Aggie

Aggie

Aggie may refer to:

Comic strips

Aggie may refer to one of the following comic strips:

* "Aggie", a popular American comic strip drawn from 1946 to 1971, originally known as "Aggie Mack"
* "Aggie", a French language version of the American comic strip drawn from 1970 to 1974
* "Penny and Aggie", a webcomic

Newspapers

Aggie may refer to one of the following newspapers:

* "The California Aggie", the University of California, Davis student newspaper
* "Aggie Life", now known as "The Daily Collegian", campus newspaper of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
* "Texas Aggie", a magazine produced by The Association of Former Students (of Texas A&M University)

People

Aggie may be a diminutive form of the given names Agamemnon, Agata, Agatha, or Agnes. It may also be a diminutive form of a family name that begins with 'Ag-'. See also Aggy.

People who are known as 'Aggie' include:

* Christopher J.C. Agajanian, US motor sports personality
* Rick Aguilera, retired baseball pitcher
* Aggie Guerard Rodgers, costume designer noted for designing the metal bikini of "Return of the Jedi", a "Star Wars" film
* Aggie Herring, American actress
* Dame Agnes Graham Jekyll, British writer, author and philanthropist
* Aggie MacKenzie, presenter of "How Clean is Your House?", a British lifestyle television show
* Aggie Weston, a pioneer of the temperance movement

Fictional characters who are known as 'Aggie' include:
* Aggie, from "Madeline", a 1939 American children's book series
* Aggie, from "Nanny McPhee", a 2005 British children's film
* Aggie, from "Summer of '42", a 1971 American movie that has been adapted into a book and a Broadway musical
* Aunt Aggie, from "Angela’s Ashes", a 1996 Irish-American book and 1999 film
* Splendora Agatha 'Aggie' Cromwell, from the "Halloweentown" series of Disney television movies
* Aggie Hannigan, from "Annie", a 1977 American musical and 1982 film
* Aggie McDonald, from "Johnny Belinda", a 1940 American play that was adapted into a 1948 film and a 1967 film
* Niagara 'Aggie' Threepwood, a character from the "Blandings Castle" stories of P. G. Wodehouse
* Aggie Wilcox, from the "Ministry is Murder" novel series by American author Emilie Richards
* Big Aggie, a Nac Mac Feegle from the "Discworld" fantasy book series

Aunt Aggie is a common pen name of an agony aunt (one who writes an advice column).

Places

Aggie may refer to one of the following places:

* Agashashok River, Alaska, which feeds into the Noatak River
* Aggie Creek, Fairbanks, Alaska
* Aggie Creek, Utah County, Utah
* Aggie Mount, in Bimberi Nature Reserve, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
* Aggieville, a district in Manhattan, Kansas
* Saint Aggies, nickname for St. Aegolius Academy for Orphaned Owls, a fictional school for owls from children's book series "Guardians of Ga'Hoole"

chools

Aggie may be a diminutive form of Agricultural, which forms part of the name or historical name of many schools, particularly in the United States. The following schools, or a student, alumnus, sporting team or newspaper of one of these schools may be referred to as 'Aggie':

* Albertville High School in Albertville, Alabama
* Bristol County Agricultural High School in Dighton, Massachusetts
* Cameron University, Oklahoma
* College of Agriculture, Xavier University (Cagayan de Oro), Philippines
* Delaware Valley College, Pennsylvania
* Essex Agricultural and Technical High School, Massachusetts
* Forrest County Agricultural High School, Mississippi
* Hamilton High School (Alabama)
* Michigan State University, until 1925 when they became known as the 'Spartans'
* New Mexico State University
* Norfolk County Agricultural School in Randolph, Massachusetts
* North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
* Oklahoma Panhandle State University
* Ontario Agricultural College, Ontario, Canada
* Texas A&M University
* University of California, Davis
* University of Massachusetts Amherst, until 1931
* Utah State University

Sea Aggie refers to a cadet of the Texas Maritime Academy, which is part of the Texas A&M University at Galveston.

hips

Aggie may refer to one of the following ships:

* "Aggie", nickname for EAS "Agamemnon", a fictional spaceship from "Babylon 5", a 1990s US television series
* "Aggie", nickname for HMS "Agamemnon", a battleship in the Royal Navy launched in 1906
* "Aggie on Horseback", nickname for HMS "Weston-Super-Mare", a ship in the Royal Navy launched in 1932

ongs and poems

Aggie is a nickname that occasionally appears in poetry and song lyrics, including:

* "The Aggie Song", a song from "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas", a 1978 Broadway musical and 1982 film
* "Farewell, Aggie Weston", a famous poem by Cornish poet Charles Causley, and also the name of a poetry collection published by him
* "Mistress Aggie", a nineteenth century poem by Hungarian poet János Arany

ports stadiums

Aggie may refer to one of the following sports stadiums:

* Aggie Memorial Stadium, a football stadium operated by New Mexico State University
* Aggie Soccer Stadium, Texas A&M University
* Aggie Softball Complex, Texas A&M University
* Aggie Stadium (North Carolina A&T)
* Aggie Stadium (UC Davis)

ports teams

Aggie may refer to one of the following sports teams, or a member of one of these teams:

* New Mexico State Aggies, any sports team from New Mexico State University
* Texas A&M Aggies football team
* Texas A&M Aggies men's basketball team
* Texas A&M Aggies women's basketball team

Texas A&M University

Aggie is a term that is particularly associated with Texas A&M University, and may refer to one of the following at the University:

* The Aggie Bonfire, an annual bonfire
** The Aggie Bonfire leadership, who produce this bonfire
* Aggie Doppler Radar, a radar station
* The Aggie Muster, an annual memorial ceremony for deceased students and alumni
* The Aggie Yell Leaders, the equivalent of cheerleaders
* The Fightin' Texas Aggie Band, the marching band
* The "Fightin' Texas Aggie War Hymn", the fight song
* Gig 'em Aggies, a hand signal for students and alumni
* The "Spirit of Aggieland", a poem and song

Other

Aggie may refer to:
* Agate, a mineral
* A marble (a spherical toy used for the game of marbles) that is made of agate
* Aggie (software), a news aggregator
* "Aggie", US name of 1950s British television sitcom "The Adventures of Aggie"

Aggie may also refer to:
* The Aggie Pack, a student organization at the University of California, Davis
* Black Aggie, a statue in Maryland, United States
* Cyclone Aggie, a 1971 Australian cyclone
* UC Davis California Aggie Marching Band-uh!, the University of California, Davis marching band
* The Utah State Aggie Radio Network

ee also

* Agai
* Agaie, a historical state in present-day Nigeria
* Agey, a commune in Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
* AGG
* Agge
* Saint Aggei, Wycliffe's spelling of Saint Aggai, the second Bishop of Edessa, Mesopotamia
* Aggey
* Aggi
* Aggy
* Agi
* Agii
* Agy, a commune in the Basse-Normandie région of France


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