August 4, 2008

You’re not from around here, are you?

I am proud to tell anyone who asks that I am a citizen of the great State of Texas. We Texans have a unique outlook on our personal identity. We are proud of our state and our heritage. Whether you’re from the far reaches of the Panhandle, the deserts of west Texas, the piney woods of east Texas, the coastal plains down by the Gulf of Mexico or anywhere in between, being Texan is often […]
August 1, 2008

Less than one month until Aggie football returns!

On Saturday, August 30, Texas A&M football returns to Kyle Field for the opening game of the 2008 season against Arkansas State. Leading the team from the sidelines will be new head coach Mike Sherman. This is not Coach Sherman’s first time on the Kyle Field sidelines. Prior to being named head coach for the Fightin’ Texas Aggies,
April 13, 2008

Easterwood Airport: Is the Convenience Worth the Potential Delay?

Easterwood Airport is the only airport in the area, and it is owned and operated by Texas A&M University. It provides both commertial and general aviation services. When you are headed out of town from Easterwood, your choices are American Airlines or Continental, and currently approximately 85,000 passangers choose one or the other each year. When you depart from Easterwood, your next stop is either Dallas or Houston and the cost will be at least […]
April 7, 2008

Aggie Brainwashing Starts Early

You see it at almost every sporting event you go to in town. Mom’s and dad’s dressing their kids up in Texas Aggie clothes from almost birth. A maroon shirt with “I’m a little aggie”, “Aggie Class of 2027” and many others. Sometimes this brainwashing works and sometimes it doesn’t. As the number of Aggie graduates increase, the number of kids of former students making their way back to Aggieland also increases. Some residents might […]