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Tom Craig’s farewell to Sing Song marked by memories

Tom Craig’s farewell to Sing Song marked by memories

By on February 15, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

With their blue shirts covered in silver duct tape numbers, a small group scattered from Moody Coliseum back to the newsroom to wrap up the Sing Song issue of The Optimist. The year was 1989. Tom Craig and the other seniors on the newspaper staff participating in the class act, “The Cowboys Are Dead,” sang […]

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ACU Remembers: Holly Dunn

ACU Remembers: Holly Dunn

By on November 16, 2016 in ACU News, ACU Remembers with 1 Comment

Singer-songwriter Holly Suzette Dunn (’79), the only Abilene Christian University graduate to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry, died Nov. 14, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M., following a short battle with cancer. She was 59. Funeral arrangements are pending. Dunn was born Aug. 22, 1957, in San Antonio. An ACU Sing Song hostess in 1979 and member of the Hilltoppers […]

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Women’s hoops stars grace cover of new issue

Women’s hoops stars grace cover of new issue

By on August 20, 2016 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

ACU Today Summer/Fall 2016 Alumni magazine for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas It’s been 20 years since women’s basketball was the cover story of ACU Today magazine. That’s when the 1995-96 team, led by senior Jennifer Clarkson Frazier and sophomore Shalonda Bowden, went 31-2 and advanced to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. Our newest issue features four student-athletes who are helping the Wildcats […]

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Sing Song turns 60: ‘The Lord Bless You’

Sing Song turns 60: ‘The Lord Bless You’

By on February 18, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Series, Sing Song with 1 Comment

As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. When […]

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Sing Song turns 60: The 1990s and 2000s

Sing Song turns 60: The 1990s and 2000s

By on February 18, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Series, Sing Song with 3 Comments

As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. If […]

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Sing Song turns 60: The 1980s

Sing Song turns 60: The 1980s

By on February 17, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Series, Sing Song with 0 Comments

As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. Pac-Man, […]

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Sing Song turns 60: The 1970s

Sing Song turns 60: The 1970s

By on February 16, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Series, Sing Song with 2 Comments

As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. ACU […]

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Sing Song turns 60: The 1960s

Sing Song turns 60: The 1960s

By on February 15, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Series, Sing Song with 0 Comments

As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. Dr. […]

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Sing Song turns 60: How it began

Sing Song turns 60: How it began

By on February 10, 2016 in Features, Series, Sing Song with 0 Comments

As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. Most […]

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Students have the chops to back Temptations

Students have the chops to back Temptations

By on September 25, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News with 1 Comment

When the legendary Temptations perform a concert Sunday night in the Abilene Civic Center, its horn section will be powered by a considerably younger set of musicians, all of them Wildcats and most young enough to be Otis Williams’ grandkids. Time stands still for no one, even Williams, now 73 and the only original member of the group […]

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