Student Newspaper Mastermind Behind Controversies
After recognizing its ability to capture attention from media giants such as The Texas Tribune, CNN, and the Houston Chronicle, The Battalion realized that it must follow the examples of those outlets to become their contemporary. Articles must be published that harness opinion as fact and convince the reader... Read more
Men Reclaim Top Student Leaders at Texas A&M
After months of being reminded of their oppression, Aggie men have decided to do something this campaign season. While the top student leaders are selected over the course of the semester, 2017-2018 student body president, senior class president, and Corps Commander have now all been selected. Likewise, the Yell... 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
The Mugdown Endorses for SBP!
It’s the magical time of year once again: Campus Election Season. When students flock to the online polls to cast their vote in support of their favorite candidate to obtain what some perceive as the highest seat in the land. The individual that proves him or herself the most... Read more
The Mugdown’s Guide to the 2016 Elections
The Mugdown Presents: Guide To The 2016 Elections The smell of apple pie is in the air, puppies are wagging their tails, and baseball is back, which can only mean one thing. It is time once again for that part of the year when we exercise the one freedom... 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
HOUSE of KOLDUS: Part 2 of 2
Mugdown Presents House of Koldus by Honey Bear   *House of Cards Seasons 1 and 2 Spoilers Below* This is the second part of a two-part series. Check HERE to read the first part to HOUSE of KOLDUS!   Scene 4 (Inside the senate meeting. Benigno is standing at a podium at the... Read more
HOUSE of KOLDUS: Part 1 of 2
Mugdown Presents House of Koldus by Honey Bear   *House of Cards Seasons 1 and 2 Spoilers Below* Black screen “Mugdown Presents” fades into an intro parodying “House of Cards” with time lapses of various A&M buildings. During the intro credits, the names of actual student senators and political... Read more
The Mugdown’s Guide to the 2015 Elections
The Mugdown’s “I Am Gig the Vote (And So Can You!)” A One Stop Guide to the SBP Elections This is the best time of the year to be in The Mugdown. It’s basically our Christmas. Many of you may be tired of having people yell at you and... Read more
Tsau Outsources Entire Campaign Team
It was revealed today that Isaiah Tsau, junior marketing major and student body president candidate, hired all members of his campaign team from Rice University. Throughout his campaign, Tsau has stressed the importance of diversity on campus and in local leadership. His crowning achievement was assembling the first campaign... Read more