Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian University, 2006 Page: 17
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Sing Song Counting Error
Enough hype surrounded the 50th annual Sing Song before the show in February,
but interest peaked after a scoring mistake led to women's club Alpha
Kai Omega mistakenly being named women's club winner. An hour after the
show ended, director Kendall Massey declared Sigma Theta Chi as winner.
In photo: Kendall Massey, director of Student Productions, speaks with Kara
Wilson, from Sigma Theta Chi, and Mandy Nelson and Hillary Hoover, from Alpha
Kai Omega, about the counting error.
Soulforce Visits Campus
Gay rights activist group Soulforce visited
the university March 27 as part of its 19-insti
tution tour, Equality Ride. ACU was the first
university to grant Soulforce full access to
campus, and the day of dialogue and forums
passed without major incident or arrests,
which occurred on several other stops for
In photo: Dr. Michelle Morris, vice president
for university relations, greets Soulforce
member Diane Bedwell as the group arrives
Bob Hunter Retires from Texas House
Rep. Bob Hunter announced he won't seek
re-election to the Texas House after his more
than 20-year career there. By the end of the
fall semester, 2000 alumnus Kevin Christian
announced he will run as a Republican and
Dr. Mel Hailey, chair of the Political Science
Department, will run as a Democrat. Christian
was defeated in the primary election.
In photo: Dr. Mel Hailey announces his candidacy
for the Texas House.
Photo by Brian Schmidt
Photo by Brian Schmidt
)rary Learning Commons Opens
veral delays in construction and the finish date, the Learning Commons in the
ibrary opened April 12. The redesigned ground floor of the library includes work
id computers for group projects, a copy center, the Writing Center and a Star)free
,: A view of one of the groupings of computer desks in the new Learning Conm'signed
to help make working in groups easier.
,nus news stories adapted from the Optimist.
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