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April 2015 Blog Posts (54)

From Auburn to Quito: Students Research Community Development in Ecuador

While many Auburn students were soaking up the sun in Destin, Jessica Adams spent her spring break in Ecuador conducting community development research.

Adams, along with Sara Rains and Chelsea Clark, are working under the direction of Dr. Kate Thornton to conduct research for an organization called…


Added by Elyse Wiser on April 11, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What to Accomplish Your Last Semester at Auburn

Elizabeth Segarra graduated from Auburn with a degree in public relations almost exactly a year ago in May 2014.  Today, she is an account manager at a local PR, marketing and design firm in Auburn. As a graduating senior, I’ve always wondered if I am doing senior year right.  Am I taking the time to hang out with friends that I won’t see in a while? Am I applying to the right kind of jobs? Am I really enjoying my last moments as an Auburn University student? I sat down with Elizabeth for…


Added by Paige Wagner on April 10, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Five Things People Don't Tell You About Living On-Campus

We all remember that day. You walked to the mailbox and that large white Auburn University envelope was waiting for you. When arguably the best school…


Added by Victoria Lynn Webb on April 10, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Preparing your Wardrobe for Auburn University

During my four years at Auburn University I have experienced weather that is - to say the least - bi-polar. In hindsight, I would have found wardrobe tips as an incoming freshman to be beneficial. Moving away from home and tackling the Haley Center's mind-boggling layout are just two of the countless events college freshmen worry about. That being said, I have put together a few essential pieces that every new and returning Auburn student should strive to have in their…


Added by Lauren Spiezio on April 9, 2015 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumnus and Dentist Fights More than Cavities in Troll 2

From the Plains to the Small Screen

Vegetarian goblins, sinister music, apparitions of dead family members and a dentist from Alexander City are the trappings that make up the “best worst movie of all time.”…


Added by Caroline Given on April 7, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

It's That Time of Year: Auburn Cheerleading Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2015-2016 Auburn cheerleading squad are coming up on April 12-14. In preparation for tryouts, the squad holds four clinics, between March 30 and April 8, in the Auburn Arena Practice gym for currently, enrolled full-time Auburn students interested in trying out. Senior and two-year Auburn cheerleading veteran, Lauren Lynch, tried out for the squad each of the last three years. For Lynch, clinics were a great time to work on what she needed to before tryouts and to learn from…


Added by Megan Cornell on April 5, 2015 at 11:10am — No Comments

Merry Christmas and a Happy Spring Break:: Another Way to Vacation

With mid-term tests and projects behind them, a group of students packed their bags and headed south for spring break. Not for sun bathing, strawberry daiquiris and cornhole, but for work, hard work.

A group of 10 Auburn University students volunteered at the Give Kids the World Village and Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida over the weeklong break.

The trip is just one option of many for participants of…


Added by Brenna Seymour on April 3, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Auburn University International Buddy Program Serving the World

The enrollment is not the only thing that is growing on Auburn University’s campus this year. The international presence on campus is increasing more than ever. Currently, more than 1,000 international students represent more than 100 different countries on campus. A new organization on campus provides a smooth transition into Auburn life for international students.…


Added by Jessica Terrell on April 3, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

SayHop: Auburn Grad is Social Media Sensation

SayHop: Auburn's Social Media Sensation

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Two hundred million is a difficult number to comprehend. Try picturing two-thirds of the U.S. population…or filling up Jordan-Hare stadium 2,286 times. It’s mindboggling at best.

For class of 2013 Auburn graduate and Vine…


Added by Katie Tynes on April 3, 2015 at 10:03am — No Comments

A Guide to the Top Five "Study Breaks" at Auburn

No matter what the major, all Auburn students have to face at least one “killer” semester stuffed with grueling hours of back to back classes and/or extracurricular activities and forget to make time for themselves. Luckily, Auburn offers a variety of physical education classes that makes one feel like they’re being graded on having fun. Here is a list of the top five classes students love to escape to, that might make the cut on your next schedule!



Added by Allison Mynard on April 2, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

How to Dress for Success

As the end of the semester approaches, Auburn seniors are looking to prep for what is likely to be very busy next steps into the real world. With trying to snag job interviews, building resumes and getting a kick-start at a potential career, life can get a little hectic with a whole lot to think about. Luckily, Auburn University invests in its students with resources like the Career Center, which is dedicated to helping all students…


Added by Anna Beth Jager on April 2, 2015 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumna Carolyn Rush Finds Her Calling with New York Agency

“We are an agency led by fearless women,” said Carolyn Rush, Director of Strategy for Worn Creative. Worn Creative is a full-service, female-led, global agency born from a simple magazine. Worn’s services include web design,…


Added by Ariel Reynolds on April 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Five Perks to Living On and Off Campus

Five Perks to Living On Campus

1.) You have built in friends.

Most of the time you get to pick your roommate, so that’s basically a live-in friend for the year. If you happen to go with a random roommate, there’s always the chance that you could become the best of friends. On the other hand, if you don’t get along with your roommate you live in a building…


Added by Layla Lambert on April 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Student Helps Relocate The Appalachian Trail

With only one summer left before her graduating year, Auburn University senior, Adelaide Whitehead, chose to spend a portion of it volunteering on the Appalachian Trail.  

Whitehead spent seven days volunteering with…


Added by Rebecca Jett on April 1, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

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