Opinion: Avoid burn-out and study better by practicing self-care during finals week

Summer break is just within reach, but between Liberty University students and freedom lies the dreaded, stressful week of finals. Final projects pile up, study guides clamor to be filled and students flood any location on campus providing coffee.  With the end in sight, it is tempting for students to muscle through to the end, skipping sleep and meals in […]

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Liberty’s Cyber Defense club competed in Mid-Atlantic competition, placing third

When junior Charity Barker became Liberty University’s cyber defense club president in the fall of 2017, she never imaged the success that would follow only two years later. First, Barker’s team finished in the top eight in a crowded 35-team preliminary round.  After advancing to the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC) March 29, 2019, Barker’s team of eight Liberty […]

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Liberty students pitch original business ideas at Spark! Tank to win $1,000

Five student-run companies pitched their original business ideas Thursday, April 25 at Spark! Tank, culminating with one student winning $1,000 for his idea of swimming trunks with waterproof pockets.  Alan Sexten, founder of Vortix Apparel, won the prize for best pitch. The other competitors were Eric Garland and Gage Payne with Voici, Hannah Thompson with Llamas and Lullabies, Lillian McSweeney […]

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Jane Claudio, Liberty alumnus, returns to Lynchburg to open for Tori Kelly shares story of winning battle with cancer

“What’s it like on the other side of the glass?” Jane Claudio of Nightbirde sent this question into the airwaves in her single “Girl in a Bubble.” The feeling of being seen but not known was the driving idea behind the song, a feeling that is laced throughout Claudio’s story.  Claudio’s journey from small-town stardom to self-discovery to a cancer […]

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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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Liberty Flames Women’s lacrosse junior dominates across several sports

Featured Photo: KJ Jugar | Liberty News Service Lady Flames Junior Jenna Joyal has grown familiar with sports throughout her life due to having three athletic brothers. “Sports were the thing to do,” Joyal said. “I think I’ve pretty much tried every sport.” Joyal excelled at lacrosse, diving and field hockey in her time at Canterbury Preparatory School in New […]

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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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