The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way The Association of Former Students runs Ring Day. One of the safety precautions this week included a limit of two guests in the building per student receiving their ring.
Some families are planning gatherings as usual, and others are holding modified, outdoor Thanksgiving dinners with fewer guests. Still others are canceling events entirely, choosing to eat only with those in their immediate household, and socialize online with extended family members and friends.
Texas A&M’s Taylor Pounds and Katie Smith earned spots on the 11-player Southeastern Conference all-tournament team, the league announced on Sunday. Pounds and Smith combined for three shots in A&M’s 1-0 victory over LSU in the quarterfinals.
The Texas A&M football team is looking forward to Saturday’s game against defending national champ LSU, but after a 21-day hiatus the Aggies probably would be eager to play the Akron Zips who have lost 20 straight.
Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp announced later in the day that he is recommending A&M aerospace engineering professor John L. Junkins serve as interim president until a permanent successor is named.
The Texas A&M men’s basketball team will not be on the floor during the national anthem before games this season due to flexibility provided to programs by the Southeastern Conference this week, according to the A&M athletics department.
The strength of Texas A&M’s resume through its first six games of the 2020 season landed the Aggies in the fifth spot of the first College Football Playoff rankings, committee chairman Gary Barta said after the Top 25 was released Tuesday.