Author: Justin Walker

Ring Day

It’s Aggie Ring Day!  After long nights of studying, hours in the classroom and countless cups of coffee, one of the most exciting days to be an Aggie is here. It’s been 90 hours in the making, but come Friday, Sept. 21, thousands of Texas A&M University students will finally place their Fightin’ Texas Aggie Ring on their finger. The day-long extravaganza kicks off at 10:00 a.m as the first group is called in to receive their Aggie bling. The next set of recipients enters 15 minutes later, and the cycle continues until 7 p.m. that evening. There are...

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Movies by the Pond

It’s Friday night and you feel like getting out of the house. Parents are looking for something the whole family can enjoy. College students are looking to relax after a long week of exams. Thanks to the 2018 Summer Film Series, families and students alike can enjoy an entertaining night out.   The George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will conclude the summer film series with a showing of “Despicable Me 2” on Friday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. The series has gained popularity over the summer with a combination of family-friendly movies, such as “The Incredibles”...

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App Review – TB12 Method

Cost: Free (In-app purchases available) There’s no denying Tom Brady is a beast. He has the most regular season, playoff and Super Bowl wins of any player in NFL history. He holds the record for the most touchdown passes in both the playoffs and the Super Bowl. He has more Super Bowl rings and MVP honors than anyone. And the man is still going at 41 years old. Brady’s ability to perform going into his 18th season speaks volumes to his training plan. And now you can train just like him. “TB12 Method” provides a comprehensive guide of Brady’s...

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Mike Ryan at Hurricane Harry’s

Fall can be a stressful time. Between work, school and other responsibilities, it can be hard to slow down and do the things we enjoy, like listening to great music. Luckily, the break you need will be at Hurricane Harry’s on Friday, Sept. 14, as Mike Ryan performs, starting at 7 p.m. It can be difficult to make music that speaks to the soul, but Mike Ryan makes it look so easy. With hit songs such as “The Rewrite” and “New Hometown,” Ryan covers all the emotions of a breakup. His ability to pen clever lyrics and bring them...

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Movie Review: “Eighth Grade”

Junior high is a rough time for most people. Hormones are raging, bodies are changing and you haven’t exactly figured out how you fit in. Tack on endless bullying and the beginning stages of an anxiety disorder, and you have a pretty lethal combination. This is exactly the scene Bo Burnham created in his new movie, “Eighth Grade.” In the film, we meet Kayla, a shy and awkward teenager in her last week of middle school. The audience is instantly thrown into her video blog universe aimed at helping young girls find their place in the world, all while...

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