BONFIRE COLLAPSE -- 11/19/99--BONFIRE AFTERMATH--A tribute left by a Texas A & M Senior at the base of the flag pole in front of the A & M Systems Administration building on the Texas A & M University campus in College Station. The text reads: 'To Our Fallen Aggies: I want you all to wear my ring today. Since you who have passed will never get to experience the joy and happiness I was fortunate enough to feel, I want you all to have my ring for a while. You will remain in our hearts forever, (signed) Jeff Whiting '00' Photo by Steve Ueckert / Chronicle. HOUCHRON CAPTION (11/21/1999): Jeff Whiting of the Class of 2000 poured his heart out in a letter to the fallen Aggies. He left the letter and his class ring at the base of a flagpole at an administration building.