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November 2013 Blog Posts (30)


It's 8AM here in Brunswick, Georgia and 7AM in Auburn, Alabama. It's Saturday, December 30th. This is one of the biggest days in Auburn football history! The 2013 Iron Bowl. It seems such a long way from here to there BUT my Auburn Family puts me on the corner of Magnolia and College. As the crowd gathers to root for "their" side, we can sit in the comfort of our homes and watch on our computer screens. I can pick up my Auburn colored streamer and join the crowd. When the game is over, I can… Continue

Added by Roger W Tinkham on November 30, 2013 at 7:11am — No Comments

"Iron Bowl - The Rivalry" - by Walker Hayes (Music)

From a tweet by ESPN's Ivan Maisel ... we have the latest on the big game. "Iron Bowl - The Rivalry" - by Walker Hayes.


Added by Auburn Family on November 27, 2013 at 11:07pm — No Comments

5 ways to keep a healthy relationship with your roommate.

Students often go through numerous roommates and living arrangements throughout their college career. Some move around due to the financial benefit from living somewhere else, were others move because they can't stand whom they are living with. Sustaining a living relationship with your roommate is much like sustaining a relationship with your girlfriend/boyfriend. It take's everyone living together to pitch in and do their part. Here are five ways to maintain a healthy relationship with…


Added by John Dooley on November 27, 2013 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumna is Miss Alabama USA 2014 :: Jesica Ahlberg, '12 PR


Added by Auburn Family on November 17, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments


What a moment in Auburn Football History! Alumni and friends of Auburn from ALL OVER THE WORLD could celebrate in Toomers Corner on here. The importance of having Auburn Family is just for having and being able to share moments like these. After the fantastic game, crowds gathered at Toomers once again. Yes, but this time all the world could join the celebration wherever they may have been at that time. A BIG thank you to our Auburn Family website!!!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on November 17, 2013 at 7:57am — 1 Comment

Molly Welch Update: Her Recovery Continues and Molly Needs Your Encouragement

By Robert French, Auburn Family

Paul Welch loves his big sister.  He says it proudly in the…


Added by Auburn Family on November 13, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Interview with a Eurotrip Veteran

Recently, I conducted an interview with the previous Student Travel Ambassador, Milan Dekich. Milan also attended the 2013 Auburn European Grad Trip. This video is the first installment in a series of short Q & A style videos to hear exciting stories straight from the source. While my video editing skills need to be improved, I hope you enjoy the tales and the tunes. 


For those who are looking for more info, attend my last Information Session of the semester, this…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on November 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn International Buddy Program

Our college years are commonly said to be ones we will never forget and often wish to relive. Surrounded by more people than we will ever have the chance to meet, college is a time to learn and grow with those who we are fortunate enough to establish relationships.

The International Buddy Program provides a chance to establish those relationships with students from the 80 different nations represented at Auburn.…


Added by Stephanie Jane Czajkowski on November 12, 2013 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Be Healthy, Eat Chocolate

Chocolate, healthy? Of course! The Auburn University Women's Resource Center encourages everyone to have a healthy lifestyle, but to also enjoy the simple pleasures in life—like chocolate. That's why it will have the 5th Annual Health and Wellness Chocolate Festival Wednesday, Nov. 13.

This year…


Added by Grace Devaney on November 11, 2013 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Kickin' It With The Auburn Women's Club Soccer Team

On any given Tuesday night, a few miles down Wire Road, you’ll see giant lights rising into the sky and orderly patches of green spread across the ground. This is the Auburn Soccer Complex.

At first glance you’ll see mostly elementary age children, with soccer moms and dads screaming and cheering as kids run the opposite direction of the ball. But if you look closer you’ll see one group of college-aged girls methodically playing the game – this is the Auburn Women’s Club…


Added by Anna-Claire Gibson on November 11, 2013 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Avoiding the Freshmen 15 in 5 simple steps

5 ways to avoid the freshmen 15

1. Register for a physical fitness class.

Nothing says skinny like an A+. 


2. Avoid Stress.…


Added by Amanda Moyer on November 8, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

From the Press Box and Beyond

So you dream about working in sports? You want to be the next Erin Andrews or Bob Costa? You aren’t going to make it there overnight. Auburn Athletics offers students an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand experience working in t he wild world of sports.

Auburn Athletics Media Relations offers yearlong…


Added by Taylor Shirey on November 8, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumna Sharing Smiles at Disney

Today a major trend for college students is completing internships in their desired field. Many Auburn students are jumping on this trend and truly making it their own. One such student is Elizabeth Griffith.

Elizabeth heard about the Disney college program through friends who had completed the…


Added by Haley Stevens on November 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

You Can't Do Everything, Just Do Something

On a normal Tuesday night, more than 100 students eat dinner for free at Auburn Christian Fellowship (ACF). Some students stay after dinner to help wash dishes. At 8 p.m. a small group of students get together to watch an 80s movie.

ACF is a nondenominational campus ministry for college students. “We like to say that it’s a place where we can share our lives with other people,” Emily Anne Kennedy said. Kennedy was an intern at ACF last year and is a resident this year. She helps lead…


Added by Elizabeth Segarra on November 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

David Ingram's Success: Journalism Alum Now an NBC Today Show Producer

David Ingram, Auburn alumnus and previous Plainsman editor, spent his second time returning to campus discussing his college and work experiences to Auburn students on J-day.

When Ingram graduated Auburn University five years ago, he decided to follow his major from college and look for a journalism job. “There is no better time to be in journalism then right now,” Ingram said. “You can even become a journalist by tweeting a lot.”

He began freelance writing as an education…


Added by Casey Andrea Morrison on November 7, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Top 7 Auburn Football Players of All Time

Unless you've lived under a rock the past several months, you've seen Auburn's football team trying to complete one of the greatest single season turnarounds in the sport's history after last years 3-9 debacle. Led by new Head Coach Gus Malzahn, this years Tigers have already won eight games with still three remaining. A bowl game is all fans dreamed about before this season, but this improbable turnaround has Auburn controlling its own destiny and primed for a BCS bowl berth. Like it always…


Added by Kyle Cavender Monteverde on November 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

3 Ways Failing Will Make You Smarter

Every time you fall, you are given a choice. You can either stay down and not chance falling again or learn how to stand and move towards success. The only one who decides if you fail is you. Life is a test on whether or not you can overcome this personal illusion of failure.

Were you built to last?: What would you do if someone told you that you wouldn't make it. What have you done in the past when others have doubted you?…


Added by Kimberly Mannausa on November 6, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The History of the Harold A. Franklin Society

In early 2008 a new organization came to campus – one that no other school in the nation can claim – the Harold. A. Franklin Society.

The Franklin Society was formed as a way to increase black male retention rates at Auburn University.

“We’re here to create, maintain and continue the upkeep of the minority ratio here on campus,” Wade Manora, current professional chair of the Harold A. Franklin Society said.

At the time of its creation, out of 100…


Added by Anna-Claire Gibson on November 6, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Beating Bama For A Good Cause

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beam Bama food drive at Auburn University. The goal this year is to collect 350,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of East Alabama. The food drive is underway now and will continue until the week of the Iron Bowl ending November 25.


The Beat Bama food drive…


Added by Amanda Collier on November 6, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

“Harvey” to Complete Fall Season at Telfair Peet Theatre

The Auburn University Theatre continues to celebrate its 100th anniversary season with “Harvey,” opening Nov. 14. The play will be the third and final production of the fall semester. 

“It’s the story of a family—a brother and sister who live together, and the sister has a…


Added by Claire Fisher on November 6, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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