Opinion: Patrol Rifle Purchase Best Option to Protect Lynchburg

Officer injury leads to city council approving rifle purchases.  The Lynchburg City Council recently voted to purchase 43 semi-automatic rifles in order to “fully outfit the department’s patrol division,” according to the News & Advance. The vote came just weeks after a Lynchburg police officer was shot in the line of duty. While the officer has been released from the hospital, the incident caused Lynchburg … Continue reading Opinion: Patrol Rifle Purchase Best Option to Protect Lynchburg

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Is Rising Tuition Causing Liberty’s Enrollment to Stagnate?

Tuition might be cause for enrollment decline. Back in my day, Liberty was the “world’s largest Christian university.” And then came Grand Canyon University. When Jack Jenkins of Religion News Service broke the news Liberty no longer held the self-proclaimed moniker turned marketing tool, Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr. took offense. “Our definition of a Christian university only includes universities who hire faculty who adhere … Continue reading Is Rising Tuition Causing Liberty’s Enrollment to Stagnate?

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?

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?

Locker Room Talk – Two Years Later

Former student editor reflects on experience of leaving the champion. The Daily Beast. Politico. The Washington Post. New York Daily News. Sojourners. Daily Mail. Those are just a few of the news outlets that covered the locker room talk debacle in October of 2016. The events that unfolded over a span of roughly 72 hours were life-changing. It is a story that I will remember … Continue reading Locker Room Talk – Two Years Later