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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 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. 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 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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Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

By on September 21, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

More than one friendly joke about Our Fair City has been cracked during weeks like this, when the 109th annual pilgrimage of sorts takes place to the four-day Summit (or Lectureship, depending on your vintage). It’s that time again, when large numbers of people arrive from across the nation and around the world, drawn to “Little Jerusalem” or […]

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Spring-Summer 2014 issue is here

Spring-Summer 2014 issue is here

By on September 14, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

It’s a little later than originally planned, but we wanted to be sure you received the most recent news about some exciting developments at Abilene Christian University. Although it’s in the mail, you don’t have to wait for the Spring-Summer 2014 issue of ACU Today magazine to arrive. You can sneak a peak now at its 130 pages (84 […]

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Work begins to put a new face on Moody floor

Work begins to put a new face on Moody floor

By on June 20, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Refurbishment has begun of the wooden playing surface of the 45-year-old workhorse called Moody Coliseum that is home to Abilene Christian University basketball games and volleyball matches, daily Chapel, Commencement, Sing Song, Welcome Week, Summit, lectures, movies, concerts, and a long list of events and activities. In the next couple of weeks, it will sport […]

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The healing sights, sounds of Sing Song

The healing sights, sounds of Sing Song

By on March 1, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Linda (LaBounty ’87) Smith brought her husband, Todd (’87), and sons Connor and Dawson to campus on Sing Song weekend, just a few weeks after her daughter, 20-year-old Abilene Christian University student Lindsey, died in a two-vehicle accident. Linda did not look forward to the trip, but as she explains in the following narrative, the […]

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10 Questions with arranger Dr. Ed George

10 Questions with arranger Dr. Ed George

By on February 14, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 7 Comments

Sing Song’s 57th annual musical extravaganza opens Friday night for three shows in Moody Coliseum. Tickets are still available for Friday (7 p.m.) and Saturday (2 p.m.) performances. Saturday night’s show is sold out. Tickets can be purchased online. A special “preview show” is underway tonight in which patrons simply pay at the door and […]

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Sing Song tickets still available for the weekend

Sing Song tickets still available for the weekend

By on February 16, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

While some 8,000 people are expected to catch “Wild at Heart,” the 56th annual Abilene Christian University Sing Song this weekend, some good seats are still available for two of the three shows in Moody Coliseum. Saturday night’s performance is sold out but the Friday night (8 p.m.) and Saturday afternoon (2 p.m.) shows still […]

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