Regent Michele Fortunato reviews the Amarillo Museum of Art calendar at the Aug. 26 board of regents meeting.

Regents begin year with approvals

During the Aug. 26 board of regents meeting, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart was unanimously chosen to be the 14th president of Amarillo College. Continue reading to see what other changes were voted on at AC. More »

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Students and staff return to AC with new president

Near the end of the spring 2014 semester, the hunt for a new Amarillo College president began. As the summer progressed, the board of regents was joined by faculty members and one student as they Lowery cutoutsearched for the perfect fit. On Aug. 26, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart was chosen to More »

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Justin Furstenfeld: Rockin’ with the Badgers

Justin Furstenfeld, a plati- num- selling artist and lead singer of the rock band Blue October, gave a sold-out show Saturday in Amarillo College’s Ordway Hall auditorium.Furstenfeld and guest Ashleigh Stone performed for more than 450 enthusiastic fans. FM90, AC’s alternative rock radio station, and AC Student Life sponsored the More »

Ranger staff members hit the 2014 Club Fair.

Fall 2014: See what’s new this semester

We'll get into the details about changes around campus in next week's paper, but we thought we'd give you a peek at what's coming. Check it out! More »

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 »

OPINION: Music makes the world go round

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Music is one of those things in life that is universal. I think life would be empty without it. It’s essential to humanity as we know it. Music has been around since the beginning of time. Even before it could be recorded or written down, there was music. As music progressed through the years and more instruments were created, the styles of music were ever changing and evolving. From the Renaissance period to the Baroque period to the Romantic period, every era had a different feel to the sound of the music. Now more than ever, there are more genres that give people a wider variety to choose from. Rock, classical, rap, country, movie scores, gospel, techno, and those few genres are just the tip of all that is being created every day. Every person has a type of music that they prefer or like to listen to over other genres, and every type of music affects people in different ways. Read more [...]

Editorial: Fall brings change, chance for more

A common saying is that the two things we cannot avoid are death and taxes. We should add a third pillar to the old saying by including change. Change affects young and old, both genders and all races and religious backgrounds. No one and no thing is above its reach. Read more [...]

Motorcyclist injured exiting AC parking lot

A man was injured on campus leaving the parking lot behind Parcells Hall on Thursday. Witnesses said that the man was exiting the parking lot about 11:45 a.m. while the security arm was up. Read more [...]

Students and staff return to AC with new president

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Near the end of the spring 2014 semester, the hunt for a new Amarillo College president began. As the summer progressed, the board of regents was joined by faculty members and one student as they Lowery cutoutsearched for the perfect fit. On Aug. 26, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart was chosen to lead the college as its 14th president. Read more [...]