St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

Lynchburg is going to be very green on Saturday, March 17 for the Saint Patrick’s Day celebration.

The Lynchburg St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl is a huge event for Lynchburg. The Pub Crawl will start at 2 p.m. on Saturday and last late into the night. Registration will be downtown at the Water Dog from 2 to 6 p.m. Micah Gaudio, a 1997 graduate of Liberty University, is the founder and organizer of the pub crawl. Read More

Let’s Play Ball

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

The Lynchburg College softball team has started off their 2018 season on a high note. They currently are 11-3 overall and have a winning percentage of .786. After starting off 8-0, the lady Hornets were ranked 19 in the NFCA’s (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) top 25. Read More

Spring Break with OLP

Disa Woodland, Copy Desk Chief~

Over spring break, the Outdoor Leadership Program (OLP) took eight students into the Florida Everglades for a week-long trip of camping and kayaking. The students met OLP at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 2, to start the 15-hour trip to Florida. Read More

Travel: Uganda Forever

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Dr. Ghislaine Lewis, LC Communication Studies Professor~

In the midst of the Black Panther and Wakanda hype, I went to Kampala, Uganda for an Internet Policy in Africa workshop.

Africa is the sixth continent I have had the privilege of experiencing . Travel is my happiness, but as a person of African ancestry no one ever truly prepares you for the feelings that assail you when you land on the continent. Read More

LC St. Lucia Struggles to Recruit

Brennae Spence, Guest Writer~

Lynchburg College’s St. Lucia campus is currently in the process of enlisting students solely for online courses due to the struggle of recruiting new students.

Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs Sally Selden stated, “Right now we only have one residential program there, and it’s a blend of some online classes and some face-to-face.” Read More

Books and Brews

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

If used books and beer sound appealing, the newest shop opening in downtown Lynchburg will be exciting news.

Set to open mid-April, 9th Street Books and Brews will occupy the retail space of 56th Ninth Street, placing it next to Riverviews Art Space and in close proximity to Amazement Square. Read More

Annual Big Litter Day

Grace Cavanaugh, Guest Writer~

This Saturday, March 17 is Big Litter Day. According to Gabriel Roberts at the Office of Community Involvement, Big Litter Day is “an event done every year at the Claytor Nature Center where volunteers pick up trash and help clean up around the area.” Read More