Ted Talks: Building Character

Kelvin Whitehurst, Staff Writer~

If you had the chance to meet Ted Duvall last Friday, you’d know that Duvall is a beekeeper, Lynchburg Alumni and Executive Producer of The Incredible Dr. Pol at National Geographic. Duvall returned to campus to hold his seminar titled “LC to TV: A 30 Year Career in TV” and visited classrooms, telling his story as a student here on campus as well as his experience in the ever-changing media industry. Read More



A Change in Requirements

Disa Woodland, Copy Desk Chief~

In 2016, Lynchburg College decided the institute would change its name and be re-branded as the University of Lynchburg. With the name change, there came talks of revisions of the current core curriculum. According to one document being circulated to faculty and staff, Lynchburg College’s assessment data, which evaluates students’ reading, writing and critical thinking skills, has overwhelmingly demonstrated that the current curriculum is not reaching the goals for learning here at LC. Read More


Spiritual Safe Space for LGBTQIA+

Emily Johnson, Staff Writer~

Every Friday from 4 to 5 p.m. in the terrace level of the Spiritual Life Center, Wilmer Writing Center director Jer Bryant meets with the LGBTQIA+ Spirituality group to discuss students’ spiritual paths and support within the Lynchburg community. The group intends to provide a safe space for LGBTQIA+ students to contemplate their spiritual experiences in many different religions and spiritualities, while also remaining confidential and supportive of each member. Read More


LC Library Fights Censorship

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” -Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird.

While this quote may not seem like much, at one point in time it was a part of a book that was being denounced, and was en route to being banned. To Kill a Mockingbird, along with many other novels were, and still are, being challenged. Read More


Peace Prevails at LC

 

Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~

The United Nations celebrates International Day of Peace on Sept. 21, and this year, Lynchburg College’s spiritual life center celebrated by unveiling a new peace pole to represent our campus’ commitment to diversity and acceptance.

The pole includes the phrase “May peace prevail on earth” in eight different languages from around the globe, including English, Creole, Hebrew, American Sign Language, Swahili, Spanish, Arabic and Cree Indian, along with a Braille plaque.  These languages were chosen to represent our student population and to honor the indigenous people of our country. Read More


Field Hockey Keeps Pushing

Alex Allen, Copy Editor~

On Friday, Sept. 22, the Lynchburg College Field Hockey team started off their weekend with a win at home against York College. The following day, Sept. 23, they lost to Kean University on Liberty University’s field. These two games moved LC’s overall record to 6-2 but did not affect their conference record. Read More