United in prayer at the pole

SYATP held outside DeMoss Liberty students gathered together in front of the DeMoss Hall steps Tuesday night to pray for schools across the globe that participated in the annual See You at the Pole event the following day. See You at the Pole is a worldwide event that began with a collection of teenagers from Texas more than 20 years […]

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College Republicans hold elections

On-campus political club transitions to new leadership Relinquishing his title of chairman for the College Republicans at Liberty University, Zach Martin led his final meeting on election night for the unofficial club, Thursday, Sept. 29. Elections, according to Martin, are generally held in April. However, with a job offer from Senator Steve Newman, Martin said he needed to step down […]

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Liberty University to welcome medical school

Academic changes and growth lead to new plans to introduce a medical school Liberty University will soon be adding its own medical school, pending approval of a $12 million grant recommended by the Virginia Tobacco Commission — the second-largest grant in the commission’s history. The Schools of Health Sciences and Osteopathic Medicine will be housed in a new facility across […]

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Proposed downtown parking plan ignites controversy

Local business owners voice objections to Parking Authority’s new proposal A proposed downtown parking plan has left businesses and residents demanding a better solution to the parking problem, according to comments made at the Lynchburg City Council meeting on Sept. 13. The city’s Parking Authority members, including Parking Manager Norman Hale, attended the meeting to bring clarity about the new […]

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Students head north to help in disaster relief

Volunteers practice what they preach Liberty Students packed into vans and headed to Binghamton, N.Y., on Friday, Sept. 23, to participate in the first disaster relief project with Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia. The 111 Seminary and undergraduate student volunteers spent their weekend working in feeding units and alongside homeowners and New York residents to clean up and fix houses […]

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One man’s trash is another man’s CSER

Liberty staff member proposes new recycling program to make halls cleaner and greener After James Honeycutt, senior supervisor of the male dorm cleaning crews, noticed the large piles of recycling building up in the residence halls, he decided to take action by proposing that Liberty University students be given the chance to gain Christian Service (CSER) credit by participating in […]

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Bachmann to visit Liberty

Michele Bachmann stands alone as the only woman to declare her candidacy as a Republican Party presidential candidate, and she will make her way to Liberty University on Sept. 28. The republican Representative from Minnesota will speak in Wednesday’s convocation, sandwiched between speakers Eric Metaxas and Ed Hindson. Bachmann is one of four women scheduled to speak in convocation this […]

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Abortion regulations approved

New legislation causes controversy The Virginia Board of Health approved emergency temporary abortion clinic regulations on a 12-1 vote Thursday, Sept. 15, in response to legislation passed earlier this year by the General Assembly. These stringent regulations, if approved by all relevant parties involved in the executive branch review process, will be in place by Dec. 31 and stay in […]

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