THANK YOU: Students and employees discuss the Matney impact

After 35 years of service to Amarillo College, Dr. Paul Matney will retire this summer. During those years, he interacted with countless students, faculty, staff and community members. Here’s what some of them they had to say about one of the most popular presidents in AC history. More »

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.

EDITORIAL: Goodbye stranger, goodbye friend

The Ranger staff says farewell to friends and hello to new beginnings. More »

Bobby Clift, was named Silver Scholar on the  2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team.

Bobby Clift receives prestigious award

Bobby Clift, an engineering major, has been named Silver Scholar on the 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team and received a $1,250 scholarship at the Honor Society Annual Convention April 25 in Orlando, Florida. More »

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OPINION: Gum wrapper can be expensive

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 More »

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Students will get a chance to compete in the AC Combat Fitness Challenge May 10.

Students train to get combative

In preparation for the Amarillo College Combat Fitness Challenge, the AC Fit Club conducted a competition in front of the clock tower April 8. The competition consisted of pull-ups, dips, and ab exercises. The male and female who had the most pull-ups, dips and hanging leg raises at the end More »

‘Big’ bird idea promotes station

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Panhandle Public Broadcasting Service started the Big Idea Challenge April 2. It’s a five-week puzzle full of scattered clues all around Amarillo. The Challenge, in its first year, is a way to raise funds for Panhandle PBS. Read more [...]

EDITORIAL: It’s not just ‘Big Bird’: Watch Panhandle PBS

Jackie Smith, Panhandle PBS programming and viewer services director, and Chris Hayes, content director, screen video for a new program.
There is a little TV station that lives down on the lower-numbered channels. It is a little station that few of us settle on when we’re just searching for something to zone out on. It’s a station that has been there for us since childhood but now that we’re older gets neglected like an old friend we don’t call often enough. Read more [...]

VIDEO: #BadgerBS Episode 11

VIDEO: #BadgerBS Episode 11
#BadgerBS goes to Badgerama with Mockingbird Sun Read more [...]

Continuing Healthcare Education program to host information session May 8

Students will have a chance to learn more about Amarillo College’s Continuing Healthcare Education programs during an information session May 8. Read more [...]