From Roccotown to Gillville: A brief history of Gillville

Gillville started in 2007 as Roccotown after the head coach at the time, but became Gillville in 2012. Incentives for students who camp at Gillville include free Domino’s pizza, free breakfast and early entry to the football game. Like most college campuses in the country, Liberty University is rife with quirky traditions. The beloved Gillville is one of them. Starting […]

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New class officers hope to strengthen relations between Lynchburg and Liberty students

Newly elected class presidents hope to expand upon relationship between Lynchburg and Liberty students. Amendment to SGA’s constitution says that class presidents will represent Liberty students to the city of Lynchburg. The Student Government Association began a new season as class presidents and vice presidents were elected Sept. 21 with two campaigns running for the sophomore, three for junior and […]

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Constitution Week brings speakers, awareness to Liberty

Constitution Week focuses on separation of powers within U.S. government. Speakers include Judge J. Harvey Wilkinson, former Press Secretary Mike McCurry, Rep. Trey Gowdy and Sen. Tim Scott. Liberty University celebrated the 230th anniversary of the U.S Constitution with Constitution Week, an event coordinated by the Center for Law and Government, which brought an array of political speakers to campus […]

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LU Send Now sends team to hurricane-ravaged Antigua and Barbuda

LU Send Now team is deploying students through Samaritan’s Purse’s DART team for the first time. Hurricane Irma left Caribbean islands decimated, with Hurricane Maria doing more damage.   LU Send Now deployed eight students to the Hurricane Irma wrecked islands of Antigua and Barbuda Sept. 22 as the pilot international trip with Samaritan’s Purse, through the nonprofit’s Disaster, Assistance […]

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New Coffee Shop Opens on Fifth Street

  5th Street Grind brings personable staff and passion for coffee to Lynchburg’s Fifth Street. 5th Street Grind owner hopes shop first step to revitalizing Fifth Street. In search of the perfect cup of coffee? 5th Street Grind plans to deliver just that. The business is scheduled to open Wednesday, Sept 20. According to the News & Advance, 5th Street […]

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Walk for Freedom seeks to raise awareness about human trafficking

  A21 campaign organizes Walk for Freedom on Oct. 14 to raise awareness about human trafficking. Reporting suspicious activity that could be human trafficking could help save a victim.   The A21 Campaign’s Walk for Freedom is hoping to bring awareness to human trafficking Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. on Monument Terrance in downtown Lynchburg.   Participants will walk through […]

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Pastors celebrate legacy and impact of late Pastor Adrian Rogers in Convocation

  Panel of pastors discuss legacy of late Pastor Adrian Rogers in Convocation on Sept. 15. Rogers is remembered as a man whose life reflected his teaching. Liberty University celebrated the life and legacy of Adrian Rogers, the former pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee and former president of the Southern Baptist Convention on Sep. 15th at Convocation. […]

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Steve Green Convocation highlights impact of the Bible throughout history

  Hobby Lobby president spoke in Convocation about Museum of the Bible and the Bible’s impact on the world. Museum opening Nov. 17 utilizes technology to bring Bible to life for visitors. President of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the new Museum of the Bible Steve Green spoke at Liberty University’s Convocation to increase awareness about the Bible and its […]

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Flames star wide-receiver Gandy-Golden shares his story

Most Division 1 athletes start playing competitive sports at a young age, but sophomore wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden, who collected 192 receiving yards in Liberty’s first win of the 2017-18 season, spent most of his childhood climbing trees and solving puzzles. “I never really was a sports person,” Gandy-Golden said. “I was just a little weird kid going outside climbing […]

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Healing from Harvey

LU Send Now team provides disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey While many across the country are bracing for the winds and waves of Hurricane Irma, a group of 10 Liberty University students in partnership with LU Send Now, traveled to assist with disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Twelve volunteers, 10 students and […]

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New classes give students insight on researching process

New required general education classes help students gain insight on conducting research across academic fields. In addition to Inquiry 101 and Research 201, students have research opportunities with faculty and research week. Liberty University did its homework on how to become a research school and changed the general education requirements for 2017-2018 Degree Completion Plans to focus more on research. […]

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Eagles exhausted

Flames dominate Morehead State in home opener After their biggest win in school history last week against Baylor, the Flames continued their success by winning their 5th straight home opener in a 58-17 defeat of Morehead State Saturday, Sept. 9. For the second straight week, the Flames offense tallied more than 500 total yards with the help of sophomore gun […]

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Flames falter

Field hockey falls to Delaware in preseason game The Liberty Flames Field Hockey team (1-3) lost its match against the Delaware Blue Hens (5-1) 3-2 Sunday, Sept. 10, at Liberty’s East Campus Athletic Fields. The loss has dropped the Flames to 1-3 heading into their first conference matchup next Saturday against Villanova. “I think that we played an awesome first […]

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