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Posted By: jbuck92, 02-25-2012, 12:07 AM

I took a walk around campus today after getting my K-r back from CRIS. Here's some of the keepers I got:


This was a tour guide taking a group around campus today. Almost every Friday, rain or shine, there's between 10-15 tours that can be seen walking around campus.



This is Ol' Sully, tone of the University's presidents. There's a statue of him in Academic Plaza. It's a tradition to put a penny (or ten) on his boot for good luck on your exams.


This a statue in the plaza of 2 candlesticks being held together. It's representing Muster, a tradition where all Aggies in the area meet up once a year and talk, gather and remember the good times they had at our school. It's also a time to remember all the Aggies that are no longer with us, a candle is lit by every friend or family member for any Aggie that has passed away in the last year, and as roll is called, a soft "Here" is whispered for all those who are lost.


This is a plaque on the side of the previous statue.



Good old blue skies of Texas!

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A wonderful trip around the campus. I particular enjoyed the story and tradition behind the two candles. Thanks so much for sharing these.
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