Texas A&M Transportation Services to Block off All Roads on Game Day
Since the traffic nightmare of the 2013 Texas A&M game against Alabama, Texas A&M’s Department of Transportation has worked to find a more efficient way of reducing post-game traffic and accidents. Normally, this consists of closing more common routes in an effort to disperse traffic onto smaller roads throughout... Read more
Letter to the Editor: It Seems Like Maroon Out Season Comes Sooner Every Year
I am a good, faithful Aggie man. I love my friends and my family, but most of all, I love Texas A&M. So, naturally, football season means quite a lot to me. I love having the family come into town for the games. I love coming together with friends... Read more
Corps Hazing Incident Finally Brought to an End
The Office of the Commandant held an emergency meeting to address an incident that happened in the Aggie Band dormitories last night. With hazing occurring in a zone that should be secure, leaders knew they had a crisis on their hands. Zachary Mitchell, a junior cadet in A-Company, was... Read more
A&M Students Revive Old Army with “Extreme Traditions”
Aggies have proudly kept Texas A&M’s fun and strange traditions alive for decades.  However, the campus has undergone many changes over the years, with the acceptance of women, non-regs, and the opening of a Starbucks inside the Corps of Cadets Quad. In response to the changes, a few of... Read more
Finding Your Purpose Still Unexcused Absence, Upholds University
Career fair season is in full swing as Texas A&M students from all majors begin their hunt for that next internship or the start to their careers. The university provides its students with the resources to land the perfect job, from résumé workshops to a top-of-the-line career center. It... Read more
Uncovered Myths and Mysteries Behind Transportation Services
The Mugdown recently conducted an interview with one of Aggieland’s tenured Transportation Services employees, Roger Joe Fillmore. Fillmore joined the TAMU faculty in 1990 and was first in his class at the Segway Rider Institute. I sat down with Fillmore to gain insight into his perspective and experience as... Read more
Secret Police to Enforce Campus Traditions
A lack of effort from the 12th Man during football games has led the Student Government Association to develop a method of correcting the student body’s behavior. They have created Committee on Campus Security to enforce and protect the traditions of Texas A&M. Known as the KKB, the group... Read more
Duncan Food Considered Self-Hazing
With a new year, Duncan Dining Hall has been reopened with the promise to better serve cadets. The first few weeks of school were uneventful, until the definition of hazing was read to freshmen cadets during their first discipline brief. Since then, reports of self-hazing have seen a massive... Read more
Aggies Celebrate Annual ‘Death Raffle’ Tradition: “It’s What We’ve Always Done”
Despite humanitarian outcry and protest, freshmen students experienced one of Texas A&M’s oldest traditions for the first time Thursday night as the A&M student body celebrated the annual Raffle ceremony at Kyle Field. “It was amazing,” said freshman Jerrod McLaren. “I walked to Kyle with my DG friends. When... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: How To Survive Ring Day
Today is the day, fellow Ags. Congratulations to all of the normally-paced seniors and overachieving should-be juniors who earned the piece of gold that will no doubt ensure you land a job anywhere your little heart desires. The Mugdown has compiled necessary steps that both ring recipients and families... Read more