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Aggie Ring

Keeping Traditions

One of the most highly anticipated events in Aggie's college life is the moment they receive their hard-earned Aggie Ring.

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Bonfire

Keeping Traditions

In the early hours of November 18, 1907, a group of Aggies celebrated an A&M football victory by burning a pile of wood and garbage near the train station....

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Reveille

Keeping Traditions

The most well-known and beloved lady on campus might only be knee-high, but she is frequently sought after for photographs or simply an approving wag of her tail.

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Silver Taps

Keeping Traditions

As an Aggie family, students honor deceased peers on the first Tuesday of every month at Silver Taps. At 10:15 p.m., Aggies quietly gather in the Academic Plaza as the Albritton Tower bells play hymns. At 10:30 p.m.,....

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Muster

Keeping Traditions

What began in 1883 as a gathering of Aggies reflecting on their college days and evolved into an annual celebration of Texas independence on San Jacinto Day is now a worldwide event.

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Sul Ross

Keeping Traditions

During final exams, some students get creative by making Aggie figures, such as Reveille or  the "Gig ‘Em" sign, out of pennies and placing them as a good luck offering at the feet of Sully's statue in Academic Plaza.

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Midnight Yell

Keeping Traditions

The first Midnight Yell was held in 1931, in front of the YMCA building, before the University of Texas game, with railroad flares stuck into flower pots to light the area.

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Rivalry

Keeping Traditions

An important element of being an Aggie is not being a Longhorn.

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Keepers of the spirit

Cadets wear traditions on their sleeves

 

Honor, integrity, discipline and selfless service are the characteristics of the more than 2,100 men and women of Texas A&M University’s Corps of Cadets. 

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