Fourth generation small business owner opens four stores in downtown Lynchburg. Stephanie Atkinson is on a business spree. Atkinson has redefined the meaning of work ethic by opening four individual stores in downtown Lynchburg. Live Trendy or Die, Windblown Apothecary, Conscious Mercantile, and Hoppy Books were each brought to life through her unique vision. The latter two recently merged to create Et Marte, a variety … Continue reading The Serial Entrepreneur
An LU Alum recounts going through college with a neurological disorder. Yes, the infamous 8 a.m. classes. It’s really not that early, you think. And you’re right – 8 a.m. isn’t that early. But have you factored in the bitterly cold walk to class? Your breakfast? Are you trying to look cute for the boy who sits next to you? And of course, have you … Continue reading Sleep On It: Dealing with Narcolepsy in College
The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform met with counter-protest on campus. Abortion protestors who visited Liberty’s campus Wednesday were met with a counter-protest by Liberty students who opposed the drastic measures taken by the organization in order to spread their message. Protesters from the Center of Bio-Ethical Reform propped up large posters declaring, “Abortion is child sacrifice,” along with Bible verses and large, graphic images of … Continue reading Graphic Abortion Protest Met With Counter Protest
PureFlix presents a case for pro-life stances but undercuts pro-choice ideas with sloppy writing and a lack of sensitivity. Abortion is a largely off-screen procedure. Very few movies candidly show an abortion on-screen, but “Unplanned” does with horrific brutality that forces the viewer to reckon with the filmmaker’s intentions. “Unplanned” is based on the memoir by Abby Johnson, an anti-abortion activist who resigned as the … Continue reading Movie Review: Can Unplanned Reach All Audiences?
Liberty to require written proof of “Desire for Marriage” from future applicants. Liberty University announced that starting in the fall of 2019, one of the requirements for new student enrollment will be a signed “Desire for Marriage” contract. According to the contract, students at Liberty must agree to make the goal of marriage a high priority during their college years. According to the contract, “[t]he … Continue reading ‘Intent for Marriage’ to be New LU Prerequisite
In an effort to promote free speech, President Falwell invites dark rocker. Liberty is trying to add an odd guest to its slate of Convocation guests next semester. In a bizarre Twitter stunt, Jerry Falwell invited renowned Satanist Marilyn Manson to speak at Convocation during the fall 2019 semester. “We may disagree on some things, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a civil conversation … Continue reading Falwell Invites Musician Marilyn Manson to Convocation