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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
Texas A&M catcher Jackson Appel (20) makes contact with a ball for a double 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. (Hannah Harrison/The Battalion)
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Bob Rogers, holding a special edition of The Battalion.
Lyle Lovett, other past students remember Bob Rogers
Shalina SabihJuly 15, 2024

In his various positions, Professor Emeritus Bob Rogers laid down the stepping stones that student journalists at Texas A&M walk today, carving...

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,...

Eddie Davis selected as 2017 Muster speaker

Photo by COURTESY: Aggie Muster Facebook

Eddie Joe Davis, Class of 1967, will serve as the Muster speaker in 2017. 

The Aggie Muster Committee announced Tuesday the Campus Muster speaker for 2017 will be Eddie Joe Davis, Class of 1967.                  
Davis is a former Corps commander and a veteran of the Vietnam War.        
After receiving his master’s and doctorate from A&M, he went on to serve in a variety of positions at A&M, including as the CFO and Executive Deputy Chancellor for the University System, interim university president, tenured professor and president of the Texas A&M Foundation.
Davis said he was honored to be selected as this year’s Muster speaker.
“Obviously, selection as the Campus Muster Speaker is the pinnacle experience in a lifetime love affair with Texas A&M,” Davis said. “It is made even more special because the selection is done by students.”
The 2017 Aggie Muster ceremony will be held Friday, April 21 in Reed Arena.

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