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Sydney Trent is pictured with a photo of her godmother, Barbara Johns, at her desk in the Washington Post newsroom.
The goddaughter of local civil rights heroine Barbara Johns will return to Farmville this month to mark Longwood’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Frank Bidart
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Frank Bidart to speak at Longwood

One of the most celebrated contemporary poets in America, whose turbulent works often use variations in form and punctuation to underscore physical and emotional turmoil, will anchor the Longwood Authors Series in an unmissable lecture this spring.

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After nearly two years of preparation, Longwood set a new bar for what universities can achieve in hosting a debate.

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Members of the Longwood family are spread far and wide, but stay connected through reunions and innovative partnerships with current Lancers.

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When the scarves wave, Lancer pride soars. And when we rock Willett Hall during home games, it’s an experience no one will forget.