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October 2013 Blog Posts (95)

Light Up Life: The Story Behind the Story

Molly Anne Dutton's ridiculously inspirational message of how the light of adoption overcame the darkness of sexual assault…


Added by Collier Tynes on October 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Auburn's Campus Bleeds Orange, Blue and Purple

Auburn students, alumni and fans, and they are not afraid to display it anywhere. This week, Auburn’s campus will be lit up by a different color, one with just as much pride but also sorrow, hope and strength behind it: purple. Purple is the color that symbolizes cancer awareness, and Auburn University students will…


Added by Mary Catherine Banister on October 17, 2013 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Six pieces of advice from seniors to freshmen

No senior will lie to you.

The first footstep upon Auburn's campus as freshman was taken with confidence & fear. What if I wear the wrong color Nike shorts, or what if I get lost in the Haley Center maze?

Thankfully, there's enough seniors to give you the advice you didn't even realize you need. After four years of mistakes made and lessons learned, there's plenty of it to go around. Needless to say, they will make your transition into the Auburn family a smoother one.…


Added by Sheyda Mehrara on October 17, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Estudiar en España

At Auburn University, students have plenty of opportunities to study abroad even if it doesn’t fit in with their semester schedule. Senior Lindsay Rife studied abroad in Spain last summer while working on her Spanish minor.

“I traveled abroad with the Department of Foreign…


Added by Hailey Kornman on October 17, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Ways the Career Center Can Help You Land a Job

College is a time when many students are trying to figure out what they want to do as a career. What a lot of Auburn students don’t know is that the Career Center can help them land a job. Bobby Whitehead, a career advisor, shares five ways the Career Center can help students get a job.

1.  Resume…


Added by Ellie Johnson on October 16, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

13th Annual Run for Roses, Nov. 2

The Auburn chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi will hold its 13th annual Run for Roses 5K benefiting Arthritis Research on Saturday, Nov. 2. At 9 a.m.

Arthritis Research is AOII’s national philanthropy, and the run is just one of the ways that Auburn AOII raises money each year to support…


Added by Libby Horton on October 16, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

No Shave November: Mustaches of Auburn

Gentlemen, it’s mid-October which means it’s almost No Shave November — the month where we distinguish the men from the boys. So, gear up and check out these Auburn men with facial hair for a little inspiration. 

Ready. Set. Grow. 

1. "The Belieber"…


Added by Allie Heckel on October 16, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

5 unique ways to dine at Auburn

1. Dog Days

Head to the courtyard at Dudley Hall where architecture students are grilling out and listening to music every Friday…


Added by Michelle Lolley on October 15, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Unsupersized: Auburn Dining Edition

Eating on campus does not always provide options that agree with our diet rules. As the healthy eating trend continues to increase in popularity, students still have a hefty sum on their tiger cards for on-campus dining. Who better to provide solutions for healthy-eating students than a student?

Lauren Lynch, a junior studying dietetics, is partnering with Tiger Dining and dedicating a week to becoming “un-supersized” on Auburn’s…


Added by Stephanie Jane Czajkowski on October 15, 2013 at 9:42pm — No Comments

9 Things Aggies Want You to Know About Aggieland

This weekend, the Auburn and Texas A&M football teams are meeting on the gridiron for the fourth time in the programs' histories. It will be Auburn's first ever trip to College Station to face Texas A&M on the historic turf of Kyle Field. As Auburn Tiger fans invade Central Texas, they will find many…


Added by Josiah Greene on October 15, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The 10 Things That Midterms Have Taught Us

1. They Are Back. Accept It And Move On.

You can pretend they don’t exist as long as you want, but it’s midterm time again. So get your highlighters ready because whether you have been studying for weeks or are now just opening your books, midterms…


Added by Elizabeth Frenzer on October 15, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

10 Things To Do When You Are Stressed With School


1. Cry

When it's Sunday night and you have two tests, a quiz, and that five page paper due Monday morning...crying will come naturally. 




Added by Katie Esters on October 15, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

5 Simple Ways To Be Fall Fashionable In Auburn

It's that time of year again! Leaves are changing color, the air is getting cooler, and leggings and sweatshirts are replacing tank tops and t-shirts. This fall there are several new trends to mix with the seasonal classics. Whether going to class or just hanging out around Auburn, here are a few ways to spruce up your fall wardrobe:

  1. Boots will always be in style for the fall. Riding, duck, cowboy, ankle, combat...any boot will do. Pair them with jeans or even a dress. To spruce…

Added by Grace Devaney on October 14, 2013 at 9:07pm — No Comments

5 Days: Unlimited Wishes

The sisters of Chi Omega at Auburn University are extending their time and effort to raise money for their national philanthropy, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. For the second year, the sorority sisters will raise awareness and money for the Make-A-Wish foundation through multiple events that last four days. Save the…


Added by Hannah Crane on October 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Five things you didn’t know about AU Rhythm

Everyone knows AU Rhythm and to expect a great show whenever they perform. However, many people don’t know much more about them than that. Here are five things that no one knows about AU Rhythm.


1. They’re a troupe!

Get it right! They’re not a team or a club, but a…


Added by Jourdan Cooper on October 14, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

8 Ways to Excel at a Career Fair

Auburn University hosts several career fairs and expos each semester, including the “All Majors Career Expo” on October 22 at The Hotel at AU and Dixon Conference Center.

Companies looking to hire employees or interns come to the career fairs to network and interview students. Even if…


Added by Taira Campbell on October 14, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Molly Anne Dutton :: Auburn's Miss Homecoming 2013

See also:  Molly Anne Dutton: The Story Behind the Story

Molly Anne's compelling life story has endeared her and her family to Auburn. She chose…


Added by Auburn Family on October 13, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Event: Auburn Journalism Day :: October 18

Auburn Journalism Day

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Student Center, Second Floor

Admission is free and open to ALL Auburn University…


Added by Auburn Family on October 11, 2013 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend

Hitchcock Field at Samford Stadium at Plainsman Park, it is a mouthful to say. It’s home to the Auburn University baseball team, but the boys aren’t the only ones that call the diamond home. On any given game day, you are bound to find a group of Auburn University students better known as the Diamond Dolls.

The Diamond Dolls are the official sports hostesses organization for Auburn baseball. The group of sixty-five girls plus the seven executive board members is a staple at Auburn…


Added by Taylor Shirey on October 11, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Jenna Dickey: Pupil by Day Prima Ballerina by Night

While sitting in lecture halls and classrooms on Auburn’s campus often we forget that the person sitting next to us might be more than simply a student. We have artists, singers, creators, and painters among us.

One of these talented students is Jenna Dickey. While on campus she may be studying…


Added by Haley Stevens on October 11, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

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