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The Battalion

Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp attends the Class of 1972 50-year reunion in Kyle Field on April 20, 2022.
A&M System’s Title IX director suspended after supporting Biden's Title IX changes
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • May 23, 2024
Texas A&M pitcher Evan Aschenbeck (53) reacts after throwing the final strike out during Texas A&M’s game against Mississippi State on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Olsen Field. (Chris Swann/ The Battalion)
Down but not out
Neil Jhurani, Sports Writer • May 23, 2024

A warm, summer evening bestowed Hoover, Alabama on Wednesday night when the No. 4 Texas A&M Aggies faced the No. 15 Mississippi State Bulldogs...

Beekeeper Shelby Dittman scoops bees back into their hive during a visit on Friday, April 5, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Bee-hind the scenes
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).
'I was terrified'
April 25, 2024
Scenes from 74
Scenes from '74
April 25, 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
The BattalionMay 4, 2024

The Battalion earns nine national awards, ranked first in national sweepstakes

Graphic by Cameron Johnson
Ring Day

On Feb. 1, the Associated Collegiate Press, or ACP, announced the winners of the fall 2022 Clips & Clicks contest, as well as the leaders in the 2022-23 Clips & Clicks sweepstakes awards, in which The Battalion earned nine awards and is currently ranked first in the sweepstakes.

The Clips & Clicks contest honors work produced by college student journalists between May 28 and Dec. 7, 2022, and is the first segment of the Clips & Clicks Sweepstakes award, which will honor work from both the fall 2022 and spring 2023 semesters. Sweepstakes winners are determined via a points system, as outlined on ACP’s website and winners will be announced in June.
The Battalion earned a total of 76 points, giving it a 23-point lead over NCC News of Syracuse University. Of the awards earned, one was for graphics, six were for photography and two were for written work. Awards are listed below by category:

First Place: Informational Graphic: Cameron Johnson, Ring Day 

Second Place: News Photo: Ishika Samant: Protest: Overturning of Roe v. Wade

First Place: Feature Photo: Robert O’Brien, Gary Clark at RedBull SoundClash

Third Place: Feature Photo: Cameron Johnson, Soccer Senior Night

Fifth Place: Feature Photo: Megan Williams, In the light

First Place: Sports Photo: Robert O’Brien, Women’s swim: A&M vs. Rice

Honorable Mention: Sports Photo: Jonathan Taffet, Football vs. UMass

First Place: Sports Story: Jordan Epp, Jimbo’s triple option: A&M’s QB problem

Third Place: Editorial: Editorial Board, Voting with a vengeance

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  • Roe v. Wade Overturned

  • Gary Clark Jr. performs on stage during the Red Bull SoundClash Houston at the 713 Music Hall on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022.

  • A member of the Corps of Cadets during Senior Night celebrations before A&M’s match against Mizzou at Ellis Field on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022.

    Photo by Cameron Johnson
  • In the light

    Photo by Megan Williams
  • Sophomore Aviv Barzelay competes in the 200 yard backstroke during Texas A&M’s meet against Rice at the Rec Center Natatorium on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022.

  • Freshman RB Le’Veon Moss (28) pushes past UMass LB Nahji Logan (11) and DB Osei Dixon (13)  during a game on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 at Kyle Field. (Jonathan Taffet/The Battalion)

    Photo by Jonathan Taffet
  • Associated Collegiate Press: Clips & Clicks fall 2022

    Courtesy of ACP
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