Author: Shelbie Warr

DIY: CHRISTMAS TREATS

Christmas is getting closer and the smells from the kitchen are only getting stronger. Here are some quick and easy treats just for Christmas time. PRETZEL M&M HUGS from an online food blog titled Cooking Classy are super easy and feature only three ingredients. They are great for gifts or as an addition to a fun dessert tray at a holiday party. YOU WILL NEED: • Square Pretzels • Hershey’s Hugs Chocolates • Milk Chocolate M&Ms HOW TO DO IT: 1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. 2. Apply a single...

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ANGEL TREE

The season of giving is upon us as Christmas gets ever closer. Give the ultimate gift this Christmas by adopting an angel from the Salvation Army Angel Tree and providing for a family or a child in need. The Angel Tree is one of the Salvation Army’s most publicized Christmas efforts. Majors Charles and Shirley White created the Angel Tree in 1979. The pair worked at a shopping mall in Virginia to provide clothing and toys for underprivileged children around Christmastime. The program developed the name Angel Tree because the two identified wishes of the local children by writing...

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BCS HOLIDAY PARADES

The holiday season is here and there’s no better place to celebrate then right here in Bryan/College Station, starting with a couple fun parades. First, the Bryan/College Station Christmas Parade will take place on December 4 at 2 pm. It is the 90th annual parade in BCS and will feature over a thousand participants and performers. The parade will begin at Parking Lot 50 of Texas A&M University and will continue east down University Drive to Texas Avenue. Once on Texas, they will continue north ending at Sulphur Springs in Bryan. There will be a contest for the most...

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FALL SPORTS WRAP-UP

While football is the talk of the town in College Station, the boys in maroon and white aren’t the only teams having success in Aggieland. Texas A&M Soccer ended their season in the second round of the NCAA tournament to seventh ranked USC. The game headed to overtime afte rending in a 0-0 draw, though USC would prevail in a 4-3 penalty kick shootout. This was Aggie Soccer’s 22nd consecutive NCAA Tournament bid, all coming under head coach G. Guerrieri. The Aggies are one of five schools to make it to every NCAA Tournament since 1995, the others being...

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SAM RIGGS @ HURRICANE HARRYS

Country artist Sam Riggs, with special guest Shane Smith & The Saints, will be at Hurricane Harry’s on December 9 with the show beginning at 10pm. As the semester winds to a close, kicking back with good music after finals will be the best way to wrap up 2016. Singer-songwriter Sam Riggs is a Florida native who moved to Austin in 2007 to pursue his dreams in the music world. Riggs now has two full-length albums, one released in 2013 and another in 2016, to his name, as well as two EPs. His first album, “Outrun the Sun,” was...

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