Author: Sara Matthews

Weekly Lineup at the Grand Stafford Theater

The Grand Stafford Theater is here for all your musical cravings. Per usual, the venue has a few concerts lined up this week if you’re looking for some good vibes and new tunes. Go ahead and plan an enjoyable evening with friends or a loved one in historic downtown Bryan. Food, drinks and a lively concert—what more could you ask for? On Thursday, October 11, the Grand Stafford hosts The Gray Havens, a husband/wife duo. David and Licia Radford pull inspiration from their faith, creating a fusion genre of Christian folk pop. The two musicians began their musical journey...

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SEC Pitch Competition

It all starts with an idea. The greatest businesses and products of our generation all started that way—with an idea. On October 8, students from all across the Southeastern Conference (SEC) will go head to head in presenting their most innovative creations when Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School and the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship host the 2018 SEC Student Pitch Competition. This competition brings together 14 student entrepreneurship teams, each from a different SEC university, and each with an original product and business concept. Teams of undergraduate and graduate students will pitch their businesses and the reasoning behind...

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Album Review “Room 25” By Noname

After years of waiting, fans can finally experience Noname’s sophomore album, “Room 25.” Noname first released her debut album, “Telefone,” in 2016, and it quickly gained a hip hop and rap cult following. The Chicago native used the developmental years after her first album to create her second. Named after her busy lifestyle of living hotel room to hotel room, “Room 25” still holds the quintessential sound of Noname that blends her poignant voice and rap skills with influences of jazz and soul. Noname is a talented rapper and poet that showcases her newfound confidence in the male dominated...

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Local Coffee Shops

A huge pro of living in the Bryan/College Station area is the abundance of coffee. No matter what kind of ambiance you crave, BCS has a coffee shop to fit your mood. There’s something so quaint and comforting about going to a shop that isn’t part of the large corporate conglomerates. Whether you need to get work done, relax, or socialize with friends, BCS offers several places for you to get your caffeine fix in. Lupa’s Coffee, located on Texas Avenue and Southwest Parkway, not only serves great lattes, but great vibes, too. Walking into the shop instantly makes...

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Jon Wolfe at Hurricane Harry’s

Country music lovers are in for a treat! On September 21, Jon Wolfe will be putting on an energetic performance at Hurricane Harry’s. Throw on your dancing boots and get ready for one heck of a show! The Oklahoma native began creating music at a young age, but after seeing the success of fellow Oklahoman Garth Brooks, Wolfe started considering making music as a career. Wolfe’s songs are classic honky-tonk, and in a sea of other musicians’ offerings of country pop radio, they blew up the Texas country music charts and won the hearts of many in music halls...

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