Abilene Christian College - Prickly Pear Yearbook (Abilene, TX)

 - Class of 1983

Page 10 of 424

 

Abilene Christian College - Prickly Pear Yearbook (Abilene, TX) online yearbook collection, 1983 Edition, Page 10
Page 10



Text from page 10:


Search for Classmates, Friends, and Family in one
of the Largest Collections of Online Yearbooks!



Your membership with E-Yearbook.com provides these benefits:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures Online
  • Full Access to High-Resolution, Full-Color Images
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • Access College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing

Perspectives fcont.j 6 f Opening became a heated topic. Some men thought it was fashionable, while others thought it was "kinky." Still, most didn't care and believed it was stupid to argue over - and they were probably right. Early in the fall, the Students' Association sought a new policy for deposits in the business office. Glenn Addison, SA treasurer, wanted organizations to earn interest on their accounts but the administration wasn't sold on the proposal. Compromise was the final word. The economy changed many of our perspectives about how we lived and how to manage our resources. Unemploy- ment rose to its highest level since the Great Depression, and Americans looked to Washington to blame and to ask for the solution, all in the same breath. With the nation's budget out of control the promises of the 1980 election became ammunition for the Democrats to try to shoot down Reaganomics. "Cut" was the word on Capitol Hill, and the cuts were felt in many areas, from col- Top Iett: President William J. Teegueg H. Ross Perot, chairmen of the board ol Electronic Data Systemsq SA President Rob Sellersg and Chancellor John C. Stevens c 2 5 Q. lege campuses to social programs to research. About the on- ly thing that didn't get part of the ax was defenseispending. The cost of living rose, and ACU had little choice but to increase tuition for the fall of 1982. Ninety-four dollars per hour was the bottom line. Moans were heard from all over campus as students had to tighten their belts - or call mom and dad - to keep up with the pace of funding their educations. The administration took a big step to improve ACU's future by raising funds for a 32.5 million expansion project for the Margaret and Herman Brown Library. The money was raised through gifts and pledges and two foundation grants for the 25,000-square-feet addition, which was scheduled to be completed by the 1984-85 school year, On the national scene, expansion into space took another step forward with the fifth voyage of space shuttle "Colum- bia." The astronauts didn't get to make their space walk, but they did launch a satellite into orbit from the shuttle. pledge allegiance to the flag during opening Chapel 3? V j ,Q i ,, ceremonies. Top right: No f , V A " 'W 3, one admitted knowing how, mg, -f W ,F gn but this toilet made its way ,w to the top ot the Don H. Morris Center. Bottom: Freshmen do belly-tlops in a mud pit during the Fish ' at Camp olympics at Brownwood. ' .uns i lied.. w 5 Ja .as A , 2 ,i ' - ' af t ,... a- weve' Ml' I gf J.- '

1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
1981 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1976 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1976 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1976 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1981 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
FIND FRIENDS AND CLASMATES GENEALOGY ARCHIVE REUNION PLANNING
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need help? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Join now to enjoy these benefits and more with your membership:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures Online
  • Full Access to High-Resolution, Full-Color Images
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • Access University, College and High School Yearbooks
  • View Military Yearbooks and Naval Cruise Books
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing
Sign Up Today!


E-Yearbook.com - Find and search online yearbooks today!