The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 82, No. 52, Ed. 1, Friday, April 8, 1994 Page: 1 of 8
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Volume 82 Number 52
ACU Department of Journalisnvand Mass Communication
Friday April 8 1994
Lamberth wins run-off; SA discusses events
Tyc Lamberth was elected 1994-95 Stu-
dents' Association president Wednesday
in a run-off election.
Lamberth junior business administration
major from San Ramon Calif. earned 328
votes. Opponent Chad Allrcd junior
English major from Abilene received 304.
"I was excited and honored and nervous
all at the same time" Lamberth said
adding that total votes were comparable to
past years. Lamberth also said his campaign
focused on generating slu'cicnt input and
finding out what students wanted.
The three newly elected executive offi-
cers were scheduled to interview candidates
for the office of SA Secretary which was
scheduled to be be announced in Daily
The SA Constitution states that a secre-
tary must satisfy four requirements. The
secretary must be an undergraduate with a
cumulative 2.5 grade point average who has
completed two years or 60 hours of classes
and has been a member of S A for the previ-
ous two years which means the individual
must have attended ACU during those aca-
Lamberth said "As executive officers
SA presidential run-off
Tye Lamberth: 328
Chad Allred: 304
we look for a secretary who is dependable
hard working a people person and ... can
handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the
After the presidential election run-off
votes were calculated Wednesday the Sen-
ate met for its weekly meeting.
On the meeting's agenda was a discus-
sion of the Alpha Phi Omega canned food
drive April 14 at 7 p.m. to benefit Hope
Haven homeless shelter.
Participants will meet in the Faculty Din-
ing Room of the Campus Center and then
engage in a canned food scavenger hunt in
which students will collect specific items
from local households. At 9:30 p.m. a for-
mer homeless man is scheduled to speak in
the Faculty Dining Room.
Also in the meeting Ross Rcnner sopho-
more agriculture major from Oruvcr and
vice president of Aggie Club thanked the
Senate for its support of this year's intra-
mural rodeo scheduled Friday. He added
participation sign-ups arc twice as high as
last year's. "It looks like it's going to be a
big success" he said.
In other SA news Major Entertainment
Committee chairman Dave Scott senior
youth ministry major from Temple request-
ed help selling tickets and loading and
unloading equipment for the Jackoplcrce
concert April 21 in the mall area of campus.
A sign-up sheet will be available in the
SA office for those interested. Mark Shcw-
makcr sophomore class senator and busi-
ness administration major from Rowlctt
encouraged attendance at the all-school
social scheduled April 22 at the football
Shcwmakcr also motioned to consolidate
the Campus Speakers and Major Entertain-
ment committees into one committee.
After much discussion SA Vice President
Chris Shanks senior agricultureinterdisci-
plinary studies major from Capitan N.M.
called for a table motion a motion to dis-
cuss this issue further at a later time.
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Tho Detroit Metropolitan Youth Chorus porforms In Daily Assembly Monday.
The group consisting of young people from numerous Churches of Christ
around tho Detroit area will be stopping at several additional Texas cities
before returning to Michigan.
' Domino's Pizza to donate to non-profit group
By Marty Roves
Domino's Pizza will serve more than pizza Monday and
Tuesday. During these two days the local pizza deliv-
ery store will work with Community Action an Abilene
"We're going to give away 10 percent of the sales that
we make at both of our stores ... those days" said Earlenc
Martinez marketing director of Sharp Enterprises which
owns the local Domino's franchise.
Martinez said a live radio remote will broadcast for two
hours from the Domino's located next to the Radford Hills
Cinema III on Ruswood during which time people may
receive a free drink and a free slice of pizza at cither store
and learn addition information about Domino's involve
ment with Abilene non-profit organizations.
Seventy-two non-profit organizations exist in Abilene.
"In one way or another they all seem to help each other out
hand-in-hand" she said. "We're giving away 10 percent of
our profits each month to different organizations."
Max Bowersox junior physics major from Houston who
delivers pizzas for Domino's said "They probably get
more than what they are expecting'."
Martinez said Domino's worked with Hope Haven in
March. Domino's also donated and installed an eight-line
phone system with four phones from one of the old stores
to the Food Dank of Abilene and worked with Franklin
Middle School in the Adopt-a-School program.
Domino's will work with the Noah Project which shel-
ters battered women and children and will sell individual
slices of pizza to help purchase playground equipment for
Ortiz Elementary she said.
In June Domino's will help the Abilene Philharmonic
Orchestra. Martinez said it also will begin raising funds in
August to build a house Oct. 8 with Habitat for Humanity.
Domino's also is working to feed more ACU students
she said adding that the group has served pizzas at four
different functions in the past month.
The two local Domino's corporately were owned until
February 1993 when siblings Jonathan Sharp from New
Jersey and Dccca Hahn from Abilene bought the stores
making them franchise-owned and family owned by Abi-
lene residents she said.
Hahn earned a bachelor's of science degree in 1983 and a
master's of education degree in 1985 from ACU. She cur-
rently is working on a master's of business administration
degree at ACU.
Students to visit:::
as missionaries ;T
Studont Reporter l'l
pproximately 25 students will partjei-
Lpate in missionary work this summer'
when four campaigns attempt to establish' a
Christian foundation in foreign countries.
Dr. Leslie Bennett missionary-in-rcsi-dence
said summer campaigns began in
1981 and have continued since that time
Dr. Bob Buchanan missionary-in-resf-dence
has led summer campaigns since
This year Buchanan will lead a cam-
paign scheduled to arrive jrMhjPJiHippines
May 27. The campaign will entail mission-
ary and survey work to determine the most
suitable location for a permanent mission-
Buchanan said his campaign comprises
younger students as compared to years
He said he has three goals for the cam-
paign: to acquaint people with the culture
and needs of the nation to offer support to
the missionaries and national Christians
and to give a fundamental opportunity to
teach Christ to those participating in the
Although some view missionary work as
somewhat glamorous Buchanan stressed
the campaign is not a vacation. "These peo-
ple who go on the campaigns come back
exhausted" he said
However the work is rewarding
Buchanan said. "Beautiful friendships
develop as a result of the campaigns; most
last a lifetime" Buchanan said.
He also said he docs not expect the
team's work to pay off immediately.
"We arc not interested in coming back
with a good press release. We want to teach
truth. If the people are ready to commit
then great but we want to lay a solid foun-
dation" he said.
Buchanan's campaign will end July 10
but he said he plans to stay in Thailand
untjl Aug. 12.
Ken Sinclair missionary-in-rcsidence
will take approximately six people to four
nations in Eastern Asia including Indone-
sia Malaysia Singapore and Thailand. The
group will leave July 6 and return to the
states Aug. 12 J;
Sinclair said his main goal for the can-
paign is to expose students to cross-cultural
evangelism to possibly inspire a srjori
internship in one of the countries visited .
Other campaigns will be in Russia and
the Ukraine and the leaders will be mis
sionary-in-residencc Owynncth Curtis; for
Russia and recent graduate Greg Perry-for
Committee selects 1994-95 Prickly Pear Optimist editors
By Mark Houston
Accent Page Editor
Marty Rcves and Kelly Davidson were
selected Tuesday to assume the editor
positions for two student publications
Revcs was named the 1995 Prickly Pear
editor in chief and Davidson was- named
the 1994-95 Optimist editor in chief.
Reves said she will wait to brainstorm
ideas for the yearbook until the staff for
next year's book is chosen so the group can
generate ideas together
"My plans arc to finish this year's book
before starting next year's" said Reves
senior journalism major from Denver City.
Reves is currently a copy editor and peo-
ple section editor for the Prickly Pear
However Revcs said that during her
interview for the position her interviewees
generated some ideas to promote yearbook
sales including increasing promotion to
uppcrclassmen keeping the Public Rela-
tions Student Society of America actively
involved witii sales and asking social clubs
to pay for their spreads before their photos
For the Optimist Davidson junior
newscditorial major from Mansfield said
her selection was unexpected although she
applied uncontested. "1 thought it would be
really embarrassing if I was the only who
applied and they didn't hire me" she said.
Because Davidson said she has had no
past experience working on a newspaper
staff she wants to study newspaper design
and production and use her editorship as
her Senior Honors Project although she
has not finalized permission for the project.
"I plan on doing extensive research over
the summer on how the newspaper can bet-
ter serve its audience" Davidson said.
To help research audience preferences
Davidson said she wants to issue a survey
asking students for suggestions. "Maybe
they want more about things to do in Abi-
lene" she said. "If that's what they want
then that's what they should get more of"
Reves and Davidson were interviewed
extensively by a committee consisting of
Optimist adviser Dr. Charlie Marlcr chair-
man of the Department of Journalism and
Mass Communication; Dr. Merlin Mann
associate professor of journalism and mass
communication; Dr. Cheryl Bacon assis-
'intprqfcsspr Qf journalism and mass com-
nuTnfcation; ACU president Dr. Royce
Money; and the
current editors of
the Optimist and
Both Reves and
cations for posi-
tions on both
They will an-
nounce their staff
selections at the
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