3 College Station Music Venues

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Are you feeling a bit trapped in your apartment? Sure, we have a ton of amenities here but certainly every once in awhile it’s good to put the books down and enjoy a night on the town. Thankfully, you have a ton of options here in College Station with many great venues just a short bike or even walk away … Read More

First Time Spin Class Tips

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At The Junction Cottages & Townhomes, we aim to provide the right mix of amenities to meet the needs and wants of our growing resident base. One such amenity offered that’s designed to help you meet your fitness and health goals is the spin room located in the Junction’s clubhouse. Spinning, whether you opt to join in on one of … Read More

March Events in College Station

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TAMU offers an incredible array of activities, sports clubs, and student organizations for students to plug into. No matter what your interest, there’s sure to be something for you. From the TAMU sailing club that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays on nearby Lake Bryan to the Inkling Society, a student club with the goal of connecting literary enthusiasts via social activities. However, … Read More

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

Celebrating Mardi Gras at the Junction

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Many of TAMU’s students hail from Louisiana and Texas’s Gulf Coast where Mardi Gras is a celebration as big as Christmas. Mardi Gras is a festival day traditional that harkens back to the Middle Ages. Also known as ‘Fat Tuesday’, this is the day for everyone to indulge in rich foods and drinks before the long Catholic fast of Lent … Read More

Staying Fit Around Campus

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Staying Fit Around Campus

January is a great time for creating new goals and revisiting old ones. One of the best resolutions a person can have at any age is to get more active and work towards better overall fitness. As a student of TAMU and resident of College Station’s The Junction Cottages & Townhomes, you have a rich variety of exercise equipment, group … Read More

Best Bicycles for College Students

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Best Bicycles for College Students

Bicycles are an amazing tool that will never go out of style. They offer a fast way to get from your college apartment to classes without having to waste time navigating parking lots. You don’t need to buy bike insurance or pay for gas as they operate solely on your calories. Which is another benefit! Riding bikes is a great way … 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

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