Flames star wide-receiver Gandy-Golden shares his story

Most Division 1 athletes start playing competitive sports at a young age, but sophomore wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden, who collected 192 receiving yards in Liberty’s first win of the 2017-18 season, spent most of his childhood climbing trees and solving puzzles. “I never really was a sports person,” Gandy-Golden said. “I was just a little weird kid going outside climbing […]

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Liberty advances to 3-0 after last-second blocked field goal earns them a 42-41 win

  Liberty beats Indiana State with last-minute blocked field goal to win 42-21. Win makes Liberty 3-0 for first time since 2008. The crowd of 16,060 stood defeated as Indiana State University lined up with five seconds remaining to attempt a 23-yard game winning field goal, just three yards further than an extra point. But the Flames didn’t stray from […]

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Liberty Men’s Soccer loses closely contested battle against Eastern Tennessee State

  Flames unable to respond to East Tennessee State’s lone goal in 37th minute of Saturday game. Second-half momentum not enough for the Flames as they fall 3-2-1. In a tight defensive battle, Liberty (3-2-1) fell to East Tennessee State (3-1-2) 1-0 Saturday afternoon. Liberty goalie James Knoebel made five saves on 10 shots in the first half, while the […]

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The Flames split series with the Crimson Tide in weekend hockey games

  Flames Hockey Team follows Friday loss with Saturday victory against the Crimson Tide. Hard work from underclassmen contributed to victory and gives fans something to look forward to for coming years.   The Liberty University men’s ice hockey team (1-1) opened its regular 2017-2018 season with two games against the University of Alabama (1-1) at the Lahaye Ice Center […]

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Kenyan Supreme Court ruling to redo election calls Americans to gratitude

It has been almost a year since America’s 2016 presidential election, but, if any other Americans are like me, I still get slightly nauseated seeing a headline referencing any presidential election. So when the news came out that Kenya was redoing its presidential election after the Kenyan Supreme Court ordered a new vote due to irregularities ruining the integrity of […]

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Falwell Returns

The successor to Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma has already had an encounter with an integral part of Liberty University’s family. The head pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church, Jonathan Falwell, and his wife, Shari, were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on the Caribbean island of St. Martin when they were caught in the middle of a Category 5 storm. Falwell […]

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Liberty gets back in shape

Healthier Campus Initiative helps students live healthier lifestyles   Liberty University’s Department of Student Health Center and Wellness Initiatives announced it is holding a weeklong live healthy campaign and “Catch the Health Wave” expo Sept. 25­—Oct. 1 to raise better awareness of how students can stay healthy in all areas of their life while on campus. The campaign will host […]

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A sensational summer

Liberty’s campus stays busy with the Commonwealth Games and more While students were gone, Liberty University’s campus buzzed with activity during the summer months. Among those activities, the university received national recognition as Virginia’s first Purple Heart University, hosted the Virginia Commonwealth Games and auctioned off WFFP-TV for $23.1 million. Purple Heart University On July 27, Liberty was recognized by […]

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Healing from Harvey

LU Send Now team provides disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey While many across the country are bracing for the winds and waves of Hurricane Irma, a group of 10 Liberty University students in partnership with LU Send Now, traveled to assist with disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Twelve volunteers, 10 students and […]

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Electing the future

Virginia politicians prepare for Nov. elections Despite cooler weather on the horizon, the state of Virginia is heating up as a plethora of political elections looms over the people. On Nov. 7, Virginia will have a series of elections, including local and statewide seats such as attorney general, lieutenant governor and governor. Running for governor to replace incumbent Democrat Terry […]

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New classes give students insight on researching process

New required general education classes help students gain insight on conducting research across academic fields. In addition to Inquiry 101 and Research 201, students have research opportunities with faculty and research week. Liberty University did its homework on how to become a research school and changed the general education requirements for 2017-2018 Degree Completion Plans to focus more on research. […]

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Defamation suit continues

Judge dismisses majority of claims in lawsuit against Liberty University   Eleven out of 18 claims in a lawsuit filed by former Liberty football player Cameron Jackson against Liberty University and other parties were dismissed following a ruling from a U.S. district court judge Aug. 3. The lawsuit, originally filed by Jackson on April 14, 2017, comes as a response […]

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Checks and balances

Liberty’s Center for Law and Government to host Constitution Week in Sept. Liberty University’s Center for Law and Government is hosting the first school-wide Constitution Week, Sept. 18- Sept. 22 at various locations on Liberty’s campus. The free event is inspired by the 230th anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. Former U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt has propelled the […]

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A Word From Will

I, like many other college students, admittedly have a hard time focusing on my work, and will oftentimes find myself on Twitter or Facebook instead of Microsoft Word or Blackboard. After many hours of online “research,” I have concluded that one of the all-time greatest things on the internet that should be viewed when procrastinating on work is “Humans of […]

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