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Some international students at Texas A&M have been struggling to pick up groceries because of limited transportation options from campus to H-E-B and Walmart on Texas Avenue.
Former A&M employee sentenced to 5 years for hiding restroom camera
The employee, who worked for Transportation Services, was sentenced Friday
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • June 24, 2024
Texas A&M pitcher Kaiden Wilson (30) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Tennessee at the NCAA Men’s College World Series finals at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, June 22, 2024. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
Winner-take-all
Ian Curtis, Sports Reporter • June 23, 2024

By the seventh inning in game two of Texas A&M baseball’s Men’s College World Series championship series against Tenneseee, it looked...

Eats & Beats at Lake Walk features live music and food trucks for the perfect outdoor concert.
Enjoying the Destination
Cara Hudson, Maroon Life Writer • June 17, 2024

For the history buffs, there’s a story to why Bryan and College Station are so closely intertwined. In 1871 when the Texas Legislature approved...

Chris Hemsworth as Dementus in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.
Review: ‘Furiosa’ is a must-see
Justin ChenJune 4, 2024

My jaw dropped open in 2016. Rarely in life does that happen, but the viewing experience of “Mad Max: Fury Road" was something to behold....

Candidate comparison

Ted+Cruz
Photo by U.S. Senate Photographic Studio-
Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz
“The answer is that we should be targeting violent
criminals. That’s what works. That’s what’s effective
and that’s what I had been pressing and do and what
I’ll continue to do.”
Legislation: Original sponsor of S.2502 –
Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second
Amendment Act of 2018
What the legislation does:
• Requires federal courts to submit information to
the National Instant Criminal Background Check
System (NICS) database
• Establishes a federal task force to ensure prosecution
of gun violence
• Criminalizes straw purchasing of guns and trafficking rearms
Policy Stance: Keep guns out of the hands of convicted
criminals, fix NICS
Last NRA Rating: A+
Total NRA contributions: $77,450

Beto O’Rourke

“There’s going to have to be some rational limit to

our ability that keeps more people in our community

safe and alive.”

Legislation: Original co-sponsor of H.R.5087 –

Assault Weapons Ban of 2018

What the legislation does:

• Make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture,

transfer or possess a semi-automatic assault

weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding

device (LCAFD)

Policy Stance: Ban all assault rifles

Last NRA rating: F

Total NRA contributions: $0

 

Editor’s note: NRA ratings are created by the National

Rifle Association and evaluate voting records, public statements

and questionnaires.

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