Liberty’s New coordinator takes strides towards a better system for going green by implementing new recycling policies

Although Kelli Maturano has held the recycling coordinator position at Liberty University for only a few months, she has already made changes to the campus recycling program. Maturano received her degree in sustainable development from Appalachian State University. Shortly after graduating, she moved to Virginia and started looking for a job that was related to the environment. The Liberty position […]

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Previewing the Taste of Nations event that will allow students to eat foods from 22 countries

Students will have an opportunity to travel around the world without leaving the Vines Center on Feb. 28 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., at the Taste of Nations event hosted by the International Student Center (ISC) to share diversity in the yummiest way possible.  This will take place during Global Focus Week and will follow the Parade of Nations […]

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School of Business and school of engineering host Nasa administrator to talk to students at convoselect

Liberty’s School of Business and School of Engineering hosted Jim Bridenstine, the 13th administrator for NASA, who shared the future of NASA and the changes being made at Feb. 6’s ConvoSelect.  Bridenstine said NASA is trying to increase access to space while driving cost down. NASA plans to do this through commercializing space. He explained how NASA wants to be […]

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Nasa administrator speaks at Liberty University convocation about the future of space exploration

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine spoke to students at Convocation Friday, Feb. 7, to discuss his Christian beliefs and give insight into the future of United States space and aeronautics technology..  Bridenstine discussed his career history including his time as a Top Gun pilot in the U.S. Navy, serving as a U.S. congressman for Oklahoma and member of the Armed Services […]

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Lynchburg locals express concern about potential flooding of Blackwater Creek

Following the flooding from Thursday, Feb. 6, Lynchburg residents are voicing their concerns about the stability of the 85-year-old College Lake Dam located next to the University of Lynchburg.  Blackwater Creek receives all of its water directly through the dam, which raised questions for local residents about the amount of debris compiling underneath the dam during times of flooding.  “My […]

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Young Americans for Freedom gather to celebrate late president Ronald Reagan’s legacy and 109th birthday

In Tampico, Illinois, on Feb. 6, 1911, a young Nelle Clyde Reagan gave birth to a future U.S. president.  One hundred nine years later, members of Liberty’s Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) gathered for their first meeting of the semester after resurrecting the club this year to celebrate President Ronald Reagan’s birthday.  YAF is under the umbrella of the Young […]

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Autism Speaks u holds event educating LIberty students and faculty on how to assist students on the autism spectrum

Autism Speaks U (ASU) at Liberty University is just one of many clubs that has recently taken steps to vocalize its cause on campus. Before the spring semester began, ASU held an educational seminar for Liberty faculty to learn more about autism and how to better assist students on the autism spectrum. Corrine Hilton, vice president of membership and marketing […]

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LU Serve hosts event “Unlearning Poverty” to educate students on the reality of living under the poverty line

Liberty University students and Lynchburg area residents gathered in the Montview Alumni Ballroom Tuesday, Feb. 4, to engage in a simulation of a city in poverty, called “Unlearning Poverty,” hoping to educate participants and help them see poverty in a new light. The simulation began with a video with information about poverty, mentioning topics such as food stamps, the safety […]

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Liberty University’s PRSSA chapter hosts the owner of Rookie’s to discuss integrating faith into the workplace

Liberty’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) branch held a Faith in the Workplace event Thursday, Feb. 6, offering a unique experience for students to discuss the integration of biblical values in corporate settings.  The event, held in the Jerry Falwell Library Terrace Conference room, welcomed students who have a passion for business and communications.  A table at the […]

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Center for Law and government hosts discussion on property rights and the Virginia Pipeline

As the people and the government duke out the Virginia pipeline debate, representatives for the positions of the plaintiffs and the defendants sat face-to-face outside the courtroom, informing students on the legality of government projects conflicting with private property On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the Center for Law and Government, a partnership between Liberty School of Law and the Helms School of Government, […]

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This week in politics: Trump’s SOTU, Rush Limbaugh’s Medal of Freedom, the National Prayer Breakfast clash, and more

President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address in the House chamber of the United States Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 4 on the cusp of his impeachment trial and just a day before the Senate voted down his impeachment charges.   Trump said the economy is the best it has ever been, with a rebuilt and unmatched military, secure borders, flourishing […]

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At Liberty University’s Convocation, Nigel Farage compares “Brexit” to Trump’s 2016 victory

An enthusiastic Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party, spoke at Liberty University’s Convocation Wednesday, Feb. 5 to explain Brexit and to celebrate Great Britain’s official separation from the European Union (EU). Farage even compared Great Britain’s leave to President Trump’s 2016 victory.   After voting to leave the EU four years ago, Farage continued to push the decision through. Farage […]

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Donald Trump acquitted, found “not guilty” on both articles of impeachment

The Senate voted down both articles of impeachment Wednesday, Feb. 5, 84 days after the first House trial regarding impeachment, according to Fox News.  This ruling acquitted President Donald Trump and allows him to remain in office. A vote of two-thirds majority for just one article would have removed the sitting president. The first article of impeachment received a vote […]

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VEXIT: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and West Virginia governor urge unhappy counties to secede and join West Virginia

On Jan. 28, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice held a joint press conference to encourage unhappy Virginian counties to secede to join West Virginia in response to recent gun laws in Virginia. Since taking control of Virginia’s government for the first time in 26 years in November, Virginia Democrats are making good on their […]

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