“Spanish at Starbucks” brings Spanish conversations to a real-world situation

Spanish speakers of all levels can practice their conversational skills while sipping coffee at Starbucks in the Jerry Falwell Library, put together by the foreign language honors society. Learning Spanish allows Christians to share their testimony and the Gospel with a new community, in addition to boosting resumes. While many of the social hubs on campus are hitting their Monday […]

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Global Focus Week highlights Rwanda and Eastern religion

Liberty students heard from comedian Jeff Foxworthy and sponsored over 660 Rwandese children through Compassion International. Events discussing folk Islam and the differences between Hinduism and Buddhism also informed students about Eastern religion. Liberty University reached outside of its bubble by hosting LU Serve’s biannual Global Focus Week Sept. 24-27, which promoted cultural engagement and encouraged missions involvement in the […]

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Center4ME hosts the first DIRT Talk of the semester on immigration issues

The Center for Multicultural Enrichment hosted its first Diversity, Integration, Reconciliation and Transition Talk of the fall 2017 semester entitled, “DIRT Talk: Immigration, Patriotism, & Christianity” Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Center4ME in the Montview Student Union. The forum-style DIRT Talk focused on educating and engaging students on the effects of immigration reform both domestically and internationally by challenging their […]

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Commuter lounge offers on-campus experience for commuter students

Coffee, events and a place to relax are available for commuters at the commuter lounge. Students organized into tribes and can attend tailgates to connect with other off-campus students.   From free coffee to pancake breakfasts, the efforts of Liberty University’s Graduate & Commuter Student Life Center to attract off-campus students are paying off, as the lounge is experiencing an […]

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John Wesley Reid lectured College Republicans at Liberty University about faith and politics

The Conservative journalist maintains a blog about faith, politics and popular culture and once worked as a national recruiter at Liberty. College Republicans meets on Thursdays at 6:45 and works to elect Republican politicians. Christian Broadcast Network journalist John Wesley Reid spoke at the College Republicans at Liberty University’s chapter meeting Thursday, Sept. 28. Reid lectured the crowd of more […]

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Liberty celebrates 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Multiple schools at Liberty come together for a coordinated anniversary celebration of the Protestant Reformation in September. Speakers discuss the Reformation’s impact and lessons it has for modern-day Christians. Liberty University welcomed some of the country’s most well-known Christian historians and teachers to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation this September. Oct. 31 marks the 500 year anniversary […]

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LU Send Now takes the Gospel and aid to Mexico to help earthquake relief

Send Now team heads to little-aided Mexican state of Morelos to help victims of the Sept. 19 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The team is partnering with an Impact Youth Worldwide and hopes to bring encouragement and the Gospel to those impacted by the earthquake. A Liberty University Send Now team left for Morelos, Mexico Saturday, Sept. 30 to provide disaster relief […]

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Wellness Expo showcases healthy living to Liberty students

  Health Expo demonstrated ways for students to form healthy habits in a Block Party-like atmosphere. Student Health Center encourages students to form healthy habits and be healthy in all aspects, such as physical, spiritual, emotional and financial.   The Student Health Center and Wellness Initiatives hosted Liberty University’s fifth annual Health Expo, Tuesday Sept. 26 on the academic lawn. […]

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Pass the (Gluten-Free) Bread: Sodexo gives gluten intolerant students more choices

Gluten Intolerant Option prompted after feedback from students who asked about gluten-free options on campus. Dining locations from Woodfire Pizza to Chick-fil-a to Baskin Robbins now offer gluten-free options for students who qualify for the program. Gluten intolerant students now have options at almost all dining locations on campus, thanks to Sodexo’s new Gluten Intolerant Option dining plan. Although the […]

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Liberty wins Big East battle following two losses the previous weekend

Three goals by Liberty’s Agueda Moroni propel Flames to victory over Old Dominion University. Win gives Lady Flames confidence and momentum following back-to-back Big East conference losses. Liberty Field Hockey (4-5, 2-1 Big East) knocked off Big East foe Old Dominion University (4-6, 1-2 Big East) 3-1 Saturday thanks to a hat trick from the team’s leading scorer, Agueda Moroni. […]

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Steve Scalise’s return to Congress can serve as a reminder of the dangers of political division

On the morning of June 14, I walked into my newsroom internship in Washington, D.C. and immediately learned about a shooting at the Republican practice for the Congressional Baseball Game. The rest of that day, the newsroom operated in shock as we watched and contributed to the coverage of the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, that injured House Majority Whip Steve […]

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Eternal value of missions work outweighs risk factors involved in the job

Workers wanted.             Job requirements may include raising financial support as opposed to being paid, no stock options or retirement fund, moving away from friends and family, learning a foreign language and possible death. Most college graduates would look at that job description and run the other way. Only an idiot would spend four years and tens of thousands of […]

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Charter schools offer an alternative for students struggling with public school

Independent charter schools have seen a drop in approval, which has led them to redirect their focus. Although charter schools are technically public schools, there has always been some disconnect between the two. Rather than pitting the two against one another, the two systems should look to support one another by addressing the differing needs of students. Charter schools are […]

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