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Football drops season finale in shootout

Posted on November 22, 2015 | Filed under Showcase,Sports | No comment

BOX SCORE The Wildcats (3-8 overall, 3-6 conference) 2015 football season came to an end Saturday, as the Northern Colorado Bears (6-5, 3-5) beat the ‘Cats 40-36. A season of frustrations ended with the ‘Cats best offensive day of the season. The Wildcats put up 548 yards of offense, including a De’Andre Brown season high 176 […]

Student athletes to put on 5K for cancer research

Posted on November 12, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee will organize a 5K around the Lunsford at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 21 at to raise money for the Wade family and cancer research. Hudson Wade, 11, was diagnosed with leukemia on Sept. 21 and is receiving chemotherapy treatments at Cook’s Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. Registration for the 5K is $20. […]

Miss Everything: Williams proves talents across the board

Posted on November 11, 2015 | Filed under Features,Showcase,Sports | No comment

Whitney Williams has a drive that is matched by few. From being a Div. I tennis player to competing in the 2012 Arctic Winter Games to being the Miss Alaska Teen USA 2014, when Williams puts her mind to something, she does it. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana, sophomore Whitney Williams began her tennis career as a […]

KACU pledge drive meets fundraising goal

Posted on October 29, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

KACU conducted its semi-annual fall pledge drive last week and raised $42,467, exceeding the station’s $40,000 goal. “We kicked off the drive with some bigger donations,” said Nathan Gibbs, general manager of KACU. 214 donors gave to KACU, and of that group, 54 were first time donors. The station relies on the financial support of its listeners and […]

Librarians rush to rescue water-damaged books

Posted on October 28, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

Librarians and library staff responded to a leak that damaged almost $10,000 worth of books on the ground level of the library last week. On the Friday of fall break, an ice machine on the east side of the main floor of the library began leaking, and the water seeped through the carpet and caused […]

Campus clinic educates students on flu vaccines

Posted on October 23, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

The ACU Medical and Counseling Care Clinic is offering flu shots for $20 to keep students and staff healthy during flu season. The flu attacks the body and can last from a few days up to weeks, according to the Center for Disease Control website. There are some common misconceptions regarding the virus, and the […]

Seniors prepare for bittersweet last ACU season

Posted on October 22, 2015 | Filed under Features,Showcase,Sports | No comment

Senior men’s tennis players Marco Bensley, Brandon McCarty and Jason Proctor are currently in their final fall season of ACU tennis and will start their final spring season next semester. Despite this year being their last as Wildcat athletes, they are looking forward to their experiences going forward and looking back on how the program […]

Floats, fireworks and festivities

Posted on October 22, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

Homecoming may be over but the three-day event was full of exciting festivities. On Friday evening, visitors were able to take part in the annual Homecoming carnival and rock out to student and alumni bands at JamFest. On Saturday, one of the most long awaited for events of the year finally played out, the annual […]

OT students create prosthetics in class

Posted on October 22, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

After two weeks of hard work in the Maker Lab, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy students showed their 3-D printed prosthetic hands off in the foyer of the library Wednesday afternoon. The project was one in a series for the students’ class, Intro to Making, meant to use 3-D printing technology to create projects […]

Larry’s boasts better burgers for 49 years

Posted on October 17, 2015 | Filed under FoodBlog,Opinion,Showcase | No comment

On the bleak stretch of road known as Treadaway Boulevard lies a true Abilene gem, Larry’s Better Burgers. The drive-in sits at 1233 N Treadaway Blvd. and has been in business since 1967. The outside, although a bit tattered, only adds to business’ reputation of being a long-standing Abilene icon. The business’s exterior maintains a […]

Things to do: DRI Pumpkin Patch

Posted on October 17, 2015 | Filed under Arts & Culture,News,Showcase | No comment

The Disability Resources Incorporated Pumpkin Patch is a must for every Abilenian to visit during the fall. The pumpkin patch is on the lawn of DRI’s campus, which is located at 3602 N Clack St. DRI is a non-profit organization that provides care for adults with developmental disabilities. The organization’s mission is, “to provide exceptional […]

It’s a jolly Homecoming with Mary

Posted on October 16, 2015 | Filed under Arts & Culture,News,Showcase | No comment

ACU Theatre is bringing the beloved Disney film and book Mary Poppins to the stage for this year’s Homecoming Musical. The musical is based on the Disney film of the same name, as well as the book by P.L Travers. Mary Poppins follows the adventures of a mysterious nanny who suddenly appears on the doorstep […]