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5 things you should know before you go

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 00:00

G.I. Joe and the Average Joe

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 00:00
Body image dissatisfaction has long been associated with women's quest to mirror fashion magazines, but recent studies show men also suffer from similar insecurities. And who can blame them? The past few decades have seen the emergence of shirtless male models flexing their hulking muscles in every media outlet. This is enough to make any man feel as though his own physique isn't anything resembling what is considered normal.

Finding another Routt to campus

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 00:00
Any administrative official in favor of closing Joe Routt Boulevard should join me three times a week as I attempt to make the tumultuous journey from the Wehner Building to Zachry in less than 20 minutes. Then please explain to my professor that the reason I am habitually late is because Joe Routt was closed without much notification, and I can no longer get across campus by driving my own vehicle.

When pathos trumps logos

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
Abby Johnson said she felt sick to her stomach.
She watched as a doctor at the Bryan Planned Parenthood clinic, where she was director, performed an ultrasound-guided abortion on a 13-week fetus.

Aggies camps out at Reed

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
Despite temperatures in the low 40s and upper 30s, students were camped out in front of Reed Arena Sunday night and into Monday morning for Monday's basketball game.

Aggies can be global citizens

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
Texas A&M offers students a wide range of opportunities to discover the cultures and perspectives various cultures posess. One of these opportunities is the minor offered by the Africana Studies Program, which celebrates its fifth year anniversary this semester.

A&M develops mobile web site

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
TAMUmobile Web represents the newest use of technology that makes the life of a student easier. The mobile Web site, provided by Texas A&M, can be accessed at http://m.tamu.edu.

Rock Chalk rules at Reed

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
After devoted students camped out for days to get good seats to the ESPN Big Monday matchup between the No. 23 Texas A&M men's basketball team and No. 1 Kansas, the Aggies dropped a heartbreaker to the Jayhawks 59-54 in Reed Arena.

Vagabond Sailing bonds travelers by sea

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
Weary of the fast-paced world, the co-founders of Vagabond-Sailing.com Robert Patrick and Marco Grasso are determined to slow things down. The social networking site aims to connect people from across the globe, allowing eager travelers to embark on sailing adventures of their own.

Hello, Mr. Golden Sun

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00

5 things you should know before you go

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00

Feb. 16, 1935

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00

Fully Equipped

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00

Blinded by beauty

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
At every social gathering I attend, there inevitably appears a "Barbie." We've all seen her - tall, slender, mile-long legs, gorgeous blue eyes, sparkling white smile. You get the urge to drop your handful of snacks and retreat immediately to the back of the room. Most girls can relate to this situation, especially after spending most of their lives looking up to women with seemingly unattainable physiques

The end of a taco tradition

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 00:00
I'm writing this today from the height of moral outrage. That's right, one of our most hallowed Aggie traditions is being thrown away without any regard for the students and faculty that have grown to love it. I am speaking, of course, about the recent renovations at Taco Cabana.

Space travel to halt

Mon, 02/15/2010 - 00:00
The first of five final missions for the Endeavour shuttle took place this weekend following the recent news of NASA's budget cuts and the termination of the constellation program. The mission involved placing Tranquility, a new node or compartment, to the International Space Station to add extra room for astronauts and control systems.

PHOTOS: Haiti Relief Concert

Mon, 02/15/2010 - 00:00
Photos of: Jackie Hebert, Fairview Avenue, Josh Storie, Clairmont, Caleb Mak, The Accessories, The Legion, The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Charlie Gore, CircleBirds, Lindsay Harris, strawberryJAM, Preston Leatherman

Walkup dazzles on court and off

Mon, 02/15/2010 - 00:00
He stands 6-foot-7, weighs 215 pounds, has a dimple in his chin and is the resident hunk on the Texas A&M men's basketball team. His name is Nathan Walkup.

Board of Regents vote Loftin to presidency

Mon, 02/15/2010 - 00:00
The Board of Regents voted unanimously Friday in a telephone conference to appoint R. Bowen Loftin as president of Texas A&M University.

Galactical investigations take off

Mon, 02/15/2010 - 00:00
Texas A&M professors Casey Papovich and Steven Finkelstein along with other collaborators have identified 35 of the most distant galaxies studied, which likely formed between 500 and 800 million years after the Big Bang.