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March 2017 Blog Posts (47)

Auburn Abroad: Helping Students See the World

Many students enter college their freshman year with the desire to study abroad but aren't sure where to start. Auburn Abroad is a hidden gem of Auburn University in which they help students select the study abroad program that best fits their needs and desires. Auburn Abroad has their own programs and they also…

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Added by Georgina Selenica on March 31, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

College Students On: Balance and Time Management

When it comes to college and living on your own, time management becomes a priority in itself. Finding time for everything in a typical college student life is not always easy, but it is still possible.

 

As time goes by and the workload of your classes piles on, it may seem as if there are zero minutes left…

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Added by Binh Nguyen on March 31, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How This Auburn Student's "Hard Work" Helped Land Her Dream Internship

There is something to be said for those who can hold down a part-time job while being a full-time college student as well.

Amy Robertson, junior majoring in journalism from Raleigh, North Carolina, knows the feeling of juggling both school and work very well. While at Auburn, Amy…

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Added by Mary Judith Hill on March 31, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Six Helpful Tips for Finishing the Spring Semester Strong

Every year, there comes a time in the semester where college students across the country feel the burnout. The burnout tends to come right after Spring Break. Students come back getting a taste of summer and school seems overwhelming. Finals are on the horizon, but first there is a pile of tests, projects, presentations, papers and quizzes that students face. Some students even begin to…

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Added by Hannah Johnston on March 31, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Five reasons why Auburn University is the best college in Alabama

Two years ago I made the best decision of my life and transferred to Auburn University. Where from you may ask? The University of Alabama. Being from Alabama, I know the rivalry runs deep between the two schools but once I visited Auburn, I knew where I belonged. 

My transfer had nothing to do with who I knew at Auburn or the fact that it was further from home. What drew me in was the small town…

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Added by Emily Eichhorn on March 30, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Senior Year Bucket List

The dreaded return from spring break conjures many emotions in college students. Some may be thrilled because it means they are one week closer to summer. Some may be less than thrilled because they have an overload of schoolwork this week. However, for the class of 2017, it means graduation and the real world is a mere 7 weeks away.  

College graduation. The milestone we have dreamed about our entire lives, but never actually believed it would come. Well after getting fitted for my…

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Added by Lanier Daniel on March 30, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

DaVonte Lambert, A Journey from Auburn to the NFL

DaVonte Lambert is a name familiar to many Auburn fans and now he will be known by the entire nation as a Tampa Bay Buccaneers, professional football player. A defensive lineman from Keysville, Georgia, Lambert graduated from Auburn in 2015 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies and has a passion to coach after his NFL career. Ever wondered what it's…

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Added by Kalee Reeves on March 29, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Athletic Recruiters: This Is Teamwork

Signing day is well behind us and the countdown is on for the start of the 2017 football season. Our Auburn Tiger football team is now in their fourth week of spring practice and focused on the upcoming football season.

While most fans and students are excited about what the 2017 season will hold, one special group of…

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Added by Kaleigh Ann Garner on March 29, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

College Professors Want You to Succeed

The transition from a high school classroom to the college lecture hall can be intimidating for any first-year student. 

Approaching a college professor for help does not need to be a nerve-racking experience. Despite the myths you might hear, professors care about your success as a student and…

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Added by Kristine Fedorenko on March 28, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Stress-Relieving Strategies for Students

Stress is an inevitable part of life, especially when you're attending an academically challenging institution like Auburn University. With the end of the semester quickly approaching, many students are already beginning to experience some finals week stress. Parking at the library is now nonexistent, coffee shops become crowded, and finding a quiet study spot in the student center is like…

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Added by Daley Henson on March 28, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Breaking New Ground for Ag Week 2017

The College of Agriculture is “Breaking New Ground” next week as they kick off the 12th annual Ag Week on March 27.

Ag Week is held every year to give College of Agriculture students the opportunity to share the impact and importance of agriculture with the rest of Auburn University.

The theme is “Breaking New Ground” because the agriculture industry is changing and making big advances in technology said Will Howard Wendland, Ag Council president.…

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Added by Mary Kendall Dixon on March 28, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Places in Auburn for Outdoor Adventures

In this day in age with phones, computers, video games and other technological devices, staying cooped up in the house mesmerized by a screen is becoming a more common activity than going outside and enjoying the great outdoors. Instead of following today's society's fascination with electronics and social media, gather your friends and enjoy all of the natural beauty Auburn has to offer. Auburn is a beautiful place with endless outdoor locations to explore, so I've…

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Added by Taylor South on March 27, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Meet Chris Nunn: Program Coordinator of Project Uplift

Project Uplift is a volunteer program that pairs Auburn…

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Added by Olivia Mann on March 27, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Being an Auburn Basketball Manager

“You really know what’s going on with the program, and behind the scenes stuff.”

Auburn student Michael Wilmot is a manager on the Auburn men’s basketball team. This past season was his first as manager. He has enjoyed being close to the program.

“Everyone knows you. You feel close to other players, and…

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Added by Jake Stephen LeGrone on March 27, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Wooftrax: The App All Animal-Lovers Should Have

Many people are faced with donation requests throughout their lives. What if there was a way to donate by just going for a walk? (Photo, right, courtesy: Hillary Winchester Photography)…

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Added by Rachael Barnes on March 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

From Nigeria to Auburn University, Football's Prince Tega Wanogho Jr. on Coming to Auburn

Auburn University football player, Prince Tega Wanogho Jr., came from Nigeria with no knowledge of the sport of football. 

 

The 6-foot-8 and 245-pound right tackle moved to the United States in hopes to receive a college basketball scholarship. However, he ended up trying out for the football…

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Added by Abigail Bennett on March 24, 2017 at 11:37am — No Comments

5 Places to Walk Your Dog Around Auburn

Bringing a dog to college or getting a dog in college can require a lot of time, but thankfully Auburn is incredibly dog-friendly. Here are 5 places that Auburn students like to walk their furry…

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Added by McKenzie Altman on March 24, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

What To Expect from Auburn University President Steven Leath

Over six months ago a search began to find a candidate to replace Dr. Jay Gogue in July of 2017. The search is over and Dr. Steven Leath is ready to take the wheel as the 19th president.

In September of 2016, students from all backgrounds had the opportunity to tell the search committee what they wanted to see in the next president. The 14-member board listened closely then began conducting an inclusive search to find the best candidate for Auburn.

On Monday,…

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Added by Kevin James Phillips on March 23, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Food for Thought: Aquaponics - Sustainable Food Production System

Auburn University is in the business of improving lives. The projects on campus that have goals of supporting humankind can be found all over campus. Because there is such a large variety of projects, some may be unknown to students.

The aquaponics system at Auburn University Fisheries…

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Added by Katie Peters on March 23, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Creed Week: A Tradition In The Making

The Auburn Creed

"I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn. Therefore, I believe in work, hard work. I believe in education, which gives me the knowledge to work wisely and trains my mind and my hands to work skillfully. I believe in honesty and truthfulness, without…

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Added by Julie Anne Jacobs on March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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