News

Dance For Second Chances

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

Lynchburg Project Lifesavers are holding their 8th annual Second Chance Prom at Phase
2 on Saturday, April 8, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Every year, Project Lifesavers holds the Second Chance Prom to raise both donations and
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Sports Junkie: Baseball Begins

Lynn Walsh, Multimedia Editor~

Sunday, April 2 marked Opening Day for Major League Baseball with three contests in action. Even though spring training had been underway for some time, the start of the official season means a lot of things, the obvious being the return of a baseball fan’s favorite sport. It also has a lot of other connotations like warm weather and fun nights spent with family and friends. (more…)

Help a Hornet Out

Katherine Graves, Copy Desk Chief

For Lynchburg College’s second annual Give Day on Thursday, April 6, anonymous donors have challenged the college to raise donations from 2,500 donors, and if this goal is reached, they will donate $75,000 to the college.

Donors can choose to give to a specific section or department of the school or give to the general Annual Fund. Donations must be a minimum of $5 and can be made online, on campus outside Schewel Hall or on the third floor of the Drysdale Student Center or by calling the Give Day’s phonathon. (more…)

Protect Your Property

Protect Your Property

Jasmine Brogden, Staff Writer~

Not long ago, you may have heard about a house vandalized or burglarized on campus. It
caused residential students to worry.

Some students expressed a fear of the same occurring to them. However, that is not
exactly the truth.

The rumored invasion was not an invasion at all. It was a result of fraternities taunting one another. Although it is not a true burglary, our Campus Safety and Security staff have to count it that way. (more…)

Everybody Knows Your Name

Dr Mike Robinson ~ LC Communication Studies Professor

The proof that we are in a new golden age of superhero television is best demonstrated by the weekly block of programming on the CW.

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LC in History: Influenza Development

Dr Clifton W. Porter ~ LC History Professor

Last week, my wife and I did something we have never done, we cancelled all of our classes—except two on Monday—because we had the flu. Luckily we had received the vaccine last October, so we had the milder strain that is making the rounds. That was bad enough.

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LC in History: Golden Age

Dr Clifton W. Potter ~ LC History Professor

When Dr. Josephus Hopwood left Virginia Christian College in 1910, his place was taken by Dr. S.T. Willis who resigned in 1912. The third president of the college, Dr. G.O. Davis had served as vice president and financial agent before he assumed the chief leadership position in an administration haunted by the less-than-orthodox monetary policies of Hopwood. He resigned in June 1915.

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Political Power Play

Michael Wertz ~ Staff Writer

With Election 2016 Over, Virginia 2017 Heats Up

As citizens across the country settle back into their normal daily routines—which are once again free of political campaign ads—those seeking elected office in Virginia are preparing for the quick turnaround of the 2017 statewide elections.

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Furthering Club Sports

Katherine Graves ~ Copy Desk Chief

Lynchburg College has a new director of club sports, Ben Smith, who hopes to strengthen the leadership skills of LC students, bring new club sports to LC and keep LC’s current club sports going strong.

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LU Officer Faces Charges

Sara Severens ~ Staff Writer

A Liberty University police officer was arrested on three felony counts of aggravated sexual battery in a case involving two minors.

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Astronaut Art

Jasmine Brogden ~ Staff Writer

“The Academy Center of the Arts are highly honored to reintroduce the Lynchburg community to Leland Melvin, astronaut and former NFL player,” said Director of Visual Arts Ted Batt.

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Voting Shuffles

Katherine Graves ~ Assistant Editor

Lynchburg College will have voting shuttles that will leave every hour from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from the Schewel Hall parking lot circle on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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Women Talking Politics

Jasmine Brogdon ~ Staff Writer

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Around a dozen women gathered in the foyer of Sydnor Performance Hall. They sipped on hot cocoa and ate delicate treats; they talked and exchanged pleasantries and geared to discuss the roles of women.

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