TAMU Student Finds Purpose in Belittling Blinn Students
Every year, new freshmen come to College Station to attend Texas A&M. Often, they have friends who end up in the desolate wasteland of Bryan, at the institution colloquially know as “Blinndergarten.” “I want to preface this by saying I am extremely smart,” said Ben Novak, freshman communication major,... Read more
Opinion: When is Student Senate Going to Condemn Nicholas Cage’s Character in National Treasure?
The Texas A&M Student Senate has been torn by partisanship in the past. Much like the actual federal government, legislators tend to disagree with each other, creating a more perfect union through a diversity of opinion. Yet, in its most recent legislative session, the organization has begun to actually... Read more
Another Bus Follows: A Transportation Horror Story
It’s late. Too late. You knew that this was a bad idea. But, then again, your roommate said it was too, and would it really be wrong of you to stay out late purely to let them know that they aren’t in charge of you? I mean, honestly, you... Read more
Students Protest Men’s Resource Center on Campus
Today on campus, students were in uproar over the new “Elect Him” campaign sponsored by the Men’s Resource Center. Students were visibly upset and denounced the new group as sexist, saying that it put other groups on campus at a disadvantage. Other students thought it was fair that the... Read more
4.0 Student Claims Test Was ‘Impossible,’ Makes 98
Bethany Salinsky, a sophomore political science major, completed her first ECON 203 exam on Thursday, October 12th. Unlike most students in the class, Salinsky spent two full weeks preparing for the exam, making routine visits to the quiet section of Evans Library. With a 4.0 GPR, the last call... Read more
Professor’s Accent Forces Student to Skip Class and Not Study
This morning, Jim Lovett, an equestrian math major at Texas A&M, picked up a stack of Q-drop forms after receiving his first round of exam grades. Lovett claimed that his professor’s “unintelligible” foreign accent was to blame for his subpar test scores. The Mugdown met up with Lovett last... Read more
Bagel Theft Prompts Chartwells to Hire Security Guards for On-Campus Dining Halls
It is a common practice amongst Texas A&M students to take food out of the dining halls across campus. Whether students are in a rush or just want to save a bit for later, swiping a little extra food has been common practice since the university began serving meals... Read more
Millennials Kill New Army
Early on Friday morning, President Michael K. Young, Chancellor John Sharp, and Student Body President Bobby Brooks held a joint press conference to announce the death of New Army. For years, former students and upperclassmen alike have mourned the death of Old Army, including the bygone days of hazing,... Read more
Students in Long Term Relationships Defer Commitment Issues to Senior Year
Junior finance major Braxton Bolton and junior petroleum engineering major Rachel Descartes have been dating since freshman year. They met at a party between their two FLOs and ended up dating soon after. Both are well liked, athletic, and high achieving, and most people think the relationship is destined... Read more
Knife River Named Official Cement Truck of Texas A&M
On Tuesday, President Young made official what many students have believed to be true for a while now. Like the Heldenfels cats, the clever squirrels in Academic Plaza, and the bats of Kyle Field, campus has long been home to a range of adorable friends that have become indispensable... Read more