Student Body elections proceed despite challenges, campaigning and voting transition to an online format

Before COVID-19 became a pandemic, six students decided to run for student body president and vice-president. Now, the virus is not about to stop them. Weeks ago, talk of an extended spring break and moving school online sparked anxiety in college students as they wondered what effect COVID-19 would have on their classes, extracurricular activities and events. Liberty was one […]

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New Student Government Association legislation update and implementation for the coming fall semester

Since the official legislation signing ceremony in February, students have seen  changes implemented as a result of the passed Student Government Association (SGA) legislation.  Included in the new legislation were successful bills to add an iced coffee PLUS+ swipe option at the on-campus Dunkin’, schedule monthly dates for open dorms and implement a take-out dining option at Doc’s Diner, among […]

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Liberty Forensics Speech team closes out their short season on top and place their bid to host the 2021 National Christian College Forensics Invitational

Before activity on campus ended abruptly due to COVID-19, Liberty’s Forensics Speech Team snagged a few awards and clinched an elite opportunity. During the first weekend of March, the  forensics team travelled to Grove City College in Pennsylvania, to participate in the National Christian College Forensics Invitational (NCCFI). There, they competed against about 25 other colleges from across the nation.  […]

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Breaking News: Liberty University students leaving dorms will receive $1000 housing credit

Liberty University Student Financial Services announced Friday morning that on-campus students who chose not to return to campus will receive partial housing credit, if the students move out by Saturday, March 28. According to the announcement, students no longer living in the dorms this semester will receive $1,000 credit toward their on-campus housing costs for the fall 2020 semester. Graduating […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Liberty University moving most classes online to combat coronavirus, campus to remain open

After originally deciding to resume classes as normal following spring break, President Falwell announced Monday afternoon that most Liberty University residential classes will transition to online status beginning Monday, March 23, in response to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Liberty was one of the last universities to announce its partial closure in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. While a social media […]

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Liberty hosts Every Square Inch Conference where guests discuss how college students view politics over two days

The Every Square Inch (ESI) conference is an event centered around a quote by Abraham Kuyper, Dutch politician and theologian, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine!”  At the 2020 conference, the focus was Christian values in politics. As the fourth […]

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Host of Flecca Talks discusses media reliability and voter turnout at meeting

Liberty’s Turning Point USA (TPUSA) chapter hosted political activist Austen Fletcher from “Fleccas Talks” on March 5 to discuss his YouTube channel, political views and what Americans should work toward for the nation.  TPUSA kicked off the semester with Fletcher as the first guest speaker. More than 80 students attended the event Thursday night.  The members of the executive board […]

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Liberty Habitat for Humanity chapter hosts gala after raising $60,000 for building a house

Habitat for Humanity club members and guests enjoyed a gala last Friday celebrating hard work that culminated in the dedication of a house.  Liberty’s Habitat for Humanity club works with the greater Lynchburg Habitat for Humanity, focusing on raising funds and awareness as well as building a home. Each Habitat home requires $60,000 in funding, which the club works to […]

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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY’S Career Center hosts fair featuring over 100 employers for students to MAKE CONNECTIONS

The Spring Career Fair last Thursday hosted by the Career Center brought 100 employers and over 900 students to the LaHaye Event Space for networking and professional advancement. Students dressed in their best suits with résumés in hand, funneled into the space to meet with potential employers and recruiters to try to land job and internship interviews. This year’s Spring […]

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Liberty hosts Event geared towards escaping to the outdoors allows Liberty students to seek wellness

Liberty’s Outdoor Recreation team is trying something new this semester: hikes focused on mental and spiritual wellness.  These monthly hikes, called “Wellness in the Wilderness,” are about 90 minutes long and geared toward students. Led by student workers, the hikes are intended to give students a way to escape main campus and venture into nature’s green arms. On the first […]

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Liberty Mountain Gun Club offers safety training and firsthand experience with firearms

The Liberty Mountain Gun Club (LMGC) offers multiple opportunities to Liberty faculty, staff and students to obtain hands-on firearm knowledge and experience, making Liberty one of the few concealed carry campuses in the U.S.  Located just a few minutes from campus on Camp Hydaway Road, the shooting facility has four different ranges: shotgun, pistol, rifle and archery. With these resources, […]

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Liberty University hosts Charlie Kirk to discuss new book, “MAGA Doctrine”

As election seasons gets fully underway, debates surrounding the political leaders rage on. Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk spoke at Convocation Friday, March 6, to discuss why President Donald Trump is the perfect man to continue leading the U.S.  Following the release of his new book, “The MAGA Doctrine,” Kirk spoke to students about the balance between Christian beliefs […]

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Liberty’s moot court and debate teams go into the next round of competitions

Both the Liberty debate and moot court teams plan to compete on the national level after qualifying in their regional competitions earlier this month.  Undergraduate debate team The debate team earned their spot at the 2020 National Debate Tournament (NDT) after competing at the District 7 qualifying tournament with universities from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC and West Virginia. […]

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The democratic primary narrows to two candidates as Joe Biden takes Super Tuesday by storm

Former vice president Joe Biden remains the front-runner in the Democratic primaries after Super Tuesday, the one-day race across 14 states that awards one-third of the nation’s delegates.  Biden has 565 overall pledged delegates while Sen. Bernie Sanders trails behind with 506 delegates, as of Thursday morning. The numbers will rise as March 3’s votes continue to be counted, according to […]

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