Russian education delegates learn from Liberty

Half-empty cups of coffee sat on a paper-strewn conference table as students answered questions from Russian educators seeking to improve their system of education. Deans, professors and administrators from Russia visited Liberty Christian Academy and Liberty University on Thursday, April 14. Most of the group’s specializations were in economics or business. The group has been visiting colleges and high schools […]

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Robert Rencher

Robert Rencher, economics professor manages his money based on one basic principle. “Spend less than you earn and do it for a long time, and you will be financially successful,” Rencher said. According to Rencher, even college students can live up to this standard. Both of Rencher’s two daughters graduated from college without debt. Rencher also knows of twins who […]

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Blaze claims couple

Two Liberty University alumni died during a blazing fire that broke out in Princeton Circle West Apartments off Rivermont Avenue on Friday, April 8. The couple, Aaron and Rachel Horton, were graduates of the class of 2007. The fire started just before 5 a.m., Deputy Fire Marshal of Investigations Thomas Goode said. The cause of the fire is not yet […]

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Refocusing Easter: Why the Lamb?

Lynchburg couple use their business as a ministry opportunity Seventeen-month-old Makayla Moylan focuses her hazel eyes on her mother from the entrance to their small kitchen. Her mother, patiently filling plastic lamb molds with melted white chocolate, watches the little girl from the corner of her eye. “I stay at home and watch Makayla and do this in the morning,” […]

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City behind in rainfall

This year, Lynchburg may not be able to live up to its infamous nickname “Drenchburg.” Virginia’s rainfall has been almost five inches below average this year. While the lack of rain may currently have students rejoicing as they trade umbrellas and bulky rain boots for flip flops and sunglasses, it may soon have them sweating as the state heads into […]

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New site seeks to help students

With the rapid approach of the end of the semester, students are beginning to think about their fall schedules and what classes they need to take. Along with this comes the time-consuming, frustrating task of determining which books are needed for certain classes but also finding these books at a decent price. Benjamin Carson and Jonathan Simkin co-founded SwoopThat.com in […]

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Liberty Champion receives VPA awards

The results from this year’s Virginia Press Association(VPA) College Contest placed Liberty University’s campus newspaper The Liberty Champion as a winner in three categories. According to The Champion’s editor in chief for the 2009-10 school year Amanda Sullivan, this was the first year the paper entered the competition in a long time. Champion staff members Sullivan, Emily DeFosse, Chris Mabes […]

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Friend of Liberty dies

A loving husband, father and grandfather, a friend of Liberty, a servant in Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC) and a successful businessman passed away April 5. Samuel K. Pate Sr., 75, of Lynchburg died Monday after a short illness. Pate is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carole, and their children Samuel Kenneth Pate Jr. and his wife Debbie, […]

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Relay: Run to save lives

Liberty University will be hosting the Relay For Life, a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society on April 15. Teams will gather at Osborne Soccer Stadium from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m and will have one representative walking on the track at all times. The event is a chance for communities to come together and battle cancer while […]

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DeMoss Hall to receive updates

New plans revealed to complete fourth floor construction Renovations continue as Liberty University continues to celebrate 40 years of growth. The construction that has begun on the fourth floor of DeMoss is a continuation of a series of projects that have been gradually completed over the years. Although there has been much speculation regarding the recent construction, Chancellor Jerry Falwell […]

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