As the fall semester approaches, Greek life chapters are having to come up with safer alternatives to their recruitment events and bid day due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
With Howdy crashing when fall open registration began on July 27, as well as a history of eCampus failures during midterms and finals, Texas A&M’s technical issues have created student distrust toward the upcoming online instruction.
Texas A&M’s Aggie ACHIEVE program, a four-year postsecondary education program for students with developmental and intellectual disabilities, will welcome 12 students in the fall to begin their own college experiences with new precautionary measures related to COVID-19.
Local businesses in Bryan-College Station have been greatly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic and are anticipating the return of Texas A&M and Blinn students who impact their businesses.
As faculty, staff, students and visitors prepare to return to campus for the fall semester, many have questions about on-campus precautions. Here is what we know:
Making the transition from high school to college can be intimidating on its own, but making that transition amid a pandemic can be downright frightening.
With movements like Black Lives Matter and recent conversations about the removal of the Lawrence Sullivan “Sully” Ross statue, former students, current students and faculty have come together to address racism on Texas A&M’s campus.
What began as a small endeavor to help pay for urban planning junior Diana Reyna’s college tuition, has become a thriving dessert baking business that services College Station and Houston.
Since the suspension of in-person classes in the spring, there has been some uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and whether or not Aggies would step foot on campus this fall. Come July 24, professors will alleviate this uncertainty and make a final decision on their lecturing methods, as the u…
With several social and political current events shaping 2020, this year’s July 4 will be the 79th celebration of Independence Day since it was officially declared a holiday in 1941.
When students left Texas A&M for spring break, no one knew that they would not be returning to life as usual the next week. COVID-19 struck the U.S. and by March 12, A&M had moved classes online for the rest of the semester.
As Kevin Bacon coolly strummed his acoustic guitar before a Zoom roundtable interview, the six degrees of separation between me and this seasoned actor dwindled to zero. Bacon met with The Battalion, among other student publications, in promotion of his latest horror film, “You Should Have L…
As the fall semester approaches and a vaccine for COVID-19 is still in the works, Texas A&M has prepared new campus rules regarding health and safety to encourage student safety as they return in August.
Father’s Day is a day typically dedicated to grilling, fishing, attending restaurants and cookouts and giving gifts to dads. With COVID-19 cases spiking in Brazos County however, this year’s celebration may need to adapt for families to stay safe.
Juneteenth. Texas Emancipation Day. Freedom Day. June 19. Four names for one holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the last Confederate state, Texas, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Since COVID-19 hit the Bryan-College Station community, Texas A&M student workers have faced many new obstacles they weren’t expecting when they applied to work on campus.
Senior pastors from 72 churches in the Bryan-College Station area joined together this weekend to sign a joint statement denouncing racism, racial injustice and law enforcement officers’ misuse of authority.
The stage lights inside Hurricane Harry’s have been dim for quite some time now, but the start of summer brings the venue’s infamous acoustic song-swap series back into full swing.
With Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement on June 3 allowing all businesses to open at a minimum of 50 percent capacity, Bryan-College Station establishments are beginning to work their way toward recovery and a return to normal.
It’s been a while since most of the student population has seen the sun rise in Aggieland. From the nostalgic sounds of the Albritton bell tower ringing to even missing the crowds on Northgate, it’s no secret that there is a longing to be back on campus.
With Texas A&M graduation ceremonies postponed, friends, families and community members have come together to give seniors their own unique graduation experiences.
National Wine Day may look a little different this May 25, but in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, one local company is using wine as a way to give back to the medical professionals who are working hard to ensure the nation’s safety.
Reading for entertainment has been a bright spot for many during self-isolation and COVID-19 shutdowns. But in 2019, 24 percent of adults said they had not read a book in the past year, according to an article on CNBC.
Texas A&M’s LGBTQ+ Pride Center will host the Lavender Graduation Ceremony for the sixth year to affirm and celebrate the accomplishments of graduating LGBTQ+ undergraduate and graduate students and their allies.
With the academic school year coming to its close, students fondly reminisce about what they are most grateful for this year not only during their time on-campus, but even as Aggies off-campus during the coronavirus pandemic.
Experts recommend getting creative as a way to ease emotional distress caused by physical isolation during the continuing pandemic.
As College Station sits still and empty of most of the student population, Aggies have begun to reminisce on what they’ve missed most about being in Aggieland. Missing a spring semester in College Station can only be described as tough, and even the little things are not lost on Aggies missi…
As students find themselves with more free time due to social distancing, some students have seen an increase in the amount of time they spend in front of a screen.
Beginning in March, the Brazos County shelters and rescues experienced a high number of adoptions and fosters during the start of Brazos Valley shelter-in-place rules.
Many students in college spend a large portion of their time on campus attending classes, getting work done and studying in the libraries. However, there are plenty of times when it may be necessary or just more convenient to study from home, be that a dorm room or an apartment.