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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes took their first road trip of the season today, marching into the tumultuous college football furnace known as Kyle Field. Texas A&M was anxious to make up for an upset loss to Appalachian State the previous...

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A happy life is one that is healthy. And the better—and younger—you will look and feel if you take care of your body by living a healthy lifestyle. Summer is slowly fading, which means one thing: it's time to begin active planning for fall. We're here to assist, and...




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Clemson came alive in the third quarter, scoring three touchdowns on their route to a 48-20 victory over Louisiana Tech. Will Shipley rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns to lead Clemson to their 36th home victory in a run, dating back to November 2016. The Tigers...

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Southeast Texas, Brazos County, College Station, U.S. It is 96 miles (154 km) northwest of Houston and bordering the city of Bryan. The Texas A&M University (founded in 1871 and inaugurated in 1876) formed the centre of the city, which is primarily residential and dependent on the university for its economic well-being. However, high-tech industry has gained prominence since the 1980s. The college was referred to as a “flag station” and was situated on the Houston and Texas Central Railroad (now the Southern Pacific). The phrases college and station were merged to create the name of the town when a post office was built in the area in 1877. Population: 67,890 in 2000; 184,885 in the College Station-Bryan metro area; 93,857 in 2010; and 228,660 overall.


Texas A&M University was founded in 1948 as a development of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, which was founded in 1871 and inaugurated in 1876. It is a state university system with its headquarters in College Station, Texas, in the United States. Additionally to Prairie View A&M University (1876), Tarleton State University (1899) in Stephenville, Texas A&M International University (1969) in Laredo, and West Texas A&M University (1909) in Canyon, the system includes campuses at Commerce (founded 1889), Kingsville (1925), Corpus Christi (founded 1947), Galveston (1962, administered as a branch of the College Station campus), and Texarkana (1971). The Killeen campus of Tarleton University houses its Central Texas division, and the Kingsville campus manages a system centre at Palo Alto College in San Antonio.


The College of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Rural Public Health, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, and Baylor College of Dentistry are the five institutions that make up the Texas A&M System Health Science Center, which was founded in 1999. (Dallas). In the Italian town of Castiglion Fiorentino, there is also an academic centre. Earlier, James Connally Technical Institute and Arlington State College (now University of Texas at Arlington) were also part of the Texas A&M University System (now Texas State Technical College Waco).

With a total size of nearly 5,200 acres, the main campus at College Station is one of the biggest in the country (2,100 hectares). It consists of ten institutions offering programmes in geosciences, engineering, public service, architecture, and agriculture, among other subjects. There are numerous professional, graduate, and undergraduate degrees available in medical and veterinary medicine. The university’s marine and maritime campus, the Texas Maritime Academy, and the Texas Institute of Oceanography are all located in the Galveston branch.


Texas A&M is a university with land, sea, and space grants that is well-known for its engineering, technology, and agricultural programmes. (Like land-grant schools, sea-grant and space-grant colleges and universities receive federal money for public service, education, and research initiatives connected to the sea and space.) Texas A&M University is a significant research institution that funds centres for the study of biotechnology, race and ethnicity, maritime archaeology, petroleum, nuclear science, and transportation, among other topics. On the College Station campus lies the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which honours the 41st president of the United States. Around 44,500 students are enrolled in College Station, while over 90,000 are enrolled in the system as a whole.


When it was founded in 1876, the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas was the first university in the state. The university boasts one of the biggest Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programmes in the country. The university was initially founded as a military institution, and military training was mandatory until 1965. The college prioritised classical studies, mathematics, and literature courses over science and vocational studies in its early years despite being a land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862. The first master’s degrees were granted in 1890, the first doctorates in 1940, and graduate-level training started in 1888.


Texas A&M University was given a new name in 1963, with “A&M” intended to represent the college’s previous, more restricted focus. In 1971, it was granted sea-grant status, and in 1989, space-grant status. The intricate log structure that was to be torched for the school’s customary bonfire, which was held the night before Texas A&M’s yearly football game versus the University of Texas, claimed the lives of 12 Texas A&M students in 1999.

Texas, one of the 50 states that make up the USA. In 1845, it was admitted to the union as the 28th state. With the exception of Alaska, Texas is the largest state by area and is located in the south-central region of the US. From north to south, the state stretches for almost 1,000 miles (1,600 km), and from east to west, it covers around the same distance.


Many of its borders are defined by water. The eastern two-thirds of Texas’ northern boundary with Oklahoma are formed by the twisting Red River, while the remaining northern third is formed by the Panhandle, which juts northward and corresponds to Oklahoma’s western Panhandle. The Sabine River makes up the majority of Louisiana’s eastern border, which is also shared by Arkansas on land. To the southeast is the crescent-shaped Gulf of Mexico coastline, and to the southwest, the Rio Grande sculpts a narrow strait dividing Texas from Mexico. West of the region is the state of New Mexico. The state’s capital is located in Austin in the state’s south-central region.


Texas’ size and diversity are visible in almost all facets of its geography, economics, history, and cultural life. For more than a century, Texas was a part of the Spanish Empire. From 1821 to 1836, when it attained independence, it was a member of the young nation of Mexico. It then enjoyed a brief republican history before joining the Union. When Texas gave up its independence to become a state, it was seen as a wild, uncontrolled frontier. Despite the fact that many Texans still strongly identify with their cowboy heritage, the state’s perception of Texas has significantly changed over the course of the 20th century. Today, Texas is renowned for its enormous agricultural wealth, significant oil and natural gas production, industry and finance, enormous urban centres that support a cosmopolitan cultural life, and seemingly endless stretches of high prairie and ranges devoted to cattle and cotton.


The term thecas, which means “allies” or “friends” in the Caddo language, is the source of the state’s name. (The Spanish adopted the spelling tejas or texas to designate the region in which this Native American tribe resided.) Texas is frequently split into East and West regions, while the exact border between the two is unclear. However, in general, East Texas is recognised for its rainy climate, cotton production, and ties to the Old South, whereas West Texas is known for its dry climate, cattle ranching, and connections to the West. 268,597 square miles in size (695,662 square km). (2020) Population: 29,145,505.

College Station

College Station is a city in eastern Texas. It’s home to the main campus of Texas A&M University. On the campus, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum documents the life of the 41st U.S. president. It includes a replica Oval Office and a slab of the Berlin Wall. The Sanders Corps of Cadets Center traces the history of the student military group, and exhibits medals and vintage weapons. 


Elevation: 103 m
Population: 115,802 (2020)
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