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  1. Texas A&M Athletic Director Eric Hyman is leaving his post after three years on the job.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Texas A&M Athletic Director Eric Hyman will leave his post, university officials announced Tuesday, wrapping up a stint during which A&M grew its college sports Hyman will stay on as athletic director until his replacement is hired. He has worked at the university since 2012, earning an $800,000 salary.

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  2. As Texas Universities Expand, Political Fights Grow Over TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    For years, the geography of higher education in Texas has been clear-cut: Texas Longhorns studied in Austin, Texas A&M Aggies went to school in College Station and Texas Tech Red Raiders were contained to Lubbock. But lately, university leaders have begun working to bring Longhorns to Houston, Aggies to McAllen and Red Raiders to Costa Rica.

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  3. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Three Texas universities - Texas A&M University, the University of Houston and Trinity University - are facing federal scrutiny over their handling of sexual violence allegations. Such federal inquiries have generally been spurred by accusations that universities didn't do enough to punish students accused of rape or harassment.

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  4. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Citing a need to keep up with inflation, the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday increased tuition at all of its university campuses for the 2016-17 school year. Costs will go up at the flagship in College Station and 10 other campuses by 2.2 percent.

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  5. Texas A&M University, Kyle Field. College Station, TX. Photo by: Shelby KnowlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Texas A&M University sued the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday in an effort to stop the National Football League team from using the phrase "12th man" to describe its fans. A&M has called itself the "Home of the 12th Man" for decades as an homage to its football-obsessed fans.

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  6. In Texas, Minorities Less Likely to Own HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    While minorities occupy about half of the state's housing units, they are less likely than white Texans to own their homes, and the state's largest metro areas have some of the most substantial racial disparities among homeowners, according to recently released U.S. Census data. A shortage of affordable housing, credit problems and lack of savings for down payments are among the main barriers blamed for creating the demographic divide.

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  7. Firm Claims Train Will Have $30 Billion ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    The Japanese Shinkansen is a high-speed trail used by JR Central in Japan. A private company is planning to build a rail line between Dallas and Houston using the same trains.

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  8. Texas A&M to Open Satellite Campus Near McAllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Texas A&M University on Tuesday announced plans to open a satellite campus near McAllen that will offer students the chance to earn degrees from A&M's main campus in College Station without leaving the Rio Grande Valley. The campus, which will be built on land donated by the McAllen city government, is scheduled to open in 2017 with around 100 students.

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  9. Texas A&M University, College Station, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Texas A&M University has dropped out of the race to host a presidential debate in 2016, citing high costs and logistical challenges. The university had been one of 16 sites vying for a debate, and university officials spent months preparing an application before the March 2015 deadline.

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  10. To Build Student Housing, Texas A&M Looks to the Private SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    To address a growing student body and a hot rental market, Texas A&M University is working to add enough apartments near its College Station campus to house more than 3,400 students. But the housing won't be built by the school; A&M is instead looking to the private sector to manage the project on university land.

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