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Chipotle rolls into town, chooses location

Chipotle rolls into town, chooses location

Yes, you read the headline correctly. Chipotle is coming to Abilene and permits have been filed with the City of Abilene...

Jul 15, 2016 | No comment | Read More »
Men’s basketball hosts prayer vigil for Dallas

Men’s basketball hosts prayer vigil for Dallas

The ACU community and Abilene citizens bowed their heads in response to national tragedies with a prayer vigil hosted by the ACU men’s...

Jul 14, 2016 | No comment | Read More »
VP of Operations leaves after 17 years, takes job at higher ed software corp.

VP of Operations leaves after 17 years, takes job at higher ed software corp.

Kevin Roberts, vice president of operations and planning, will leave ACU after 17 years of working on campus. Roberts accepted a...

Jul 14, 2016 | No comment | Read More »
Spencers say “sayonara” to Abilene, head to Japan

Spencers say “sayonara” to Abilene, head to Japan

An ACU couple is packing their bags for a new chapter in their lives. Alison and Nathan Spencer are wrapping up...

Jul 14, 2016 | No comment | Read More »
Mail services, Living Room to move for centralized advising

Mail services, Living Room to move for centralized advising

The Campus Center Living Room will be eliminated and Mail Services will move to make room for an expanded Depot, which will...

Jul 10, 2016 | No comment | Read More »
New COBA dean outlines goals, leadership style

New COBA dean outlines goals, leadership style

The College of Business Administration’s new dean brings analytical leadership and development goals to the position. Dr. Brad Crisp, former director of the...

Jul 8, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Science, objective truth, and democracy at stake in ‘bathroom bill’ fight

By Adam Nettina Aside from egregiously misrepresenting the concern many people have over the issues...

May 10, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Conversations need to be started about LGBT students

The Board of Trustees has released a framework for a task force created by the...

Apr 28, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Transgender rights can’t be ignored

After the civil rights movement of the 1960s, it is often thought the fight for...

Apr 28, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

To my future employers: pick me, pick me

As I look back on my time here at ACU and working on the Optimist,...

Apr 28, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

University is right to focus on retention, but will central advising help?

The university is making plans to centralize its advising system that will take advisers out...

Apr 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

ACU Athletics lacks transparency needed for Div. I reputation

A lot of students, faculty and alumni had an opinion when they found out head...

Apr 14, 2016 | No comment | Read More »
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