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Basketball traveling stops

Allysia Fine| The Ranger Photographer
The Amarillo College intramural sports program provides students a structured way to satisfy their competitive urges. Located in Carter Fitness Center on the Washington Street Campus, students can join or create a team for a variety of competitive events. Read more [...]

Sarah Harrison: ‘the epitome of persistence’

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Sarah Harrison
As a child, Sarah Harrison loved to dance. She was a normal little girl with lots of energy. Growing up in a charismatic church, one of Harrison’s favorite things to do was dance in worship. Like most children, she enjoyed being active and participating in sports such as swimming and basketball. Read more [...]

Biology instructor receives faculty award

Dalila Paredes has received an award for excellence in student completion for her foundational work to integrate the Science Enrichment Center with science courses and faculty. Paredes, a biology instructor and the full-time supervisor of the SEC, is one of six faculty members who received an inaugural Faculty Excellence Award presented last August. Each award was accompanied by a $500 stipend. Read more [...]

Adapting over time

Vanessa Garcia | The Ranger
An Amarillo College theater department costume hat resides in the department’s house,  which contains a large quantity of costumes.
There are not many secrets left at Amarillo College. However, the AC theater department costume house is a lesser-known oddity at the school. AC has had a theater program since 1973, but students did not always have a formal place to build and store their costumes. “When I was a student from ’88 to ’90, there was not a place to construct, clean or build. We just didn’t have any place to go,” said Ray Newburg, a theater arts assistant professor. Read more [...]