So You Want an International Scholarship Opportunity?

Liberty students of all disciples can apply for various scholarships to study abroad, such as the Fulbright Program. From the Fulbright to P.A.R.E. scholarships, Liberty applies its mission statement to engaging with other cultures.   It is difficult to find someone at Liberty University who is not familiar with the school’s simple but straightforward mission statement: “Training Champions for Christ.” […]

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LU Praise Heads to China for Choir Festival

LU Praise will join the Wheaton Men’s (Glee Club) and Houston Children’s (Chorus) in representing America at the 2017 Hainan Maritime Silk Road Choir Festival. The choir hopes to represent Christ in a nation where the Chinese government runs and appoints priests for churches. Liberty University’s gospel concert choir, LU Praise, was invited by the Chinese government to sing in […]

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Bouldering Competition Brings Rocky Challenges to LaHaye Student Union

Rock climbers of all skill levels could compete in the LaHaye Student Union’s Golden Boulder competition. Community and food brings some students to the competition, even if they are not huge rock climbers. Liberty’s Recreation Center hosted its bouldering competition Nov. 10, titled “The Golden Boulder.” Over a period of about a week, the rock wall management team at LaHaye […]

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Lynchburg Veterans Day Parade Comes to Liberty University

First Veterans Day parade in Lynchburg for 79 years honors the heroes who sacrificed for America’s freedoms. Lynchburg has strong ties with the military dating back to the Civil War. The Greater Lynchburg Veteran’s Council put on Lynchburg’s first Veterans Day parade in 79 years on Liberty University’s campus, Nov. 11. The parade had 60 entries that included five bands […]

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Johnnie Moore Leads Convo to Pray for the Persecuted Church

Liberty students encouraged to stand with and pray for the persecuted church around the world. Liberty student Shaddi Abdelwahab shared his story of persecution for his Christian faith while living in Egypt. Johnnie Moore spoke in Convocation Nov. 6, along with Shaddi Abdelwahab and Pete Holmes, about the persecuted church. Moore, a former campus pastor at Liberty University, is known […]

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Liberty student receives grant to continue research in sustainable fabric

Luis Quijano received the idea for growing his own clothes while watching a TED Talk in preparation for a speech. Quijano plans to start his PhD and continue his research in Australia. Liberty University student Luis Quijano was recently awarded a $1,500 grant from the Center for Research & Scholarship Research-Intensive Course Awards to further his research with bacterial cellulose […]

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Democrats win top spots in Virginia elections

Democrats win governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general positions in Virginia, but Republicans win local city spots. Important changes are made at the local level, and voting in those is just as important as national elections. It is blue skies for Virginia as the Democratic Party swept the state claiming the governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general seats, as well […]

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Sodexo Gives Back to Lynchburg Community for Thanksgiving

  Sodexo hosts food drive for Liberty students to donate to, and Duke Davis will match the contributions. Donations will go to Lynchburg Daily Bread, which gives hot meals every day of the year for Lynchburg’s homeless.   This Thanksgiving, Sodexo and Liberty University are continuing their annual tradition of giving back to the city of Lynchburg through food donations […]

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Lynchburg Café Hosts Concert to Raise Money for Skatepark

Lynchburg skating community raises awareness and funds to help keep Rotary Centennial Riverfront Skatepark open. Keeping the skatepark open can benefit downtown community as well as skaters, skatepark activists argue. The White Hart Café hosted a concert featuring two local bands to benefit Lynchburg’s Rotary Centennial Riverfront Skatepark Friday, Nov. 3. The concert, where bands Xenith and SIN performed, raised […]

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Opinion: Appointee for NASA Administrator Unqualified Choice for Position

Based on its name, one would assume that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration involves space and flying, which equates to engineering and science. However, NASA Appointee Jim Bridenstine fits into neither of these criteria. House Representative Jim Bridenstine was selected as the NASA administrator by President Trump in September. One of the major concerns listed by numerous people, including […]

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