Debate About It

Disa Woodland, Copy Desk Chief~

In light of the recent mass school shootings in the United States, a debate over the circulation of automatic/semi-automatic and high caliber weapons has come to the forefront of political discussion. In order to foster open discussion and understanding among Lynchburg College students, faculty and community members, the Criminology Club organized and held a debate on gun control on April 18, 2018. Continue reading “Debate About It”

Origins of Easter

Disa Woodland, Copy Desk Chief~

Easter is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection on the third day after his death, which was supposed to atone for the sins of all mankind. It is generally agreed upon that Jesus of Nazareth was crucified around Passover c. 33 A.D.

For the past few Easters, there have been several images of the Akkadian goddess Ishtar circulating the internet. The sources of this image cite her name as the origin of the word Easter, which has spurred many to investigate the true origins of the word. Continue reading “Origins of Easter”

LC as Luxembourg at Model UN

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A Lynchburg College delegation of 16 students participated in the 2018 Model United Nations simulation led by Dr. Sabita Manian, professor of international relations and political science.

This is the 41st delegation that LC has sent to the event. Schools from around the world send students to the simulation to represent the 193 countries that are a part of the UN. This year, LC represented Luxembourg for the week-long simulation. There were over 5,500 participants in this year’s Model UN. Continue reading “LC as Luxembourg at Model UN”

Lynchburg College Celebrates Love

Disa Woodland, Copy Desk Chief~

On campus today, Feb. 14, the Student Activity Board is hosting a Valentine’s Day buffet from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The buffet is made of Valentine’s Day candy; you are welcome to eat as much as you can handle. The event will take place on the third floor in Drysdale Student Center. There will also be an opportunity to takes pictures, choose and stuff your own stuffed animal, as well as pick out some roses for yourself or that special someone. Continue reading “Lynchburg College Celebrates Love”