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Some international students at Texas A&M have been struggling to pick up groceries because of limited transportation options from campus to H-E-B and Walmart on Texas Avenue.
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The employee, who worked for Transportation Services, was sentenced Friday
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • June 24, 2024
Texas A&M pitcher Kaiden Wilson (30) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Tennessee at the NCAA Men’s College World Series finals at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, June 22, 2024. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
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My jaw dropped open in 2016. Rarely in life does that happen, but the viewing experience of “Mad Max: Fury Road" was something to behold....

First Friday

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Photo by photo by Laura Haslam

First Friday, a free event in downtown bryan, is the first friday of every month, and hosts artists, musicians, and free entertainment 

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  • First Friday is a time when all the shops in downtown Bryan open their doors and welcome in members of the community.

    Photo by Photo by Laura Haslam
  • The Downtown Bryan association collects donations to send to those affected in La Grange, Texas by the Hurricane. 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • One of the many celebrations seen at first Friday 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • One of the many celebrations seen at First Friday 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • One of the many activities at First Friday included painting while listening to live music 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • There are several performers during first Friday, among them the Brazos Valley Belly Dance. 

    Photo by Photo by Laura Haslam
  • At first Friday you can find local musicians and performers outside shops and on the corners. 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • One of the common themes during this past first Friday was various organizations asking for donations for the victims of hurricane Harvey 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • JD ‘Bodger’ Bolich is one of the many craftsman set up at first Friday 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • Kids gather around to learn and watch as local craftsman show off their pottery skills 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
  • Many local musicians gather outside stores and on corners to perform for those who gather at First Friday 

    Photo by photo by Laura Haslam
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