Opinion: Eluding empowerment, the Super Bowl halftime show sent all the wrong messages

Editor’s Note: This is the personal reflection of journalism student Bailey Duran from Super Bowl 54’s halftime show on Feb. 2.  During the halftime show of the Super Bowl, I experienced an unsettling mixture of disgust, confusion and disappointment. What could have been an epic and even historic performance turned into a glorified strip show. Many have taken to social […]

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Politics get personal: Virginia congressmen and Lynchburg’s 6th district chair speak to students

The College Republicans at Liberty University hosted a special event Monday, Jan. 20, with U.S. Congressmen Denver Riggleman and Ben Cline and Lynchburg’s 6th District Chair Jennifer Brown to speak on how they got their start in the political sphere. The event was different than a regular College Republican events. Instead of speaking about today’s political climate, the politicians discussed […]

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Liberty junior works closely with gun rights advocate Antonia Okafor to bring new club to campus

When Liberty junior Bailey Duran opened her Twitter at the end of last semester, she never imagined one retweet would connect her with one of the loudest voices in the gun rights movement.  After Antonia Okafor tweeted a response in support of nationwide campus carry Dec. 7, Duran commented on the tweet, expressing her agreement on the need for this […]

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Mike Pompeo to address Liberty Class of 2020

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell announced Monday, Jan. 27, that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will address the Class of 2020 during May 9’s Commencement ceremony.  Pompeo joined the Trump Administration April 6, 2018, when he was sworn in as Secretary of State. He previously served as the Director of the CIA, CEO of Thayer Aerospace, and President of Sentry […]

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What is the Falkirk Center? Liberty University joins Charlie Kirk to create a new kind of think tank to promote faith and liberty on college campuses

On Nov. 30, 2019, Liberty University announced its partnership with political activist Charlie Kirk with the creation of the Falkirk Center, a modern think tank set to renew and defend God-given freedoms and Christian principles throughout American politics and culture.  Although the center is not a traditional think tank according to Executive Director Ryan Helfenbein, the Falkirk Center strives to […]

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Dr. Alveda King, niece of Martin Luther King Jr., shares stories about her uncle and her involvement in the pro-life movement at Convocation

Liberty University hosted author and activist Dr. Alveda King at Convocation Friday, Jan. 17, to discuss a range of topics including civil disobedience, rights for the unborn and her family’s legacy.  The niece of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Alveda King discussed her journey from having multiple abortions and voting as a Democrat for decades, to eventually being […]

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Opinion: WWIII would not look like the first two world wars

World War I was branded “the war to end all wars” (spoiler alert: it wasn’t). Never before had humanity seen such mass destruction impacting multiple countries from different continents.  The Greatest Generation understood the devastating effects of war economically, emotionally and physically, as they were drafted into World War II. Although it seems like America has constantly been at war […]

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Basketball defeats KCU 88-42 to extend undefeated streak

For the first time in school history, the Liberty men’s basketball team is 9-0.  The Flames are currently one of only 20 undefeated college basketball teams, their record including victories over competition like Radford University, Navy, Rice and Kansas City, as well as a championship title in The Islands of the Bahamas Showcase Championship.  Players all across the Flames roster […]

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