New flameslist website allows students to buy, sell

Every semester mass emails for rides, buying books, selling books and other transactions pass through Liberty University classes, much to the annoyance of some recipients. Freshman Stephen Baird is one of those receivers. After wading through the emails his first semester, he decided something needed to change. The idea of Flameslist.com came into existence. “I just thought there had to […]

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Director to address graduates

A wide range of reaction was displayed when Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. announced the class of 2011’s commencement speaker, Randall Wallace, at the Senior Appreciation Meeting on March 28. “At first I didn’t know who he was. Those are amazing stories he has done. I think it’s cool that he is someone that a lot of people don’t know,” graduating […]

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Filmmaker Randall Wallace to speak at Commencement

Lynchburg native and ‘Braveheart’ screenwriter to address class of 2011 Since the first graduating class in 1973, Liberty University has welcomed esteemed scholars, educators, politicians, authors and evangelists to usher graduating seniors into their life after Liberty. To continue to build upon that foundation, the class of 2011’s Commencement speaker will be Randall Wallace, according to Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. […]

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Sgt. Stephanie Gardner: Translating Babel

Upon graduating high school in 2000, Stephanie Gardner followed family tradition and joined the military. She signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps just in time to take action when the world changed on Sept. 11, 2001. Gardner was two months into her Arabic course at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif. when the 9/11 tragedy happened. Gardner and […]

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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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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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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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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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