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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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ACU Remembers: Mrs. William J. Teague

ACU Remembers: Mrs. William J. Teague

By on February 4, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 11 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University first lady Margaret Louise (Newlen ’56) “Peggy” Teague, wife of chancellor emeritus Dr. William J. Teague (’52), died Feb. 3, 2015, at age 85 in Abilene. A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at 1 p.m. at University Church of Christ in Abilene, with Dr. Eddie Sharp (’73) […]

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Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

By on February 11, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Perhaps it was the presence of an ESPN crew, broadcasting games from Moody Coliseum to a nationwide audience Jan. 25 for the first time ever. Maybe it was the Chapel credit for attending. It could just be a new-found, long-overdue interest once more in basketball. Whether one or all three, the re-emergence of students sitting […]

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‘Ben Hur’ was best when Heston narrated it

‘Ben Hur’ was best when Heston narrated it

By on April 13, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Watching movies in Abilene’s historic Paramount Theatre is a memorable experience, which many will be reminded of again this weekend when Ben-Hur plays in the 2012 Paramount Theatre film series. But it will have a hard time coming close to one of its showings – albeit a partial one – in 1989. In October of […]

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July is prime time for former ACU presidents

July is prime time for former ACU presidents

By on July 7, 2011 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Although it was not likely a prerequisite for their selection, Abilene Christian University’s three past presidents – plus its founder – were all born the same week in the middle of July. This photographic portrait of the most recent trio – (from left) Drs. John C. Stevens, William J. Teague and Royce L. Money – […]

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