Best Cookie Recipes for Giving

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Oh sweet December! Literally! One of the best things about the holiday season is that it officially harkens the start of the baking season, including the cookie baking season. Homemade holiday cookies are the perfect sweet tooth addition to any Christmas apartment party or ugly sweater shindig. They also make for one the easiest, quickest, and tastiest gifts you can … Read More

Firestarting 101: Tips on Firepit Use

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Fire Pit 101

There’s simply something magical about campfires and fire pit blazes. At the Junction apartments, you, your roommates, and your friends can enjoy that backyard fire just about anytime you want at several of the outdoor fire pit and gathering areas. Fire pits are ideal for both cooking burgers and brats and serving as a nice setting for an evening hangout. But … Read More

College Fall Fashion Essentials

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Fall Fashion Essentials for College Students

The cool evenings of autumn and winds of early winter are fast approaching College Station. This means Pumpkin Spice Lattes, bonfires out back, and late nights cramming for mid-terms and finals. But for all of that, you’re going to need the right outfits for comfort and fashion’s sake. Not sure if you grabbed the right things from home? Check out … Read More

Top Ten Horror Movies

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Top Ten Horror Movies

With Halloween around the corner, what better way to get into the spirit than with some thrill-inducing horror films? Scary movies are the ideal genre for when you want to get lost in a film, have your imagination sparked, and your adrenaline pumping. From gory showdowns to psychological dread, make sure you had these top horror films to your must-see … Read More

Halloween Events in Bryan-College Station

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Halloween is drawing near and we couldn’t be more excited about it. So start thinking about Halloween costumes and check out these exciting upcoming Halloween events in College Stations: Halloween Events in Bryan-College Station Howl-O-Ween Festival & Paw Parade. Did you bring your pup to your College Station apartment? Or maybe you’re hungry for some puppy love? Whatever the case, if … Read More

College Station’s Top Study Spots

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Top Study Spots

Welcome to Texas A&M’s fall semester! If this is your first year at the university, then you have plenty of exciting times ahead of you. Now is the start of football season and tailgate parties, core classes, dorm room decorations, and new friend hangouts. It’s going to be a busy, perhaps one of the busiest, times of your life. Amidst … Read More

Give Your College Apartment a More Grown-Up Look

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How To Decorate Your Dorm Like An Adult

While *technically* most incoming TAMU freshman are still teenagers, the reality is that moving into your first student apartment means you’re well on your way to adulting. No longer will somebody be there to assist with laundry, cleaning, cooking, or making sure you get to class on time. Now is the move into adulthood, even if it doesn’t always feel that … Read More

3 Tips For Hosting the Best Summer Cookout

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The Junction Cottages & Townhomes boasts many attractive amenities like a pool house loaded with games and state-of-the-art fitness center complete with multi-function weight training machines. But one of the most simple yet most desirable amenities is arguably this luxury student housing location’s many onsite outdoor gathering areas. These outdoor spaces feature wooden chair swings, Adirondack chairs, fire pits, and … Read More

Tips for Choosing Freshman Courses

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Welcome to your first year at TAMU! Whether you are just about to start the second summer semester or are gearing up for fall classes, now is a good time to look over the available courses. One of the first things you should have received upon college acceptance was the grand TAMU handbook overflowing with course choices. But it’s likewise easy … Read More

What to Bring Freshman Year

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July is an interesting in-between time. It’s the height of Summer II classes and preparedness of incoming fall freshman. Whether you just moved into the student apartments at The Junction or are just getting started on packing, it is daunting to determine what to leave and what to bring. Sure, there are the standard packing lists but sometimes they focus too … Read More