Sophomore Learning Vectors for the Eighth Time
Yesterday, students in the MSC flag room witnessed Texas A&M student Jonathan Michaels bemoaning the fact that he would have to learn about vectors yet again. Michaels, a sophomore mechanical engineering major, went on to list every course that began the semester with a week of instruction on vectors.... 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
Student Cheats on Ethics Test
Last Friday, civil engineering senior Eric Bloed was caught using test answers concealed in his water bottle to cheat on an exam in Engineering Ethics. Bloed, who one day wants to build bridges that hundreds of people will cross daily, feels like the course “doesn’t really matter.” During his... Read more
Mugdown Lowdown: How to Represent Texas A&M

The Mugdown has done some digging to find out what it means to be a real Aggie. By sharing this tell-all guide, we want to ensure that those who come behind fill the shoes that came before.

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Aggie Traditions Explained by Freshman, Senior
When freshman are asked why they attended Texas A&M, the easy answer that nearly every single one will tell you is “the traditions!” Now that the class of 2016 is about to walk across the stage and join the legions of former students, let’s see just how their passion... Read more
Petroleum Engineering Joins College of Liberal Arts
With the price of crude oil hovering around $30 per barrel, administrative changes are coming to the petroleum engineering department. The entire department is being moved from the Dwight Look College of Engineering to the College of Liberal Arts, as their new college aligns much better with the petroleum... Read more
Surveys to Settle Every Campus Dispute: Boo vs Hiss
Recent controversy over how Aggies respond to questionable calls during football games has prompted the 12th Man Foundation to sponsor an interactive poll at the upcoming game versus the South Carolina Gamecocks. In the spirit of Halloween, attendees of the game are asked to dress in costume representing which side... Read more