As the final quarter of the academic year shifted to a virtual platform, students are learning to adjust to the new format for their courses.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) started in the Women’s Resource Center at Texas A&M about 20 years ago. Since then, it has been celebrated on campus in one form or another.
The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band, the Pulse of the Spirit of Aggieland, is adapting to the coronavirus like all other organizations on campus — by moving online.
The variety of dining options at Texas A&M has shrunk as restaurants and dining halls close their doors or modify hours in response to the effect of COVID-19 on the university.
Beutel Health Center is taking new precautions to ensure the health and safety of both students and healthcare workers as they continue to navigate COVID-19.
In the short-time since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic on March 11, rapid changes in the lives of countless community members have emerged every day. Students may feel the financial brunt of this grinding halt to local economics, as a spike in layoffs ensue in tandem with closures.
Fish Camp, an Aggie’s first tradition, occurs every summer to welcome and orient incoming freshmen. To prepare for the camp, the staff usually spends the spring semester and early summer bonding and learning how to make a supportive and fun environment for the new students. However, COVID-19…
The U.S. Army Reserve Innovation Command is offering up to four years of paid college tuition and fees, as well as a monthly stipend for students through a scholarship offered by the Reserve.
With the shift to online classes and a newly instated shelter-in-place, some freshmen are split between completing their academic year in their dorms or at home.
With COVID-19 spreading across the nation, churches and religious groups have had to cancel in-person meetings and transition to online services.
With so many changes to academic life at Texas A&M, from courses moving online to the spring semester grading system being altered, students may be wondering how their in-person labs will be conducted for the rest of the semester.
Students from elementary to college wait for snow days, long weekends and random cancellations all year long since this gives them a chance to spend time with friends, away from the world of structured class times and detention. However, when schools across the country canceled classes due t…
Thousands of North Koreans make a dangerous journey to defect, braving stringent border control and the risk of forced repatriation. Most defectors partake in a treacherous crossing of the Tumen or Yalu rivers along Korea's Northern border with China. These attempts are made across the froze…
UPDATE: MSC OPAS announced on March 18 that the April 20 and 22 performances of "RENT: 20th Anniversary Tour" are also canceled. "RENT" ticket holders can contact the MSC Box Office regarding refunds at 979-845-1234.
In response to Texas A&M’s decision to move classes to an online format, a majority of the student population has made plans to remain in their hometowns for the remainder of the semester.
Valerie Hudson is a university distinguished professor of international affairs at Texas A&M’s Bush School of Government and Public Service, where she holds the George H.W. Bush Chair. Hudson is an expert on international security, foreign policy analysis and gender and security. Hudson …
From fancy vacations to days spent trying to soak up as much sun as possible, Spring Break is a time for college students to relax and take a break from the stress that comes with being in school. But along with this sense of relaxation, Spring Break brings a heavy, easily overlooked stigma.
The American Association of University Women at Texas A&M hosted “International Women’s Day Conference: I am Generation Equality, Realizing Women’s Rights” in the Bethancourt Ballroom.
The scars on the old wood floor tell the story of Hurricane Harry’s over the last 28 years. From broken beer bottles, boot scuffs and marks from some of Texas’ greatest musicians on the stage, every groove tells an individual tale that makes up College Station’s largest bar and dancehall.
Held annually on March 2, National Read Across America Day serves as an apt opportunity to reflect on the literacy status of the surrounding area.
Class of 2013, former Battalion editor and podcast executive producer Robert Carpenter recounts seeing vendors in the streets of Colombia selling the Venezuelan currency, Bolivares, as souvenirs.
As assistant director of the Money Education Center and lecturer for AGEC 235, Foundations of Money Education, Nick Kilmer has his hands full helping current and former students learn how to handle their expenses.
While climate change affects everyone on the planet, researchers who focus on how climate change is communicated showed the negative effects already impacting communities on the margin while noting that no one is unaffected.
From wild wigs to flashy bodysuits and over-the-top performances, DRAGgieland 2020 took over Rudder Theatre on Feb. 19. The show featured former RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars contestant Monique Heart, who hosted the performance in front of a sold-out crowd.
During the first few weeks of every spring semester, it’s not uncommon to see crowds of people lingering around Academic Plaza. Terms like “Brother Jed Bingo” and “Everyone is a sinner” are thrown to the crowds like candy, but this unconventional kind of ministry work has sparked a debate at…
GoodBull BBQ was created by former Aggie Yell Leader Roy May, Class of 2015, in the image of the spirit of Aggieland and A&M’s core values.
Currently in its 47th season of bringing live shows and entertainment to Aggieland, MSC OPAS will host the award-winning Broadway play “The Play That Goes Wrong” in Rudder Auditorium this week.
In celebration of Black History Month, the MSC Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee hosted the BHM Thinkfast Gameshow in the Bethancourt Ballroom.
At the start of the new year many people focus on engaging in wellness activities and attending events that spark personal interest. With the release of a new university-wide program known as Flourish, doing both of these things just became easier for the faculty and staff at Texas A&M.
Valentine’s Day, a holiday traditionally dedicated to romantic love, has been celebrated for centuries. More recently, however, a spin-off of this tradition celebrating platonic love between female friends has gained popularity.
TikTok, a social media app with 500 million active users per month, enables those with an account to watch, duet, share and create short videos between three and 60 seconds.
Four acclaimed a cappella groups from around the world are performing at Rudder Auditorium. The musical groups represent eight different countries in a diverse performance of varying styles.