Author: Devika Singh

New Republic Brewing Anniversary Contest

The New Republic Brewing Company, College Station’s original brewery, is hosting a photo contest for their 6th anniversary! Post a picture of yourself and friends enjoying NRB brews outside the brewery on their Facebook page to win a pair of tickets to the anniversary party on May 6, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. So pick up a pack of delicious double IPA or a brilliant blonde ale, gather friends and snap some memories to upload for the brewers to judge. Contest runs till 5 p.m. on May...

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Spring Cleaning: Tips and Hacks

1. Rearrange your dorm, apartment or house The first step of spring cleaning is to organize your living space. Whether it is a single dorm or a four-person house, rearranging furniture and de-cluttering the area can be refreshing. It also helps uncover lost socks and misplaced dollar bills. Pinterest has some helpful ideas for rearranging furniture in tight spaces. 2. Donate or sell unused clothes For women, spring cleaning usually begins with the closet. Going through all the hangers and drawers is the best way to separate unworn or outgrown clothes. It also helps separate sweaters and leg warmers...

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Movie Review: Boss Baby

DreamWorks Animation’s “Boss Baby” brings to theaters a new way of looking at infants and what they really do when adults aren’t watching. Director Tom McGrath tells the story of a family’s newborn – who happens to be a secret agent – and his suspicious seven-year-old brother who knows the infant is more than just cute. The older brother, Timothy – voiced by Miles Bakshi – becomes apprehensive of his new baby brother – voiced by Alec Baldwin – who can speak like an adult and carries a briefcase. Baldwin does an excellent job of maintaining a strong voice...

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Downtown Bryan Street and Art Fair

Spring has sprung and the Brazos Valley is celebrating by adding new colors to the town. The eighth annual Downtown Street and Art Fair will be held in Downtown Bryan on April 8. A featured event of Texas A&M’s Family Weekend, the Fair strives to bring together artists from the area and beyond, and display the rich and lively Historic Downtown Bryan. The Street and Art Fair, held from 10am to 6pm, will feature artists and craftsmen from around the area with their creations on sale. The streets will provide live music and street performers to add to the...

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App Review: AllTrails

Spring is in full bloom and everyone is looking for new ways to spend weekends in the sun. A popular activity Texans enjoy is hiking, and the Bryan-College Station area is filled with parks with scenic hiking and biking trails. However, for the outdoor rookies, the app AllTrails provides every piece of information and new ideas for the activity. The app is mainly for hikers to find new trails with reviews, descriptions, and photos. Each trails page allows users to “check in,” receive directions, and save favorites. Trails pages also provide suggested hiking routes, distance, and elevation and can...

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