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Ruoping Zhang, an ESL major, poses with her picture in The Ranger at Badgerama April 17, 2014.

PHOTOS: Badgerama 2014

Check out photos from Badgerama 2014. More »

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Brianna Burnett, a  visiting photographer, speaks to Amarillo College faculty and students April 3 on the Washington Street Campus.

Visiting photographer inspires students to test the waters

Brianna Burnett spoke to AC faculty and students April 3 on photography, tintypes and more. More »

‘Ocean’ mixes childhood memories, terror in slim package

After eight years between adult novels, Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane has been much anticipated by his fans. The long-awaited book is slim, but what it lacks in length it makes up for in its dark whimsy. The novel begins when the narrator, who never is More »

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Teresa Clemons, senior grants assessment director, foreground, joins regents and others who toured the Manufacturing Education Center on the East Campus March 25, 2014.

Regents discuss new dress code, visit MEC

Amarillo College regents visited the new Manufacturing Education Center on the East Campus March 25 before getting down to business at the monthly regular meeting. More »

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OPINION: Traveling expands horizons

AC Current editor Bailie Myers shares her thoughts on the recent trip she and other members of the Global Competency Course took to Germany and the Czech Republic over spring break. More »

‘Love’: endlessly boring, disappointing, immature

Endless Love, a movie starring Gabriella Wilde as Jade and Alex Pettyfer as David, tells the story of two teenagers who fall in love after high school graduation and are determined to be together despite the wishes of Jade’s father, Hugh, played by Bruce Greenwood. Read what a Ranger reporter thought after watching it. Read more [...]

‘Ocean’ mixes childhood memories, terror in slim package

After eight years between adult novels, Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane has been much anticipated by his fans. The long-awaited book is slim, but what it lacks in length it makes up for in its dark whimsy. The novel begins when the narrator, who never is named, returns to his home to give a eulogy and ends up passing time by literally wandering down memory lane. 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 [...]

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. Read more [...]