13 Blue light boxes are now active across Liberty University campus

Across Liberty University’s campus, 13 new emergency safety boxes now stand high over their respective areas. These emergency boxes, colloquially dubbed “blue lights,” are a new safety measure intended to promote safety across Liberty’s campus. The blue light boxes were originally announced Nov. 3, 2021, when Liberty Interim President Jerry Prevo previewed the boxes during Convocation.  “We are in the […]

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New school year, new dining options

As the fall semester begins, Liberty University students can expect a lot of new changes. Some of these changes include updates to the dining options on campus.  These dining option changes include the replacement of South Street Cheesesteaks, located at Green Hall, with The Hungry Herbivore. The Hungry Herbivore is a new plant-based and gluten-free food option that will be […]

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Convocation calendar announced: guests include Mike Pence, Priscilla Shirer and more

Many prominent religious, political and sports figures will make their way to Liberty University to speak at Convocation this fall.  Mike Pence, the 48th vice president of the United States, is among those who will attend. The former vice president will speak during Convocation Sept. 14. Pence has visited Liberty twice previously — once to speak at a Convocation in […]

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Liberty Dean appointed to governor’s panel

For the third time, the dean of Liberty University’s School of Business, Dr. Dave Brat, has been named to Virginia’s Joint Advisory Board of Economists, this time by Gov. Glenn Youngkin.  Brat, along with 14 other economic and business experts from diverse backgrounds, will help shape the state budget by analyzing Virginia’s revenue forecasts. He formerly served in the same […]

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Serve Lynchburg gathers over 1,200 students to volunteer across the city

LU Serve hosted its annual Serve Lynchburg event April 23, bringing together over 1,200 students to provide service to over 75 organizations across Lynchburg. Students worked throughout the day in whatever ways needed like painting, planting flowers, mulching and landscaping.  Serve Lynchburg is a day focused solely on serving the community.  Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears joined students working at […]

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Students take to the Academic Lawn for Compassion Worship Night

The Compassion International club, along with approximately 80 students, took to the Academic Lawn April 21 to worship and learn how to help children living in extreme poverty.  President Emily Del Grosso presented students with the issues and challenges associated with global poverty. “As a club, it is our desire to introduce many different ways that students have the ability […]

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Rides, food and live music at Student Activities final campus event – The After Party

“Commencement is happening in a few weeks, and even before that, three-quarters of the students leave,” Cort Comfort, director of Student Activities, said. “We wanted to make an event for students where everyone, especially the seniors, can just hang out with their friends as a way to end their year in a great way.” Warm and sunny weather encouraged people […]

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Kids and families participate in two runs in the fight to end human traffiking

Local Lynchburg nonprofit Freedom 4/24 hosted two races at Liberty University to raise awareness on sexual exploitation and human trafficking.  The races were held April 22 and April 23. Friday featured a kid’s fun run and family night outside of the Liberty Indoor Track Complex. The main event took place on Saturday, featuring one of the nonprofit’s “Run 4 Their […]

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Cello project holds concert

Music by The Beatles, Ed Sheeran or the Super Mario Bros. theme song may not seem like cello music, but these tunes provided an evening of entertainment as the Liberty University Cello Project performed a number of arrangements at its concert in the Worley Prayer Chapel on April 21.   This project consisted of a cello quartet made up of […]

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