Texas A&M

Fraud |
March 27, 2013

The Strange And Sordid End of An A&M Professor

James Arnt Aune took his own life after allegedly being blackmailed for having an online relationship with a minor. The underage girl he corresponded with apparently may not have been a girl at all, but a grown man running a "catfishing" scam.

Politics & Policy |
March 6, 2013

How Should History Be Taught at A&M and UT?

In a story with the headline “Legislators Seek to Tweak College History Requirement,” Ralph K.M. Haurwitz writes in today’s Austin American-Statesman: Some history courses offered at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University and other public institutions of higher learning in the state would no longer count toward core

Sports |
January 21, 2013

Meet Johnny Football

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel finally speaks, UT-TCU, the Cotton Bowl, UTSA-Texas State and other highlights from the college football week that was. 

January 21, 2013

Book ’Em Horns

Highlights from two football weekend's worth of UT Campus Watch, the University of Texas police department's blotter. 

Texas History |
January 20, 2013

Ring of Fire

On November 18, 1999, at 2:42 a.m., the most passionately observed collegiate tradition in Texas—if not the world—came crashing down. Nearly sixty people were on top of the Texas A&M Bonfire when the million-pound structure collapsed, killing twelve, wounding dozens more, and eventually leading to the suspension of the ninety-year-old