The Mugdown Comes Out – Fall 2017
Another semester has flown by which means it’s time once again to say goodbye to our own graduating Senior members. Just as one anxiously waits for the next bit of our content to reach the public, so have these friends of ours been waiting to be made known to... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: How To Survive Ring Day
Today is the day, fellow Ags. Congratulations to all of the normally-paced seniors and overachieving should-be juniors who earned the piece of gold that will no doubt ensure you land a job anywhere your little heart desires. The Mugdown has compiled necessary steps that both ring recipients and families... 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
The Mugdown Comes Out 2017
Another school year has flown by which means it’s time once again to say goodbye to our own graduating Senior members. Just as one anxiously waits for the next bit of our content to reach the public, so have these friends of ours been waiting to be made known... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: Your Guide to the Different Chilis at Chilifest
Chilifest – Every Aggie’s favorite holiday. A weekend full of beer showers, music playing so loud it’ll make your ears bleed, and chili…lots and lots of chili. Students uber miles and miles down FM 60 just to get a taste of all that sweet chili in the heart of... Read more
Texas A&M Announces “Two Campus Solution” to Election Crisis
After much deliberation between President Young and the Board of Regents, Texas A&M has issued its resolution to the highly contested student body president election between Robert McIntosh and Bobby Brooks. Entitled “Resolution 181.5,” the solution will evenly split the campus between the two administrations, dividing it based on... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: How to Become Student Body President
A version of this article was first published in the August 2016 print edition of The Mugdown. So you want to be Student Body President, huh? Most students are asking themselves questions like “Can I wash my maroons with my whites?” or “How many days can I safely go without... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: How to Have the Perfect 21st Birthday
It is a well known fact that the most important day in any young Aggie’s life is the day they turn 21— Ring Day and graduation pale in comparison to the feeling of being able to legally consume alcohol. It is only right that such a monumental event is... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: Properties that Govern the Engineering Career Fair
GroupMe App Announces Shutdown, Student Organizations Follow
No Smartphone app has done more to increase communication, productivity, and data overage charges than GroupMe, the multi-person messaging app widely used among college students. However, in a recent press release, GroupMe announced that the application will soon shut down. Following this announcement, faculty and staff of the Texas... Read more