At Liberty University’s Convocation, Nigel Farage compares “Brexit” to Trump’s 2016 victory

An enthusiastic Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party, spoke at Liberty University’s Convocation Wednesday, Feb. 5 to explain Brexit and to celebrate Great Britain’s official separation from the European Union (EU). Farage even compared Great Britain’s leave to President Trump’s 2016 victory.   After voting to leave the EU four years ago, Farage continued to push the decision through. Farage […]

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Liberty becomes third team in college football history to win bowl game in first season of eligibility

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. glanced up from the crowd of media members flocking around him and locked eyes with a Flames alum who slowly smiled and pumped his fist with joy. Falwell Jr. looked down at the ground, smiling as he shook his head in wonder and contentment. University Founder Jerry Falwell Sr., who passed away in 2007, […]

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Liberty flames basketball defeats University of North Florida Ospreys 71-63 to advance to the ASUN championship

History was made in the Vines Center as Liberty junior guard Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz dribbled the ball down the court and came to a stop. The cheers from the 2,319 students and fans in attendance were deafening as, for the second year in a row, the Liberty Flames men’s basketball team advanced to a conference final championship game. The Liberty Flames […]

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Liberty Club Golf Captures 9th at Nationals

In 2014, the Liberty University club golf program started out as just another club hoping to connect students with the mutual interest in the sport. Now, three years later, the club golf team is already competing against top schools like the University of Georgia, University of Alabama and Stanford University in the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA). The Liberty […]

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Taking it to the highest level

Few universities in the country can say they have experienced the level of growth that Liberty University has seen over the last 10 years — particularly when it comes to the field of athletics. That exponential growth is in large part due to the leadership of Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr., who became president of the university 10 years ago […]

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Staying true to our roots

Liberty University has gone from a small and struggling college to a widely-recognized establishment in less than 50 years. Numerous changes have made the campus almost unrecognizable from the groundwork laid by Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr. in the early 1970s. Although much has changed, some members have stuck around since the early days of Liberty and have seen it develop […]

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Letter from the editor

As editor-in-chief for the 2016-2017 school year, I’ve attempted to communicate the vision of the Liberty Champion to the staff members. But the only reason I even had that opportunity is because of Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr.’s vision to use a major evangelical university to raise up champions for Christ. Falwell Sr.’s vision for Liberty University is why the school […]

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Q&A with J&B

Editor-in-Chief Sarah Rodriguez sits down with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and his wife, Becki Falwell, and asks them about the influence of Dr. Jerry Falwell Sr. and the growth of Liberty. Q: After taking over as president of Liberty University 10 years ago, what was your goal? President Jerry Falwell: I’d been the lawyer and the behind-the-scenes business manager […]

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Liberty University: The Video Game

When video game giant Sony Entertainment approached Liberty University with the idea of creating a platformer based on the history of the school, university President Jerry Falwell said he was ecstatic. “We always say, if it’s Christian, it ought to be better,” Falwell said. “That definitely extends itself into video games.” After a year and a half of quiet deliberation […]

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From Puerto Rico to Lynchburg

Freshman leads Flames in minutes played through eight games In a season in which Liberty’s men’s basketball team is made up of seven newcomers, freshman guard Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz has been a standout for the Flames. Pacheco-Ortiz, a sports management major from Ponce, Puerto Rico, has started in six of Liberty’s first eight games. Pacheco-Ortiz has played more than 20 minutes […]

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