Author: Kendall Ward

You Know You’re In Aggieland When…

Welcome back Ags! Or should we say welcome back traffic jams? How about crowded lines at HEB? Taking twice as long to get across town. Or waiting forever for a breakfast table the morning after a home game. When the fall semester marches its way in, so do Texas A&M’s over 65,000 students, and things get rowdy in BCS. Maroon Weekly recently asked a few year-round residents about what it’s like when a sleepy little town sees 65,000 people arrive all on the same weekend. According to Caleb Qualls, a student who lives in College Station, “The infrastructure in...

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International Charity Day

Living in BCS is like living nowhere else. Smiles are around every corner, and people are ready to lend a hand to anyone in need. International Charity Day on September 5 is a great way to give love back to the community that we call home. Whether your passion is for people, animals or social issues, there are a plethora of opportunities to serve the BCS area. It could be local or international, you get to pick. International Charity Day officially began in 2012 when the United Nations decided to create a day to honor and recognize the hard...

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App Review: Sleep Cycle

Cost: Free Have you ever heard someone complain about how well they are sleeping?  No way, right? Well, we’re here to tell you that hope for feeling refreshed when you wake up is one app away. The app “Sleep Cycle”  was released almost a decade ago and continues to lead the way into dreamland. There are countless ways to get better sleep, but this app takes a slightly different approach. Maybe it’s not all about the routine before bed but how your body reacts to your alarm clock in the morning. Throughout the night, we go through different stages...

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Community Outdoor Yoga at Lake Walk in Traditions

Who says New Year’s resolutions have to start in January? Why not start a new trend this fall, and explore the Community Outdoor Yoga sessions at Lake Walk? Bring a yoga mat, some water, and your friends and family for a fun and restful way to engage your mind, body, and soul. Every Saturday morning from 8 to 9 a.m., weather permitting, Susannah from Sol Yoga teaches vinyasa style yoga to all ages and skill levels, free of charge. Susannah enjoys sharing her skill in quieting the mind paired with intentional movements of the body and believes vinyasa yoga...

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Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market

Over the past couple of years, Aggieland has been growing at an incredible rate. New shops, restaurants, and an ample amount of parking garages. All that development can be a bit overwhelming, and it’s refreshing to get back in touch with our roots. As the fall semester rolls in, come check out the Brazos Valley Farmers’ Market, located at 500 North Main St. in the heart of downtown Bryan. Serving the BCS area for generations, they offer a year-round market that meets Saturday mornings from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. as well as two seasonal markets with local products that include...

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