Archives for November 2017

Echoes of Gospel hosts concert in Burns Chapel

Student organization, Echoes of Gospel, is hosting its first choir concert on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Burns Chapel. Echoes of Gospel is a new organization that was founded in the spring semester of 2017 by Preston Busby, president of Echoes of Gospel and criminal justice junior. Busby said, … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

The men's soccer team is first in the region for the second time. The final score of the regional game was 2-0 against Colorado School of Mines on Nov. 16. This means the team will advance to play on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. "We take one game at a time, that's always what we do and it has … [Read more...]

Sigma Sundae sweetens philanthropy with ice cream

Sigma Kappa sorority hosted a sundae bar Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Comanche Student Center to raise money for various charitable organizations “This is such a big event for our Sigma Kappa foundation,” Carrie Halbrooks, vice president of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropic services, said. “All the money … [Read more...]

Kappa Sigma takes on 30th annual Box-a-Thon

As the chilly fall wind blew through campus last weekend, members of Kappa Sigma fraternity fought the cold to receive donations. Kappa Sigma hosted its 30th annual Box-a-Thon fundraiser from Nov. 10-12 on the corner of Taft and Hampstead. The members were encouraged to build a box for shelter … [Read more...]

UPB hosts first StangsGiving Classic

University Programming Board members will be hosting their first StangsGiving Classic including a flag football game and a Thanksgiving feast. The StangsGiving Classic will be held on Nov.15 at 5 p.m. at the free play fields, and the feast will be held at the Legacy Multipurpose Room at 6:30 … [Read more...]

Language Café hosted in Clark Student Center

Continuing International Education Week, the offices of student affairs and student involvement put together Language Café, a way for students to hear different languages and learn about cultures we have on campus in Clark Student Center on Nov. 14. The week’s events encourage students to study … [Read more...]

Sam’s Southern Eatery new restaurant in Wichita Falls

After one Pioneer of Texas restaurant closes on Sept. 25 a new restaurant, Sam’s Southern Eatery, opens at that location, off of Southwest Pkwy on Oct. 25, serving sea food, po’boys, burgers, salads and chicken. The restaurant still had that Pioneer feel to it because they still had those wooden … [Read more...]

Women’s basketball beats Oklahoma Christian University

The Ashbrook Classic came to an end with the women's basketball team record 1-1. On Nov. 10, they lost to Colorado Mesa 64-71. On Nov. 11 they were able to beat Oklahoma Christian 72-68 with an amazing comeback. At the 8:34 mark of the first quarter, Whitney Taylor, forward and education senior, … [Read more...]

Study abroad offers ‘personal growth’ for students

To help educate students about the details and benefits of the study abroad programs, Michael Mills, international education director, gave a presentation Nov. 13-14. Mills went into detail about each study abroad program, the places students would go, the classes they would be taking, the … [Read more...]

Purpose found through major changes

I had one goal on my mind: attend Abilene Christian starting in the fall 2017 and graduate with a bachelor's degree of science. Little did I know my plans would end up with two hospital visits during the summer and a long, long road of recovery. Since I was 9 years old, I dreamed of being a … [Read more...]