Liberty students organize peaceful protest on campus in response to Falwell accusations. Both sides represented.

A student-organized protest gathered on the steps of Montview Student Union Friday afternoon in response to recent allegations published by Politico and Reuters against University President Jerry Falwell Jr. Plans for the protest began early Thursday morning when senior Liberty student Elizabeth Brooks posted a graphic on Twitter promoting the demonstration. The graphic depicted a cutout of President Donald Trump […]

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Liberty University’s new School of Business building offers a prestigious addition to the campus

Campus has witnessed the steady construction of the new School of Business since the fall of 2017. Last week, students filled the freshly painted halls for the first set of classes to be held in the $33 million structure. “We are just pinching ourselves with excitement,” School of Business Dean David Brat said. “The biggest thing is we get all […]

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Liberty University honors the legacy of World War II veteran George Rogers

Editor’s note: The former chief financial officer of Liberty University and Old-Time Gospel Hour, George Rogers, died  August 17, 2019. To honor the full life of a hero, patriot, strong leader, devout family man and servant of God, we are reprinting a revised article from the November 4, 2014 issue of the Liberty Champion.  Emily Brown, who served as editor-in-chief […]

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Liberty’s Athletic department opens new athletes-only dining hall in Carter Tower

The brand-new Training Table on the 2nd floor of Carter Tower in Williams Stadium is exclusively for the use of select NCAA athletes, unlike the old table in the Reber-Thomas Dining Hall, that allowed use for any athlete.  The Training Table moved this semester to focus more on giving athletes the best possible nutrition for their recovery after practice or […]

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Liberty University Men’s Soccer team begins second season in ASUN with fresh mix of talent

Though change always comes with a new year, this year’s season for Liberty’s men’s soccer brings with it a unique period of transition for the Flames under new Head Coach Kelly Findley.   Taking over after last year’s season from Jeff Alder, former Flames player and coach of the team for 19 years, Findley comes to Liberty having coached college […]

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Local Lynchburg coffee shop moves to the front lines of the city’s Restoration

Mission House Coffee, a local coffee shop business, finds itself at a crossroads of redevelopment and renewal with the construction of its second location in downtown Lynchburg.  The journey of running two coffeeshops, one in the River Ridge Mall and the other on Commerce Street, is one of urban restoration and suburban retrofitting. An overhauled mall and a gradually growing […]

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Disney-themed Coffeehouse comes to Vines

Feelings of nostalgia sparkled through the Vines Center as students of all ages enjoyed a night of reminiscing on simpler, more magical times at the Disney-themed 2019 Spring Coffeehouse titled “Where Dreams Come True” hosted by Student Activities. “I love coming out to Coffeehouse and this year’s sets were really amazing,” Liberty junior Lucy Stephens said. “Seeing my fellow classmates […]

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Liberty alumni couple bought first home on wheels, traveling the country

“It all started as a joke,” Kim Johnson said, reminiscing on how she and her husband ditched the average post-graduate life in favor of living full-time in an RV.  As Kim Osborne and then-fiancé Curtis Johnson both prepared to graduate from Liberty University and the pressures of college came off their shoulders, they considered living a more unconventional lifestyle.   […]

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Black Box Theater brings classic “The Diary of Anne Frank” to audiences

“I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.” While hiding for two years with seven other Jews from the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Anne Frank wrote those words in her beloved diary. Her father Otto Frank published the diary after the war.  Liberty University’s production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” compacts those […]

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SGA election season to take place April 15-17, on-campus scooters update

Liberty University’s Student Government Association (SGA) had the greatest voter turnout in Liberty history during the student body president and vice president elections for the 2018-19 school year, with more than 6,000 students casting votes, according to SGA.  The candidates running during this years’ campaign season anticipate nothing less than another exciting election week, which will take place April 15-17.  […]

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