Dorm Decor: Setting the Friendsgiving Table

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Friendsgiving includes all the trimmings of a Thanksgiving feast, but with the focus on your chosen family. This fall tradition, created and defined largely by millennials, celebrates the ties between friends, classmates, and coworkers… It’s also a great excuse to connect with your inner decorator and party planner. So if you’re tired of cafeteria dinners and watching friends eat ramen, then … Read More

3 Tasty Pumpkin Spice Inspired Recipes

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Pumpkin is the taste of the season. After all, it’s no coincidence that Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice lattes make it onto every social media page during autumn. But why limit yourself to pumpkin-flavored coffee when there are so many other ways to enjoy the flavor? 3 Must-Try Pumpkin Spice Inspired Recipes 1. Pumpkin Spice Popcorn.  Popcorn is probably one of the … Read More

On Point Halloween Costumes of 2016

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If you’re a freshman, then you might not have gotten the memo just yet.. but Halloween is huge in college. This holiday is the first big reason undergrads of all interests have to throw on and off-campus parties. Your crew will likely enjoy Halloween party hopping and swapping costume compliments with dozens of co-eds. Don’t be the only one wearing … Read More

Local Shops for Halloween Supplies

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Last year, just over 58,000 students were enrolled at TAMU. Given that College Station has a resident population of 100,000, it’s not a stretch to say that most students aren’t from around here. Sound familiar? This isn’t a large city, certainly not when compared to nearby Houston, Austin, or Dallas-Ft. Worth. But it can seem overwhelming for newcomers, especially when … Read More

How to Reduce College Stress

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The independence of college living offers new challenges and opportunities. However, exposure to new experiences, time demands, and abundance of choices can be overwhelming and frequently causes students stress. This is absolutely normal and a part of graduating into adulthood. But if that stress and anxiety do get a bit too much, consider the following tips for managing that stress … Read More

Cheap Ways to Have Fun on a Student Budget

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Contrary to what college sitcom characters might have you believe, having fun doesn’t always come easy. Constantly going out with friends for dinner dates and shopping events, while great for your social life, can put a real (and real stressful) dent in your budget. Thankfully, despite TAMU being located in one of Texas’s smaller cities, there are plenty of cheap … Read More

Favorite Fall Traditions

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We know you’re living in College Station to focus on school. But college is also about becoming an adult, making new friends, and creating your own traditions. And after an insane amount of hours spent in class or studying, you need to cut loose a bit to destress. Here’s some of our favorite fall semester traditions that don’t involve the classroom! … Read More

How to Keep Your Student Apartment Clean

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Welcome to Freshman year! While there are a ton of exciting experiences to be had during your first time living independently, there are also plenty of mundane tasks to also be managed. Including keeping your new student apartment clean and clutter-free. We’re a bit biased. It’s easier on us if you have clean habits, but it also saves you money on … Read More

Easy Grilled Dinners

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Fall classes are back in session, Labor Day is just around the corner, and football games or on the calendar; all of which means that easy grilled dinners are on the menu. Us Texans know that there is no better time to enjoy the grill station than the fall when the days are still long and the evening temperatures are … Read More

Texas A&M Voted Best Value College

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If you’re attending TAMU, you probably know it’s a great school and one of the best value colleges in the state. But it gets even better! Money magazine ranked Texas A&M 13th on it’s list of the 50 Best Colleges 2016-2017. TAMU was one of three Texas schools included in the top 50. The school ranked high because of it’s low … Read More