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

March 6, 2014 The Ranger 0

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.

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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.

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EDITORIAL: People are too personalized

February 20, 2014 The Ranger 0

It seems people have forgotten how to get along. Our sensitivity to being offended has gotten to point that we now expect the whole world to adapt to our own personal idea of what’s acceptable. We are so disconnected, and our technology allows everything about our lives to be so personalized, that we expect other human beings to be just as customizable.

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OPINION: MMA knocks out boxing

February 13, 2014 The Ranger 0

According to espn.com, Sugar Ray Robinson 175-19-6-2, Muhammad Ali 56-5 and Henry Armstrong 151-21-9 were the top three greatest fighters of all time.

While reading through the list, I noticed that a lot of the people on the list are not recent. I have figured, for a long while now, that Mixed Martial Arts has really taken over and out-shined boxing, but I never thought one of the greats would think the same as I do.