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. Continue reading “A Night to Remember”

New State Legislation

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

Since the convening of the Virginia General Assembly on Jan. 10, 2018, there have been over 260 bills focussed on education brought forward in either the state House or Senate. These are some of the more important bills of the 2018 year thus far.

Senate Bill (SB) 229 is labelled as “School bus personnel; training program on autism spectrum disorders.” This bill requires that anyone employed by the school board to be trained in helping and understanding all of the autism spectrum disorders. This bill is particularly aimed at those who work directly with any student with autism, including bus drivers and aides. SB 229 entered committee in the state Senate on Jan. 25. It passed through Senate with a 39 to 0 vote. It then entered the House and passed with a 96 to 0 vote on March 8. The bill has now moved on to Governor Ralph Northam’s desk waiting to be signed into law. Continue reading “New State Legislation”

St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

Lynchburg is going to be very green on Saturday, March 17 for the Saint Patrick’s Day celebration.

The Lynchburg St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl is a huge event for Lynchburg. The Pub Crawl will start at 2 p.m. on Saturday and last late into the night. Registration will be downtown at the Water Dog from 2 to 6 p.m. Micah Gaudio, a 1997 graduate of Liberty University, is the founder and organizer of the pub crawl. Continue reading “St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl”

Black History Month at Lynchburg College

Nathaniel Pierce, Staff Writer~

Black History Month is an important part of the year in the United States. It is important in highlighting the accomplishments of African Americans throughout history, and it is important here at Lynchburg College. Every year, Black History Month reminds the world of the innovations and progress that African Americans have brought the country throughout history. From Martin Luther King Jr. to Malcolm X, so many men and women have brought change to the United States. The LC community works to honor these wonderful men and women. As a result, there are many events planned for this month here on campus. There are three major events happening this month. Continue reading “Black History Month at Lynchburg College”