Settling in to Your Student Apartment

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Ah, so you’ve walked across your high school commencement stage and are now ready to start the next big stage in your life: College. But before classes begin, you first need to get settled into your new apartment at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes. Most people find moving into a new place hectic and nerve-wracking, especially when it involves roommates … Read More

Texas Weekend of Remembrance

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Did you know that under federal law, Texas A&M University is one of only six U.S. colleges that are classified as senior military colleges? This is a school with a rich military tradition and strong ties to the military community. As such, it should come as no surprise that when it comes to military holidays like Memorial Day, few places celebrate … Read More

Late Night Studies & Snacks

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While the dreaded Freshman 15 might not be strictly accurate, it is true that most students will experience a slight weight gain during their first year of college. There are several reasons for this, but one aspect is that all-nights and all-nighter snacks aren’t exactly good for your brain or your waistline. Late night study sessions make it tempting to … Read More

2018 Swimming Suit Trends

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April is finally here and with it spring weather and near-summer temperatures. In College Station, April generally gets an average high of 79 degrees Fahrenheit — which is a sweet spot number when it comes to stripping down to the swimming suit and going for a swim. And being able to go for a swim just about whenever you want … Read More

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