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Keep Battalion in print

As a newspaper journalism major and former staff writer of The Battalion, I’m disappointed that Texas A&M’s president ordered the publication to cease printing paper copies. Her decision to destroy a 129-year-old tradition came without soliciting input from the newspaper staff or journalism instructors.

For more than a century, iconic newspaper headlines have preserved history: “Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street,” “Man Walks on the Moon” and more recently, The Battalion’s “Roll Tears Roll” following A&M’s improbable victory over Alabama.

From a journalist’s perspective, nothing beats the adrenaline rush associated with meeting a print

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