Category Archives: Opinion

OPINION: AC can become eco-friendly by implementing recycling

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Many university and college campuses across Texas are avid recyclers. Amarillo College, on the other hand, doesn’t put forth much in the way of recycling. Read more [...]

EDITORIAL: Goodbye stranger, goodbye friend

From left to right, Lori Merriman, executive secretary, AC President Dr. Paul Matney and Brenda Sadler, executive assistant to the president, attend a 2009 board of regents meeting announcing Matney’s hiring as president.
The Ranger staff says farewell to friends and hello to new beginnings. Read more [...]

Love begins with yourself

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Everybody is looking for love. Regardless if we realize it or not, love is what we all ultimately yearn for. Human beings spend copious amounts of time in the pursuit of love. We do everything we can - online dating, going out to clubs and bars – to find that perfect catch. So much time, effort and money is spent searching for the “right one.” Read more [...]

OPINION: Gum wrapper can be expensive

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Plastic bags and Styrofoam cups adorn the fence line. Newspapers billow along the roadside. Cigarette butts are scattered across the ground like stars across the night sky. It’s a beautiful scene. Well, OK, maybe it isn’t. In fact, it’s downright ugly. I detest litter, especially because there is absolutely no reason for it. Tossing a soda can out of the car window is no big deal; it’s just one can - except it isn’t. There are more than 20 million drivers in the state of Texas. Just imagine if everyone tossed “just one” thing out the window every day. Read more [...]