Category: Opinion

Opinion: Looking beyond the stereotypes, prejudice to see the people 0

Opinion: Looking beyond the stereotypes, prejudice to see the people

Imagine this: You go to a car sales lot and a woman walks up to you and begins to talk to you about the mechanics of the car you’re considering and why it works best.
She’s probably pulling your leg, right? Only men know this stuff. How about when you see a Hispanic family shopping around a local Walmart with their children? Some might go as far as to think they probably are just depending on welfare and “stealing” jobs.

BREAKING: Student uses school skills in real life, feels ‘nerdy’ 0

BREAKING: Student uses school skills in real life, feels ‘nerdy’

I did it. It was crazy. It was weird. But, standing in the middle of Market Street, I realized I had actually done it. I had used chemistry and math outside of class.

Let’s rewind back a decade or so to when I was in the third grade. This was the first time I wondered about the importance of school.

Pro sports lack past grit 0

Pro sports lack past grit

It’s hard to make a definitive argument for any sport regarding who is the best when it comes to all-time greatness.

One thing that is clear is that professional sports today have a certain lack of toughness when comparing the greats of today with the legends of yesterday.

EDITORAL CARTOON BY TROY CARTWRIGHT 0

EDITORIAL: P.E. strikes out; students at disadvantage

The next group of Amarillo College freshmen will be at a slight disadvantage to those of us already here. Beginning this fall, students entering AC will follow a new core curriculum – one that doesn’t include any required physical activity or wellness education.