Liberty men’s basketball makes history in first NCAA Tournament victory against Mississippi State (80-76)

History was made in San Jose, California, as the Liberty Flames basketball team upset the Mississippi State Bulldogs 80-76 in the first round of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament. The victory was Liberty’s first ever after going 0-3 in their previous trips to the tournament. The upset was 2019’s second 12-seed vs. five-seed upset as well, coming after No. […]

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Liberty University’s Dean of the School of Business and former US Representative appears on national television series, “Town Hall: Your Voice Your Future”

Dr. Dave Brat, Liberty University’s dean of the School of Business and former US representative, discussed the opioid epidemic during Political Commentator Eric Bolling’s “Town Hall: Your Voice Your Future” session at the University of Maryland, March 14, to a national television audience. Thursday’s Town Hall was the 9th of 14 sessions to raise awareness of the national opioid crisis, […]

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Liberty University students organize a #MeToo and LGBTQ+ demonstration on Liberty’s campus in response to comments made at CPAC

Between 20-30 Liberty University students organized a #MeToo and LGBTQ+ demonstration on Liberty’s campus March 6 in response to comments made by President Jerry Falwell Jr., Becki Falwell and Donald Trump Jr. at CPAC March 1.  Some Liberty students and members of the community believe these comments to be transphobic and offensive to sexual assault victims. While some protested the […]

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Jerry Falwell invited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Convocation after heated Twitter interaction

After a Twitter back-and-forth Tuesday, March 5, Liberty University president Jerry Falwell invited U.S. Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) to share her political views at Convocation. The Twitter altercation began when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a video of Jerry Falwell in December 2015, attributing the quote and video to CPAC 2019 in DC. More heat was thrown on the fire when Vic Berger […]

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Liberty University brings in veterans and political speakers for conference

Actor Gary Sinise, who played Lieutenant Dan in “Forrest Gump,” fought back tears as he expressed his gratitude for veterans and active military during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 1 in the Vines Center at Liberty University. “God bless our service members,” Sinise said after a long pause. “We could never do enough for the men and women […]

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Life with Logan: Mr. Gil and the power of positivity

Our companionships often determine our personalities.  When I interact with negative people, I usually replicate their disposition. Likewise, I’m much more optimistic when I socialize with positive people. That’s why whenever my family shopped at Walmart on Old Forrest Road in Lynchburg, Virginia, we always kept our eyes out for Gil Puzon, a dedicated cashier who embodied positivity better than […]

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Liberty University Student Government Organization’s (SGA) A Night to Remember gala raises money for ReMade Campaign

Student Government Organization’s (SGA) A Night to Remember gala Monday, Feb. 25, raised over $1,600 for the ReMade Campaign, a local nonprofit that raises awareness of human trafficking and offers resources for victims of sexual exploitation.  The gala not only provided Liberty students an exciting evening at the Snowflex Lodge, but it also offered a way to contribute to a […]

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Breaking News: Vice President Mike Pence coming to Commencement

Mike Pence will return to Liberty University as the keynote speaker for Liberty’s 46th Commencement Saturday, May 11. “It is my honor to accept the invitation to be your 2019 Commencement speaker at Liberty University on Saturday, May 11,” Pence said. Pence currently serves as the 48th vice president of the United States with President Donald Trump. He previously served […]

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Liberty University’s professional counseling program gets accredited

Liberty University’s online master’s program for professional counseling was accredited this month by the Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), an organization responsible for recognizing almost 900 schools across the nation that meet their standards of excellence.   “In the counseling world, this CACREP organization is the gold standard for accreditations,” Knapp said.  According to Knapp, […]

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Global Night of Worship showcases cultural dance and worship songs

On Tuesday night, Feb. 19, people gathered inside the Liberty University School of Music for One Voice, an annual event with the purpose of creating a platform for ensembles of musicians at Liberty that come from diverse cultural backgrounds in a “Global Night of Worship.”  “The way that we worship God greatly determines how we see him,” Christopher Hill, host […]

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