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The Battalion

Brazos County officials are distributing free backpacks, school supplies and gift cards for K-12 students on July 12 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bryan High Silver Campus Cafeteria.
Brazos County to distribute free school supplies
‘Back to School Bash’ invites K-12 families on July 12
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • July 11, 2024
Graduate G Tyrece Radford (23) drives to the basket during Texas A&Ms game against Nebraska in the first round of the 2024 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee, on Friday, March 22, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
How Tyrece Radford can catch the attention of NBA scouts
Roman Arteaga, Sports Writer • July 10, 2024

After 5 years of college basketball at Virginia Tech and Texas A&M, Tyrece Radford is furthering his athletic career with the San Antonio...

Craig Reagans 1973 brown Mach 1 Mustang features custom stickers of Craig and his wife, and is completely rebuilt from the ground up. The interior was completely torn out and replaced with new dashboard and radio.
Compassion in the car community
Shalina Sabih, Sports Writer • July 9, 2024

This past Sunday, Cars and Coffee welcomed exactly one car: a sleek, brown Mustang that stood alone like a lone ranger in the Wild West. This...

Chancellor John Sharp during a Board of Regents meeting discussing the appointmet of interim dean Mark Welsh and discussion of a McElroy settlement on Sunday, July 30, 2023 in the Memorial Student Center.
Analysis: Chancellor Sharp’s retirement comes with new dilemmas
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • July 2, 2024

Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp announced Monday he will be retiring on June 30, 2025.  A figure notorious in state politics,...

A call for your voice

Howdy Ags. 

Here at The Battalion, student voices are important. Both our writers and our readers often have opinions worth publishing. That is why we’ve decided to formalize the opinion section of our paper by introducing an official opinion editor — me. 

But this position is not about me. It’s about you, the reader. It’s about your reactions to what you see here published at The Battalion, and what you want to see. It’s about your educated thoughts both on and off campus. It’s about a sustained relationship between our publication and the voices it stands to represent. 

Not everyone will enjoy the content published through this desk. Because the editorials and columns published by this desk are not representative of The Battalion, or even of Texas A&M, conflicting sentiments will be expressed. And while we never aim to stoke a fire, controversy is a possibility.

What we do aim for is the truth, whatever form it may take. Whether it be sports, news, campus life or any of the other myriad of things The Battalion reports on, the opinion desk is here to provide honest, insightful takes on the world around us.

If you feel compelled, please write to us. I plan for this desk to be an outlet for reasoned opinion. If you have an opinion you think is worth publishing, email it to us for consideration at [email protected]. Consider the floodgates opened.

I’ll be doing all I can this semester to provide the best content possible, and I can’t wait to hear from and serve my fellow Aggies. 


Mason Morgan is an English senior and opinion editor for The Battalion.

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