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March 2014 Blog Posts (60)

Auburn Senior Jacob Dean Take on The White House

Auburn University senior Jacob Dean is spending his last semester much differently than most soon-to-be graduates. While most seniors are going to class, partying on spring break and trying to avoid the imminent senioritis, Dean is taking on the White House.…


Added by Courtney Oliver on March 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

BSU prepares for Tiger Stomp 2014

When one thinks of Auburn traditions, an image of Nova soaring around Jordan Hare Stadium may appear. Some may even think of rolling Toomer’s corner. However, many Auburn Students and alumni think of Tiger Stomp. According to Raven Johnson, a junior majoring in Radio, Television and Film, Tiger Stomp is one of Auburn’s most important traditions.…


Added by Jamecia R. Crenshaw on March 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

6 Stages of Post Spring Break Depression

Spring Break is over. There, I said it. I know no one wants to hear it, but the time has come to get back to reality. That being said, it doesn't mean that everyone isn't on the verge of tears thinking about having to go back to school.


We have all experienced what I have come to refer to as “Post Spring Break Depression.” And lucky for us, it’s that time of year again. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Here are the stages:


1. OMG I need my bed right…


Added by Haley Barton on March 17, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Lambda Pi Eta Honorary Initiates for 2014

Auburn University's Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society announces their 2014 members.

Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association honorary, admits students with a minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.25 GPA in 12 hours or more of COMM, JRNL, PRCM, or RTVF courses.  …


Added by Auburn Family on March 17, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments

10 Things You'll Miss About Auburn

Let’s have a collective moment of honesty here. Whether you’re an Auburn student, alumni, fan or resident, you’ve had that moment: “Man I just MISS Auburn.”

Students have this moment on short breaks, alumni and fans may have it at work, and residents of Auburn can have it when they have been away from campus for too long.

There’s something about Auburn that keeps us coming back. Here are ten things that you’re going to (or already do) miss about Auburn.…


Added by Shannon Walton on March 7, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Organic Gardening Class Encourages Auburn Students to Grow in Many Ways

Dr. Glenn Fain has been teaching Organic Gardening for the past four years. However, the idea of an organic, sustainable lifestyle has been present in his life for many years.

Growing up, Fain’s family owned a landscaping business and as he grew older his knowledge of ornamental plants lead to an interest…


Added by Courtney R. Edwards on March 7, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Auburn Senior Jacob Dean Interns at The White House during Spring 2014

Auburn University senior Jacob Dean is interning at the White House during Spring semester 2014.  He is a political science/history major.

A native of Little River, AL, Dean now works among the many interns from around the United States.  This news broke on Facebook from a release published by, of all…


Added by Auburn Family on March 7, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Auburn Mom-To-Be Rocks "The Price is Right"

Megan Sumners, 2008 graduate and Mother-to-be, on The Price Is Right playing "One Away".  She and her husband already have one lil' Auburn TIger.  The next is due this summer.  War Eagle!…


Added by Auburn Family on March 6, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The Arboretum: An Auburn Hidden Treasure

Where is your favorite hangout spot on campus? Is it Samford Lawn? Jordan-Hare Stadium? Or maybe it’s the perfectly groomed grounds around Cater Hall. All three of these places are popular spots on campus that are loved by Auburn students and fans across the globe, but there is a special place on campus that many people don’t know about.

Nestled beyond the president’s house and across from the poultry science building is the Donald E. Davis Arboretum. You have probably driven by it…


Added by Brittney Reeves on March 6, 2014 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Hey Auburn: Meet Globe

Auburn Abroad is continuing a new tradition with a traveling globe that will follow Auburn students on their study abroad adventures around the world. Globe’s travels will be documented in pictures on Twitter using the #GlobeAbroad hashtag.

Globe was introduced as the Auburn Abroad sidekick in June…


Added by Emily Landers on March 6, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

5 Types of Friends You'll Have in College

1. The Overachiever

(Photo from:…


Added by Kimberly Lansing on March 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Auburn football: a different perspective

Not every Auburn student gets the chance to watch their beloved Auburn Tigers play from the sidelines of Jorden-Hare. Even fewer get to experience it for every single game. But, that is exactly what Emma Miller, senior in exercise science, gets paid to do. Well, that and more.


Miller has been a student trainer for the football team since her sophomore year at Auburn. And the way she came about the job is pretty unique.


“My freshman year I went to Church of the…


Added by Mary Katherine Scarbrough on March 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Meteorologist Meg’s Top 10 Tips and Tricks

AUBURN, Ala. -- Meg McGuffin was crowned 2014's Miss Auburn University on Jan. 25. Now, she tells all. Check out her secrets to success!

“There’s a trick around everything,” McGuffin says, and she’s giving us all of hers.

Meteorologist Meg’s Top 10 Tips and Tricks:

  1. Makeup
    "Just play up the features you already have on your face." …


Added by Chelsea Roadman on March 5, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Post: artistic magazine made available to the community

Something big is happening in the Auburn/Opelika area; an artistic revolution some may call it. The Lebanon Art District is a growing art community in Opelika, Ala. It is currently home to Cottonseed Studios, cultivating a huge fan base even at its beginning stages. The Lebanon Art District has proved to be a haven and source of inspiration for artists locally and even nation wide.…


Added by Ann Howser on March 5, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Falling into Spring Semester

Auburn University has become a household name in SEC football during the past couple years. When it comes to athletics, Auburn is sometimes seen as a “little-brother” to the University of Alabama. However, today Auburn is known as the “come-back kid” that took its’ 2013 football season all the way to the national championship.

In a small town like Auburn, Ala., outsiders may believe that Auburn becomes a ghost-town during football’s off-season. This is not the case. Now that football…


Added by Katie Harper on March 5, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

FLP’s Water Week 2014 Raised More Than $10,000 and Improved the Lives of Thousands Across the World

The Auburn for (WATER) program created its first and successful week-long fundraising event called Water Week 2014 that raised more than $10,000 to send three water wells to Bihar, India. …


Added by Erin Duff on March 4, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments

The Market: Auburn's farm-fresh food and flowers

Many people are unaware of the Farmers’ Market at Auburn University. They do not get much publicity on campus, and I only recently learned of its existence, but I do plan to pay a visit to The Market at some point this season.

I grew up visiting local farmers’ markets at home with my mom, and always…


Added by Alexandra Benson on March 4, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Spring Break Must Pack Items: Available in Our Own Backyard

After months of cold weather, midterms, and long sessions on the treadmill to get that spring break bod, spring break 2014 is finally here! Whether you are road tripping to Destin, cruising through the Bahamas’ or spending a quiet week at home, these spring break fashion essentials must find a way into your suitcase. This year’s spring fashion trends are all about bright colors, lace, fringe and many other mystical/vintage looks.


While our quaint college town might be small,…


Added by Hannah Berryhill on March 3, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Big Bill Morganfield, Blues Musician and Auburn Alumni ... Son of Muddy Waters

TODAY ... Come hear Big Bill Morganfield, Blues Musician and son of the legendary “Muddy Waters”, discuss his career in the music industry since earning his degree at Auburn in…


Added by Auburn Family on March 3, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments

Get to Know the Faces of Tiger Dining

Students come and go through Village Dining, Foy and the Student Center all day long. But do they notice the faces of who serves and prepares their meal?

Makesha McCullough has been with Tiger Dining for 2 years. She mainly works in the pasta area of Village Dining, but often switches from station to station.…


Added by Mary Ellen Dixon on March 2, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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