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

Sickness Survival Guide for College Students

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Sickness Survival Guide for College Students

There are a lot of great things about living away from the ‘rents for the first time. But one thing that’s rather the worst is being sick away from the comfort of home. At home, your parents likely have all the sickness essentials, maybe your mom is quick with the homemade soup recipes or your dad makes sure you’re stocked … Read More

Winter Must-do Workouts

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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

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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

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

Local Adventures to Try

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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

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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

Tips for Acing Early Morning Classes

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There are some lucky students who have the flexibility of getting that perfect course schedule that works for them. But most students aren’t so lucky, and even if you were this semester, chances are there is going to be a time when your degree requirements and work schedule requires you to take an extra-early morning class. And unless you are … Read More