Cover of Texas Monthly November 2009

November 2009

$19.99

Volume 37 | Issue 11

Cover story: Ring of Fire 

On November 18, 1999, at 2:42 a.m., the most passionately observed collegiate tradition in Texas—if not the world—came crashing down. Nearly sixty people were on top of the Texas A&M Bonfire when the million-pound structure collapsed, killing twelve, wounding dozens more, and eventually leading to the suspension of the ninety-year-old ritual. Now, ten years later, on what would have been Bonfire’s centennial, the Aggies celebrate the history, relive the tragedy, and wrestle over what happens next.

By Pamela Colloff

This product ships separately from Texas Monthly.

Please allow 3-5 business days before shipping. All packages ship 2-3 day flat rate Priority USPS.

Success! Feel free to continue shopping or head to your cart .