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Liberty Head Football Coach Battles Life-Threatening Infection

Liberty University head football coach Hugh Freeze was recovering from surgery this weekend after a life-threatening staph infection entered his bloodstream, according to a report.

Freeze, in his first year coaching the Flames, was forced to miss recent practices because of severe back pain and a herniated disk, ESPN reported. He has suffered with back pain for years but the pain became unbearable during a recent scrimmage game.

Source: https://wfirnews.com/news/liberty-head-football-coach-battles-life-threatening-infection

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Pop Group Cancels Appearance at Liberty After Taking Jerry Falwell’s Words Out of Context

The indie pop group LANY cancelled its upcoming appearance at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, after seeing an old video taking the words of college president Jerry Falwell, Jr., out of context.

A Twitter user identified only as Caitlin recently shared a brief clip of Falwell speaking to students during the Christian university’s weekly convocation. Falwell’s address came in 2015, in the wake of the deadly shooting in San Bernardino, California.

Source: https://www.faithwire.com/2019/08/13/pop-group-cancels-appearance-at-liberty-after-taking-jerry-falwells-words-out-of-context/

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Liberty University freezes tuition rates for second year

Liberty University is freezing tuition rates for a second year in an effort to reduce financial strain.

According to a Liberty University press release, the move comes as college debt burden and tuition increases among public and private universities has emerged as a national issue for lawmakers.

Source: https://wset.com/news/local/liberty-university-freezes-tuition-rates-for-second-year

http://www.liberty.edu/news/index.cfm?PID=18495&MID=339614

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Two NFL legends to speak at Liberty University

Liberty University announced two legendary NFL quarterbacks: Green Bay Packer legend, Brett Favre and Buffalo Bills legend, Jim Kelly will both be on hand this semester, to take part in separate convocation sessions.

No dates have been released.

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Justin Bieber to be at Convocation?

David Nasser tweeted “it is going to be our best @LibertyU convocation season yet.”

Liberty University then took that tweet and posted it to Facebook asked current students if they had any guesses.

“You’ll have to beliebe us when we say we don’t know who’s coming. We can’t confirm or deny any invites,” they wrote in the post.

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Sodexo hiring 500 employees at Liberty University

Sodexo is looking to hire 500 employees in the next 60 days.

Sodexo currently has 900 team members, but with the overwhelming growth and demand of their on-site dining services, the need for more jobs is evident.

Supervisors, chefs, and baristas are among the positions available.

Sodexo says you don’t have to have prior experience, and an ideal candidate is someone who is eager to serve.

Source: https://wset.com/news/local/sodexo-hiring-500-employees-at-liberty-university

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