Starbucks: Favorite Brew Returns

Kelvin Whitehurst ~ Copy Desk Chief

It wasn’t too long ago that the Lynchburg College campus was introduced to the beverages and foods of The Muse Coffee Company at Brewed Awakenings. In previous years, students held the Starbucks that resided in that space very dear to them, so when it was announced that it would be replaced, the student body felt a void and it soon found itself resurrected on campus.

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Nerd Factor: S.H.I.E.L.D Goes Ghost

Dr Mike Robinson ~ LC Communication Studies Professor

          Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”  returned for its fourth season last week by highlighting one of the weirder characters out there, Ghost Rider.  By focusing on the Spirit of Vengeance, the show may finally be living up to its potential as a gateway to the various corners of the Marvel Universe (MU).

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Slobberstock: Peace, Love and Pups

Whitney Lott ~ Sports Editor

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The new humane society has been catering to the “cat people” and “dog people” for a year and a half, but they decided to try something new this year. The Lynchburg Humane Society is holding Slobberstock on Oct. 1 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is the first time they will be holding an event like this at the Humane Society.

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Science With Hannah: Hanger in Our Community

Hannah Narvaez ~ Staff Blogger

You know that feeling when your stomach goes from an innocent growling to the feeling of a deep, dark pit? Your eyes get a little wider, and food is the only thing on your mind; you find your thoughts incomplete and your temper short after a little while. You know exactly what I’m describing: being “hangry.”

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LC Prompts Registration

Heather Maniel ~ Staff Writer

The election is coming up, and if you’re not registered to vote, you may want to keep in mind that in order to vote you must be registered 22 days before the election date in Va.

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Nerd Factor: Trek Misfires

Dr. Mike Robinson ~ LC Communication Studies Professor

50th anniversaries are impressive, and the Nerd Factor has certainly been caught up in the excitement of “Star Trek’s” big achievements.  The franchise has become legendary for its utopian vision, its commitment to diversity and its contributions to the genre.  However, 50 years is also plenty of time to make mistakes.  We’ve seen some of Trek’s good; now let’s look at the bad and the ugly.

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Sports Junkie: Rock’em Sock’em “Cyborg”

Whitney Lott ~ Sports Editor

In the world of sports, there are a lot of people who are known for being the best. In the world of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Cristiane Justino Venancio, known as “Cyborg,” is one of the best in the fighting scene.

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Anne Spencer Foundation: Cooks Up Fundraiser

Katherine Graves ~ Assistant Editor

You can help support the Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation and enjoy food and music with the local community by coming out to the Pierce Street Community Cookout on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside the William J. Calloway Store at 1301 Pierce St. in Lynchburg.

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The New Venue: New Discount Theatre

Sarah Irby ~ Copy Editor

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.

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Health Science Fair: What Is Your Path

Jasmine Brogdon ~ Staff Writer

“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.

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The Neighborhood Has Eyes

Sara Severens ~ Staff Writer

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.

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To Stand or Not To Stand

Whitney Lott ~ Sports Editor

We have all seen things in the world that we won’t stand for, like a child being picked on or a customer treating a worker rudely. Colin Kaepernick has recently been a major player in controversy after refusing to stand up during the national anthem.

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LC in History: First Name Chance For Virginia Christian College

Dr Clifton W. Potter ~ LC History Professor

When Dr. 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 Josephus Hopwood. He resigned in June 1915.

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Nerd Factor: To Boldly Go Where No Show Has Gone Before

Dr. Clifton W Potter ~ LC History Professor

When Dr. 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 Josephus Hopwood. He resigned in June 1915.

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