Dean of Student Life Anne Reber, Ph.D., informed students via a campus-wide email that before returning to campus and no later than Aug. 11, all students must complete a required COVID-19 Training and Certification in Howdy.
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 …
Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson and Brazos County Judge Duane Peters have both signed orders requiring workers and customers to wear masks in businesses beginning June 30.
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…
The Texas A&M University System now allows researchers and entrepreneurs to use its intellectual property for free on the grounds that it is for COVID-19 related medical solutions.
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.
In a statement released by A&M President Michael K. Young on June 9, Texas A&M announced that face-coverings will be a requirement for faculty, staff, students and visitors in most indoor public areas on campus and outdoor areas where 6 feet of distance is difficult to maintain.
When the SEC announced on May 22 that student-athletes could return to campus for voluntary workouts starting on June 8, the member schools were tasked with creating a plan of action to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within their programs.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
At the April 23 press conference hosted by the Brazos County Health District (BCHD), local health officials updated the public with the latest information on the coronavirus and where the county is going from here.
Time sure does fly. As the end of April is near, we are approaching a count of six weeks of virtual school. Since Spring Break, which officially started March 9, 2020, we have been living a bit differently. Few things have been more affected than our educational systems. The world retracted …