Why Cats are Great College Companions

writerGeneralLeave a Comment

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 Valentine’s Day in College Station

writerGeneral, HolidaysLeave a Comment

college station valentines day

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

Prepping for the Armadillo Dash Half Marathon

writerFitness, GeneralLeave a Comment

college student half marathon training

Have you been hitting the treadmill at the Cottages’s onsite fitness center? Or maybe your new year’s resolution for 2019 was to do more athletic events? In either case, one thing to look forward to for those looking to stretch those legs is the annual Armadillo Dash Half Marathon. The Armadillo Dash Half Marathon will take place on March 1st … Read More

Winter Must-do Workouts

writerFitness, General, Tips and TricksLeave a Comment

college station winter workouts

While College Station might not get as cold as those cities north of the Mason-Dixon line, things can get downright chilly come November thru March. With now being the time when residents start breaking out the sweatpants, hoodies, and space heaters. And it’s when staying inside huddled up on the couch seems a lot more inviting than going outside for … Read More

How to Stop Procrastinating

writerGeneral, Tips and TricksLeave a Comment

stop procrastinating college

The early weeks of November may seem like a great time to procrastinate. After all, you’ve got midterms behind you and finals still a couple weeks away. However, being successful during your college years and into your career means nixing procrastination altogether. Waiting until the last minute to do something like start a term paper or read your textbook will … Read More

Local Adventures to Try

writerGeneral, Tips and TricksLeave a Comment

National Get Outdoors Day may have been back in June, but we believe that one of the most beautiful months in this part of Texas is September. With average day temperatures in the high 70 degrees Fahrenheit, this is a perfect time to take a break and go outdoors. Plus, remember our post earlier this month about bonding with your … Read More

Creative Roommate Bonding Tips

writerGeneral, Tips and TricksLeave a Comment

roommate bonding

With fall semester well on its way and you getting settled into your Junction Cottages & Townhomes apartments, now’s a great time to spend some time getting to know your roommates. Even if you were friends with your roommates before you moved in, it’s still a good idea to put in some bonding time. That’s because living with someone is a … Read More

Settling in to Your Student Apartment

writerGeneralLeave a Comment

student apartment college station

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

3 College Station Music Venues

writerGeneralLeave a Comment

college station music venues

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