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The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

A Bible in the amphitheater in Aggie Park, where Sent has their monthly meetings, on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. (Ashely Bautista/The Battalion)
Sent: The newest A&M outreach ministry
Brook Dryden, Life & Arts Writer • April 15, 2024

A new student organization aims to impact others beyond its own circle of faith.  Last semester, education sophomore Quinn Merrick felt that...

The Islamic Community Center near the Northgate area of College Station is the location of the Islamic Community of Bryan-College Station. (File)
Students, residents commemorates Eid Al-Fitr
Lasan Ukwatta Liyanage, Life & Arts Writer • April 11, 2024

This year's Eid Al-Fitr celebration, hosted by Texas A&M’s Muslim Student Association, or MSA, drew over 1,500 attendees on Wednesday,...

A capella group Chanticleer to perform at Rudder
A capella group Chanticleer to perform at Rudder
Nadia Abusaid, Life & Arts Writer • April 11, 2024

Grammy award-winning a capella group Chanticleer will perform at Rudder Auditorium on Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. The vocal ensemble, founded...

Chris Young performs on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Chilifest. (Adriano Espinosa/The Battalion)
Boots, beer and builds galore
Theresa Lozano, Life & Arts Writer • April 7, 2024

With music booming through speakers and a chance of a beer can hitting your head, Chilifest Music Festival arrived in full swing on Friday and...

Society, ethics and law senior Glenn Peacock spars during the Farmers Fight Night practice at Bryan Boxing on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Worth the (heavy)weight
Sydnei Miles, Head Life & Arts Editor • April 3, 2024

Almost every morning, society, ethics and law senior Glenn Peacock hits the gym. Punching bags, speed bags, weights, repeat. The same routine,...

Members of Vets Without Borders paint eggs at their social event at the Veterinary Medicine Building 2 on Wednesday, March 23, 2024. (Tyler Thompson/The Battalion)
More than just an organization at Veterinarians without Borders
Maryhelen Guerrero, Life & Arts Writer • April 3, 2024

Biomedical science senior Aarthi Lokram is the executive director of Veterinarians Without Borders. Initially drawn in by the organization’s...

Drag queen Hanna Santanna smiling at the crowd after being crowned Queen of Draggieland at the Draggieland show in Rudder Theater, Thursday March 28, 2024. (Ashely Bautista/The Battalion)
Hanna Santanna crowned Draggieland 2024 Queen
Nadia Abusaid, Life & Arts Writer • March 29, 2024

Dressed in sparkling dresses and detailed makeup, Draggieland’s five contests strutted through Rudder Auditorium at the 5th annual drag competition...

You’re never too old to Easter egg hunt
You’re never too old to Easter egg hunt
Brook Dryden, Life & Arts Writer • March 28, 2024

Every Easter after church, dance concentration junior Bailey Zettler and her siblings line up at the back door of their home. The youngest gets...

From feral to fostered
From feral to fostered
Camila Munoz, Life & Arts Writer • March 27, 2024

Texas A&M houses almost 70,000 students and nearly as many cats. The campus is home to a high feral cat population, most notably around Heldenfels...

Graphic of Jared Shult on TikTok
Jamming with Jared
Theresa Lozano, Life & Arts Writer • March 27, 2024

Jared Shult was never interested in music. But in 2020, when millions of people boarded up in their homes and rooms, he said that all changed...

The EV team displaying their car on March 24, 2024 at Aggie Park.
‘Rollout 2024’
Sydnei Miles, Head Life & Arts Editor • March 25, 2024

With competition just a few months ahead, Texas A&M’s Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, gathered on Sunday, March 24 as four teams...

Moments before The Big Event Ceremony begins at 9:00 AM on Saturday, Mar 23, 2024. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
Tales from The Big Event
Lasan Ukwatta Liyanage, Life & Arts Writer • March 24, 2024

More than 16,000 volunteers teamed up for The Big Event on Saturday, helping about 2,250 residents in the Bryan-College Station area. This marks...

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