Author: Devika Singh

PARK WEST: MODERN LUXURY, STUDENT CONVENIENCE

Every student’s concern when moving to College Station is the eternal search for housing that is affordable, spacious, and close to campus. Servitas, a company dedicated to provide exceptional student housing, has begun a new project in College Station as a solution to this problem. Park West, Servitas’ $368 million mixed-use luxury student housing community, is being built on Texas A&M’s campus off George Bush Dr., walking distance from Kyle Field. This state-of-the-art project spans 50 aces and is located at the Southeast corner of George Bus Dr. and Penberthy Rd. Totaling 2,200,000 square feet with a whopping 3,402...

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Album Review: “Revolution Radio” by Green Day

  Every music lover knows that what’s even better than a new band is an old band making a comeback. Grammy Award winning band and the famous “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” artist Green Day released a new album on October 7, titled “Revolution Radio.”  This is the punk rock band’s first album since 2009 to be recorded as a trio and has been in the works since 2014. Apart from some critical reviews, the album is topping charts worldwide in the pop and alternative genre. Some critics say the music does not have a particular direction, much like Green...

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Parker Heights @ Lakeside Icehouse

This Friday, Lake Bryan welcomes Texas country band Parker Heights as a part of their latest tour. The College Station group formerly known as The FM 2865 Band will be performing on October 14 at Lakeside Icehouse to promote their latest album, “Living The Dream,” that was released in February of this year. Parker Heights, the local band that consists of four siblings and a close friend, began its journey in 2008 with their debut album, “Dream Big.” They formed the group in 2001 as a six-member family with the name Cool Water Country and in 2006, changed it...

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CENTURY TREE ENDOWMENT: THE LEGACY OF ACORNS

In 1891, an acorn of a live oak grew into the lush creation we now call the Century Tree. As one of the only types of trees to not only survive, but thrive in the College Station weather, the Century Tree has been a staple on A&M’s campus, standing as a symbol of tradition and longevity. Over 100 years later, a good Ag began a new tradition now known as the Century Tree Endowment. Andy Duffie, class of 1978, began gathering acorns from the Century Tree in 2009 to harvest as smaller live oak trees. “The idea came to...

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SAFE2SAVE: SAVE MONEY, SAVE A LIFE

Every day, we drive to campus and back, to meet friends, and take that spontaneous weekend road trip. Every day, we are also constantly on our phones¬–texting, talking, looking up directions–that we’ve become numb to the impact phone usage can have when we’re behind the wheel. To change this dilemma, Marci Corry, a College Station mom, decided to make a change and encourage drivers to set aside their phones when on the road. Safe2Save is an app designed to reward drivers for not using their phones in the car. It adds points each trip the phone is locked and stays...

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