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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Coffeehouse promises Christmas cheer

Get ready for a show of glacial proportions, as Student Activities prepares to celebrate Christmas at the North Pole during this year’s annual Christmas Coffeehouse Nov. 30 at 11:30 p.m.  Every winter, students flock to the Vines Center to show their Christmas spirit to support the artistic talents of their peers, while seizing the opportunity to stay out past curfew. […]

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New LUO degrees for public service, policy

Liberty University’s Helms School of Government has rolled out four new online degree programs for students who wish to further their careers in public service and policy. Interim Dean Ron Miller said these programs were created with the “mid-level professional” in mind — someone who is already in a public service career but aspires for more.  “It really is designed […]

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Construction disrupts top-floor Hill residents

Before Liberty University freshman Justin Holdstock packed his belongings, before he met his new roommates, before he rode his bike to his new dorm on East Campus, he was a normal college student living on the Hill, one of Liberty’s oldest housing facilities. On Monday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m., Holdstock received an email from his resident director, requesting an […]

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Packing bags to provide

A new backpack program seeks to help children reach their fullest potential by providing bags of food to children in need and is looking to the community to help provide more healthy options to under-served children.  A Lynchburg woman voiced her passion by creating a new backpack program for Lynchburg City Schools that aims to bring food security to children […]

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Life in New London

Liberty University partnered with the Friends of New London to hold New London Day Saturday, Oct. 27, giving the public an opportunity to learn about local history, including the historical sites that date as far back as the 18th century. “When the Friends of New London was founded, their vision was to rescue and restore as many historic buildings as […]

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Fanning the flames in Zone 4

Flames burned bright the night of Friday, Oct. 19, in the East Campus Satellite parking lot during the Homecoming Bonfire, hosted by Student Activities. Both old and new Liberty fans gathered for a time to enjoy food, games and live music, getting pumped up and ready for the Flames to bring the heat during the weekend Homecoming football game against […]

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Walking for freedom

More than 100 individuals, dressed in black, marched the streets of downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, Oct. 20 to protest human trafficking occurring both domestically and worldwide through an A21 Walk for Freedom. A21 is an organization dedicated to abolishing human trafficking and promotes the opportunity for a peaceful protest in support of victims one day per year. All over the United […]

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Q&A with Denver Riggleman

Q: How did you come to the decision to run for the Virginia 5th District seat this year? A: Due to the nature of Congressman Tom Garrett’s retirement, we had an abnormal process for the Republican nomination. I was not intending to run for Congress and was focused on growing my business. But following Congressman Garrett’s announcement, friends of mine […]

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Q&A with Jennifer Lewis

Q: How did you come to the decision to run for the Virginia 6th District seat this year? A: During my work and service in the community, I was blessed to meet and engage with extraordinary people of all political beliefs who are fed up with the way Washington has been co-opted by big corporations, lobbyists and special interests. I’m […]

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