Hopefully, everyone is aware of pollution and its existence in the United States. As a planet, we are facing consequences from human-caused pollution, but it extends much further than the trash on the side of the road or floating in the ocean.
If you grew up in a household like mine, then your mom probably told you that if you ever came home with a hickey you’d be grounded because, you know, they’re gross. Whatever, Mom. We’ll just have to agree to disagree.
Since the presidential election, a gloomy pall has been cast over my colleagues here at Lynchburg College. It seems many of them, quite in step with most national experts, didn’t expect or imagine that Donald Trump would win the election. His election has seemed especially dispiriting, going beyond policy differences to an incredulity that “that guy” could possibly be elected.
The Ugly Christmas Sweater trend has been part of the holiday season for over a decade. This year you will find that Phase 2 and Lynchburg’s Party are joining up to host an Ugly Sweater Party this Wednesday, Dec. 7. The event is the first of its kind for Phase 2, and is being held from 6 to 10 p.m.
Historic Sandusky, which includes a home that became headquarters for the Union for a brief time during the Civil War, is owned by Lynchburg College and is free to LC students, staff and faculty all year.
Until his death, John Turner was a favorite speaker, especially at those events like graduation that mark the turning points in our lives, and luckily he kept most of the notes from the addresses he delivered on those occasions.He also contributed a lengthy essay, “Academic Life” to Jubilee, 1903-1978, the 75th anniversary history of the college. Together they contain his philosophy of education as well as a partial answer to the question, “why Lynchburg College?”
Last year, the Lynchburg community suffered the loss of its only discount movie theater, Cinemark Movies 10, located in Candlers Station. However, the community will soon be able to take advantage of lower prices once more with the opening of Lynchburg’s newest discount movie theater, Venue Cinemas, located behind the Plaza shopping center off of Lakeside Drive. With the Venue Cinemas opening nearby, Lynchburg College students now have a theater less than five minutes away from campus.
“Get experiences early,” said Director of Career Development, Beverly Reid.
One such experience is the Health Science Fair. Hosted by Career Development and Internships (LC PRO+) and located in Hall Campus Ballroom, the event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The event is organized as a network opportunity.
On Monday, Sept. 19, Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) will be celebrating their annual Lynchburg Night Out Against Crime, which is aimed at bringing awareness to Neighborhood Watch programs in the area. Watch groups in Lynchburg will be hosting individual events throughout the city.
There are always new trends starting that are a bit “out there,” but these days it seems the weirder the better. According to Susan Scutti, from CNN Health News, the next possible trend in the world of food and health is cockroach milk!
The third annual Lynchburg 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 to honor the memory of the 343 firefighters from the New York Fire Department who fell during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in Sept. 2001.