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McCaleb marks 50th year working with university

By Logan Sartain
Posted on April 22, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

Vice President Dr. Gary McCaleb was honored Monday for his 50 years of service at ACU.
During Monday’s Chapel, President Dr. Phil Schubert recognized McCaleb and presented to him an authentic ACU Baseball jersey with the number 50 on the back, which he wore while throwing the first pitch that afternoon at the ACU v. McMurry [...]

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Rushing begins with rule change

By Kirsten Holman
Posted on April 22, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

Pledging requirements have changed for the fall; Potential women pledges will now be expected to attend at least one rush for each women’s club.
“One of the things that we were noticing is that with the girls in particular, several were only going to one tea, which is kind of the kick-start for rushes,” said Mark [...]

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Project REACH debuts cultural fashions

By Allison Brown
Posted on April 22, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

Project REACH Fashion Show hit the runway yesterday to showcase different cultures on campus.
The fashion show, sponsored by African Students Association, was at 6 p.m. yesterday in the old bowling alley area of the Campus Center. The show featured 17 students from different cultures modeling attire from all over the globe. In keeping with the [...]

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Senior knowledge brings success

By Daniel Zepeda
Posted on April 22, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | No comment

Lyndi Smith stands at the chain-link fence. She watches as her brother walks up to the batter’s box in one of his high school games. Growing up in Uvalde, about an hour and a half west of San Antonio, this was a regular occurrence for Smith, as it was one of the main reasons she [...]

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SA officers prepare for fall

By Meigan Gardner
Posted on April 15, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

As the semester draws to an end, the newly elected Students’ Association executive officers prepare to serve ACU’s campus.
Cabinet members were elected Thursday when 1,304 students voted using an online voting system for the first time. SA saw an increase in student participation with about 120 more votes than last year.
Rodney Johnson, current SA [...]

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Jam session promotes ASA, entrepreneurs

By Linsey Thut
Posted on April 15, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

The African Students Association hosted a Jam Session on Tuesday in Cullen Auditorium to raise awareness of their club, as well as support student entrepreneurs at ACU.
Chantal Mwiza, sophomore accounting major from Kigali, Rwanda and treasurer of ASA, said she hoped the Jam Session caught the attention of multiple students around campus.
“I don’t think people [...]

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Chapel celebrates Easter with Holy Week

By Logan Sartain
Posted on April 15, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

Chapel during Holy Week this year will follow the life of Jesus as told in the gospel of Matthew, leading up to the crucifixion through a new and unique format.
Each year, the Chapel Office tries to make Chapel different during Holy Week, said Abbie Baird, junior youth and family ministry major Leander and Chapel worship coordinator.
The [...]

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Suspects identified as HSU students

By Marissa Jones
Posted on April 9, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | 1 comment

Five males involved in the fake parking ticket incident have been identified as students from Hardin Simmons University.
ACU Police Department announced it had identified the five suspects on Tuesday. Later that day, they were identified to the public as HSU students in a statement released by HSU president Lanny Hall.
“These shameful actions do not reflect [...]

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Pepperdine professor speaks on law school

By Emily Seidel
Posted on April 8, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

Professor Jim Gash, ACU alum and former associate dean of students at Pepperdine University, visited the College of Business Administration Monday to give a presentation to pre-law students.
Gash graduated first in his class from the Pepperdine School of Law in 1993. He is currently in his 15th year as a professor of law at Pepperdine, [...]

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‘Cats take down Southland’s top team

By Price Bahcall
Posted on April 8, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | No comment

The ACU men’s tennis team finished their weekend matches with a big win over Southland Conference’s top team, Nicholls State.
The men started the weekend in Houston where they took on Rice and lost 1-5. Then they made a pit stop in Kerrville and blanked Schreiner University 7-0. The Wildcats did not allow more than two [...]

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Upcoming play explores memory

By James Eldred
Posted on April 3, 2014 | Filed under News, Showcase | No comment

The ACU Theatre Department began rehearsals Tuesday for “The Glass Menagerie”, a powerful memory play that continues the season’s theme of exploring the intricacies of relationships. The play will come to the stage April 10-12 and 24-26 at 7:30 p.m.
Dawne Meeks, associate professor of theatre, said the play fulfills a dream to direct a work [...]

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‘Cats on prowl for Cards

By Collin Wieder
Posted on April 3, 2014 | Filed under Showcase, Sports | No comment

ACU baseball’s Southland Conference season started off well this last weekend when the Wildcats won their first Southland Conference series 2-1 over University of Incarnate Word.
They head into another series this weekend against Southland opponent, Lamar. ACU enters the game with a 12-13 overall record and a 2-1 Southland record, while Lamar enters with a [...]