Let’s Get Physical

Cameron Dail, Guest Writer~

Lynchburg College offers a variety of alternative fitness options outside of varsity and club-level sports. In addition to traditional sports teams, LC offers three fitness centers, a variety of classes and intramural sports to students.

The diversity of opportunities allows each student to find their fitness niche within the campus community. There are a multitude of classes held on campus including yoga, Zumba, kettlebell training and line dancing. Read More

“Hootie Hoo”

Alyssa Cannaday, Guest Writer~

Taylor White, Guest Writer~

Joshua Starkweather, Guest Writer~

As the semester progresses at Lynchburg College, so does the work of the security staff. Security reports increased significantly during the month of February.

These reports predominantly pertain to the use of alcohol on campus, specifically underage consumption.

Eighty percent of reported alcohol violations involved underage possession, with 10 percent involving those over 21 giving alcohol to a minor.   Read More

Relay for Life at LC

Emily Yinger, Guest Writer~

Heather MacNeil, Guest Writer~

Lynchburg College held its annual Relay for Life event April 7 from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. The beginning of the event was held on the Dell; however, due to inclement weather, the event was moved to Wake Field House.

Since 2006, 3,465 students have participated in Relay for Life at LC. Similar Relay for Life events are held all over the nation and aim to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Read More

A Night to Remember

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

The office of Equity and Inclusion will be hosting their first Multicultural Gala on April 28, 2018, in the Memorial Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. It is expected to last until 9 pm. Undergraduate students are admitted at no charge, while all other tickets are $5. Tickets are available online at Eventbrite and from the Office of Equity and Inclusion. Read More

Communication Studies Merges to Social Sciences Department

Christa Walker, Guest Writer~

Lynchburg College has a very expansive School of Communication and the Arts. Majors and minors that are covered in this area include communication, music, museum studies (minor) and popular culture (minor).

Earlier this semester, administrators decided to merge the School of Communication and the Arts with the department of Social Sciences following the name change to the University of Lynchburg in the fall of 2018. Read More

There’s So Much Room for Activities

Alyssa Tkacik, Guest Writer~

Student life at Lynchburg College is driven by dedicated and enthusiastic members of the LC community. The efforts in improving the school community are often spearheaded by the leaders and volunteers of the Student Activities Board.

Events like Finals Blowouts and trips to Busch Gardens are planned and produced by the involved students, all of whom dedicate their time and energy while encouraging fellow students to become involved. Read More

LC Health Center’s Response to Flu Pandemic

Brennae Spence, Guest Writer~

Lynchburg College’s Health Center has experienced a peak year for student patients. This rise has been attributed to the record breaking flu season. The number of cases reported for the 2016-2017 school year was 49 and rose to 129 this school year.

Nurse Practitioner and Interim Clinical Director of the Health Center, Lisa Geier said, “This flu season was unusual in that the numbers increased a little earlier than typically we see, and we had higher numbers.” Read More