Opinion: 3-D printed firearms

Cody Wilson successfully fired a 3-D printed gun while attending the University of Texas Law School in 2013. Just a few days later, Wilson dropped out of law school to focus his energy on his newfound — and now proven successful — hobby designing 3-D guns. Soon after firing the first 3-D printed gun, nicknamed the Liberator, Wilson began to […]

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Advice to Freshmen

Sarah Stephen, a current junior at Liberty University, flew from her home in Dubai to Liberty’s campus in 2016, nervous about tough classes and strict professors. Along with academics, Stephen was worried about making friends, having a new start and living independently for the first time. Freshmen may feel a little lost at the beginning of college, but Sarah Eckels, […]

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Campus Community growth causes a shift

Over the summer, executive leadership restructured the Campus Community experience, but the enormous crowd at the first Campus Community of the year meant that even more changes were in order. At an Aug. 21 meeting with Senior Vice President for Spiritual Development David Nasser, Executive Director of Residence Life Dustin Dubose, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs Mark Hine and LU Shepherd […]

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Rashad Jennings speaks at convo on the lawn 2018

Students brought out the sunscreen and the parasols this past Friday, May 4, for Liberty University’s second annual Convocation on the Lawn. The weather was a sunny 88 degrees and students, in a rather historic moment, were allowed to wear shorts. “Pants are overrated,” junior Nathan Volz said. “They constrain us and hold back. Shorts equal freedom.” The event started […]

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Two Liberty students’ viral campaign raises over $2,000 for their on-campus barista

What seemed like an ordinary day at the Jerry Falwell Library Starbucks quickly materialized into an opportunity to put biblical principles into action. While waiting in line for her morning coffee, Liberty University student Lizzy Campbell overheard a conversation she could not ignore. It was just days after last month’s tornado struck parts of Lynchburg, and a customer asked barista […]

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Flames athletes celebrates teammates’ diversity and achievements at annual Flamespys Awards

For one night of the year, every Liberty student-athlete trades their cleats, jerseys and uniforms for dresses, heels and suits. The seventh annual Flamespys Student Athlete Awards took place Monday, April 30 at the Montview Ballroom and Music Hall to celebrate the accolades of each of the 18 NCAA Division I sports teams that represent Liberty. “When you put 550 […]

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Songwriting Major Samantha Vaquez Performs Original Music at Concert

The Lahaye Event Center was a space for easy listening the night of April 24 as School of Music senior Samantha Vazquez performed her first live concert. Hosted by Student Activities, the singer-songwriter performed six of her own songs—four from her recently released EP “Love Record” and two unrecorded originals—and covers of jivey classics “Old School” by Josie Dunne and […]

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