FEATURE STORIES from past issues of AGGIEBOUND magazine
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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.

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.

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.

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

Big Event

One Big Event

By Kendall Conrad '14

One Saturday a year, students from Texas A&M take time out of their crazy schedules to accomplish a common goal: to say "thank you" to the community by participating in local volunteer jobs such as yard-work, painting and cleaning

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.

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 Dwight Look 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.

Living on Campus

Living on Campus

By Callie Rae Rainosek '17

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

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.

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.