Students are sitting on the edge of their seats, nervously watching the clock. They wait anxiously for their teacher to dismiss them from class so they can jump in their car and drive. They’ll drive far, far away and watch as the Tower of Light fades in their rearview mirror.
But some students won’t. No, some [...]
Where arguing is often avoided, ACU Debate has made a sport of it.
Even up against Div. I powerhouse schools, ACU’s Speech and Debate team has some trophies to boast of, said Dena Counts, instructor of communication and director of forensics and six-year advisor for the ACU Speech and Debate team.
“We compete against schools, like Notre [...]
“They always told me to ‘just mouth the words, Schubert.’”
ACU President Phil Schubert remembers his Sing Song experience fondly, even if he wasn’t a standout vocalist.
And Schubert is not alone. He is just one of many faculty and staff who as students braved the sleepless nights, costume malfunctions and sore jaw muscles to participate in [...]
“Sing Song is our life,” said Caroline Nikolaus.
And there’s proof in their after-hours practicing.
It is the Saturday before final rehearsal week, the last night of freedom and eight hours of sleep. But these six can’t get enough of Sing Song, or each other. Instead of a night spent in singing-recess and solitude, they are together, [...]
Rick Atchley (’78) should be a difficult man to get a hold of.
With 25 years under his minister belt at The Hills Church of Christ in North Richland Hills, two books written and guest-speaking appointments across the country, his schedule leaves little time for chit-chat.
But despite this prominence in the ministry realm, Atchley responds to [...]
Roses are red, violets are blue, for those against heart-themed holidays, this one’s for you. Valentine’s Day is very much like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get. While the couple-crowds will flock to restaurants for their holiday-demanded dates, many others simply want Cupid muzzled.
Next week, approximately 142 million Valentine’s [...]
“Anna Ciufo is the most genuinely happy person I have ever met,” Zeta Rho President Kelsie Andrews said about her fellow club member.
Andrew’s description is echoed by everyone who knows Anna Ciufo, a junior kinesiology/pre-PT major from the Woodlands.
The portrayal is well-deserved watching Anna in a chock-full library, unable to go 10 feet without running [...]
Jam-packed gyms, penny-pinching and trashed ashtrays are signs of the season for stopping old habits and starting new ones.
“Focus on time management at work and get back into my workout routine,” said ACU Police Chief Jimmy Ellison.
“Laugh more,” said Janine Morgan, a Core instructor.
“Read the Bible more and then do what it says with a [...]
He’ll never win MVP or even play a single minute. But being a good sport, he’ll still suit up for every game. Even with no sweat to show for, Willie the Wildcat is a real athlete.
“Anyone who has ever been a mascot can agree, you’re essentially in a giant parka for various reasons from August [...]
Sunday afternoon, the World’s Backyard organization was off to the races, celebrating its fourth-annual Turkey Derby with kids crafting and competing.
The student-led ministry hosted its Thanksgiving event as a special and separate occasion from its usual Wednesday meeting time.
“Wednesdays become these kids’ favorite day of the week, and ours,” said Lindsey Cranford, junior management and [...]
Waking for sunrise activities, wearing uniforms and complying with orders, pledging an ACU social club has often been likened to the experience of boot camp.
However, unlike his fellow pledges, Joshua Hollers can empathize with the parallel.
At 36 years old, the junior business management major traded a life in Marine blue for that of Frater Sodalis [...]
Frater Sodalis’ haunted house is back for Halloween…and back from the dead. The 31-year club tradition takes a turn for the zombie-pocalypse, a theme sure to scare you half to death.
As the longest-running haunted house in Abilene, planning for the club’s creepy annual event began at the beginning of September and members went to work [...]