MCC students lounge, learn

Construction on the Amarillo College Moore County Campus in Dumas has been completed, and the Career and Technical Training Center building and the Student Activity Center are up and ready for the semester.

The Career and Technical Training Center building, located at Highway 287 and Success Boulevard, has 30,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and shops

BREAKING: Man transported from AC to local hospital

February 24, 2014 Amanda Castro-Crist - Editor 0

A man was transported to a local hospital after suffering a seizure on the Washington Street Campus Monday, Amarillo College Police Department Officer David Pearson said.

Windy Peyton said her husband, Austin Peyton, 31, was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital after the seizure. Pearson said he was in stable condition.

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BSM hosts Valentine’s Day event

Members of the Amarillo College Baptist Student Ministry group aren’t always looking to preach, convert, or study. On Feb. 13, they hosted an open Valentine’s event for AC students who may not have gone otherwise. The event is a spin-off of the West Texas A&M Valentine’s Day event.

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Money Talk Monday: Investing is no simple task

February 24, 2014 Debra Avara 0

Can you explain investing and the stock market like I’m five? Or at least like I’m a new college student?

Wow – that is a loaded question. And the simple answer is no.

Investing in the stock market is not something to be done lightly. You must start by learning.

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OPINION: ‘Help others to help yourself’

I have found that the most gratifying thing I can do in life is to be a benefit to others. Few of us are immune to the frustrations and challenges of daily life—family problems, conflicts at work, illness, stress over money. When we get depressed or anxious, experts may recommend medication and therapy. But a newly emerging school of thought suggests that a simple, age-old principle may be part of both the prevention and the cure: Help others to help yourself.

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OPINION: Common courtesy applies to e-cigarettes

February 24, 2014 The Ranger 0

Electronic cigarettes are becoming quite popular lately, some use it as a gateway to quitting, others as a substitution for the harmful effects of real cigarettes. But where do you draw the line for appropriate use?

In the commercials on TV or online advertisements, you see videos and photos of people smoking them in restaurants and other public places where families and children are present.