Football scorches the Spartans 52-17

 The Liberty University Flames football team celebrated senior day and its final home game of the season with a 52-17 win over the Norfolk State University Spartans Saturday, Dec. 1. Originally scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 15, the game was rescheduled due to the threat of Hurricane Florence in September. The win also marked the end of Liberty’s inaugural […]

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Opinion: George H.W. Bush brought dignity to the highest office in the nation

 George H.W. Bush considered Lou Gehrig his most influential heroes, which makes sense for a man as American as baseball itself.  Growing up in the 1920s and 30s, Bush, like many at that time, gravitated toward the dominance of the New York Yankees and their equally productive but oppositely dispositioned co-stars, Gehrig and Babe Ruth. The brash, loud-mouthed slugger Ruth […]

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U.S. First Lady visits Liberty to participate in Town Hall with Eric Bolling

 First Lady of the United States Melania Trump joined a panel discussion on the opioid crisis for Convocation at Liberty University Wednesday, Nov. 28. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar II, Liberty President Jerry Falwell and his wife, Becki, also joined the panel. Former Fox News commentator Eric Bolling, who […]

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Lacrosse prepares for a year to remember

“This is the best team in program history to date.”  This was the response of Liberty men’s lacrosse coach Kyle McQuillan when asked about what makes him excited about the upcoming 2018-19 season.   After a stellar 2017-18 season, which saw the Flames qualify for their first appearance in the MCLA Division I National Championships, Liberty is looking to establish […]

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Opinion: The traditions and community of Thanksgiving sets it apart as the best holiday of the year

As November approached, people began to feel anticipation rising. The temperature dropped, the days got shorter and shopping malls extend their hours. Then, at the stroke of midnight Nov. 1, the Christmas spirit took center stage. Approximately one minute into November, I heard my first Christmas song of the year. Not long after that, work crews began assembling Christmas trees and […]

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Virginia Furniture Market Design Competition awards scholarships to students

Employees at Virginia Furniture Market stores do not have to worry about creating a floor plan display for Black Friday for at least one show room. Liberty FACS Students have it covered.   On Oct. 10, students in FACS 345, Materials and Specifications, entered their work to be judged for the Virginia Furniture Market Design Competition.  The first-place winners of […]

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SGA opens doors for exchange of ideas, encourages DIRT talk attendance

Recent events regarding race relations on the campus of Liberty University caught the attention of the Student Government Association (SGA) and prompted student body leaders to host an open discussion for students to voice their concerns. The student-led discussion was titled “The Deeper Issue: An Open Discussion on Race Relations at Liberty,” and took place in an SGA conference room […]

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California pastor talks tragedy

Rob McCoy, pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Thousand Oaks, California, and a family from his church patiently waited in the Alex Fiore Teen Center while the coroner identified bodies from a bar shooting Wednesday, Nov. 7, that claimed the lives of 12 and injured 18 others. The waiting was tortuous for the family members.  “The longer they wait, the […]

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Bloodroot is now showing

“Bloodroot: The Ballad of Clinch Mountain” premiered in the Black Box Theater Nov. 2, bringing audiences the courageous stories of women who lived along the Appalachian Mountains. The stories of women such as June Carter and Anne Jarvis were featured in the play crafted by 25 women in Liberty’s Theater Arts Department. Showtimes: November 9, 10, 16 – 7:30 p.m. […]

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Lady Flames swimming & diving dominates two-day-home-weekend meet

Friday, Oct. 26 will go down in Liberty University history as a monumental day for Flames athletics. For the first time ever, Bringham Young University visited Liberty’s campus and it has been a long time coming. The late Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr. always envisioned that Liberty would represent Protestants like BYU represents Mormons. “This was a historic day for Liberty […]

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