Another Move – Wade to the Cavs

Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~

As the preseason for the NBA (National Basketball Association) begins, and the regular season is on the loom, teams and players are still making some last-minute updates to their rosters to ensure themselves a shot at the championship next June.

We’ve already seen some notable moves take place this summer; Paul George and Carmelo Anthony signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Chris Paul joining James Harden in Houston and leaving L.A., and let’s not forget the blockbuster trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics that moved Kyrie Irving to Boston and Isiah Thomas, along with Jae Crowder, to “The Land.” Even after all of that, we still haven’t seen it all. 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


What’s In My Bag?

Dr. Mike Robinson, LC Communication Studies Professor~

I have long made snarky and mocking comments about US Weekly’s attempts to normalize celebrities through its series of features that suggest stars are just like the rest of us while simultaneously promoting products.  Recently though, it occurred to me that I may not have taken the difficulties that such articles pose for the unsung heroes of the magazine to write.  So, in the finest tradition of experiential learning, I have decided to create my own “What’s in My Bag” article to see just what creating such a feature is like.  
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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