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Four seniors lead soccer team into 2014 season

By Collin Thompson
Posted on September 9, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | Comments Off

After starting out as freshmen in 2011, seniors Madison Brown, Taylor Brown, Sarah Schoch and Katie Stivers are the only members of the soccer team to have played every year of their college career at ACU. With a combined record of 41-17-3 over that time and only one losing season, along with the change to [...]

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PepsiCo truck gets MakerLab overhaul

By Elijah Evans
Posted on September 4, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | Comments Off

A multidisciplinary food truck initiative headed by Dr. Stephen Johnson, the dean of the graduate school, and designed by Nil Santana, director of the MakerLab, recently partnered with PepsiCo Inc. to eliminate a food desert in south Dallas.
Johnson and Santana desire to create a graphically-robust vehicle for educating the south Dallas community on healthy eating [...]

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View from the Hill: Student spends summer interning on Capitol Hill

By Linsey Thut
Posted on September 2, 2014 | Filed under Features, News, Showcase | Comments Off

Savannah Hostetter sat in Lynay last spring listening as U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway talked about working at the Capitol and staying true to his faith at the same time. Hostetter, a senior political science major from Brownsville, longed to live out her own faith on Capitol Hill.
Fast forward a few months to June, and that’s [...]

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Homecoming musical “Big Fish” is first collegiate premier

By Catherine Blakemore
Posted on August 28, 2014 | Filed under Arts & Culture, Showcase | Comments Off

This year’s homecoming musical is not only special because of its talented cast, but because it will be the first ever collegiate premier of the former Broadway show Big Fish.
With their connection with alumni from set designing, and performance, as well as first hand viewing from the Broadway show; the department is creating a brand [...]

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New faces rise up for ACU football

By Hannah Little
Posted on August 27, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | Comments Off

A few things can be reflected upon for ACU football’s offense and defense as the team wrapped up summer workouts on Saturday.
For this season, on the offensive side of the ball, there is a need for many new faces to step up and fill positions that previous team members left behind. That means more reps [...]

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Athletic Director Jared Mosley resigns, takes job in Waco

By Daniel Zepeda
Posted on August 22, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | Comments Off

ACU athletic director Jared Mosley announced Friday morning that he will resign to become the new CEO and president of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco.
“It obviously was a very tough decision to leave,” Mosley said. “I’ve been here 18 years going back to when I was a student, so anytime you spend [...]

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Photo Gallery: Welcome Week 2014

By Staff
Posted on August 22, 2014 | Filed under News, Photos, Showcase | Comments Off

Every August the First-Year Program provides the Welcome Week experience for all incoming freshmen and transfer student. Students participate in mentor groups, games, service projects, intramurals and the infamous candlelight devo.

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Former Yankee player encourages students

By Denzil Lim
Posted on May 1, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | Comments Off

Former New York Yankee legend Bobby Richardson visited campus last Tuesday as the the key speaker at a luncheon organized by ACU and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Richardson spoke about his success in baseball, unwavering love for God and his dream for young, faith-driven athletes.
According to an article by Lance Fleming from ACU Sports, Richardson [...]

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Fort Worth Opera puts on annual festival

By Alikay Wood
Posted on May 1, 2014 | Filed under Arts & Culture, Showcase | Comments Off

When most students think of opera they likely conjure images of a phantom in a mask or of a large woman wearing a horned helmet while belting out songs at decibel levels too high for the human ear to hear. These stereotypes, while not undeserved, often prevent students from experiencing the artistic magnificence of the [...]

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Living the dream, everyday

By Jimmy Isbell
Posted on May 1, 2014 | Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports | Comments Off

Dreams do come true if you are Peyton Mosley, who is one of a few seniors on the softball team. Her dream started to come true when she first stepped into the pitcher’s circle at Poly Wells field.
Mosley was a timid walk on, but a determined young woman.
Over the course of her four years garbed [...]

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Men’s tennis wins NIT tournament

By Price Bahcall
Posted on May 1, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | Comments Off

The ACU men’s tennis team finished its 2014 season as champions of the inaugural National Invitational Tennis Tournament as the team defeated New Jersey Tech 6-1 and avenged an early season defeat to Grand Canyon, 4-3.
The Wildcats finished the season with a 17-10 (.630) record in their first season of NCAA Div. I and finished [...]

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Seniors say farewell at devotional

By Dystanie Douglas
Posted on April 30, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | Comments Off

The Student Alumni Association hosted a candlelight devotional Tuesday night in the Amphitheater as a senior send-off for the first time.
The Candlelight Devotional is an annual tradition that typically takes place during Welcome Week. It is a memorable experience for all new students who attend ACU.
During the devotional, each new student is given a candle [...]