A&M to Add Seventh Core Value: Involvement
Texas A&M prides itself on students exemplifying the University’s traditional six core values — Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Respect, and Selfless Service. Wednesday morning, the Board of Regents made an important addition to this list— Involvement. “Many of our students give top priority to participation in some of our... Read more
25×25 Plan Announced for College of Liberal Arts
The 2015-2016 school year has been off to a frustrating start, with overcrowded parking garages, students sitting on the floor in classrooms, and a surplus of competitive engineering students lining up in front of Evans at 5:00 a.m. hoping to get a table next to an outlet. Juniors and... Read more
THE MUGDOWN IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Howdy Ags, The last few semesters have been very rewarding. We have done a lot, made a few friends and a few enemies, and we are even producing a musical! This semester, we are looking to expand our team. We have had numerous people ask us how they can get... Read more
The Mugdown Low-Down: How to A&M, A Guide for Our New President
Dr. Young, We first wanted to congratulate you on officially putting on the A&M hat and signing as this University’s next President. We at The Mugdown understand that you are new to Aggieland and decided to dedicate this Mugdown Low-Down (MDLD) to help you—and other new faculty and staff—understand... Read more
The Mugdown Comes Out
As the school year draws to a close, many members of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2015 are poised to graduate, including many of our very own staff. While they may graduate from Texas A&M University, they will never graduate from our hearts. Nine of our dearly beloved writers... Read more
Why Liberal Arts is Super Dumb
Once upon a time, there were dumb people who did not want to be engineers. There people are Liberal Arts majors. Why do they want to be Liberal Arts? In my opinion it is because they do not understand why engineers are so great, and now I will tell... Read more
In Defense of Satire at A&M: Or a Perspective on Propaganda
In Defense of Satire at A&M: Or a Perspective on Propaganda   “The Mugdown exists to challenge the thinking of the Texas A&M community by delivering relevant satirical news.” —The Mugdown Mission Statement We are both immensely proud and humbled by what we have created. We believe we have... Read more
The Mugdown Low-Down: A Snarky Summary of the 2015 Elections
Everything You Need to Know about the 2015 Elections Some Stuff You Should Know about the 2015 Elections Nothing You Really Need to Know about the 2015 Elections The Election for Student Body President Joseph Benigno, Michael Murtha, and Isaiah Tsau run for 2015-2016 Student Body President (SBP). Benigno... Read more
Engineering Major Unsure if Everyone at Party Knows He’s an Engineering Major
Freshman general engineering major David Chapman glanced around the house party nervously as he refilled his drink, looking for anyone he had not yet introduced himself to. “My time is valuable,” said Chapman. “Everyone here needs to know that there is so much schoolwork I could be doing right... Read more