SGA hosts panelists to discuss the intersection of theology and politics

Can religion and politics coexist? This is the question that students and staff members wrestled with at the first ever Student Government Association Table Talk.  The event, which took place Thursday, Nov. 1 in Liberty University’s Science Building, featured a round table discussion with four panelists — Penny Nance, Jeff Coleman, Dr. Kristen Hark and Dr. David Wheeler — where […]

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Virginia Furniture Market Design Competition awards scholarships to students

Employees at Virginia Furniture Market stores do not have to worry about creating a floor plan display for Black Friday for at least one show room. Liberty FACS Students have it covered.   On Oct. 10, students in FACS 345, Materials and Specifications, entered their work to be judged for the Virginia Furniture Market Design Competition.  The first-place winners of […]

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SGA opens doors for exchange of ideas, encourages DIRT talk attendance

Recent events regarding race relations on the campus of Liberty University caught the attention of the Student Government Association (SGA) and prompted student body leaders to host an open discussion for students to voice their concerns. The student-led discussion was titled “The Deeper Issue: An Open Discussion on Race Relations at Liberty,” and took place in an SGA conference room […]

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California pastor talks tragedy

Rob McCoy, pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Thousand Oaks, California, and a family from his church patiently waited in the Alex Fiore Teen Center while the coroner identified bodies from a bar shooting Wednesday, Nov. 7, that claimed the lives of 12 and injured 18 others. The waiting was tortuous for the family members.  “The longer they wait, the […]

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Dr. Young and business students travel to Ecuador to serve a jungle school

With the help of faculty advisor and professor Dr. George Young, budding entrepreneurs in Liberty University’s ENACTUS club are striving to make a difference in Ecuador and the Amazon through business projects and partnerships. Young and six business students traveled to Ecuador and the Amazon through LU Send Sept. 28 through Oct. 10. While abroad, they spent a period of […]

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Musician encourages Liberty students to seek out community and accountability

While Liberty students were leaving class and finding seats at Convocation Oct. 31, TobyMac’s band, DiverseCity, was gathering backstage to enjoy a hearty breakfast.  Eggs, biscuits, cereal, pastries, fruit, yogurt and strong coffee were some of the foods served. The band helped themselves to heaping plates and settled down at a long table in a room behind the Vines Center.  […]

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The FACS Department Club announces partnership with Park View

The Family and Consumer Sciences Department Club met Oct. 30 to discuss their upcoming community service project, and they officially announced their partnership with Park View Community Mission for this year — because serving others never goes out of fashion.  President of the Fashion Design and Merchandising Association Breanna Decker acted as host and supervisor of the event.  “Every semester, […]

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Dinesha D’Souza comes to Convo Select, talks fascism and progressivism

Political commentator and filmmaker Dinesha D’Souza shared ideas from his new film, “Death of a Nation,” with Liberty University students at Convo Select Nov. 5.  “Death of a nation is intended to say that if the progressive’s ‘birth of a nation’ principle is allowed to play itself out, it will kill America,” D’Souza said. “The death of a nation is […]

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Kenny G. Rowlette

Remembering a professor, historian and friend of Liberty  Kenny G. Rowlette, 67, director and co-founder of the Civil War Chaplains Museum on Liberty University’s campus, and long-time employee at Liberty, unexpectedly passed away Friday, Oct. 26. Originally from Kentucky, Rowlette received a B.A. in English from Berea College in 1973 and an M.Ed. in Secondary Education from Lynchburg College in […]

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LSAT ditches paper

Starting in September 2019, students taking the Law School Admission Test will no longer take the exam with pencil and paper but will instead take it digitally. Jeff Thomas, executive director at Kaplan Test Prep, said this is the Law School Admission Council’s biggest change in the test’s 70-year history. June 2019 will be the last month students will be […]

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