Students take a stand in light of controversial comments made by leadership during CPAC. Students braved chilly weather with the LU for MeToo group on the steps of the Montview Student Union at 11 a.m. today to stage a show of support for sexual abuse victims and LGTBQ+ people. According to a flyer shared across social media, the demonstration was a response to controversial comments … Continue reading LU Students Protest LGTBQ+ and #MeToo Discrimination
This Feb. 14, Lynchburg has plenty to offer. Valentine’s Day has come around once again, so hopefully those with someone to love already have tomorrow mapped out. But if you’re finding yourself scrambling for a plan, or if you’re still summoning up the courage to ask that cute barista out, there’s still a shot! Here are ten local specials and events happening throughout Lynchburg tomorrow. … Continue reading BOGOs to Bouquets: Lynchburg Valentine’s Day Specials
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
The Lynchburg Gothic League celebrates its one-year anniversary. Saturday night in the back room of Rivermont Pizza, a DJ blasted synth-heavy dance music while Type Trauma, an electro-industrial band based out of Roanoke, prepared for their set. In one corner of the restaurant, the Addams Family played silently on a boxy, retro television. The crowd dancing in the back room was diverse: college-aged students, middle-aged … Continue reading For the Lynchburg Goth Scene, it’s Halloween Every Day.