members

Liberty University tells staff members to distance themselves from Falwell

Liberty University staff members are being instructed to refrain from interacting with the school’s ousted president Jerry Falwell Jr., according to David Corry, the school’s general counsel.



Jerry Falwell, Jr. wearing a suit and tie: Liberty University tells staff members to distance themselves from Falwell


© Getty
Liberty University tells staff members to distance themselves from Falwell

Corry told staff in an email Thursday that Falwell made “uncomfortable” calls to some employees after his resignation from the university last week, The News & Advance reported Friday.

He said that any continuing discussions between Falwell and university staff could give the impression that he is still managing the school.

“This impression is not well received by our supporters who do not want Mr. Falwell to be running Liberty University behind the scenes,” Corry wrote in the email.

Falwell reportedly did not return a request for comment from News Advance.

Falwell, whose father founded the school, renounced his position last week following a recently revealed scandal alleging that his

Read More

Some members of multilevel-marketing company Young Living are making questionable claims about ‘essential oils’ curing cancer and coronavirus

young living health claims 5
young living health claims 5

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider

  • Some sellers of Young Living products are using social media to claim that essential oils are “tested and shown effective against corona viruses.”

  • That isn’t true. The $1.5 billion multilevel-marketing company has a long history of making unsupported medical claims. In 2014, it received a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration.

  • Insider interviewed more than 80 people connected to Young Living and reviewed thousands of pages of FDA and court records in its investigation of the company.

  • We found that Young Living members dispensed medical advice without scientific basis, and its members have repeatedly placed themselves at risk by following what sources say is the company’s advice.

  • For some, Young Living’s oils may have caused serious harm, from rashes and burns to a medically induced coma.

  • “Young Living is determined to prevent misleading claims relating to the COVID-19 pandemic,”

Read More

University of St Andrews fraternity suspends members over rape and sexual assault allegations

St Andrews university - RDImages/Epics/Getty Images
St Andrews university – RDImages/Epics/Getty Images

A US-style fraternity at the University of St Andrews has suspended a number of members over allegations of more than a dozen rapes and sexual assaults.

An investigation by The Telegraph has found at least nine separate rape claims made against students in the St Andrews’ branch of Alpha Epsilon Pi.

Now, police and the university have urged victims to come forward and vowed to take any perpetrators to court.

Speaking to the Telegraph, one female student opened up about her shocking experience in February this year.

“I had been at a frat party and got very drunk. One of the boys I knew said he’d walk me home. I thought he was someone I could trust. 

“He put me to bed and the next thing I remember is waking up to him raping me. I ran out and I was in quite a

Read More

St Andrews University fraternity suspends members over rape and sexual assault allegations

St Andrews university - RDImages/Epics/Getty Images
St Andrews university – RDImages/Epics/Getty Images

A US-style fraternity at St Andrews University has suspended a number of members over allegations of more than a dozen rapes and sexual assaults.

An investigation by The Telegraph has found at least nine separate rape claims made against students in the St Andrews’ branch of Alpha Epsilon Pi.

Now, police and the university have urged victims to come forward and vowed to take any perpetrators to court.

Speaking to the Telegraph, one female student opened up about her shocking experience in February this year.

“I had been at a frat party and got very drunk. One of the boys I knew said he’d walk me home. I thought he was someone I could trust. 

“He put me to bed and the next thing I remember is waking up to him raping me. I ran out and I was in quite a state. I

Read More