Vote at Vines

A sacred responsibility one must not take lightly said Robert Mullen, dean of students at Liberty University, when referencing voting. “God has given us a responsibility to be salt and light,” Mullen said. “In some situations — some nations and countries — that ability to be salt and light is really restricted, but God has placed all of us in […]

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Exercising their right

Students prepare to vote for local and state officials on Election Day Nov. 3 Liberty University is encouraging students to register and vote on Election Day taking place Nov. 3, 2015. Liberty’s Dean of Students Office works to ensure all students have the opportunity to register and vote every election season. A student turnout is very important for various reasons, […]

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Primary election 2015

Candidates battle for positions on Bedford Board of Supervisors Over the next couple of months, two incumbents and four newcomers will battle to become Republican nominees for three seats on the Bedford County Board of Supervisors. The election will take place June 9, and the six candidates are campaigning to represent Districts 5, 6 and 7. District 5 includes Boonsboro, […]

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Elections approach

Students inspired to vote with upcoming midterm elections With midterm elections set to take place Nov. 4, the results could change the face of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. General elections include all 435 seats of the House of Representatives and 33 of the 100 Senate seats, including area congressmen and one of the Senate seats […]

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Students allowed excused absences to vote

The Liberty University Dean of Students Office announced on its website Monday, Nov. 4 that students who are tardy or absent from class Tuesday, Nov. 5 because they are voting will be given excused absences. “Use your voice to say something meaningful,” the announcement said. “Vote in tomorrow’s gubernatorial election and make an impact, not only in Virginia, but in […]

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Vines Center precinct crowded

The Vines Center at Liberty University served as the major precinct for all residential students during the Nov. 6 general election. As doors opened promptly at 6 a.m., students rushed in to cast their vote for the next president as well as for their contender for the Senate and congressional seats. Several students devoted hours and service to publicizing the […]

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Ready to vote

Election Day is here, and the Champion has spent the past month informing readers about who they will be voting for at the polls. In addition to the congressional, senatorial and presidential candidates the Champion has featured, voters heading to the polls need to be aware of the constitutional amendments on the ballot. Only legislatively-referred constitutional amendments are allowed on […]

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Virginia voter registration deadline approaches

For voters in Virginia, the Oct. 15 deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election is quickly approaching. Recognizing the importance of getting students involved in the election, Liberty University launched a campus-wide campaign on Sept. 22 to register students to vote. According to the university website, the campaign has netted more than 3,200 new voter registration […]

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Professors push voter registration

About 300 more students registered to vote on campus last week after information sessions were held the last 10 minutes of class Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18 and 19. Keith Anderson, the Dean of Students, talked about how important these in-class sessions were for students who needed guidance on how to register in a more personalized way. He mentioned that […]

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Voting: a right, research: a choice

During election season, it is compelling to look back at the headline-grabbing, standout candidates of previous elections. You know, the names like John Anderson, Ross Perot, George Wallace and Ralph Nader. All household names, right? Wrong. Over time, these men’s names faded almost entirely into obscurity. To most, their names do not pique the faintest of memories. They all ran […]

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Registration prioritized on campus

Voter registration is in progress all over Liberty University campus as students busily fill out their forms in preparation of Nov. 6. Liberty faculty will be dedicating the last 10 minutes of class time today and tomorrow to allow students to register or reregister to vote if they need to. Even students who are registered elsewhere are being urged to […]

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Voter registration draws to a close

With only 34 days left to register to vote in Virginia, Liberty University students, faculty and staff have been given ample opportunities to guarantee that their voice is heard during the 2012 General Election, Nov. 6. The Dean of Students office has partnered with the Student Government Association (SGA) to help staff voter registration tables around campus, according to Senior […]

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Voter registration

As the 2012 general election looms closer, the 40th Republican National Convention had to cancel Monday’s events in fear of being flooded out by Hurricane Isaac, according to a public advisory by the National Weather Service.
According to the 2012 Republican National Convention’s website […]

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