ODAS provides support

The Office of Disability Academic Support helps students succeed in classes As tests begin to roll around from the faculty of Liberty University, many students are grateful for the helping hands of the Office of Disability Academic Support (ODAS). Denny McHaney, the current director of ODAS, said he founded the program in the fall of 1985 after he was approached […]

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Forensics hosts tournament

Speech team welcomes colleges from six different states to compete in various public speaking categories The Liberty University Forensic Speech team hosted 10 schools from six different states to compete in the fourth-annual Liberty University Speech Invitational Saturday, Sept. 28th. The initial two rounds of the tournament began at 9 a.m. in DeMoss Hall and continued until 3 p.m. During […]

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Promoting farming

Commercial for Monsanto to air during Macy’s Parade This Thanksgiving, Liberty University students might see a familiar face during a commercial break while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. After winning a contest, Communication & Creative Arts major Celeste Martin and her family will be featured in a commercial for Monsanto, an agricultural company. “We had no idea that we […]

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Club becomes home for gaming

Video game enthusiasts seek to provide the opportunity for students to fellowship through friendly competition Whether you are into Mario Bros. or Halo, the Video Game Club seeks to offer a unique outlet for every gamer at Liberty University. The Video Game Club held its first official semester in spring 2013, according to Samuel Adams, president of the club. It […]

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Restoring creativity

AIGA unites graphic students This year, the Liberty University graphic arts community is coming together to bring creativity and experience to the students of the Department of Studio & Digital Arts (SADA). Professor Sandra Slayton, who said she desires to give students more opportunity and experiences for their future in graphic design, founded the American Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA) […]

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From the Desk

Humans can be surprisingly impatient, especially when it comes to phones. Apple released the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Friday along with iOS7, the company’s newest operating system for its phones. As expected, lines stretched on for days, and Apple struggled to keep up with demand for the device. As I watched my classmates plan their iPhone purchases or […]

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Kyle Adams

Kyle Adams worked a few odd jobs before he became the public relations officer for the Humanitarian International Services Group (HISG). “One of the jobs I had to manage a baseball field, and then that lead me to a job taking care of a golf course in Colorado Springs,” Adams said. “It wasn’t particularly fulfilling though, it wasn’t what I […]

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Justin Jonas

Justin Jones (2012) has been watching college and professional sports as long as he could remember. “I’m a sports junkie,” Jones said. “I grew up watching University of North Carolina games and knew that I wanted to be close to sports.” Being a journalist, Jones had many chances to become acquainted with a famous face or, in this particular case, […]

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Julia Seymour

Although most people in the media follow a code of ethics respective organizations, bias always seems to creep within reporting. To expose unbalanced reporting, Julia Seymour (2005) scans various new sources and writes about the bias she finds for the Media Research Center’s Business and Media Institute (BMI). “I write my analysis of how stories are getting spun or distorted […]

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Abby Armbruster

Every two months, Abby Armbruster(2010) writes a profile about an individual in the Wayne County, Ohio community. “We can write about a teacher or a principal or someone else,” Armbruster said. “It’s really interesting to hear what people do, and I get to meet a lot of people around the county. Those are fun to write.” Armbruster is a news […]

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Politics in Forest

The Chamber hosts the ‘political event of the year’ Virginia senators, delegates and regional candidates flooded Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest as the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) hosted a biennial social event Thursday, Sept. 19. The event, designed by LRCC to allow politicians currently in office and those running for office a chance to mingle and meet with the […]

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Curtain opens with Les Misérables

Alluvion Stage Company presented Liberty’s first play of the season to a sold-out crowd Friday, Sept. 13 Alluvion Stage Company’s rendition of Les Misérables christened the Liberty University theatrical season with colorful and compelling performances that began Friday, Sept. 13 in front of a sold-out audience. Theatergoers were transported to 19th century France and given a fictional taste of the […]

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Lee Weeks exhibit showcases art

Marvel and DC Comics artist showed students his tricks of the comic book trade, Sept. 19 Students, faculty and families lined up outside of the Liberty University Art Gallery for the opening night of the Lee Weeks exhibition Sept. 19, which showcased some of the comic book artist’s best work. “It’s an honor to be here at Liberty,” Lee Weeks […]

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Fink dies

“Jehovah, Jehovah, my Jehovah.” These were the final words of beloved religion professor Dr. Paul Fink as he looked up to heaven moments before passing away Saturday, Sept. 7, at Lynchburg Regional Hospital, according to his daughter Cathy Eubank. He is survived by his wife Mary and his children Anne, Glenn, Jerry, Cathy, Dawn and Gary, according to Eubank. Fink […]

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