Author: Destiny Turner

End the Stigma – Suicide Awareness Walk

Suicide rates are spiking across the United States at an extreme rate. While there’s no single factor that leads to suicide, it does not discriminate, and none of us are immune. In spite of that fact, we’ve placed a negative stigma on the way we think and talk about it. Many people are embarrassed or feel ashamed to speak up and seek help when they are having suicidal thoughts. Texas A&M Student Counseling services is always available to assist, and toward that end, have organized Suicide Awareness Walk #EraseTheStigma. Santana Simple, Director of Suicide Prevention with Texas A&M Student...

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App Review: Headspace – Make Space in Your Mind for What Counts

When was the last time you slowed down and did absolutely nothing? Sat and stared at falling rain? Let your mind unwind and release all its tensions? Mindfulness meditation is a prehistoric practice that is known for its ability to help people alleviate stress, regulate emotions, and ease feelings of anxiety. Headspace, an app that teaches its users the practice of meditation, is combining scientific research and ancient history to help its users have a bit more mental clarity. Headspace was founded in 2010, and Andy Puddicome, co-founder of Headspace, is the “voice” of the app. This app gives...

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Wade Bowen at Hurricane Harry’s

Throw on your boots, grab your hats, and mosey on down to 313 College Ave to Hurricane Harry’s and dance the night away! Hurricane Harry’s offers guests a western experience and a night full of non-stop music on a huge dance floor. Harry’s is legendary for its live bands, country music and fun environment. This country nightclub welcomes guests 18 and up with a valid ID, and offers special two dollar drinks and three dollar shots for any responsible adult 21 and over. The doors to Harry’s typically open every Thursday through Saturday from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.,...

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Stop Distracted Driving with Safe2Save App

Every day in the United States about nine people are killed and over one thousand injured because of distracted driving. Have you ever said to yourself, “It’s just one text. I can multitask. I’ve done this a billion times!” It’s super easy to dismiss those numbers—it’s a big country, right? But for Marci Corry, College Station resident and CEO of Safe 2 Save, those statistics simply couldn’t be ignored when a student lost his life from another driver texting right here in College Station.   While distracted driving is defined as anything that takes your full and absolute attention...

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Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at Century Square

Candies, and cookies, and crepes, oh my! There’s no yellow brick road, but there’s an endless amount of unique sweets adjacent to Texas A&M University in Century Square. This thrilling new destination has what your heart desires and your sweet tooth craves. Hey Sugar’s old-fashioned candy store gives you a blast from the past with the vintage candies, soda, and ice-cream your parents, grandparents or even great-grandparents might have enjoyed growing up. The vibrant vintage style and turquoise walls allow each customer to step into a true old-fashioned candy store experience. Hey Sugar’s rainbow of colorful candies in clear...

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