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Texas A&M students protest after president ends print publication of 129-year-old Battalion newspaper

The student newspaper will continue as an online-only news organization after the spring semester. But the university’s unilateral decision to end the print edition without student input has students and faculty concerned about its editorial independence.

People take photos with the 3-ton bronze replica of the Haynes Aggie Ring at Texas A&M University on Monday, June 15, 2020 in College Station. The ring is located outside the Clayton W. Williams Jr. Alumni Center near Kyle Field.
Texas A&M University President M. Katherine Banks poses for a portrait outside of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex on March 30, 2021, in College Station.

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