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Following the retirement of Texas A&M Police Chief J. Michael Ragan, Assistant Police Chief Mike Johnson will assume the role of chief according to a news release from the university.

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Texas has implemented a mask mandate requiring individuals to wear a mask in public in most counties unless driving or eating. The mask mandate looks slightly different in every business environment, and each establishment is responsible for its enforcement. In a town dominated by college st…

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After Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork hinted to it in an appearance on Studio 12 on Wednesday, the SEC has decided to make changes to the 2020 football season, first reported by Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger.

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In the face of recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, Texas A&M professors analyzed the impact of the virus’ spread, predicted its course in the state of Texas for the months to come and commented on some of the missteps of politicians.

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Texas governor Greg Abbott announced on July 27 that early voting for the Nov. 3 election will begin on Oct. 13 instead of Oct. 19. The early voting period will conclude on Oct. 30, as scheduled.

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As Texas A&M prepares to welcome back students this fall, new precautions have been established for the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors. As the Class of 2024 arrives in College Station, for many this will be their first time on campus as many orientation visits…

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Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci testified before the U.S. Senate on June 30 to provide updates on COVID-19.

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July 9 UPDATE: In the police report released to The Battalion on Thursday, Texas A&M police said their investigation into racist notes left on an A&M students car concluded “no other person had enough time to place the messages on [Isaih] Martin’s car other than himself.” Martin deni…

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The Battalion editor-in-chief Brady Stone spoke with Ryan Brown, the Head Director of Fish Camp and discussed the camp’s recent move to virtual delivery, what students can expect with an online camp and how camp counselors feel about the change.

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Texas A&M now offers a fully online version of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program due to concerns with COVID-19.

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The Fish Camp Director Staff announced in a statement today that all 2020 camps will be held in a virtual format. Freshmen and staff members will be able to participate from their homes, and no events will take place in College Station. Additionally, Aggie Transition Camps will also be held …

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College Station Mayor Karl Mooney signed an emergency order late Thursday night that requires both employees and visitors to wear face masks in College Station businesses. The order received unanimous support from city council members and will be effective June 29 at 6 a.m. and will expire o…

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After remaining under a tarp since its June 10 vandalization, the statue of Lawrence “Sully” Sullivan Ross has been restored to its former condition and has been back on display in Academic Plaza since June 24.

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Texas A&M President Michael K. Young announced on June 25 that a reward would be offered to anyone with information regarding a racist event that occurred on June 24 at an off-campus apartment complex.

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Director of University Relations Lesley Henton announced in a university-wide email that applicants for the 2021 spring, summer and fall semesters will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores.

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This morning, Hoar Construction, a company employed by Texas A&M for construction on campus, confirmed that 55 out of 153 workers have tested positive for COVID-19, according to an article by KBTX.