Author: Chris Shepperd

VEAUX at D’Vine Cuisine

Musical talent from Nashville is making its way to Downtown Bryan this month. New and upcoming band VEAUX is traveling to cities all over the country, and that includes BCS. VEAUX is a brand new alternative rock/pop rock band native to Nashville, Tennessee. Brothers Aaron and Dominick Wagner, along with their long-time friend Andrew Black, made music together for years before officially forming their band early this year. VEAUX formed late at night, in a hotel bar, as these close friends decided to take their hobby to the next level and show the world who they are through their...

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Movie Review: American Assassin

If If we wanted to describe “American Assassin” in one word it would be predictable. In another book series turned action film, “American Assassin” falls short of joining obvious counterparts Bourne, Bond, and the like. Based on the 16-installment book series by Vince Flynn, “American Assassins” takes a few liberties to make this story more culturally current. Even though we feel it falls flat, this movie will quickly become a series and is likely here to stay. Lead character Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) is a young man who feels lost after the brutal murder of his fiancée Katrina. While...

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App Review: Photomath

Ok, so your professor may not approve of this week’s app, but you should check out Photomath anyway. The name pretty much says it all. You use your camera to scan a math problem, and the app tells you the answer. College Algebra never sounded so easy. Not only does Photomath do the work for you, it shows you step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problem. So hey, maybe you can actually learn something from using this app. It will graph out simple equations, it can tell you the y-intercept, do you feel smarter yet? If all of...

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Whiskey Myers at Hurricane Harry’s

No stranger to Aggieland, Whiskey Myers is back to headline a show at Hurricane Harry’s on Friday, Sept. 1. The Drugstore Gypsies will also be performing. Whiskey Myers has history. The band consists of Cody Cannon on lead vocals and guitar, Cody Tate and John Jeffers on guitars, Gary Brown on bass, and Jeff Hogg on drums. They also added fiddler/keyboard player Jon Knudson and percussionist Tony Kent, who are both now full-time members. “They bring a great energy, and I think it’s really helped our sound and makes the band more versatile,” explains Cannon. “There’s less room onstage...

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App Review: Packr

Have you ever been walking out the door to head on vacation and just knew you were forgetting something? Well, we know this is cliché, but there is an app for that. Say hello to Packr. Packr takes the guess work out of packing. First, you select your destination and travel dates. Then you tell Packr a few things about your trip. What are your accommodations like? Are you staying in a hotel? A rental? Camping? What about your transportation? Are you driving, flying, riding a bike? Finally the app wants to know what type of activities you know...

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