The REACH Project, an organization that aims to provide help to Texas A&M support staff and their families, has adapted their purpose to continue working during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Due to the coronavirus, social media use has increased as a result of social distancing and shelter-in-place guidelines. However, according to Help Guide, social media can be linked to feelings of inadequacy, isolation, depression, anxiety, cyberbullying and self-absorption.
Local health and government officials gathered at a Brazos County Health District (BCHD) press conference to discuss the presence of the coronavirus in the county.
As protests continue across the nation, Bryan’s own protest has reached its third day, with attendance steadily increasing despite more violence in many cities.
On Friday, May 29, a group of about 20 people gathered on the corner of Texas Ave. and George Bush Dr. to protest the killing of George Floyd. The group reconvened less than 24 hours later for another round of protests, this time with more than double the amount of protesters as the initial …
Following a Board of Regents meeting held the morning of May 29, the Texas A&M System has approved and released a COVID-19 Response Plan for reopening member campuses and programs for the 2020-2021 school year.
In an email to students on Friday, Texas A&M President Michael K. Young announced that the August commencement ceremonies will be postponed. Like with May graduations, virtual ceremonies will replace in-person festivities on the day of the scheduled graduation.
The Texas A&M System Board of Regents approved a $4.5 million budget for the construction of railroad quiet zones adjacent to the College Station campus at their regular meeting on Thursday, May 14.
Each year, the Barbara Jordan Media Award committee honors media professionals and students who successfully depict persons with disabilities in an accurate and positive light through media and communication outlets.
As severe weather made its way through Bryan-College Station Wednesday night, the roof of a College Station staple collapsed during heavy rainfall and hail in the area.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused an unprecedented state of unemployment and cancelled many job offers. According to CNN, students graduating this year are fighting an uphill battle to find a job in the worst job market since the Great Depression.
Following a May 6 executive order from Governor Greg Abbott, gyms around Texas, including the Texas A&M Student Recreation Center, will open on May 18 with a capacity limit of 25 percent of their total occupancies.
For the first time in 50 years, the Lakeview Methodist Conference Center in Palestine, Texas, will not be filled with freshmen Aggies learning their wildcat and meeting their peers this summer.
With social distancing in place, the game of life has thrown curves at many high-profile Corps of Cadets traditions, like March to the Brazos. It also struck out the lesser-known tradition of Corps athletics.
The coronavirus is still slowly spreading across the United States, but additional testing is emerging at Texas A&M that is spurring research and opening up virus screening for more people.
Texas A&M hopes to open its doors to students in the fall and plans to start the school year with football, according to an article from the Texas Tribune on April 30.
The coronavirus has disrupted many traditional moments for celebration as the 2019-2020 academic year comes to an end.
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.
When Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Monday that the shelter-in-place in Texas would expire at midnight on Thursday, a plethora of mixed reactions resulted. To some Texans, midnight could not come any sooner, as feelings of boredom and isolation are all-consuming. For others, the date is an un…
Experts recommend getting creative as a way to ease emotional distress caused by physical isolation during the continuing pandemic.
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.
With a team full of underclassmen and the loss of only two super seniors, the Texas A&M men’s gymnastics team remains hopeful they can move from underdog to top dog after the 2020 season was cut short by the coronavirus.
The delay until 2021 hit every Olympic team hard, but none more so than baseball, which was scheduled to return to the Summer Games for the first time since 2008.
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.
You would think that in a university with 54,000 undergraduate students, I would have an easier time finding a date. This last year, I’ve struck out with three swings and misses. To be fair, not everyone is looking for a serious relationship, and I’m not exactly charming or hot. Typically wh…
All around the country, states are preparing to partially reopen many non-essential services. This reopening comes as a result of President Donald Trump’s push to begin opening parts of the economy by May 1, as well as a small yet vocal contingent of the populace protesting stay-at-home orde…
At the April 27 media brief hosted by the Brazos County Health District (BCHD), local health and city officials discussed Gov. Greg Abott’s latest executive order and the status of the coronavirus in Brazos County.
Texas A&M men’s ice hockey won the Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference Championship this season, but because of the coronavirus, the team has lost key recruiting opportunities that will make it difficult to defend their championship next season.
A global pandemic cannot keep the Texas A&M club baseball team from remaining hopeful for a shot at the World Series that remains scheduled for the last week of May.
“Allahu Akbar,” a plaintive voice echoes out at night in a video of Islam’s second most sacred site in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The mournful call reverberates from the towering minarets of the massive, illuminated edifice that is The Prophet’s mosque. It is a sound that is at once powerful, an…
Research increasingly shows factors, such as wealth and geographic area, are causing disparities in infection rates for the coronavirus, according to Quartz News.
In an email sent on behalf of the Office of the Provost, President Michael K. Young has approved a recommendation by the Faculty Senate executive committee to extend the Pass/Fail grading deadline.
After the coronavirus cut the spring sports’ seasons short, the NCAA voted on March 30 to allow its member institutions to make the decision to grant seniors an extra year of eligibility.