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December 2014 Blog Posts (12)

Auburn Considers Jordan-Hare Stadium Expansion

A Sports Business Journal article reveals Auburn may be considering expansion of Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Auburn University is studying the possibility of adding premium seats in both end zones at Jordan-Hare Stadium as part of major upgrades to the facility that most likely will cost more than $100 million, according to project…


Added by Auburn Family on December 23, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Good Kings Bad Kings Novel Selected for CLA Reads Celebration

Each year the College of Liberal Arts chooses a book to highlight as part of our “CLA Reads Celebration” and plans events that raise awareness of the important themes in the book. This year, the book is “Good Kings Bad Kings,” written by…

Added by Auburn Family on December 11, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Four Stages You Go Through When Auburn Football has Ended

Football has a huge following in the United States, but especially in the South. Every Saturday in the fall is like a holiday, and dedicated fans plan their tailgates and trips to away games weeks in advance.

As an SEC school, Auburn is no different. We take our football very seriously here on the Plains and Jordan-Hare is sacred ground from August to November. After all the hype is over and the Iron Bowl has been played, however, we’re left with a kind of black hole…


Added by Lindsey Watts on December 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Best Classes to Take at Auburn University If You Have Extra Hours

Participants work out at a group fitness class (photo courtesy of Auburn University Campus Recreation).

Sometimes you can wind up with a few extra hours in a semester, whether it comes from dropping a class…


Added by Rachel Burns on December 7, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Flippin' Good Time

On Nov. 5, Auburn Tri Delta hosted its annual fall philanthropy event. DHOP, or Delta House of Pancakes is an all-you-care-to-eat pancake dinner benefitting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which is Tri Delta's national philanthropic partner.

Tri Delta began its national partnership…


Added by Tori Rivers on December 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Meet Hannah Swanson: Auburn on The Odyssey

Hannah Swanson is following her passion. Finding humor in life and entertaining people in her writing is what Hannah does best.

Hannah is a second generation Auburn student and a member of Alpha Chi Omega.  She is a huge Bo Jackson fan and even has a dog named after him. Hannah also served as the vice president of recruitment this year.

“I have learned how to work with people and to manage situations. Taking on that role was a great experience and really…


Added by Jaden Brown on December 7, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

ISO Peace Dinner- Bringing Multicultural Harmony to the Auburn Family

The International Students Organization (ISO) at Auburn University has been hosting a multicultural dinner for years and years. Their hope was to share the cultures of Auburn students from around the world, but in 2001 that goal changed.


On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the…


Added by Mallory Ferguson on December 6, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Lambert-Powell Meats Lab and Store: One of Auburn's best kept Secrets

Near Auburn’s smelliest part of campus you can find some of the tastiest treats it has to offer. Located on Shug Jordan Parkway in between Wire Road and South College Street, overlooking several of Auburn’s College of Agriculture’s cattle pastures and facilities, is the Lambert-Powell Meats Laboratory.…


Added by Theron Cleveland on December 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Senior Day Beyond the Football Team

Senior day in Jordan Hare is always an emotional time. Football players in their final season are presented to the crowd and are greeted with roaring response.

As the players run from the locker room to center field, there are seniors on the sidelines, in the stands and on the field who are members of support organizations who are serving the team for the final time.

These seniors may not get as much recognition as…


Added by Taylor McCormick on December 3, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Finding inspiration from freshman year

Senior year.

It's something that seemed so far away when I took my first steps across campus, but somehow managed to come so quickly.

As I'm finishing up my time here at Auburn I often become nostalgic, looking back at what I've learned and experienced.

One day as I was looking for a file in my computer documents, I came across papers I've written in past English classes and other projects I've completed. It was interesting to see how my writing styles have changed…


Added by Tori Rivers on December 2, 2014 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Best Auburn Football Flyovers from the past Decade

Auburn fans find themselves looking up a lot during home games in Jordan Hare. Watching the eagle swoop around the stadium during pre-game festivities, gazing up as Nick Marshall airs out another deep pass for an Auburn touchdown, or even checking the skies for late evening late summer thunderstorms. And for one home game a year, Auburn fans have another reason to look up, a flyover.

Flyovers are one of the most American traditions going today in professional and collegiate sports.…


Added by Theron Cleveland on December 1, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Homemade Biscuits for the Homesick Heart

The transition to college is different for everyone and whether you’re moving 100 miles away from home or 1,000 miles, homesickness is a feeling we all know too well. It’s the feeling you get when you just want a home-cooked meal and to be surrounded by family and friends in a real house – not a cramped dorm room or tiny apartment.

Dr. Joseph Eakes, head of the horticulture department at Auburn University, has opened up his home and his…


Added by Casey Whitaker on December 1, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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