‘Say Something’

Two hundred red flags in DeMoss courtyard are serving as a reminder for students to “Say Something” as part of Domestic and Dating Violence Awareness Week’s Red Flag Campaign. The Student Government Association and the Office of Student Conduct banded together to spread the word on Liberty’s campus and promote the importance of healthy relationships. One of the goals of this co-curricular event is to help students learn to have healthy, respectful relationships with members of the opposite sex, Senior Conduct Officer Andrea Adams said.

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Dare you to move

As the lights went down in the Thomas Road auditorium, the volume rose and fans went wild. The Almost took the stage first, performing songs from their latest album “Monster Monster.” Fans flooded the front of stage, with the occasional bodysurfer wafting over the heads of the crowd. The Almost revved up the crowd with their hits “Say the Sooner,” “No I Don’t” and “Monster Monster.”

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Students ‘Write Their Hearts’ at Writer’s Conference

Liberty University hosted the 7th biennial Writer’s Conference on Sept. 23-24, 2010. About 100 people attended the event. “This is the 7th Writers Conference sponsored jointly by the Integrated Learning Resource Center and the English Department. It has been offered every two years beginning in 1997,” Co-Chair of the Writer’s Conference and Head of ILRC Public Services Rachel Schwedt said.

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Hairspray ‘holds’ its own in the new Tower Theater

The beat at the new Liberty Tower Theater can’t be stopped in its debut production “Hairspray.” The play, starring senior Sarah Seaman as the lead, follows plus-sized heroine Tracy Turnblad as she obsesses over heartthrob Link Larkin, played by junior Caleb Hughes. She fights for integration in turbulent 1960s Baltimore and climbs her way to stardom on the hit teen […]

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Men’s Hockey drops weekend series

The Liberty Flames hockey team fell to a record of 3-3-1 after losing its games against Davenport University on Friday and Saturday. The Panthers of Davenport University were prepared to face the Flames this weekend. “They’re a very good team. They’re a top five team for sure,” Flames leading scorer Brent Boschman said. “They’ve got a great power play and it showed by their multiple power play goals.”

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Men’s Soccer edges Coastal

The Liberty Flames men’s soccer team came home to Osborne Stadium after a month on the road to squeeze past the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 1-0 Saturday afternoon.  The Flames improved 6-2-1 (2-1 BSC). The Flames opened the season at home with their win over Bluefield Sept. 1, but have been on the road since. “This seven game road swing has […]

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Saturday Night Lights

Pageantry is what makes football, football. A record-shattering 19,314 fans found their seats while taking in the enormous new press tower and club deck on the west side of Arthur S. Williams Stadium, were jolted by pre-game pyrotechnics and were thrilled by Sparky 2.0. Flames head coach Danny Rocco’s team were the thespians that delivered and completed the theatre with […]

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Spirit spreadin’, crowd pleasin’

Sports fans know the infamous debate surrounding cheerleaders. Are cheerleaders athletes, or not athletes? However, most of those engaged in such debates are not aware of the work, preparation and talent it takes to be a Liberty University cheerleader. Contrary to stereotype, the Liberty’s cheerleading squads’ practices do not merely consist of learning and rehearsing dance routines, cheers and chants. […]

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City leaders say downtown is ‘safe’

Murders in Lynchburg are not common, according to City Council Member H. Cary. George Baker’s murder early last month was an exception, he said. “(Downtown) is crime free with the exception of Mr. Baker,” Cary said. “There have been a few minor incidents, but not anything that would give you cause for your personal safety.” Liberty alumna Robin Dimond co-owns […]

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Explosive WIN

The Liberty Flames improved their 2010 playoff campaign by dismantling Savannah State University in a 52-14 landrush Saturday. In an offensive outpouring, Liberty forgot their road-weary woes, suffering losses to Robert Morris and James Madison University and came home to more than 19,000 welcoming fans and a newly-molted mascot under a firework-streaked sky. “A lot of good things happened today,” […]

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