Liberty considers GLTC billing

A miscalculation in billing from the GLTC caused Liberty to take a closer look at transit costs from company High transit costs and fees by the Greater Lynchburg Transit Company (GLTC) may be costing the busing company the business of Liberty University. In a report released by the GLTC board, Liberty’s payment for the 2012 fiscal year was miscalculated. The […]

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New parking plan takes effect

With continued parking problems plaguing the Liberty University campus, officials have required commuter students and some Campus East and Hill residents to re-register their cars. New decals have been made available to these students, Chief of Police Col. Richard D. Hinkley said. Hinkley said the reason is because the lots and the numbers of allowed vehicles per lot are different […]

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Students combat rising costs by renting textbooks

Rising textbook prices forced college bookstores and online providers to be creative in their marketing tactics. Renting textbooks is among the fastest growing means of ordering textbooks recently. With each book price dramatically cut, many college students saw renting as the perfect option. The Liberty University bookstore rental program was responsible for much of their success this semester. Half of […]

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Liberty honors Martin Luther King

Center4ME holds annual Let Freedom Ring event on 50th anniversary of the pastor’s visit to Lynchburg Liberty University celebrated the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the annual Let Freedom Ring event hosted by the Center for Multi-Cultural Enrichment (Center4ME) on Jan. 16, 2001. Students, faculty and the Lynchburg community gathered to pray, worship and reflect […]

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Liberty University community mourns loss

Tragedy struck the Lynchburg and Liberty Christian Academy (LCA) community Jan. 6, after LCA seniors Stacia Anderson, 17, and Breanna Boyd, 17, were killed in a single car accident. The four-door Honda Civic, operated by Anderson, swerved to the right side of Mayflower Drive, then swerved to the left and hit a concrete pole at a private business. Excessive speed […]

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Wards Road tunnel open for use

A tunnel allowing students passage between Liberty University residential dorms and Wards Road is now open for travel. Discussions to construct the tunnel began in 2006, but Liberty needed to gain the necessary approvals before the university began its renovations, Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. said. The normal method for building tunnels under railroad tracks, according to Falwell, consists of building […]

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Liberty trustee dies in plane crash

Tom Coble best remembered for his love of flying and his service to other people Liberty University Board of Trustees member and 1976 graduate Tom Coble died in a plane crash near Gadsden, Ala. on Friday, Jan. 20. Coble, 58, was returning to North Carolina after taking his L-39 Albatross fighter jet for routine maintenance when the plane caught fire […]

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Parking update

In response to complaints from students and faculty regarding alleged parking problems on campus, the Liberty University administration issued a campus-wide survey to commuters. The survey gave the students the option of buying a parking permit for a particular spot in one of the campus’ parking lots. However, according to an announcement by the Liberty University Police Department (LUPD), “The […]

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Writing home from Iraq

As recently as the first Gulf War, soldiers had to rely on “snail mail” to send letters home to loved ones. In 21st century conflicts, soldiers like Spc. Josh Moerman are able to communicate instantaneously with family and friends back in North America. Liberty University senior Kelsey Huff, Moerman’s girlfriend of two and a half years, kept in touch with […]

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Train claims life

Student dead, 4 injured after mishap An accident involving a train and five Liberty University students on Thursday, Nov. 17, claimed the life of a student and left one in critical condition, while the other three incurred minor injuries. Hannah Williams, 18, was with her four friends on the train trestle that towers over the James River stargazing the night […]

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Fond memories remain

Family, school recall special moments Hannah Emmaline Williams was described by her friends as encouraging, kind and spontaneous. She was known for knocking on the doors of individuals on her hall, just to check in and see how they were doing. Hannah, 18, died in a train accident the night of Nov. 17, and those attributes are ones that Hannah’s […]

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