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
New App Seeks to Be Uber of Maid Service
Students are excited for the new app coming to College Station this semester: ChoreWhores. ChoreWhores allows a college student to request a maid any time of the day to clean their house for a small fee. Cleaning services include organizing the house, doing dishes, taking out trash, sweeping, mopping,... Read more
Missing Student Finally Found After 72 Hours in West Campus Garage
Earlier this morning, after being reported missing for three days, Texas A&M student Riley Nelson was found by university police. Nelson, a freshman English major, went missing earlier this week while trying to find her car parked on the fourth floor of West Campus Garage. Nelson survived by using... Read more
Upperclassmen Upset The Commons Actually Livable
When The Commons began its two-year renovation, it sent shockwaves through the on-campus culture, forcing South Side students to walk all the way to the MSC or, worse, Sbisa, for food and entertainment. The reopening of the Commons is a monumental shift in the pace of on-campus life. However,... Read more
Freshman Confuses Exercise Bikes at Evans for Renovated Rec Center
Constant construction across campus is a familiar sight for all Texas A&M students. Freshmen are often confused when crossing campus, unaware of the changing building names throughout a sea of forklifts and caution tape. Freshman Jack Christy discovered that the FitDesk Bike Desks installed in August at Evans, Medical... Read more
12th Man Productions Relieved to Finally Have Footage for Hype Videos
Saturday’s win against UL Lafayette not only brought joy to Aggie fans, but also relief for the video editors at 12th Man Productions. “It’s been a stressful job for us this season since my position is centered on making the Aggies look good via hype videos,” said Jonah Redding,... Read more