THE SUGAR BABY TREND: Students find alternative to work through college

Television programs glorify it. Professors frown upon it. College students all around the United States say they are simply doing it to pay their way through college.

“Sugar baby” is the term given to a young woman or man who offers companionship and, in return, receives money and gifts from an older benefactor, a “sugar daddy” or “sugar mommy.” College students across the nation are taking advantage of such arrangements to pay their way through college. According to a recent report, the sugar baby trend in Texas universities, similar to that in colleges and universities across the nation, is steadily growing.

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