Does Texas A&M’s Cotton Bowl dominance of Oklahoma mean the Aggies would have had an even better season had they stayed in the Big 12? No.
Anybody (including many Aggies) who said they expected Texas A&M's first season in the Southeastern Conference to go so well is lying. But it's still funny to look back at all the naysayers.
How rare was last night's one-point safety by Oregon against Kansas State? It's only happened once before in NCAA history: when UT did it against A&M eight years ago.
For the past four years, a group of passionate reformers has been steadily trying to remake how higher education works in Texas—over the screams and howls of many professors and school presidents. Last year the battle came to UT. And the bombs are still flying.
Now that Texas A&M has opened a campus in the Middle East, can it hold on to its traditions? Can the Middle East?
On the Internet, nobody knows you’re the Chief Financial Officer of Texas A&M’s athletic department . . . until they do.
Texas A&M’s athletic department may be leaving behind the University of Texas, but they remain linked through academics.
University of Texas fans are fuming about the photo of a “Horns Down” Longhorn that the Alcalde put up on its website.
Texas A&M’s announcement that it was bolting the Big 12 for the SEC signaled the end of a passionate rivalry with the University of Texas that has defined the two schools for more than a century. But what does the end of Aggies versus Longhorns mean for the rest of
Later this month, one of the great long-standing traditions in college athletics—the annual Thanksgiving game between the University of Texas and Texas A&M—will come to an end. The rivalry between these two schools has lasted so long, and fostered such ferocious passion on both sides, that most people probably
Texas receives more federal funding for abstinence education than any other state. But is teaching kids not to have sex the same as sex education?
Al Gore may be the public face of climate change, but all around the world, researchers are toiling in semi-obscurity to deepen our understanding of the challenge it poses. One of these is McCarl, a Texas A&M University professor who has spent the past twenty years studying the potential effects
UT and A&M Form Second Football TeamsAfter the top fifty NCAA programs were privatized, record revenues and stock splits made the IPO spin-offs inevitable. An antitrust lawsuit filed by Texas Tech and UTEP, whose teams remain not-for-profit university entities, was dismissed in federal court.¡Viva Los Cowboys!Dallas Cowboys head coach and
How many Aggies does it take to turn one tabby or tin-can-eater into two? The no-joke answer is perhaps a dozen—the number of researchers, students, and staff working under Westhusin in the Reproductive Sciences Laboratory at Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The Plainville, Kansas, native, who has a degree
The bar was set pretty high even before last year’s Bum Steers cover was named one of seven winners in the American Society of Magazine Editors’ annual Best Cover Contest. I mean, honestly: How to top Dick Cheney with a scowl and a shotgun? It’s not as if there was
Here comes another all-the-decibels-you-can-handle musical gathering. The Big State Festival, which spans a weekend this month (and has a moniker only a Texan could love), is aiming to do for country music what the Austin City Limits Music Festival does for rock and roll: that is, lure in thousands
Duking it out, after more than fifty years of friendship, over Ann Coulter, Terri Schiavo, the appeal of golf, and, inevitably, the decline of the Cowboys.
What place does tradition have at Texas A&M these days? One by one, the old ways are disappearing from the venerable campus, and many Aggies are up in arms. But embracing change may be the only way to save the school they love.
Hot CDsInevitable baggage accompanies an album whose sessions splintered a great band, ousted three producers, and outlasted a record company. But if ex-Austinite Lucinda Williams is a paragon of self-doubt, she’s also a gifted writer who gets to the core of a character in the course of a three-minute tune.
Aggies: Gig ’em or dig ’em? Plus: Bringing up babies.
They overcame politics, poverty, isolation, and Old Aggies to make Texas A&M the state’s academic powerhouse.
When I was a little girl, the thing that I most wanted to do was to be able to sing, but as fortune would have it, I can’t carry a tune. One year at River Oaks Elementary School, a humane decision was made by the principal that anyone who wanted