On average, 80 percent of students change their major at least once. Coming into college, students choose a major they want to study; however, it’s quite common for students’ aspirations to change, which makes them alter their major.
This happened to senior at Auburn University, Julia Murphy, who came into school as a biomedical science major wanting to work in medicine. She quickly realized that wasn’t what she really wanted to do and pursued another career by…Continue
Added by Jade Grogan on October 23, 2017 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Are you worried about coming to college and gaining the freshman fifteen? Have no fear, your guide to staying healthy is here!…Continue
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If you are involved anywhere on campus, chances are you know Auburn student Branham Crutchfield. And chances are she knows you too.
If you have spent any time with her at all, you know that she is a natural leader who leads with grace. Being the oldest of four girls, Crutchfield was forced to become a leader and has held that role her entire life.…
Added by Anna Laura Killian on October 19, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Squats and push-ups before bedtime are not typical of most teenagers, but for Allie Weingarten, fitness has always been a priority. She lived for sports and activity growing up, so it was only a matter of time before she founded her own fitness studio here in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo, left: Allie…Continue
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Earlier this fall, Finley was nominated as a Top 5 Miss Homecoming candidate. Her platform, Freedom with Finley, was a campaign to establish freedom from sexual violence for the…Continue
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Being an Auburn student provides so many opportunities for involvement, connections and fun activities to meet new people. However, campus life clubs aren’t made for everyone. It’s easy to feel disconnected if you can’t find your niche, but a new student should never worry.…Continue
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Wayne arrived in the U.S. alone, without a phone and without confidence in his English skills. After missing his bus to Auburn, he didn't know…Continue
Added by Hayley Wright on October 17, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Fried calamari, stuffed poblano peppers, and homemade sushi are just a few of the incredible and mouthwatering dishes that college senior Delaney Burst makes. In her free time between classes, she is either wandering the aisles of every grocery store in Auburn or flipping through her collection of cookbooks.…Continue
Added by Casey BOwen on October 14, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Ah, college. College is a time of growth, exploration, and most importantly, fun! Going to college means getting used to a whole new schedule, which includes a lot more freedom than most high-school students are used to.
While college is great, many freshmen fall victim to the notorious ‘Freshman Fifteen,’ or the rumored fifteen pounds that first-year college students sometimes gain. This can happen for a number of reasons: no longer playing high-school sports,…Continue
Added by Hollis Huge on October 12, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Quoting the lyrics to “Fashionista” by Jimmy James as her caption, Auburn University senior Rebecca Schneider uploads to Instagram a photo that summarizes her thrilling week that just came to a close. What was the photo you might ask? Posing with Katie Gardner, a fellow colleague, in front of a wall that reads “New York…Continue
Added by Lindsey Engles on October 12, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
"We were camping in Maroon Bells, Colorado. As it got dark, the stars came out, creating the only light because there were no lights for miles. I have never been more in awe of how many stars there are. In that moment, I…Continue
Added by Connor Casey on October 10, 2017 at 7:17pm — No Comments
Alice grew up in Auburn, Alabama. She lived in a lovely home blocks from downtown. And she counted down the days until she got to leave.
Alice Marson didn’t always love the little town that sits on the plains. She hated it so much, in fact, that she packed up and fled to the University of Georgia after her graduation from Auburn High School.
“I didn’t have a good reason why. I guess it was a combination of Auburn being a small town that I knew like the back of…Continue
Added by Melissa Parker on October 10, 2017 at 6:15pm — No Comments
Sorority recruitment is the first of many major choices in college. But, it is not the end all be all.…Continue
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While the rest of her family read along with the words to the worship music at church, young Kathryn Heard sat in the pews sketching dresses and shoes on the scribble pads left for children.
Heard’s designs became more elaborate as she grew older, eventually leading her to design a series of fleece outfits for…Continue
Added by Mary Helen Lagarde on October 10, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Senior year proved to be just the beginning of an adventure for an accounting major who would make a decision altering his graduation, career path, and outlook on life.
Senior years are usually filled with a season of lasts; however, this was not the case for Nate Conoly, an Auburn alumnus and current teacher at Vestavia Hills High School. Nate Conoly pictured left in his graduation robes near Samford Hall. Photo courtesy of Nate Conoly.
Added by Cory Hershey on October 9, 2017 at 6:07pm — No Comments
Before entering his senior year, Ryan Sargent took on an internship in a culture many have never seen. As a part of coursework at Auburn, most students are required to complete an internship. As a civil engineering major, Sargent knew that coming in. His first few years…Continue
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Back in October 1992, Eagle Eye TV (EETV) came to Auburn's campus as a division of University Program Council. Now, EETV is the only student-run college television station in the state and viewed as a legitimate source for Auburn news. (see right, Source: Eagle Eye)
EETV became the 10th Student Activity Project for Auburn. EETV's…Continue
Added by Kate Stewart on October 9, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
1. Always Say War Eagle Back.
On game day, saying “war eagle” to other Auburn fans is a tradition and part of the Auburn spirit. “War eagle is more than a phrase. It’s a symbol of unity and belonging,” Grace Tryon, senior at…Continue
Added by Emily Cashdan on October 9, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
When coming to college you expect to find your place in the major you planned to study in high school or even beyond. It doesn’t always work out that way, however. The stress of classes and the new freedom can throw you off your intended track and will…Continue
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