Crafty Driver Confounds Campus Police With Hazard Lights
After a dangerous encounter last Monday afternoon, the Texas A&M University Police Department has had to regroup and rethink the way they operate. At approximately 3:00 PM, Officer Randall Matthews was doing a circuit of campus when he noticed what appeared to be a black Nissan Rogue parked horizontally... Read more
Kyle Field Graduation Sends Message to Engineers: “Lower Expectations”
The ever-growing College of Engineering has announced that it would be hosting the 2017 commencement ceremony in Kyle Field.  Reactions to the news have been mixed: while some students were excited to turn their tassels inside the Home of the 12th Man, others recognized that the venue was outdoors,... Read more
Students Spread Awareness About TAMU Alternative Exercise
The Student Recreation Center’s expansion failed to deal with an issue that plagues many of the gym’s regular attendees: seasonal overcrowding. Yet, regular Rec patrons have begun to notice no decrease in gym attendees who have, in the past, typically stopped showing up after the first round of exams.... Read more
Evans Library to Become Six-Story Starbucks
Evans Library has long been a hub for research and studying on campus. In 2014, Chartwells opened a Starbucks in Evans Library that immediately drew large crowds. Since this location accepts both the Starbucks App and dining dollars as viable payment forms, the Evans Starbucks outshines the Barnes and... Read more
Sorority Increases Diversity through New T-Shirt Color Options
As cultural awareness increases across campus, Greek Life has specifically been affected. Panhellenic President, Joella D’Ambrosia, comments on what the fraternal community is doing to increase diversity. “See, we get a lot of crap as sorority women for ‘all looking the same’ and ‘being the same color’.  So all... Read more
Women Go to Northgate, Excited for Night of Being Disrespected
Every weekend, the women of College Station look forward to nights full of disrespect and undesired attention from inebriated male suitors. They spend hours doing their hair, putting on makeup, and picking the perfect outfit to look just right for an uncomfortable encounter with a potential new man to... Read more
Friendship Over With End of Snapchat Streak
On Friday, March 31st, Donald Johnson and Riley Simmons ended their so-called friendship. The two had known one another for a year previously, but had recently taken their relationship to the next step: Snapchat. Johnson, a sophomore business major, had been Snapchatting Simmons for a record 120 days when... Read more
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Classroom Hidden Behind Wall of Flyers in Blocker
Archaeologists working for Cushing Memorial Library came across a fascinating discovery this week after their Blocker excavation finally broke through. The team, led by Dr. Ted Goebel, uncovered an entirely forgotten classroom hidden behind the layers of flyers on Blocker’s interior south wall. The excavation began in 2016 after... Read more
Humor Key in Accepting Hate Speech on Campus
A recent announcement that the university was closing the loophole which allowed white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak inside the MSC left many students relieved. Despite the tightening of the rules regarding speakers at A&M, not all famous figures for hate speech will be affected by the changes. Most... Read more
First Openly Female Student in the Corps
The comments section of The Battalion came alive after students began sharing the leading article in the student newspaper. The article in question, “First Openly Female Student in the Corps,” garnered much debate among students online where the article was shared. Some students recognized this landmark achievement for what... Read more