5 Sunday Habits That Prep for a More Productive Week

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Fridays and Saturdays get a lot of attention in that these are the days many plan their weekends around. Friday evenings and nights spent out at college football games and parties with new friends. Meanwhile, Saturdays are the perfect day for new adventures and explorations. But what about Sundays? Sundays tend to be the days of sleeping in or last-minute … Read More

5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes for the Busy College Student

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Living at the Junction at College Station comes with many benefits — especially compared with on-campus dorm living. Here, you enjoy a large spacious apartment and access to amenities like a resort-style pool, outdoor gathering and grilling areas, and a fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise equipment. But what thing you don’t get, is wake-up and walk to the campus cafeteria … Read More

The Most Commonly Forgotten Dorm Essentials

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Packing is tricky. Moving is trickier. Packing and moving into a small space is the trickiest. Turning the key and stepping into your apartment at the Junction at College Station on move-in day is undoubtedly going to be an exciting experience. But before you get to that part, you have to pack up your boxes and load the car. While … Read More

Texas Weekend of Remembrance

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Memorial Day is more than just a Monday to sleep in on. This American Holiday was originally known as Decoration Day to commemorate those military members who died in the Civil War. Then, in 1971, it became an official federal holiday to commemorate men and women who died while serving the U.S. military during any event. Of course, things change … Read More

Get Your Dessert Bake On

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The in-apartment kitchens at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes complex are undoubtedly one of their amenities. Usually, college apartments and dorms are defined by small kitchens outfitted with a small fridge and microwave. Not so here! Here, you get a large kitchen with updated appliances and plenty of counter space to work with. So, isn’t it time to take advantage … Read More

Why Cats are Great College Companions

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One of the great qualities about the Junction Cottages & Townhomes is that it’s especially pet-friendly. Just around the corner of the Clubhouse, you’ll find a nifty Dog Spa pet washing station that makes it easy to clean off dogs before you bring them indoors. But dogs aren’t the only pet companion you can bring into your apartment at the … Read More

Celebrating Easter in College Station

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The holidays of Good Friday and Easter are just around the corner. While this means an extended weekend and no classes for TAMU students, it also means the start of Spring and for some a very important religious celebration. Maybe you’re used to celebrating that at home, in church, or with friends. In any case, if you aren’t going home … Read More

Ides of March? Toga Time!

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Sure, the Ides of March isn’t an official holiday, but the date does have enough history that warrants it as a good time to throw a party. Especially as this year the Ides of March (aka March 15) conveniently falls on a Friday! For those not in the know, this was the day poor Caesar was killed by his friends, … Read More

Summer Enrollment: Pros & Cons

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So you’re back from spring break and you have your mid-term grades in hand? Now’s the time to put nose the grindstone and prep for those final papers and exams. It’s also time to make the big decision upon whether you want to continue on with courses through the summer, or do something else, like travel or work. TAMU summer … Read More

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in College Station

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Did you know that most historians agree that Valentine’s Day’s original origins can be traced back to a pre-Roman pastoral festival? Called the Lupercalia, this ancient festival included animal sacrifices in order to turn away evil spirits and release health and fertility among the citizens. While today no one’s sacrificing any goats (that we know of), during Valentine’s Day couples … Read More