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

4 Super Fast Grill Favorites

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Arguably the biggest draw of The Loft’s student apartments is the amenities. What’s not to love about being a short walk away from the pool or state-of-the-art fitness center? These bonus features are what really transform this place into a community. In the summer season, two of the most used amenities are the previously mentioned pools and the neighboring grilling … Read More

3 Summer Hacks for Better Pool Times

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It’s all about the amenities at The Junction Cottages & Townhomes! Here, we have a 24-hour clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center,  and fully stocked business center. But really, the best of everything lies at the very heart of the Junction Cottages & Townhomes. And that best-of is the stunning onsite resort-styled pool. This killer amenity teems with life during the hot … Read More

How to Celebrate Father’s Day in College Station

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Father’s Day, which happens on the third Sunday of June (June 18 this year), is a day designed to honor our dear old dads. This is a day to enjoy a little family time and show appreciation for all the things he does for you. Of course, not everyone shares a ‘traditional’ family dynamic. So consider this a day to … Read More

Top Dessert Spots in College Station

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May is here and summer’s just around the corner. For Texans, that means we’re about to get a whole lot of the sunshine and warm weather and there’s nothing better on a hot day than a cool dessert. Plus, in these sweet weeks between finals and the start of the summer, you deserve to treat yo’ self. So take a … Read More

May Music Events in College Station

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With finals over and a few weeks left before summer classes begin, this is time to let loose and really enjoy life in College Station. Not that you couldn’t do so during classes… it’s just that without the stress of ever-encroaching deadlines, exam prep, and coordinating group projects, these blissful in-between weeks are extra carefree. There are so many exciting College Station … Read More

Tips to Prep Your Perfect Graduation Outfit(s)

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Sure, the typical unflattering polyester graduation gown and flat square hat aren’t the epitome of high fashion by any standard. But you will have an opportunity to show off your personal style and/or comfort during this special event. In fact, you may need more than one if you choose to celebrate with your friends at their graduations (TAMU has separate … Read More

Tips to Best Celebrate Easter

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Whether or not you’re religious, Easter has some pretty magical facets that we love. As a kid, there’s the beauty of a secret bunny leaving us colorful eggs and baskets filled with candy to find. As a teenager, Easter is generally synonymous with either Spring Break or an extended weekend, warm weather, and a hearty feast. Now that you’re in … Read More

3 Irish-Inspired Recipes

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Despite Irish Catholics having celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as a religious holiday for thousands of years (RIP St. Patrick), the extravagant holiday parades and blow-out celebrations we know and love today were largely developed by Irish men and women who fled to America during the 18th and 19th centuries. Since then, the day, week, and even the whole month of … Read More