Seminar advises

Event informs students The Student Advocate Office (SAO) held its first Scholarship Search 101 (SS101) in the Hancock Welcome Center Tuesday, Sept. 3, giving Liberty students advice and encouragement on how to find scholarships. Joshua Haley, assistant director, and Timi Plyter, a student advocate at the SAO, both spoke to the students at the event. Plyter was pleased with the […]

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Barclay book published

Professor’s devotional released Dr. Timothy Barclay, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Liberty University and a counselor at Wyndhurst Counseling, recently published his first devotional that he said is unlike any other. The devotional, which is entitled “High Capacity Living: A Practical Devotion to Living a Resilient Life,” came out Aug. 16. This book maps out how […]

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Crosswhite, FCA team up for 5K

Everyone is invited to run Sept. 14 The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Crosswhite Fitness are teaming up to host a 5K on Liberty’s campus Sept. 14. Crosswhite Fitness is run by Ben Crosswhite, a graduate of Liberty University, and he is intent on spreading the gospel through the rigors of exercise. “I believe you should be fit on […]

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Washington offers opportunity

Many people dream of one day working in the nation’s capital city, but making the first step to get there can be difficult. Liberty University’s Washington Fellowship provides the opportunity each semester for students to get a foot in the door with some of the country’s most influential corporations and organizations. The Washington Fellowship is a program that places Liberty […]

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Camp Hydaway holds grand opening

Student Activities provided the chance to participate in biking, a ropes course and other outdoor activites Students gritted their teeth as they ran, crawled and even carried logs to complete the adventure race at Camp Hydaway Saturday afternoon, Sept. 3. The grand opening of Camp Hydaway at 936 Camp Hydaway Road showcased the recreational opportunities offered to students, such as […]

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Pre-Law Society

Helms School kickoff Liberty University’s Pre-Law Society held its kickoff event Sept. 2 in the Helms School of Government. Dr. Corey Martin, assistant professor of government, encouraged pre-law students and discussed opportunities that will be given to them this semester. “We are trying to send folks to law school who have a Christian worldview so that they can go into […]

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Pro sports plagued with scandal

In an era where the sports world seems to be marred by scandal, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find honorable role models in the field. While there are still athletes like NBA guard Jeremy Lin and MLB player Albert Pujols who are outspoken Christians and good role models, shame seems to be a pervasive theme in sports today. While […]

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From the Desk

Former Liberty Convocation speaker Tim Tebow joined the 7.6 percent of Americans without a job Saturday, Aug. 31 when the New England Patriots cut him from their roster. As the choruses of NFL fans calling for Tebow’s retirement grows louder, the league’s most polarizing quarterback still holds out hope for another job. “I will remain in relentless pursuit of continuing […]

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Liberty is Back and Business is Booming

As students have returned to campus and discovered what Lynchburg has to offer beyond Liberty University’s campus, businesses on Wards Road have been thriving from the increase in traffic and sales according to the News in Advance. Cookout, a recent addition to the lineup of food choices on Wards Road, has become a college students go-to for fast food. Becca […]

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GI gap bridged

Liberty University recently signed an agreement with the Yellow Ribbon Program, giving military students and recipients the chance to attend college on a scholarship. The program, which offers scholarships to military personnel who want to earn a college degree, was introduced at Liberty in Fall 2009. “It covers the gap between what a veteran or eligible dependent receives from the […]

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Sodexo introduces new options

Dining has made changes to on-campus services and announced plans for new facilities in the near future Sodexo made numerous changes to Liberty University’s on-campus dining throughout the summer of 2013 and announced numerous changes planned for the future. “One of the biggest changes is that we have completely redesigned the menu at Doc’s Diner so that it has a […]

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Pro sports plagued with scandal

In an era where the sports world seems to be marred by scandal, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find honorable role models in the field. While there are still athletes like NBA guard Jeremy Lin and MLB player Albert Pujols who are outspoken Christians and good role models, shame seems to be a pervasive theme in sports today. While […]

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Players brush off White House invite

According to Fox News, three members of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins football team recently turned down an invitation to a ceremony at the White House with President Barack Obama. Jim Langer, Bob Kuechenberg and Manny Fernandez refused to attend the soiree because of the polarity of their political persuasions, according to an article by Ryan Wilson of CBSSports.com. Although […]

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