Weekend Warrior Road Trips

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A big part of college is experiencing new things, places, and people. Unfortunately, the winter months sometimes makes doing so a bit hard with the cold weather and heavy class loads. You’re not alone if you feel cooped up in your Junction apartment and want to get away for a weekend. So why not grab a friend and take a … Read More

Books to Read Over Winter Break

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As you shut the cover to your textbooks and hand in your final exam paper, you are likely to exhale a sigh of relief. Your first (or second!) term has come to an end and you finally have some time to explore things non-academic. Including all that reading you’ve put off until studying was done! Feel free to hide away … 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

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

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

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