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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Annual CPAC draws thousands to rally with America against socialism

Thousands of conservatives gathered in preparation for the November presidential election for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). From Feb. 26 to Feb. 29, political leaders, conservative voices and voters rallied in National Harbor, Maryland, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, minutes outside of Washington, D.C., under the banner of patriotism and American conservatism.  Conservative activists and […]

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Liberty University’s Rawlings School of Divinity earns Association of Theological Schools accreditation

Liberty’s Rawlings School of Divinity (SOD) received its first Association of Theological Schools accreditation at the beginning of the spring semester, allowing the school to expand and become more competitive.  At the SOD, studying all aspects of Christianity is the focus. Until recently, the school has not been accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). The ATS is an […]

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Abby Johnson joins COL 1972 for a fashion show and panel discussion, sharing their anti-abortion platform

Students and Lynchburg locals gathered Saturday morning for a “Leaping for Life” fashion show and brunch, produced as a joint effort between Culture of Life 1972 and Students for Life.  The event took place in the LaHaye Event Space from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees socialized over brunch for the first portion, before Carla and Vittoria D’Addesi came to […]

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Alexander Hamilton Society hosts Experts on international relations as they discuss Venezuela’s current political climate

Students interested in foreign politics made their way to the Hancock Welcome Center Thursday Feb. 27, hoping to learn more about Venezuelan politics from experts in the field.  The Alexander Hamilton Society at Liberty hosted an evening with Ryan Berg of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Liberty professor Dr. Thomas Metallo titled “Adapting U.S. Policy in Venezuela.” Berg was […]

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Four US Senate candidates speak at a forum hosted by Liberty University College Republicans

Students and citizens gathered to hear from Republican Senate candidates running in Virginia as they prepare for the June 9 Republican primary. The candidates shared their beliefs and campaigned at the forum hosted by the College Republicans at Liberty University (CRLU). On Feb. 17, the Liberty club hosted all four contenders — Alissa Baldwin, Omari Faulkner, Daniel Gade and Thomas […]

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Samaritan’s Purse hosts ConvoSelect discussing opportunities for students to spread salvation

Missionaries took to the ConvoSelect stage, sharing with students the purpose behind Samaritan’s Purse and their Operation Christmas Child (OCC) program. On Thursday, Feb. 27, during Global Focus Week, Assistant Director of Partnerships and Promotions at Operation Christmas Child Gracie O’Loughlin and Operation Christmas Child shoebox recipient Vladimir Prokhnevskiy shared about the work of Christian organizations impacting unreached people groups […]

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Liberty University Finance majors network for careers at Kingdom Advisors’ Orlando conference

Thirty-nine students piled in for a long bus trip to Florida this past week to learn how to be “Fearless” financial planners for God through Kingdom Advisors’ annual conference in Orlando, held Feb. 19-21. Liberty professor Kurt Cornfield, who helped head the trip, explained what it means to be a Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA). “All that means is that we’ve […]

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Open dorms once a month. Everything you need to know about the recent Liberty University campus changes

From adding blue jeans to Liberty’s dress code in 2004 to open dorms scheduled once a month in 2020, Liberty’s Student Government Association (SGA) continues to pass legislation through the administration that many thought would never be possible.  On Feb. 12, more legislation was passed as members of SGA gathered around President Falwell’s desk to watch him sign into action […]

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TRBC Ascent College Ministry hosts its own End It movement event to combat sex trafficking

Students with hands stamped with a red “X” advocated for ending sex trafficking around campus Thursday, Feb. 13. That evening they gathered at Thomas Road Baptist Church to learn about, worship and pray against sex trafficking with the End It movement. The purpose of the event was to bring awareness to Feb. 13, globally recognized as a day to “Shine […]

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Liberty University Psychology professors pitch new Psy.D. to prospective students

For some psychologists’ patients, therapy can only help so much. Some patients’ bodies need antidepressants, antipsychotics or other medications to be able function well mentally, but not all psychologists have the authority to write medical prescriptions. If a psychologist wants to be able to help their patients in this way, they may need to step up their degree to become […]

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2019 Survey ranks Liberty University 68th in the U.S. in endowment

Liberty University’s endowments rose to $1.6 billion in 2019, now ranking 68th in the country for endowments, according to a recent survey by the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Endowments, which include any donations of money or property to a non-profit organization (in this case Liberty), made up the majority of Liberty’s investments in 2019, according to […]

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