• Trump Chooses Liberty for First Commencement Address

    Caps and hats told the tale of Liberty University’s 44th Commencement, with academic caps as a ceremonial aspect of celebrating the over 18,000 students graduating and the speckling of iconic […]

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  • Then vs. Now

    Once a small and private campus, Liberty University has flourished into a school with a world-wide reach. Since 2007, the university has witnessed a variety of changes regarding the appearance […]

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  • Conversations with those who knew Jerry Falwell Sr.

    Stories from Ed Hindson, Mark Hine and Ron Hawkins “Greatest leader that ever lived. He was powerful, strong, challenging, convicting, exciting, interesting, controversial, decisive, never satisfied with progress.” These were […]

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  • LU sends off students

    Students to visit Germany, Israel, Romania and more through summer trips This summer, Liberty students will travel the United States and the world to visit historical sites, seize outreach opportunities […]

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  • Packing the stands

    Liberty to host 50,000 guests at the 43rd Commencement ceremony       With more than 6,000 graduate walking in 27 degree presentation ceremonies, Liberty University is ready to welcome […]

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Report says students add to local economy

The facts and figures are in. The results: Liberty University contributes to Lynchburg and Region 2000 in six ways — through growth, contributions to the local economy, employment, local fiscal contributions, state fiscal contributions and its recreations, impacting Lynchburg’s quality of life. Region 2000 consists of the 2,000 square miles surrounding Lynchburg, including Bedford, Campbell, Appomattox and Amherst counties. Magnum […]

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Advertising team captures second place

She stood before four judges as the crowd filed in, ready to reveal the presentation she and her 10 group members had spent the last two semesters researching and planning. Senior advertising major Abigail Fleming leaned over and whispered, “In our weakness he is strong” to the teammate beside her, then dazzled the crowd with a top-notch presentation performance. Fleming […]

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CSER contributes to community

Instead of jumping at the opportunity for an outrageous 12 hours of sweet slumber, some Liberty students rise early each Saturday morning to serve the city of Lynchburg. “Liberty students and employees account for 586,262 and 88,617 hours respectively per year in local community service,” according to Mangum Economic Consulting. Liberty offers diverse opportunities, such as CampusSERVE, to give students […]

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Commencement approaching soon

Four years ago a group of freshmen walked onto Liberty’s campus. They came from all around the world, excited and ready to begin the next chapter of their lives. Fast forward to the present day. Those bright-eyed freshmen, now seniors, are tired, immune to caffeine and counting down to the day they thought would never arrive — May 15, 2010 […]

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Candidates debate one last time

The debate was not over yet.  With five days until the city council election, all eight candidates had one final chance to change voters’ minds  at the last official debate before today’s election. The debate was held at Faith Alliance Church on Timberlake Road April 29. Many questions focused on Liberty University and its role in the community. During the […]

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Debate Team wins three major tournaments

The Liberty University Debate Team won the National Debate Tournament (NDT), Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA), and American Debate Association (ADA) championships for the third year in row.  The team defeated schools from all over the country like University of California-Berkeley, James Madison University and Vanderbilt University. “We hope that by meeting students at other elite schools in an intellectual competition […]

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