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The Northgate district right adjacent to the Texas A&M campus houses a street of bars and other restaurants.  
Programs look to combat drunk driving
Alexia Serrata, JOUR 203 contributor • May 10, 2024
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Freshman Cayetana Fernández García-Poggio appears to put in the rain during the Bryan Regional of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship at Traditions Golf Club on Monday, May 6, 2024. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
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Luke White, Sports Editor • May 21, 2024

The Texas A&M women’s golf team’s habit of struggling to close out matches led to the closing of its season on Tuesday, May 21, with...

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Beekeeper Shelby Dittman scoops bees back into their hive during a visit on Friday, April 5, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
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Shalina Sabih, Sports Writer • May 1, 2024

The speakers turn on. Static clicks. And a voice reads “Your starting lineup for the Texas A&M Aggies is …” Spectators hear that...

Kennedy White, 19, sits for a portrait in the sweats she wore the night of her alleged assault inside the Y.M.C.A building that holds Texas A&M’s Title IX offices in College Station, Texas on Feb. 16, 2024 (Ishika Samant/The Battalion).
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Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
The BattalionMay 4, 2024

Queen Elizabeth of England dies; Charles now King

On Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth II died in Balmoral Castle in Scotland surrounded by her family.

The Queen reigned over the United Kingdom for 70 years, from 1952 to 2022, and her son Prince Charles, now King Charles III, has taken his mother’s place as head of state. Many have considered the loss of the Queen as the end of an era, as the door closes one of the Western World’s last cultural links to the events of the 20th century. 

While fellow world leaders, politicians and commoners alike mourn the death of the queen, it has also brought up the scars of Imperial England as Common Wealth nations grapple with their history and decide whether or not they want to continue to have the royal family as their figurehead, according to CBS News
The queen’s coffin will continue to lie in state in Westminster Hall until her state funeral on Monday Sept. 19, according to the BBC.

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