Cary said. “There have been a few minor incidents, but not anything that would give you cause for your personal safety.” Liberty alumna Robin Dimond co-owns […]

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