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

Nerd Factor: Winged Victory?

Dr. Mike Robinson, LC Communication Studies Professor~

Longtime readers of the Nerd Factor will no doubt recall that this column remains more than a little dubious on subject of superpowered flight.  Although people often name flying when asked to fantasize about having a superpower, the ability itself is fraught with potential problems. Ease of high altitude transportation, for example, has to reckon with the difficulties of navigating from high altitudes.  Of the many and various ways that superhero stories have presented flight, one of the most problematic subsets of this power is the possession of actual wings. 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

Political Perspective: A Change is Nigh

Carter Elliott, Staff Columnist~

It’s horrible to say, but it’s true. Gun violence and the fight for gun control in America has been cyclical in our country. Acts of violence occur, some people speak out in favor of gun control, America divides, arguing happens, interest fades and then it repeats. Read More

She Said: The Sweet Life

Sarah Irby, Editor in Chief~

Let’s talk about something sweet; let’s discuss the sugar lifestyle. Maybe your first instinct is to wonder what I’m talking about, but I know you have all heard of sugar daddies and sugar babies, whether from a pop culture reference, someone casually saying they need to find one or even real-life experience. Read More

Lynchburg’s Civil War POW Camp

Disa Woodland, Copy Desk Editor~

In the past several decades there has been a reinvigoration of the study of the Civil War and a time of remembrance for those lives lost. The curiosity has increased as more documents are being found that would answer questions that are several generations old, such as what happened to the young man who went off to fight in the Civil War? Read More