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Abilene fire department responds to odor in welcome center

ACU Police Department Chief Jimmy Ellison said personnel inside the Hunter Welcome Center reported smelling an electrical odor at 9:45 a.m. last friday, April 8. ACUPD, Abilene Fire Department and facilities management responded to the scene to check on the situation. The building was evacuated for 20 minutes as a safety precaution said Elizabeth McAnally, Hunter […]

Local crawfish boil to benefit AISD

Abilene is going Cajun this Saturday for the sixth annual Crawfish Boil. A benefit for the Abilene Education Foundation, the festival has grown to be family friendly and will showcase the talent of Abilene Independent School District students. Proceeds of the event will go to benefit students and teachers of AISD, with a portion of the funds […]

Zombies to invade in campus-wide game of tag

The Zombie Apocalypse is invading campus starting Tuesday as Honors College students sign up to participate in an event known as Humans vs. Zombies, or HvZ. Founded at Goucher College in 2005, HvZ is a campus-wide game of tag. One person, known as the Original Zombie, must tag humans. Once a human is tagged, they become […]

Struggling students have resources available on campus

With mid-term fast approaching, students are beginning to feel a significant amount of weight on their shoulders. Also faced with serious problems, such as health concerns and financial aid, some are struggling with the decision on whether or not to drop their classes or even withdraw from the university altogether. Dr. Eric Gumm, registrar and […]

Lunsford safety at night should be considered

Since the addition of the Lunsford Foundation trail to Abilene Christian University in 2005, students have had a place to exercise and fellowship in community during evening hours. However, the Lunsford trail’s overall safety needs to be brought into consideration. ACU Police Department’s Police Chief, Jimmy Ellison, has said the Lunsford is a very safe […]

How New York City served me

Over spring break I traveled to New York City. That’s right, the big apple, but it wasn’t all glitz and glamour. As a part of the Wildcats serving NYC group, I saw more than just Times Square and Fifth Ave. 12 of us spent six nights in the Bronx. We woke up every morning to catch […]

Students will serve New York City during spring break

A group of students will spend six days in New York City serving non-profits and connecting with alumni who have needs that students can meet during spring break. Sponsored by the Office of Student Development, this second group to travel to New York City will help at the nonprofit organizations Comprehensive Development, Inc and A House on Beekman. […]

Students should engage in local music scene

Local music scenes have a huge impact on the culture of an area. The art of music brings people closer together. The Abilene scene is one that is heavily influenced by young adults, thanks to the many high schools, colleges and universities in the area. But it does not stop there. There are several all-ages […]

Department of Language and Literature offers summer study abroad in Oxford

Upper level and graduate students interested in Medieval Literature will have an opportunity to travel abroad to Oxford this summer with the Department of Language and Literature. The three-week course covers Geoffrey Chaucer’s work, and students will travel the road to Canterbury, starting in London and making several stops along the way. This is the […]

Video games hold benefits for students

Video-games are often dismissed as child’s-play, it should be acknowledged that there are real benefits to engaging in virtual reality. All college students should take some time to unwind and interact with the gaming community. With ACU recently adding a competitive video-game, namely Super Smash Bros., to the list of intramural sports, video-games may begin to […]

Alpha Chi sponsors its first blood drive

Honor Society Alpha Chi will be sponsoring a blood drive in the campus center living room Wed. March 2 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Everyone who donates blood will receive a free T-shirt. Every donation makes a difference and those who donate will be giving back to the Abilene community directly because the blood […]

Wildcats for life sponsor pro-life forum

Wildcats for Life, a pro-life organization on campus, sponsored a movie screening on Feb. 23 that also granted students one spiritual formation credit and free pizza was provided. The documentary, 3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy, told the story of Dr. Kermit Gosnell who performed late-term abortions. After the screening, there was time reserved for discussion and […]

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