Author: Abby Newton

Luba Pop Up Shop comes to Aggieland

Luba by Hannah Payne is a women’s clothing label that was established in 2014. The label was originally based in Colorado, but, as Luba expands, they are placing pop-up shops in various states in order to gauge potential success and reach new customers. The next stop for this high-quality brand is College Station. Luba has partnered with The George to plan an evening of shopping, snacks and more right in Century Square. All of Payne’s clothes are designed and made in New York City and Los Angeles. The label prides themselves on the fact that every level of the...

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Premiere Market

“The 6th Annual Premier Market,” presented by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, is the most unique market experience in the Brazos Valley. This year, “The Premier Market” will feature a great list of participating merchants, and the majority of them are from Texas. Weekend markets are hard to find, so serious market shoppers won’t want to miss out. Unlike a traditional farmer’s market or artisan market, not all products will be home-made. Merchants at this market will be selling unique specialty items, home accessories, clothing, gourmet foods, jewelry and more. This two-day event is the only upscale market in...

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Exclusive Interview with R.C. Edwards of Turnpike Troubadours

Chilifest 2018 is quickly approaching, and this year’s lineup is one of the best yet, with the Turnpike Troubadours are returning to headline this year. As a well-known country group, the Turnpike Troubadours are no strangers to College Station. We caught up with one of the band members, R.C. Edwards, to talk about all things Chilifest 2018. MW: The Turnpike Troubadours are well-known and beloved across Bryan and College Station. Chilifest 2016 was the last time you appeared at the festival, and Texas A&M students couldn’t have been more pleased with the performance. With all of the excitement surrounding...

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App Review: HQ Trivia

With the free HQ Trivia app, you can test your otherwise useless knowledge in a live game of trivia that hosts millions of people each day. Not only is it fun, but you could win a real cash prize if you trivia knowledge measures up. When it’s trivia time, a live video begins in which a host gives an entertaining introduction to HQ Trivia. The game averages 1 million players each round, and there are two rounds each day. A timer adds pressure and a competitive edge to the game, and people are eliminated after each question. In order...

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Unbound Benefit Concert at Palace Theater

The complex and terrifying issue of human trafficking is the focus of UnBound. This nonprofit organization is combating the issue by activating communities to fight human trafficking. According to their Facebook page, “there are over 30 million slaves in the world today.” UnBound believes they can make a difference, and they believe the Bryan and College Station communities can help. Unfortunately, BCS is a prime target for trafficking because it is right in the middle of the most heavily trafficked route in Texas. UnBound focuses on preventing trafficking by raising awareness, conducting professional trainings and facilitating survivor advocacy. This...

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