Invisible Children raises the bar

Organization’s co-founder to speak at Liberty convocation The November winds replace green leaves with shades of gold, orange, and red, reminding everyone that sometimes, change can be a good thing. That could not be truer for members of the Invisible Children chapter at Liberty University, who have been busy welcoming a few changes of their own. For starters, club members […]

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Community meetings pushed forward

City Council gives Lynchburg locals a voice in the redistricting process Lynchburg City Council is currently hosting a set of community meetings as it moves forward in the redistricting process. Before the plans are voted on for approval, the meetings give citizens a chance to speak with members of council and voice their concerns. The meetings began Oct. 6 at […]

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Lynchburg receives visit by Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade

Jim Cheng includes stop at Liberty University Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade and member of Governor McDonnell’s cabinet Jim Cheng will be visiting Lynchburg, Va., and speaking to a group of business students at Liberty University on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Cheng is coming to Lynchburg at the request of Delegate T. Scott Garrett, M.D., according to Sara Owen, legislative […]

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Kyle Maynard speaks to business students

Professional athlete and best-selling author to address Liberty School of Business The Liberty University School of Business will be holding a special convocation for students in athletics and from the School of Business on Friday, Oct. 21, which will feature 2004 ESPY award-winner and best-selling author of “No Excuses,” Kyle Maynard. Having a renowned athlete and motivational speaker like Maynard […]

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‘Wings of Freedom’ tour allows visitors to fly classic warplanes

Classic World War II aircraft will be flying into Lynchburg Regional Airport this week with the Collings Foundation’s 22nd annual “Wings of Freedom” tour. The nonprofit aviation history foundation from Stow, Mass. conducts tours and flights with aircraft from World War I through the Cold War. The Collings Foundation is a regular at air shows across the country. B-17G Flying […]

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Forensics team moves to nationals

The Liberty University forensics team will be competing at the national tournament, following recent victories in competition at George Mason University. The team, which began its work in 2009, is not about crime solving but has to do with public speaking. “Forensic speech seeks to provide introduction, theory, training and instruction in public communication necessary to develop speech performance skills […]

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A sport to test mental endurance

Liberty University Quiz Bowl team excels at Duke, University of Virginia tournaments Groans of defeat were present on the lips of Virginia Tech quiz bowl students Saturday, Oct. 8, as Liberty University’s team annihilated the competition. Liberty University took two quiz bowl teams, a Varsity A-team and a Varsity B-team, to the University of Virginia’s (UVA) tournament. The two teams […]

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Chancellor announces new library

New state-of-the-art facility to honor late Dr. Jerry Falwell Chancellor of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. announced Friday, Oct. 14, that Liberty University will soon begin construction on the Jerry Falwell Library. The library is part of Liberty’s campus makeover and “will make a statement about our commitment to academic excellence,” Falwell said. “(The) new freestanding library will be the […]

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Candidates for Virginia House of Delegates, District 59: Democrat Connie Brennan

Connie Brennan is using her community involvement and healthcare background as the basis for her campaign for the 59th District Virginia House of Delegates seat. Brennan is campaigning against Republican Matt Fariss and Independent Linda Wall. The candidates seek to replace retiree Watkins Abbitt Jr., who has held the 59th seat in office for 25 years. Brennan involved herself in […]

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Candidates for Virginia House of Delegates, District 59: Independent Linda Wall

Businesswoman Linda Wall seeks to reform the nation by reintroducing biblical truths and action into government beginning with running for the 59th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. Wall is an Independent whose opposition is Republican Matt Fariss and Democrat Connie Brennan. Although Wall does see a challenge in running as an independent as opposed to being attached […]

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Candidates for Virginia House of Delegates, District 59: Republican Matt Fariss

Matt Fariss’ business experience and conservative values define his campaign for the Virginia House of Delegates. Fariss is the Republican candidate in the race for the 59th District delegate and is a self-proclaimed “common sense conservative.” Fariss is running against Connie Brennan, Democrat, and Linda Wall, Independent. Some of the most significant focuses of Fariss’ campaign are lessening government regulations, […]

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Texas student vindicated

School district retracts freshman’s suspension After being accused of bullying other students and given in-school suspension, Texas high school freshman Dakota Ary was given permission to return to his classes with no consequences. This case, in which the Liberty Counsel is representing Ary, arose when, during a discussion about religious beliefs, Germany and same-sex attraction in a German class at […]

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