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College ministries strive to get students involved in church

College ministries strive to get students involved in church

Jake Clancy, Reporter

November 7, 2018

The annual Interfaith Involvement Fair gives churches across town an opportunity to meet with students on campus. But this fair isn't the only way churches try to get in touch with students. Each church has a different method to reach and to interact with students with the same goal of sharing what...

Purpose found through major changes

Purpose found through major changes

The Wichitan

November 14, 2017

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 pediat...

About 200 students celebrate Diwali

About 200 students celebrate Diwali

Herbert McCullough

November 7, 2017

To honor the Hindu celebration, the Midwestern Indian Students Association organized a Diwali, the Festival of Lights, celebration for students at the Sikes Lake Center on Nov. 4. Gyaneshwar Malba, computer science graduate student, explained that MISA has had a history of organizing Dawali for st...

We are not ‘one nation under God’

We are not ‘one nation under God’

The Wichitan

October 31, 2017

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." Every morning Americans all over the nation stand with their hand on their heart to recite this pledge. Every day people everywhere...

New name for Portico: The Bridge

New name for Portico: The Bridge

halie aldridge

September 8, 2017

Portico, a ministry for college students affiliated with First Baptist Church, became a well-known name on campus, but this fall, it disappeared. Andrew Reilly, pastor, decided to change the name of Portico — it's now called The Bridge. "The Bridge meaning is us one side, sin the middle, God is o...

Atheism activist proves to be controversial speaker

Ethan Metcalf

April 29, 2014

The Philosophy Club and the Free Thought Alliance are sponsoring a lecture by Peter Boghossian, philosophy instructor at Portland State University, on May 1 at 7 p.m. in Dillard 101. The lecture, "Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!" is free and open to the public. After members of th...

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