Trump Chooses Liberty for First Commencement Address

Caps and hats told the tale of Liberty University’s 44th Commencement, with academic caps as a ceremonial aspect of celebrating the over 18,000 students graduating and the speckling of iconic red trucker hats signaling the morning’s speaker, President Donald Trump. Trump chose to give his first commencement address as president at Liberty, making him the first sitting U.S. president to […]

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Then vs. Now

Once a small and private campus, Liberty University has flourished into a school with a world-wide reach. Since 2007, the university has witnessed a variety of changes regarding the appearance of campus, the addition of academic programs and the transition of leadership. Nonetheless, Liberty has stayed consistent to Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr.’s original vision while still making the necessary improvements […]

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Financial freedom found

In the past 10 years since the death of Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr., Liberty University has significantly bolstered its economic status and diversified its investment portfolio to make it one of the most economically-sound universities in the nation. Enlarged revenue streams and strong year-to-year financial gains from investments continue to improve Liberty’s bond rating and increase donor confidence. The most […]

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Conversations with those who knew Jerry Falwell Sr.

Stories from Ed Hindson, Mark Hine and Ron Hawkins “Greatest leader that ever lived. He was powerful, strong, challenging, convicting, exciting, interesting, controversial, decisive, never satisfied with progress.” These were Dr. Ed Hindson’s first words when asked what it was like to work with Jerry Falwell Sr. “I remember the first time I met him. He was 39 years old, […]

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Q&A with J&B

Editor-in-Chief Sarah Rodriguez sits down with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and his wife, Becki Falwell, and asks them about the influence of Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr. and the growth of Liberty. Q: After taking over as president of Liberty University 10 years ago, what was your goal? President Jerry Falwell: I’d been the lawyer and the behind-the-scenes business manager […]

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Being the hands and feet

Nursing students offer local shelter residents free manicures and pedicures Nursing students from Liberty University have been literally washing the hands and feet of shelter residents at the Salvation Army’s Center of Hope, in order to serve their community with outreach. Students have participated in six clinics that offered free manicures, pedicures and pampering to shelter residents. They washed hands […]

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See ya FCS

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell announced the Liberty Flames football team will officially become an FBS Independent program for the 2019 season, Wednesday, Feb. 16. “We want to express special gratitude to the NCAA for giving us the opportunity to meet with them on several occasions to make our case, and for understanding the uniqueness of Liberty’s situation and our […]

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Obama commutes sentences

Pvt. Manning will be released from prison in May 2017 During his last days in office, former President Obama commuted the sentence of Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, along with more than 200 other prisoners. While deployed in Iraq in 2009, Manning had access to classified information that she subsequently leaked to WikiLeaks in early 2010. In 2013, Manning was sentenced […]

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