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Honors College JUST program put on pause

The Justice Urban Studies Team, a subset of the Honors College focused on social justice and poverty, will be discontinued until the program can be rethought for future sustainability. The decision, according to a statement by the Dean of the Honors College, Dr. Jason Morris, was solely due to students’ inability to commit to a […]

Honors College sponsors evening of Hitchcock

The Honors College is hosting a special showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Paramount Theatre. The Honors College has rented the entire Paramount downtown for a private event that only students, faculty and staff can attend. Honors students have been encouraged to bring as many friends as they would […]

Sing Song isn’t for everyone

I am just going to come right out and say it. I am not participating in Sing Song. As a first-year and a transfer student (it’s complicated) I really just don’t understand all the hype surrounding Sing Song. I transferred from a public college and so nothing prepared me for the spectacle that it is. I […]

Honors College offers summer study abroad opportunity

Students interested in justice and the service of others may have the opportunity to study abroad while enrolled in a summer program offered by the ACU Honors College. The program, called Justice Along the Meridian or JAM for short, will last a total of six weeks between May and June 2016. The six weeks will […]

Abilene offers students entertainment

On any given day, many students walk out of their final class and feel a sense of relief. However, this sensation is often times short lived until boredom strikes. Once the textbooks are read and the essays are written, students gripe and moan, saying things like, “Abilene is so boring,” and “There’s nothing to do,” […]

ACUPD and facilities personnel respond to putrid odor inside library

On the evening of Jan. 24 at 9:30 p.m., ACU Police Department received a call from a library staff member in regard to a foul odor inside the library facilities, ACUPD Chief Jimmy Ellison said. The call was for assistance contacting an on-call facilities management personnel, as the odor was initially believed to be caused […]

Abstracts being accepted for Undergraduate Research Festival

From now until Jan. 29 at 5 p.m., any undergraduate student who has conducted research in the past year may submit an abstract to be reviewed for the annual Undergraduate Research Festival. The festival is put on by the Office of Undergraduate Research. Two committees are in charge of organizing the event. One, the Undergraduate […]

ACU police officers utilize body cameras

ACU Police Department is staying up-to-date with recent technology trends by utilizing body-worn video cameras for all officers. Dash-cam video has been standard for a number of years for law enforcement. Body cams have become more prevalent in recent years, said ACUPD Chief of Police Jimmy Ellison. “A lot of recent controversial situations have brought […]

GATA boxes up Christmas cheer

Women’s social club GATA is collecting items to put into shoe boxes that will be delivered through Operation Christmas Child to underprivileged children around the world. This is the fourth year for GATA to be involved with Operation Christmas Child and they are happy to carry on the tradition, said Audrie Trevino, GATA chaplain. “We […]

One car stolen, four others broken into west of campus

Four vehicles were broken into and one was stolen just west of ACU’s campus, near Lincoln Drive, according to ACU Police Department’s Lt. Randy Motz. The burglaries are believed to have occurred Sunday, sometime after midnight in the early hours of the morning. None of the break-ins were forced, as all of the vehicles were […]

Local festival highlights Texas’ pop punk

Abilene saw its first ever all Pop Punk music festival on Friday, Oct. 30, headlined by local band We Live Like Thieves. The show featured nine other bands from all across Texas, and lasted from 5 p.m. until midnight. Tickets were $10 to everyone and granted access to all 10 bands, as well as eligibility to participate […]

Video: ‘Don’t Leave Me’ festival brings first ever Texas pop punk concert

The first annual ‘Don’t Leave Me Festival’ was a showcase of 10 pop punk bands from across Texas, held on October 30. The JMC Network got an up-close look at this year’s feature band, ‘We live like thieves”. Video/editing by Tori Aldana

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