D’Souza’s Bias: How Should Political Historians Conduct Themselves?

A Liberty history student’s take on Monday’s Convo Select. I recently traveled with the Liberty University History Department to the Undergraduate Conference on Faith & History at which the conference’s plenary speaker, Jemar Tisby, spoke on the use of history as activism. The talk was illuminating and inspiring, but the most important point came from a student’s question: “How do you ensure that in your … Continue reading D’Souza’s Bias: How Should Political Historians Conduct Themselves?

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The Banana Vandal Attempts to Bring About the Banana Republic

Who is the LU Banana Vandal and when will they strike next? A masked vandal has been causing bunches of trouble on Liberty’s campus. On Oct. 26, a student dressed as a banana climbed to the top of the Reber-Thomas Dining Hall, commonly known as the ROT, and hung 10 inflatable bananas along with a sign emblazoned with “Who is @lubananavandal?”   View this post … Continue reading The Banana Vandal Attempts to Bring About the Banana Republic

My Life at LU: A Student’s Reflection on Her Growth at Liberty.

A journalism student reminisces on her time at college. The days are long but the years are short. I blinked and time leapt forward through two-and-a-half years of undergrad life, procrastination and homework (in that order), all-nighters and copious amounts of black coffee to the final pages in this chapter. I moved to the aspiring metropolis of Lynchburg as a transfer student, carrying an armload … Continue reading My Life at LU: A Student’s Reflection on Her Growth at Liberty.

Liberty University Sold My Information to Politicians

Massive email sale makes students question Liberty’s motives. In a world where personal information is just a few keystrokes away, privacy is priceless. But Liberty University just compromised their students’ digital peace and quiet for a few dollars. According to an article by the News & Advance, Liberty University recently leased an unknown number of student and alumni email addresses to Republican Corey Stewart, who … Continue reading Liberty University Sold My Information to Politicians

Flames Football: How Can Liberty Make Lifelong Fans?

What changes does LU have to make to fill Williams Stadium? Liberty University Football is playing their first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and at this point, there is no point in arguing over the decision. Whether or not it made sense for a mediocre FCS team to make the jump is no longer relevant. It already happened. Now the question is, where … Continue reading Flames Football: How Can Liberty Make Lifelong Fans?

Students Rally Against Alleged Racist Culture

Students’ Halloween costumes spark racial protest on campus. Students of various ethnicities gathered on the steps of the Montview Student Union at 11 a.m. last Wednesday, Oct. 31, protesting what many of them called the racist culture at Liberty University.   The impetus behind the demonstration was two Halloween costumes worn by twin LU seniors Mark and John Pereira. An Oct. 26 post on Mark … Continue reading Students Rally Against Alleged Racist Culture

Course Correction: Has the Liberty Way Been Changed Too Much?

Liberty’s code of conduct has undergone many revisions as the school has grown. Take a quick look at an online forum designed for old Liberty alum to talk Flames news and whatever else is on their curmudgeonly minds, and you will see many of the older folk do not like where Liberty is heading, in regard to “The Liberty Way.” “The attire of the females … Continue reading Course Correction: Has the Liberty Way Been Changed Too Much?