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The playground for engineers expected to open in February

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

Construction on Bennett Gymnasium, after a semester-long delay, will be finished by mid-February, and the Department of Engineering and Physics will move in throughout the remainder of the semester. The project was delayed after the discovery of an original concrete structure 21 feet beneath the ground. Much like a jigsaw puzzle, the concrete required the construction […]

Abilene community marches in remembrance of Dr. King

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

Hundreds of Abilenians marched across the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge Monday to commemorate Dr. King’s work in the Civil Rights Movement. Men, women and children of all ages joined in the march including several ACU students and faculty members. Taylor Crumpton, sophomore psychology major from Coppell, attended the march to remember and celebrate […]

Wildcats welcome offensive power Incarnate Word

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

The Wildcats welcome the top offensive team in the Southland Conference this weekend, as the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals will tip off against ACU Saturday at 4 p.m. The men’s team sits at an even 9-9 record and are 3-2 in the Southland Conference, good enough for fifth place. UIW is 9-5 overall, but […]

ACUPD keeps busy over winter break

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Posted on January 13, 2015 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

ACU Police Department responded to a variety of calls on and around campus during the break while most students were out of town. A 33-year-old male was arrested for public intoxication at 12:13 a.m. Christmas Eve at University Park apartments. ACUPD responded to several calls and found him walking around, disoriented and alone, though it […]

From Africa to Abilene

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Posted on January 13, 2015 | Filed under Features,Showcase | No comment

Micah Conway’s room is worlds apart from a typical college student. Pictures cover his wall containing memories of home; by his desk hang several traditional and ceremonial African weaponry draped against a red cloth. More pictures of African wildlife and scenery adorn the walls. No one would think while looking at Micah that he is […]

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Third trip’s the charm

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Posted on November 18, 2014 | Filed under Features,Showcase | No comment

On Aug. 27, Mandy Rama boarded a plane to finally return home, alongside 10 other students. Rama, a sophomore family studies major, has a different experience than her classmates – she was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and has been waiting to return for the last 13 years. “I want so badly to leave here feeling […]

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ACU welcomes De León as new AD

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Posted on November 13, 2014 | Filed under News,Showcase,Sports | No comment

President Phil Schubert announced Thursday morning in front of faculty and staff that Lee De León had been selected as the eighth director of athletics for ACU. De León will take over all duties and responsibilities on Dec. 1. “I feel so blessed and honored to serve as the director of athletics here,” De León said. […]

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ACU conducts annual Veterans Day tribute

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Posted on November 11, 2014 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

The university honored all branches of the armed forces as part of a Chapel service to commemorate Veterans Day. Dr. Phil Schubert, president of the university, opened the ceremony while American flags and patriotic symbols surrounded attendees to serve as reminders. The assembly honored those who have served and those who currently serve in the […]

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Schubert, Onstead break ground for new science center

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Posted on November 11, 2014 | Filed under News,Showcase | No comment

Dr. Phil Schubert, president of the university, joined Kay Onstead and others in a ceremony Monday to break ground on the Onstead Science Center. The ceremony marks the third project already underway as part of the Vision in Action initiative. Last spring, Onstead committed $10 million toward the project in honor of her late husband, […]

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Turnovers plague Wildcats, as Demons dominate

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Posted on November 8, 2014 | Filed under Showcase,Sports | No comment

The Wildcats fell 34-10 to the Northwestern State Demons in ACU’s final home game of the year. The Wildcats dropped to 5-6 and 3-4 in conference while the Demons improved to 5-5 and 3-3 in the Southland Conference. ACU started the game off well, recovering the opening onside kick, but two plays into ACU’s drive, […]

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Epps proves excellence on both sides of the ball

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Posted on November 6, 2014 | Filed under Features,Showcase,Sports | No comment

From offense to defense to special teams, ACU junior Jonathan Epps can do just about anything on the football field. Epps is second on the team in all-purpose yards with 788 behind freshman redshirt running back De’Andre Brown’s 949 yards coming from passes and kick and punt returns. He also plays a key role on the […]

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Collums makes return to alma mater, UCA

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Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under Showcase,Sports | No comment

ACU football hits the road for the third consecutive week as they travel to Plano for the annual DFW game. The Wildcats will play in John Clark Stadium against second-place conference opponent Central Arkansas. ACU will enter the game at 4-5 and 2-3 in the Southland while Central Arkansas enters at 5-4 with a 4-1 […]