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Student film makers honored at 11th Annual FilmFest

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

The university conducted its 11th annual FilmFest Gala Friday night, and the event featured 10 films that showcased the range of talent and experience among ACU’s students. Actually Love, a satirical film that offers a perspective on love and relationships, won awards in four categories: best editor (Denzil Lim), best producer (Laura Harris), best actress (Mikayla Tipps) and […]

WorldWide Witness prepares to send students on missions

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

Fifty-four students in the WorldWide Witness mission trip program will soon pack their bags and gear up for their adventures. Each summer, WWW sends many students on six- to 10-week mission internship excursions to various locations across the world. Larry Henderson, WWW missions coordinator, said students are placed under the leadership of missionaries on site […]

Meek bloodmobile comes to campus

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

The Meek Blood Center bloodmobile will visit campus Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. to continue a blood drive that was interrupted by inclement weather. The bloodmobile was originally supposed to be on campus earlier this month but was forced to delay the drive due to the icy conditions in early March. “At the fall blood […]

Poetry class to be offered to all majors

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

This fall, ACU will once again offer a poetry workshop class open to all majors. Al Haley, professor of English and writer in residence, will be the instructor for the course and looks forward to having students from all majors in his class. “It is not just for English majors. I had some remarkable poets […]

Students take film internship in LA

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

Los Angeles Film Studies Center provides ACU students who are interested in film an opportunity to enroll in a one-semester film school program. This year, three ACU students are taking part in the program. The program is run by the entity Best Semester, which is part of Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. According to Best Semester’s website, […]

Halbert-Walling groundbreaking slated for Monday

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Halbert-Walling Research Center will take place during Chapel Monday. The ceremony will be northwest of the Chambers demolition site and west of the Phillips Education Building. It will be a celebration of the Halbert-Walling family’s long-time support of the advancement of the university. Students are welcome to attend the event. “This family has […]

Abilene vehicle impound auction set for Saturday

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

The Abilene Vehicle Impound is having their first vehicle auction of the year at 10 a.m. Saturday. The impound has been hosting auctions since the mid-’80s as an alternative to letting impounded cars rust away. Impound coordinator Janice Holden said she sees the impound lot and this auction as beneficial options for damaged and/or abandoned […]

Theatre musical crams high school into one day

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Posted on March 25, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

The ACU Department of Theatre conducted its second 24 HR Musical Sunday evening, preparing, practicing and performing High School Musical over a single 24-hour period and raising more than $600 for Living Water International. Living Water International is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and money to help end the water crisis in third-world countries. Nikki Wilson, event […]

Students deliver intentional care on Guatemala mission trip

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Posted on March 24, 2015 | Filed under Features,News,Showcase | No comment

This year, a wide array of students went to Suchitepequez, Guatemala, to provide medical care and provide quality healthcare to its citizens. Every month, students and health professionals travel to West Guatemala with Health Talents International to carry out mobile medical and dental clinics. ACU has partnered with organization and regularly send students on mission trips […]

ISIS supporters breach Abilene website

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Posted on March 24, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

A group claiming to be supporters of ISIS breached the server of an Abilene website Tuesday morning. The team posted sentences such as the “Islamic state will restore dignity for Muslims” on the altered page. Team System Dz, according to Geektime.com, claims to be a group of anti-Israeli Arab youth. The hacked website, www.abilenerestoration.com, owned by […]

Police officer turned poet to share literary work on campus

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Posted on March 23, 2015 | Filed under News | No comment

Sarah Cortez, Houston guest poet and ex police officer, will share her literary work about her time as a police officer at multiple events on campus. Under the direction of Dr. Beatriz Walker, Hispanos Unidos and Sigma Delta Pi sponsor, the two organizations will unite to spend the afternoon meeting with Cortez. The event will […]

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JMC Network Newscast – March 20, 2015

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Posted on March 20, 2015 | Filed under News,Videos | No comment

This week on the JMC Network Newscast: First, the demolition of Chambers Hall that occurred over spring break. Next, details about the 11th annual FilmFest, then this week’s Spotlight with Catherine Blakemore. Finally, KACU makes the switch in radio frequencies. Savanah Silva – Anchor/Producer Videographers: • Kynzie Newman • Josh Cook