Registration deadline approaches

After 5 p.m. tonight, Virginia residents and students will not be permitted to sign up for voting in the state The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 Virginia election is today, Oct. 15, according to the Virginia.gov website. Virginia.gov states that anyone who would like to vote in the election Nov. 5 must register before 5 […]

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HomeComing

Alumni and students celebrate the past with a parade, football game and more than 20 other campus events More than 2,800 guests will flood Liberty University’s campus for Homecoming weekend Oct. 18 – 19, according to Tyler Falwell, the university’s director of alumni relations. Alumni and students will have the opportunity to attend multiple events and cheer for the Flames […]

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Overtime thriller

“I couldn’t tell you what was running through my mind,” sophomore Tyler Bullock said about scoring the winning goal in the second overtime. “All I know is I ran straight to the bench, but didn’t have to run far before they all met me on the field, and we celebrated as one.” The Liberty Flames (5-5, 2-3 Big South) were […]

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Apple picking trip packs adventure

Slick roads and an immobilized bus could not keep Student Activities from enjoying Carter Mountain Orchard A recent trip of more than a dozen students to Carter Mountain Orchard in Charlottesville, Va. nearly reached an abrupt end when a bus came close to overturning. Students aboard the bus for the Student Activities Apple Picking Trip experienced an unexpected turn of […]

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Filming from one coast to another

Caleb Lee started East West when he saw there was a need for more creativity in wedding cinematography “The works of our hands are only a reflection of the hope that is in our hearts,” Caleb Lee, the owner of East West, a nontraditional wedding videography company, said. “It turns out that people are extraordinary, and sharing meaningful stories is […]

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Low education standards cripple U.S.

Americans must find a more effective way to combat substandard international averages in education According to a Huffington Post article by Joy Resmovits, America’s educational performance has fallen behind international levels. Resmovits reported that in an exam known as the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Americans performed well below the international average on math, reading and […]

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Shutdown affects military families

The government’s inability to reach an agreement is hurting the people who most deserve our protection For those of you praying for our government, bruising your knees from countless hours of repeating Obama’s name to God and hoping for divine intervention, let me write a few more concerns on this prayer list of yours. As we all know, or should […]

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Movie sequels see increased showtime

For decades, many have looked to Hollywood as a sort of citadel, where master storytellers produce great works of amazing fiction, capturing the hearts and minds of the audience. I often find myself entrapped in a suspenseful story, imagining myself within the harrowing situations of the hero. However, a noticeable trend has been occurring, and it involves movies like “Fast […]

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Vote in Virginia’s governor election

The upcoming gubernatorial race will hold significant consequences for the future of our state and our nation E pluribus unum. The Latin phrase, inscribed into the Seal of the United States, is one of our nation’s first and greatest mottos. Translated into English, the expression reads “out of many, one.” Out of many states emerge a single nation. Or so […]

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Making progress in minor leagues

After being drafted, a trio of former Flames continue their journey toward the pinnacle of the sport, the MLB The Liberty Flames baseball team stayed busy during the summer of 2013. After winning the Big South Conference Tournament in May and finishing second in an NCAA regional, Flames players spread out throughout the country to keep playing and improve their […]

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Football schedules FBS foes

With Liberty in pursuit of an invitation to join a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) conference, the Flames will play several highly ranked FBS opponents in the coming years. The Flames football team is currently a Football Championship Subdivision program and is hoping to graduate to FBS play in the next few years, according to Athletic Director Jeff Barber. Liberty will […]

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Big South open for taking

The Flames hope to win their second straight conference championship this year As Liberty heads into Homecoming 2013 weekend, the football team begins preparation for the much-anticipated showdown against their rival, the No. 6 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Saturday’s matchup against Coastal Carolina will begin a four-week stretch of Big South conference games. The stretch will be followed by a nonconference […]

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Striving for greatness at next level

Former Flames QB and Walter Payton Award candidate plays wide receiver for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars Ever since he was a five-year-old boy, Mike Brown always dreamed of playing in the NFL. Brown’s dream became a reality when he signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars May 7, 2012. Despite making it into the NFL, Brown described his journey as a wild […]

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Men’s hockey flips switch

The Liberty Flames men’s Division I hockey team split a weekend series with the University of Arizona Wildcats at the LaHaye Ice Center, October 11 and 12. Arizona 5, LU 1 Despite outshooting the Wildcats, the Flames could not hold off the fellow American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) top-25 team, conceding the game, 5-1, Friday, Oct. 11. With the victory, […]

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Fall victory

Lacrosse sets the Colonials on fire A cold, rainy and windy afternoon proved to be a negative factor for both the Liberty Flames and the George Washington Colonials lacrosse teams Saturday, Oct. 12. While the elements were against them, the Flames were able to pull out an 11-8 victory due to a second quarter surge. With 9:49 remaining in the […]

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