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

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

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

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