Student Convicted of Thoughtcrime for Opinion on Campus Life
Last Wednesday, senior journalism major Winston Smith was convicted for his Thoughtcrime. Smith was reported to the Ministry of Tradition after his roommate overheard him agreeing with his father—a former student—and his thoughts on a current issue on campus. The opinion that Smith shared with his father was not... Read more
Two-Percenters Protest Being Dragged to Games By Sitting During War Hymn
Having been pressured into standing another four hours to watch a middling football program struggle through conference play, hundreds of two-percenters silently sat in protest during the War Hymn at Kyle Field Saturday evening. The protest was reportedly a response to calls from the university’s administration, Old Army, and... Read more
How the Mob, as Transportation Services, Extorts Campus
The Mafia has taken root at Texas A&M. In a shocking revelation, The Mugdown discovered that the Mob has taken over Transportation Services and set up a massive extortion operation that relies on revenues from parking tickets and parking permits. The Mob, under the leadership of Don Goodfella, who... Read more
Students Dunk Rings in Massive Piles of Cocaine
For decades, students at Texas A&M have been participating in ring dunks. The way a ring dunk looks has evolved over the years, but the spirit behind the tradition has remained the same. These days, most students opt to dunk their ring from the bottom of a giant pile... Read more
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