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The Battalion

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

The Battalion

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

The Battalion

Junior G Wade Taylor IV (4) covers his face after a missed point during Texas A&Ms game against Arkansas on Feb. 20, 2024 at Reed Arena. (Jaime Rowe/The Battalion)
When it rains, it pours
February 24, 2024
Ali Camarillo (2) waiting to see if he got the out during Texas A&Ms game against UIW on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at Olsen Field. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
Four for four
February 20, 2024
Dr. Weston Porter (top left) and researchers from the breast cancer lab. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Weston Porter)
New A&M research initiative provides cutting-edge cancer treatments
J.M. Wise, News Reporter • April 8, 2024

It has been 20 months since Michelle Pozzi, Ph.D, of Texas A&M’s Biochemistry and Biophysics department was diagnosed with cancer. However,...

Light Middleweight boxers Francis Cristal and Frank Chiu throw crosses during Farmers Fight Night on Thursday, April 4th, 2024, at Reed Arena.
‘One day there’s going to be a ring in the middle of Kyle Field’
Zoe May, Editor in Chief • April 11, 2024

“Throw the 1, follow with the 2!” “Keep your hands up!” “Tie him up!” It was the sixth fight of the night. The crowd was either...

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,...

Student housing located right outside off campus boundaries on George Bush Drive. 
Guest Commentary: An open letter to City Hall
Ben Crockett, Guest Contributor • April 11, 2024

City Council, As representatives of the Texas Aggie Classes of 2024, 2025, 2026 and 2027, we write to you today to urge a reconsideration...

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News: The Battalion news department is managed by students at Texas A&M University in the Division of Student Publications, a unit of the Department of Journalism. News offices are in 013 Reed McDonald Building. Newsroom phone: (979) 845-3313; Fax: (979) 845-2647; E-mail: [email protected]; Internet Address: or
Advertising: Publication of advertising does not imply sponsorship or endorsement by The Battalion. For campus, local and national display advertising, call (979) 845-2696. For classified advertising, call (979) 845-0569. Advertising offices are in 015 Reed McDonald, and office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fax: (979) 845-2678. E-mail: [email protected].
Subscriptions: A part of the Student Services Fee entitles each Texas A&M student to pick up a single copy of The Battalion. Mail subscriptions are $10 per month, $30 fall or spring, $17.50 summer, $60 per full year. To charge by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express, call (979) 845-2611.
The Battalion (ISSN #1055-4726) is published Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters and Monday through Thursday during the summer sessions (except on University holidays and exam periods) at Texas A&M University. Second class postage paid at College Station, TX 77840. Postmaster: Send address changes to The Battalion, 230 Reed McDonald Building, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843.

Battalion facts

The Battalion is Texas A&M’s student-run daily newspaper. It averages a circulation of 23,500, but it has an estimated readership 60,000. The editor in chief is selected by the Student Publications Board, a division of the Journalism Department, each semester. The editor is responsible for the content of the paper and for the hiring of the staff.
The staff is organized by sections (or desks) and consists of between 70 and 90 students from a variety of backgrounds and academic majors.
The Battalion maintains high standards of excellence for its staff. As a student-run paper, The Battalion is always seeking ways to improve. At a school as big as A&M, we can only improve our coverage with a little help from you, our readers. This guide is meant to help you to help us in bringing to the pages of The Battalion a more accurate reflection of life at A&M.


It is important to remember that The Battalion is an independent news organization. All decisions about coverage are made by the editors without regard to personal biases or outside pressure. Sources for stories are not allowed to read the story before publication. However, they may request that their quotes be read back to them by the reporter.

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