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

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

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

Tips for a Top Friendsgiving Party

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There’s plenty of reasons to throw a Friendsgiving party. Maybe you’re staying in town for Thanksgiving or maybe you just love a reason to double-up on the stuffing. Whatever the case, throwing a thankful bash for your friends and roommates is bound to be appreciated by all who come. Friendsgiving is a celebration of that second family, the new people in … Read More

Best Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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So you’re broke and don’t have time to custom craft a convention-worthy costume? Never fear! Your guides to all things quick, easy, and fun are here! Check out the following sweet and simple last-minute Halloween costume ideas that will make you the star of the party: The Best of the Best Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Your TAMU Parties … Read More

Easy Recipes for Tailgatin’ Saturdays

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Oh, sweet August and the return of the college football season! How we love thee! If you’re new to TAMU, then it’s important to know just how much we love our Aggie football and how watching the team play is a sport and activity all unto itself. The first game of the season is the last Saturday of August, with four … 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

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