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The Battalion

Dr. David Reed, professor of horticulture, conducts an experiment in front of business administration freshman Vivian Thornton during his lecture at the ILCB on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. (Photo by Ashely Bautista/The Battalion)
Retiring Horticulture professor reflects on teaching career
Brook Dryden, Life & Arts Writer • February 22, 2024

Horticulture 201 courses are going to look different in coming semesters. David Reed, Ph.D., is retiring after 45 years in the classroom. Before...

As first exams go and midterms arrive, successful Aggies share study habits and what works best for them, including the best places to get work done, go-to methods, how they balance school and time management and what advice they have for other students. (Photo by Kaili Gaston/The Battalion)
Ask the Aggies: study habits
Theresa Lozano, Life & Arts Writer • February 22, 2024
Successful students share their studying habits and advice for those feeling stuck
International Studies senior Winnie Chang smiles as she plays the game Xin Xâm at the Vietnamese Student Associations Lunar New Year celebration on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Vietnamese community celebrates Lunar New Year
Sameeksha Sharma, Life & Arts Writer • February 18, 2024

The Vietnamese Student Association, or VSA, entered the Year of the Dragon with a roar of festivities and enough color to light up Rudder Plaza....

Commander John B. Herrington speaks during his Astro Story talk at Rudder Theatre on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. (Photo by Rocio Salgado/The Battalion)
Astronaut touches down in Aggieland
Amy Leigh Steward, Assistant Life & Arts Editor • February 18, 2024

An astronaut touched down in Aggieland this weekend. Commander John B. Herrington, who was the first Native American in space, met with students...

‘The cheese of Valentine’s is great for the girls’
‘The cheese of Valentine’s is great for the girls’
Diya Regi-Thomas, Life & Arts Writer • February 15, 2024

For the girls of Aggieland, Feb. 14 is a day steeped in tradition, fond memories, celebration and appreciation for loved ones, whether they choose...

 Nick McKenna, assistant athletics director at A&M, works with a team of skilled turfgrass students and professionals to keep sports fields safe and consistent for student-athletes.
The face behind the field
Nadia Abusaid, Life & Arts Writer • February 14, 2024

After buzzing into Kyle Field on a Friday afternoon, Assistant Athletics Director Nick McKenna greets a Yell Leader and student workers on his...

HTeaOs College Station store operator, Paul Torres, Class of 2002, stands for a photo on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024.
HTeaO brews excitement one sip at a time
Maryhelen Guerrero, Life & Arts Writer • February 12, 2024

HTeaO began business in College Station, attracting customers within days of their grand opening. The franchise opened up its 100th location...

Owner of Vortex, Victor Lucio, sits for a portrait in the corner of his store on 2609 S. College Avenue. (Ishika Samant/The Battalion)
ESSENCE: A community creative escape
Sameeksha Sharma, Life & Arts Writer • February 12, 2024

Art may not be the product of sudden bursts of creativity as it is often treated to be. It is tempting to defer producing art “til you’re...

Aggie siblings work with A&M coffee center to fulfill father’s dream (Anna Deardorff/The Battalion)
Upholding family traditions
Anna Deardorff, Special Sections Editor • February 5, 2024

When Irene, Miguel and Francisco Fernandez were growing up in Honduras, they had no idea they would carry on the legacy of their father, Don...

Caitlin Hullett as Rosetta won Best in Show at AggieCon in the Rudder Forum on Feb. 3, 2024.
AggieCon 53: A Midsummer Night’s Con
Nadia Abusaid, Life & Arts Writer • February 5, 2024

  Skirts swayed across the carpet and vibrant wigs filled rooms as guests moved throughout the Memorial Student Center and Rudder...

(Left to right) Owners of Hyperbole Bookstore, Kathy and Kalena Miller, pose in the Adult Fiction section of their bookstore on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024.
Hyperbole Bookstore: Every book-lover’s dream
Diya Regi-Thomas, Life & Arts Writer • February 4, 2024

Kathy and Kalena Miller, a mother-daughter duo of bookworms, brought to fruition every reader’s dream when they opened the doors of Hyperbole...

Candace Sampson, owner of Candaces Cookie Shop, and her daughter talk to a customer at Lovers Market on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024 in Ice House, Downtown Bryan.
Fall in love at the Lovers Market
Camila Munoz, Life & Arts Writer • February 4, 2024

Valentine’s Day can be lonely for some, but the vendors of Downtown Bryan have made sure the local community feels the love this February...

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