Best Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

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

Say No to White Walls

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Say No to White Walls

While your apartment here at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes is leagues above the old prison-inspired dorm rooms, the rooms can still feel impersonal here. Especially when it comes to the bare white walls of your bedroom. So if you’re tired of waking up and staring at blank walls, don’t worry, we understand. The bad news is a no-go at … Read More

Bedroom Organization Tips

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One of the big benefits of living at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes is just how much living space you have. Especially when you compare our bedrooms to that of TAMU’s dorms. Of course, even though you’ll have more room to stretch out and enjoy your privacy, you still may have trouble fitting everything you need in an organized manner. … 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

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

College Fall Fashion Essentials

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Fall Fashion Essentials for College Students

The cool evenings of autumn and winds of early winter are fast approaching College Station. This means Pumpkin Spice Lattes, bonfires out back, and late nights cramming for mid-terms and finals. But for all of that, you’re going to need the right outfits for comfort and fashion’s sake. Not sure if you grabbed the right things from home? Check out … Read More

Christmas Playlists

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The Christmas season is back in session. Which means that in addition to putting up the holiday decorations and stockpiling egg nog, it’s also time to switch up the music and play cozy holiday tunes. Even those people who don’t technically celebrate this holiday (*scrooges*) often find themselves nodding along to annual favorites. So, whether you look forward each year to … Read More

Birchbox Style Gift Box

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Birchbox is the verifiable OG of beauty subscription boxes. They may not have technically pioneered the beauty subscription model, but they certainly have become the gold standard. People love the simplicity of the box itself and its introduction of new and exciting beauty and skincare products to the receiver. It’s an opportunity to try different samples every time you open. … 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