Aggie Terminology

Two corps members shaking hands

There are many terms and phrases that are unique to Texas A&M, and you'll often hear Aggies using them when speaking to one another. These words are often rooted in history and tradition, much like the university itself.

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1889Aggie Ring

Four people showing their Aggie Rings

The Aggie Ring is the most recognizable symbol of the Aggie Network, creating an instant connection between Aggies long after they leave the university.

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Century Tree

The Century Tree

At over 100 years old, the Century Tree has grown along with the university over the decades.

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1918Pennies on Sully

Pennies on the foot of the Sul Ross statue

Placing pennies at the base of the Sul Ross statue on campus just might give an Aggie the extra luck he or she needs to ace an upcoming exam.

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1926Elephant Walk

Crowd gathered in front of YMCA building

This tradition, which brings the senior class together for a symbolic walk through campus, is one of the oldest at Texas A&M.

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1931Reveille

Reveille

Reveille is the official mascot of Texas A&M, and she can often be seen on campus in class or attending events.

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1982The Big Event

Two people raking leaves at The Big Event

This unique tradition is the largest one-day student-run service project in the United States.

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1991Replant

A tree being planted during Replant

Each year, Aggies help plant hundreds of trees at local parks and schools.

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