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The Grace hosts College De-stress day

The Grace Museum will have its second semi annual College De-stress day Monday. College De-stress day began Dec. 7, 2015, Dead Day of the fall 2015 semester. The event began as a double effort by the Grace to help students either take a study break or study in a different environment. “I’m an ACU alum, and […]

Video: JMC Network Newscast – April 29, 2016

First, ACU honors alumnus Max Lucado at the 50th annual Friends of ACU Library celebration, then the class of 2016 is sent off with a candlelight devo at the annual Senior Send-Off. Next, a look at the tennis team’s performance at the Ojai Tournament, highlights from baseball’s match at Texas Tech and track and field’s […]

Video: JMC Network Newscast – April 21, 2016

First, the Abilene zoo opens a new giraffe exhibit to the public April 23, then highlights from softball, tennis and golf, plus women’s basketball head coach Julie Goodenough is honored with the Chuck Moser award. Finally, the 34th annual Kirk Goodwin Run, benefitting 13-year-old McKenzie Flemming and ACU Alumnus Cason Ford is set to take […]

Freshman Formal brings students a night on the town

Freshmen have the opportunity to spend “A Night on the Town” this Friday at Freshman Formal in the Hunter Welcome Center. Freshman Action Council (FAC) chose the theme “A Night on the Town” after the 24 freshmen representatives took a vote from 30 different themes. “Our freshmen do the majority of the brainstorming,” said Bradley […]

Video: JMC Network Newscast – April 15, 2016

First, the ACU community will host a suicide prevention walk Saturday, then a glance at the spring rushing process followed by a look around the ACU sports world, and, finally, the annual ACU Rodeo took place Thursday bringing events such as steer riding, goat milking and chicken chasing to the student body.

Students saddle up for annual ACU Rodeo

The annual ACU Rodeo will bring traditions of the past along with some new improvements to the much-loved event Thursday. The rodeo is a long-standing tradition in the Agricultural and Environmental Science department, though the exact history of the event is unknown. “This is an event that has been around for over 60 years, one […]

Large crowd attends SA’s free night at drive-in

The Students’ Association conducted a free night at Town and Country Drive-in Theatre for the junior and senior class Sunday. With their student IDs, juniors and seniors attended the event for free and had their choice to watch Zootopia, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Allegiant, Miracles from Heaven, […]

Department of Communication and Sociology offers new masters program

The Department of Communication and Sociology is offering a new master of arts in corporate communication beginning in May. The master of arts in corporate communication program is now one of two master’s degrees offered by the department, the other being a master of arts in communications. Dr. Lauren Lemley, associate professor of communication and […]

Students create new YouTube talk show

A new talk show created by three ACU students featuring comical topics, serious issues and free prizes comes to Youtube March 17. Isaiah Tripp, sophomore multimedia major from Baltimore, Maryland, Matthew Connel, sophomore advertising and public relations major from Atlanta, Georgia, and Ashley Alfred, freshman convergence journalism major from Mansfield, developed the show. Tripp, the […]

Art and Design students win big at the ADDYs

Several Art and Design students earned top spots at the 2016 ADDY Awards. The ADDYs are a graphic design and advertising competition which takes place at a local level. First place winners receive automatic entrance into regional competition while second place may choose to pay to compete at the regional level. Every year the American Advertising Federation […]

Mentalist Brian Imbus takes Cullen Auditorium

Tricks, illusions and hypnosis await the student body as Brian Imbus takes the stage in Cullen Auditorium Tuesday. Imbus is returning to ACU for the third consecutive year. His performance includes a combination of mentalism and hypnosis. Mentalism involves illusions such as card tricks and mind reading. Tom Craig, director of student activities and productions, said […]

Video: Students give opinion on presidential race

With the 2016 Texas primary occuring March 1, JMC Network reporter Kassandra Kim asked students their opinion on the 2016 candidates. Video/editing by: Kassandra Kim