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
Roommate Finds Life’s Purpose in Hating Your Boyfriend
The roommate. An odd, inert creature who passive-aggressively shares living quarters with you. This interesting specimen of the human race is known to have several different forms, each as baffling as the next. For a majority of her time, the roommate can be found prone on the couch in... Read more
Riots Over Unassigned Assigned Seat Sparks Revolution
Across campus, students have reached the point where they have settled into their unassigned assigned seats for the semester. These students who take comfort in the familiarity of their routine seats have come under attack by nomadic students who only come to class on test day and by professors... Read more
Men Reclaim Top Student Leaders at Texas A&M
After months of being reminded of their oppression, Aggie men have decided to do something this campaign season. While the top student leaders are selected over the course of the semester, 2017-2018 student body president, senior class president, and Corps Commander have now all been selected. Likewise, the Yell... Read more
Senior Deliberately Walks on Seal To Prevent Impending Doom
On Wednesday, February 15th, senior anthropology major Justin Creed decided to take a bold stand regarding his future. Creed purposefully strutted across the seal in Koldus with all the zeal of a tourist group around prime traffic time. He then took the display of brazen disregard for his graduation... Read more
Graphic Tee Student Loves Coffee, Sarcasm, Bad First Impressions
It is mid-afternoon in the wildlands of northside campus (colloquially known as The Engineering Corner): It is chilly out, yet still…this curious creature has insisted on short sleeves and cargo shorts for the day. At least his feet are warm with those thick, white ankle socks stuffed into black... Read more
Big Event Forms Singles Group for Uninvolved Students
It is time to sign up for The Big Event, and many students are finding themselves in a stressful situation. While those who are heavily involved have abundant choices of groups to sign up with, other Aggies struggle. The Big Event allows for students to do community service alongside... Read more
Students Protest Valentine’s Privilege
TRIGGER WARNING: Valentine’s Privilege is discussed below. A new wave of progressivism has swept across campus as students are beginning to check one another’s privilege in regards to Valentine’s Day. This movement seeks to change the societal criterion that Valentine’s Day can only be celebrated by people in relationships.... Read more
Student Orgs Begin Outsourcing Banner Holding To Foreign Exchange Students
As the semester comes to a close, students have become noticeably less motivated to put effort into promoting their organizational events. For decades, banners have been the flagship method for spreading the word around campus. However, controversy has arisen over the old-fashioned approach, and many are calling for change.... Read more