On a cloudless 86-degree Saturday afternoon, screams could be heard echoing from the basement of a collapsed single family home as search-and-rescue teams got their bearings with time working against them.
Aggies avoid stepping on the grass outside the Memorial Student Center out of respect to the living memorial. Members of the Society for Conservation Biology, meanwhile, avoid stepping off hiking trails onto grass out of respect for the ecosystem found in Brazos County.
A bill passed Monday by the Texas House signified a victory for gun rights advocates throughout the state.
Current Liberal Arts students will have the opportunity to interact with former students at the annual Liberal Arts CONNECT Conference on Friday and Saturday.
Aggie Students Supporting Israel, or ASSI, held its first “Israel Fair” in Rudder Plaza to spread its name and message.
Nature calls, and some students will answer with participation in this weekend’s Bioblitz.
Effective response during and in the aftermath of natural disasters requires training, and a facility at A&M is equipped to train first responders in a variety of scenarios. One such readiness exercise is scheduled for this weekend.
The Texas A&M University Center will hold a celebration carnival for the MSC’s 64th birthday Friday afternoon as a way to commemorate “the campus living room.”
Thousands of students walk by them everyday and many stop to admire the detail within their large structures. The Centennial Wood Carvings display 100 years of Aggie history to compel past, present and future students to reflect on their own Aggie experiences.
Texas A&M will host a celebration for the retirement of Reveille VIII April 29.
In a move traditionally limited to university provosts, Chancellor John Sharp has requested resignations from all A&M vice presidents and special advisers ahead of incoming A&M president Michael Young’s term.
Texas A&M’s League of Legends team is poised to face off against three other North American teams in a battle for $180,000 in scholarships.
The campus Aggie Muster ceremony honored the memories of Aggies before a maximum-capacity crowd of around 13,000 in Reed Arena Tuesday.
Current and former students greeted and conversed with one another before Muster on Tuesday, recalling old and new experiences in Aggieland.
“There’s not another Aggie group in really the four state area. There’s one in Nebraska, in Omaha. But we really encompass the western part of Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming, so if any Aggies want to come from there we have some Aggies in our club that live 300 miles away. We’re not unfamiliar with driving long distances when you live out in the part of the country. People are very intentional about wanting to honor that piece of their history.”
Eleven members of the Class of 1965 went to Vietnam and never came back. Their ultimate sacrifice will be honored with 11 empty seats at the 2015 Campus Muster ceremony Tuesday.
Each year, families travel from across the country to attend Aggie Muster to remember their loved ones. For those who meet and assist those families, the Muster hosts, the day becomes a unique experience.
The 2015 campus Muster ceremony will take place in Reed Arena at 7 p.m. Tuesday to honor members of the Aggie family who have died in the past year.
Rep. Will Hurd watched the Leonid meteor shower with a group of friends on a chilly November night in 1999 before going to bed around 2 a.m. Less than an hour later, a phone call told him the news — Bonfire had collapsed, and he needed to hurry to the polo fields.
The Muster Reflections Display attaches stories to the names read on the Roll Call for the Absent and gives visitors the chance to see a glimpse of the honored Aggies’ lives, interests and personalities. The display contains tables for around 50 Aggies, each filled with various objects and photographs all chosen to convey a story.
Last weekend’s Aggie Ring Day signified a celebration of tradition for 4,811 students and their families. But for loved ones of the 10 current students who died throughout the 2014-2015 academic year, their sons and daughters never had the chance to order or receive their Aggie gold.
A memorial dedication service for the U.S. Army Captain Joseph Kerr Bush Jr., Class of 1966, was held at Saturday outside of Sanders Corps Center.
Although the clouds rolled in and storms divided Ring “Day” across two days, College Station saw its largest Aggie Ring Day turnout yet.
Due to severe weather, Ring Day was canceled at 4:54 p.m. Friday.
As Aggies celebrate Ring Day and Parents’ Weekend, former and current students remember one of their own in the midst of the festivities.
With another Ring Day underway, parking and traffic are of concern for students and visitors.
In a memorandum Thursday, Chancellor John Sharp requested that all vice presidents at the flagship College Station campus submit resignations.
Despite heavy rainfall Thursday evening, Class Councils carried on their annual freshman class event, Fish Fest, aiming to connect the Class of 2018 through food, music and other activities.
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Texas A&M Hillel, a Jewish campus student organization, held a 24-hour vigil for victims of the genocide.
Kevin Shimkus, doctoral candidate for the Space and Life Sciences Fellowship, researches the musculoskeletal effects of multiple space-flight missions on astronauts with a NASA grant. The Battalion news reporter Cassidy Hudson spoke with Shimkus about his research and work at Texas A&M.
To assist people with autism in the area, the Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center partnered with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M in 2010 to create a specialized clinic offering diagnostic assessment and behavioral intervention.
Former White House staffers blurred party lines Wednesday, discussing their experiences in central roles under the two most recent American presidents.
Since 2005, Fish Council has worked to bring the freshman class together through Fish Fest, an annual event that offers free food, music and activities for freshman looking to transition into their sophomore year and bond as a class.
Focusing on Russia and Russian President Vladimir Putin as major concerns for the United States, French writer and philosopher Pascal Bruckner addressed Putin’s actions in Crimea and how the United States should respond.
Seniors of The Mugdown have 'Coming Out Day'
On-campus parking permits will increase 3 percent for fall 2015 and each of the next four years thereafter — a 15 percent hike, all told. After that, an inflationary increase of 2 percent will be assessed each year.
Pulitzer Prize winner and renowned journalist Geraldine Brooks came to Texas A&M Tuesday evening to share stories about her life.
In light of a 25 percent increase of students registering for counseling over the past four years, A&M’s Student Counseling Services hopes to fill staff vacancies to better balance the ratio between staff and students who need assistance.
Texas A&M will host David Axelrod, senior advisor to President Barack Obama, and Ari Fleischer, press secretary for President George W. Bush, to discuss life behind the scenes of the presidential decision making process.
A decision on an open carry bill was stalled Tuesday in the Texas House of Representatives.
Gracie Mock, The Battalion news reporter, sat down with Leighton Schubert, Class of 2005, District 13 state representative and former Texas A&M student. Schubert took over after a special election and was sworn into office March 3.
Aggie Habitat for Humanity is hosting its annual Shack-A-Thon to help raise awareness of people living in poverty across the world. The 10 organizations participating in the four-day event were each assigned a country to represent. The money raised will go toward building a home in Bryan-College Station.
Texas A&M Provost Karan Watson addressed the Faculty Senate meeting Monday about issues such as football parking at Veterans Park and concealed carry on campus.
With more than 35,000 followers on the Chinese social media site Weibo, an Aggie-founded online app that answers pet-related questions in China has begun to gain steam.
Students from across campus created a business from scratch in 72 hours this past weekend through Startup Aggieland’s 3 Day Startup weekend.
While many associate this year’s Chilifest with downing cases of beer and performances by the Eli Young Band and Josh Abbott Band, Chilifest organizers say a large part of the event is about raising money for charities.
The Battalion received 26 awards this weekend at the annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition, including a first-place award for overall excellence.
Texas A&M anthropology department hosted its 16th annual “Shipwreck Weekend” this weekend to promote new developments within the field of nautical archeology.
Putting to rest the speculation that has surrounded her the last few years, Hillary Clinton announced Sunday afternoon she will officially run for president in 2016.