REPORT: Liberty University Students Forced to Attend Ted Cruz Speech or ‘Faced with a Fine’

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A whole bunch of nothing or is this a big deal?

The University is a Christian school and Convocation is required for all students to attend every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. According to the school’s “Campus Living Guide“:

“Convocation is an assembly of the University community and its purpose is to develop campus unity, disseminate information, and challenge students spiritually, socially, morally and intellectually.Convocation provides forums for the social and political issues of the day, as well as educational topics of diverse interest for the benefit of students, faculty, and staff. Guest speakers from the world of business, politics, education, religion, and the sciences also help to make Convocation a refreshing and challenging time.

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All students are required to attend Convocation on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This includes all resident students, commuters, undergraduates, graduate and seminary students. Failure to attend Convocation without proper approval will result in the issuance of four points. Resident must check in with their Resident Assistants upon arrival and sit in their assigned section in order to be counted as present. Failure to attend will result in the issuance of four points.”

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