The student newspaper at Abilene Christian University (ACU) isn't waiting for iPads to hit the shelves before seizing on the opportunity the device holds for print publications, reports MacNewsWorld:  Instead, the Optimist has developed its own app for the new platform. "We can't wait until [the iPad] is adopted by a critical mass of people," Professor Kenneth Pybus said. "We want to be up and running and there when they're ready for us." ACU will be among the first colleges to offer editions of its student newspaper designed specifically for the new hardware platform. Adding an iPad edition of...

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