LU Professor Resigns After Pornography Mishap. How Did the Students Handle It?

A professor’s mistake publicized on Twitter creates problems for all parties involved. On Nov. 9, Liberty student Ian Parish posted a screenshot on Twitter showing an email sent from his professor containing a link to a porn website. Parish called out his professor in the tweet.   The tweet quickly blew up on social media as students began a flurry of sharing and commenting, ruining the reputation … Continue reading LU Professor Resigns After Pornography Mishap. How Did the Students Handle It?

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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?

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

Welcome to the Lynchburg Torch

Liberty and Lynchburg’s editorially and financially independent student newspaper. Welcome to The Lynchburg Torch. We are a group of Liberty University students who are passionate about the community in Lynchburg and the student body at our school. This project is for the students and locals to have their voices heard and to promote healthy discourse on campus and in our community. I helped start The … Continue reading Welcome to the Lynchburg Torch

Liberty Filmmakers: What’s the Cost?

An inside look at the blood, sweat and tears an LU filmmaker put into his project. From the moment Caleb Redecki showed his family his first film on VHS and saw their reactions, he was hooked. “There’s nothing like that initial reveal,” Redecki said, “Just creating and having something to show and seeing people’s reaction—I think that is just the coolest thing.” As a senior … Continue reading Liberty Filmmakers: What’s the Cost?

Central Virginia Fashion Week Rolls Out

River Ridge Mall hosts the second annual local fashion show. Victoria Watts has a passion for fashion. That is why she is heading up the second annual Central Virginia Fashion Week, a local artist exhibition the River Ridge Mall is hosting through Sunday. The show brings together local designers, models, makeup and hair artists, business owners and writers together to display their talents and promote … Continue reading Central Virginia Fashion Week Rolls Out