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‘We ask for continued prayers’: Liberty University begins Falwell investigation

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Liberty University announced that it is conducting a full investigation after the resignation of former President Jerry Falwell Jr. “This past week challenged all of us to the core,” the university’s executive ...

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How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic

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Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the sudden awareness of birdsong, all formed an aural backdrop to the coronavirus ...

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Oregon Christian college students stand firm against protestors attacking cross on campus

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Students at New Hope Christian College in Eugene, Ore., last week stood up to protestors who wanted to deface and tear down a cross that has been on the small private Christian ...

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Supreme Court will hear Christian college student’s case against ‘free speech zone’

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The Supreme Court has agreed to review a First Amendment lawsuit in which a Georgia college belatedly expanded free speech on campus after a Christian student ran afoul of its constitutionally suspect campus “speech ...

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KU professor charged with crimes for keeping work for Communist China secret           

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Growing concern about China is hitting close to home – this time at KU. Feng Tao, an associate professor and researcher at the University of Kansas, has been charged with two counts ...

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University of Missouri announces plans to reopen campus for fall semester

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The University of Missouri announced that it plans to reopen for the fall semester. “We had a ton of people asking us, ‘Are you going to reopen campus in the fall?’ The ...

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says God will be glorified and football will be played

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Professional and collegiate sports have ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak. One prominent coach, however, believes that God will be glorified during the pandemic and that college football will ...

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Free online course on the Constitution available

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Hillsdale College is offering a free study session for their most popular online course, “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution.” Hillsdale is a private college in southern Michigan with ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. criticized for reopening dorms at Liberty University     

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Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, has made the controversial decision to allow students to move back into campus dorms despite the coronavirus threat. “The university has decided to move most ...

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Party over: Spring break students now testing positive

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CBS News is reporting that those partying college students seen on Florida beaches during spring break last week are now testing positive for their stupidity.  As of Monday night, five students from ...

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University of Missouri uses app to track students

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New Students attending the University of Missouri (MU) will instantly be busted if they’re not in class. The University is requiring students to install a smartphone app designed to allow professors keep ...

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University of Missouri ends relationship with Confucius Institute

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The University of Missouri is cutting ties with the controversial Confucius Institute. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has been critical of the relationship, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported. “These Confucius Institutes are, in ...

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Missouri Legislature will debate regulating transgender athletes

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Many people believe that transgender athletes have an unfair advantage when competing in girls’ sports. Missouri is one of five states where lawmakers are considering legislation that would regulate a biological male’s ...

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Oklahoma quarterback shares faith after team wins Big 12 championship

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Quarterback Jalen Hurts transferred from the University of Alabama to the University of Oklahoma and led the Sooners to both a Big 12 championship and a spot in the college football playoffs. ...

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Student sues Fuller Theological Seminary for being expelled because of same-sex marriage

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Christian institutions that remain true to their standards increasingly are coming under fire. Last week, a female student sued Fuller Theological Seminary, accusing it of violating Title IX rules when it expelled ...

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Gift makes free college available to all students for next 25 years

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Students in Neodesha, Kan. are celebrating after a local resident has ensured they can each attend college or trade school for free. The city is now the first “Promise” community of Kansas, ...

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Evangel University receives Torah scroll that survived Holocaust

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A Christian university and seminary is thankful for the donation of a Torah scroll for use in research and academic studies. The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University was recently ...

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Missouri legislature continues to debate sports wagering

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Companies that stand to gain the most from legal sports wagering in Missouri testified before the state legislature in Jefferson City last week. Sports betting only at land-based facilities such as casinos ...

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College students want Columbus Day replaced

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Should Columbus be relegated to the trash heap of history? A new poll finds that 4 in 5 college students support dropping the the holiday that honors the Christian explorer in favor ...

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Free tuition at Missouri’s ‘Ivy League’ Washington University

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Beginning next fall Missouri’s Washington University will offer free college to all qualifying students entering as first year freshmen and undergraduate students currently enrolled in the university. MissouriNet reports the plan is ...

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Auburn University quarterback’s faith keeps him humble

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It can be hard to remain humble when you are the freshman quarterback of the No. 7 college football team in the nation. Auburn’s Bo Nix wears a constant reminder. His bracelet ...

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New Center for Biblical Studies opens at Midwestern Seminary

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A new center designed to aid individuals with their study of the scriptures has opened in Kansas City. The Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary opened October 3, offering another significant resource ...

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Universities promoting Islam to students may lose taxpayer funds

After having been caught spreading lies and misinformation through a government-funded education program, Duke University and the University of North Carolina have run out of time to keep that program’s multi-million dollar ...

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ on PBS leads September’s family-friendly lineup

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More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War. But then I grew ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Will there be real football in Lawrence?

If you want to see just how bad football has been in Lawrence, just check out last year’s attendance numbers. The Jayhawks had 24,000 folks show up for their season opening loss ...

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