FEATURE STORIES from past issues of AGGIEBOUND magazine
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Kinesiology

Learn + Burn

By Annie Salinas '16

No matter your current abilities or what you want to learn, you’ll find classes here that will challenge both your mind and your body, and perhaps even give you skills you’ll use for the rest of your life. 

Slam Dunk Season - Aggie Men

Slam Dunk Season

By Hunter Maples '17

A dominant season and a comeback win for the history books, the Aggie Men’s Basketball team had a standout run that helped establish them as a real powerhouse in the SEC and kept the spotlight firmly on the 12th Man.

Hyperloop Pod Design Competition

Hyperloop Pod Competition

By Katie Schneider '18

Teams from around the world met in the Hall of Champions at Kyle Field to present their ideas to engineering faculty, industry leaders and designers from SpaceX in the hope that their design would be chosen to receive funding to build their pods for the world’s first ever hyperloop test track.

Startup LLC

The Dormcubator

By Janesha Moses '16

The Startup Living Learning Community (LLC), otherwise known as the "Dormcubator," is a student business accelerator that places students in an environment where they can collaborate and work on their ideas together.

International Studies

International Studies

By Hunter Maples '17

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend a semester in a foreign country? As an International Studies major at Texas A&M, you will have the opportunity to participate in a 10 to 14 week international experience built right into your degree plan.
 

Where There

Where There's a Will

By Callie Rainosek '17

The story of Merari Boffill ’18 and her unique road to college...
"Neither of my parents went to college, so when my senior year of  high school rolled around and it was time to get everything ready for the next year, my parents and I were completely lost."

Broadcasting Live from Aggieland

Broadcasting Live

By Craig Kilgore '17

Tune in to Aggieland’s first divergent rock radio station, Fusion FM. This student-run radio station is not only providing a beat to the daily lives of listeners, but also providing real broadcasting experience for students eager to make it their career.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

By Nicole Green '17, Alissa Moreland '16 & Annie Salinas '16

Undergraduate Research is the best opportunity you’ll have as a student to not only study what you love, but also discover more about yourself. L A U N C H is the new, all-inclusive home for Learning communities, Academic excellence, Undergraduate research, National fellowships, Capstones, and Honors programs, and the opportunities they’re providing for undergraduate students to engage are endless.

Living on Campus

Living on Campus

By Callie Rainosek '17

Applying to colleges and deciding which university is best for you can be stressful, so choosing your future lifestyle shouldn't be!

Fusion Fiesta

Fusion Fiesta

By Austin Dunson '16

Fusion Fiesta serves to educate the Texas A&M community on diversity by allowing various organizations to showcase and represent a culture or country of their choice.

Aggies Invent

Aggies Invent

By Janesha Moses '16

Aggies Invent seeks to show students what the real world of entrepreneurship is actually like. With an allotted amount of resources in funding, sponsors and mentors, it is up to the students to create a product that is original, impactful and practical.

BUILDing On Tradition

BUILDing On Tradition

By Austin Dunson '15

One student organization, BUILD, is striving to bring Aggies together to further embody that Texas A&M Spirit with a large-scale service project to help people in need.

Texas A&M Equestrian

Riding Tall

By Laura Sumrall '15

The Texas A&M Equestrian Team may be one of the lesser-known NCAA sports representing the maroon and white Aggies, but learn of their 11-time National Championship record, no. 4 national ranking and state-of-the-art facilities, and you will realize that they are among Texas A&M’s finest examples of excellence in athletics.

College, Finding the Right Fit

College, Finding the Right Fit

By A. Micah Mills '16

What are you looking for in your ultimate college experience: academics, Greek Life, the name on the degree? It is important to use the resources available to find your perfect fit.

Why I Chose Texas A&M

Why I Chose Texas A&M

Current students share WHY they chose to attend Texas A&M University.

Sport Management

Gaining the Competitive Edge

By Austin Dunson '16

There's more to gameday than tickets, tailgates and your favorite jersey, and Texas A&M sport management students get to experience all of it.

Giving Back

Giving Back

By Callie Rainosek '17

As a first-generation college student, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Captain, admits that he struggled with his transition to college. However, the mentorship and support he received from the Regents' Scholars Program made all the difference.

Fightin

The Fightin' Texas Aggie Band

By Sarah Caffey '14

"The Aggie Band is unlike any other university band. Not only are they amazing musicians, but they represent Texas A&M in a prestigious way that students will always be proud of. They exemplify the excellence and respect that Aggies represent." - Laura Waggoner '14

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

By Rachel Bedinger '15

Texas A&M University’s Retail Certificate students have a bright future in the fashion industry. 

Shark Frenzy

Shark Frenzy

By James Martinez '14

Shark Frenzy Investor Day cultivates entrepreneurship by showcasing six teams of current students who present their business ideas to five "shark" investors.

The Tobin Effect

The Tobin Effect

By Micah Mills '16

"Tobin uses [his] strengths to entertain his students until the end of class. Everyone realizes that amongst the corny jokes and songs an important lesson was taught."

Full Throttle

Full Throttle

By Lauren Howe '16

For the 28 College of Engineering students, being a part of the 12th Man Pit Crew is an experience they will never forget, and one that the generosity of a former student made possible.

A Penny for your Thoughts

A Penny for your Thoughts

By Dominic Hernandez '15

In Aggieland, it is tradition to drop a penny at the foot of Lawrence Sullivan Ross’, or “Sully’s,” statue before taking a test.

Not Safe for Muggles

NSFM (Not Safe for Muggles)

By Micah Mills '16

The Texas A&M Quidditch Team is a force to be reckoned with, ranked number one nationally two years in a row going into their final tournament, the World Cup.

Meteorology

Meteorology

By Joseph A. Puente '14

Texas A&M is the only public university in the state of Texas that offers a B.S. in Meteorology, but more importantly, the department is one of the largest and most respected in the nation with a student-to-teacher ratio of about 7 to 1.

First Lady of Aggieland

The First Lady of Aggieland

By Joseph A. Puente '14

Known as the highest-ranking member in the Corps of Cadets and serving as the First Lady and official mascot of Texas A&M University, she embodies everything the university stands for. To others she may be another dog, but to Aggies she is known as Reveille.

For the YELL of it

For the YELL of it

By Joseph A. Puente '14

Elected by the student body, Yell Leaders carry on a time honored tradition--Aggies don't cheer, we YELL.

Aggie Ring

The Aggie Network

By Lauren Howes '16

The stress of passing courses throughout the semesters, the memories you make during the journey and counting the days down until you get your Aggie Ring.