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 Lowdown: 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
LLAC: Nine Ways to Get Revenge on Your Ex-Valentine
Dear Lonely Lighter, So like, my ex-boyfriend is totally a tool. This past Valentine’s day, he was running late for our date, which was like weird. So I went over to his house to surprise him with the cookies I had made. Well like, the real surprise was on... Read more
Corps Bans Shaking Hands to Cut Back on Hazing
As the new semester begins, students across campus are, as usual, looking to the quad with wide eyes and bated breath. All of these preternaturally open eyes were on Dr. Anne Reber, current interim Director of Student Life and Director of Disability Services at Texas A&M as she reviewed... Read more
Student Loses Breakaway Tag, Salvation Next?
It is a new semester here at Texas A&M, and the first Breakaway of the year was last Tuesday. Everyone knows what that means: new Breakaway backpack tags. An essential part of the typical Christian outfit, you can usually spot these white and blue tags on just about any... Read more
The Mugdown is Now Accepting Applications
Howdy Ags, It has been a heck of a first year for us. We have done a lot, and now we are ready to grow again. This upcoming semester, we are looking to expand our team. Over the last year, we have had numerous people ask us how they can get... Read more
The Mugdown Wrap-Up: Fall 2014 in Review
It has been a long semester for many Aggies at Texas A&M University. After fighting through finals, students are now bracing themselves for extensive periods of time spent with younger siblings and weird aunts. It is during this time that we like to stop and reflect on the semester... Read more