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Auburn Seniors Reflect on their Favorite Times at Auburn

As the year is coming to an end, Auburn’s graduating seniors get to look back at all the tough, exciting and record setting moments that they have experienced. To all the students who have some time left, enjoy your time here on the Plains because you will be like these seniors soon, looking back at your college adventures.

 

Veronica Eder, Industrial Design, Senior

Veronica Eder, Auburn University cross-country and track athlete looked…

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Added by McKenzie Altman on April 10, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

AU Basketball Players Visit Camp Good Grief

Camp Good Grief is unlike any camp experience you've ever heard of. It's a day for children who have lost loved ones and friends to come together and work through their grief in a safe place where everyone understands. Whether they lost their loved one year ago or two months before camp, every child is welcomed with opened…

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Added by Kalee Reeves on April 10, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Finding your home away from home

When deciding what college to attend, it's important to choose the place where you feel most at home. You should consider the different factors that will fill your sense of comfort. If you could choose any school in the country to attend, what would be your perfect home for four years? In making this decision, though, let go of your comfort…

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Added by Sara Turnley on April 7, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Three Students Who Did Not Want the Typical Spring Break

Auburn University harbors students who love to give back, whether that is to the Auburn community, in another state or out of the country.

Many students used their spring break to give back and serve people. Each person learned something different.

Abby Crosby is involved with Young Life at Auburn. She and 26 other Young Life leaders and staff members traveled to Nicaragua to work at the local Young Life camp, La Finca.

“During the week, we worked at…

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Added by Robbie Calk on April 7, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NSBE Spotlights Students and Faculty at Black Girls Rock Event

The Auburn University chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), recently hosted their first annual Black Girls Rock event Saturday, March 25th. Inspired by the awards ceremony created by the television network, BET, it was put on to recognize and honor some of Auburn’s African American female student body and…

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Added by Jasmine Reed on April 6, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New Leadership Fosters New Opportunities for Auburn



The Auburn University Presidential Selection Committee has recently selected Steven Leath to serve as Auburn’s ninth president.

This news brings a wave of excitement to the Plains as students prepare for Leath to take control of the university administration, but there are still students who don’t know much about the man they will soon call president.

 Prior to Leath’s…

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Added by William Pierce Heartsill on April 4, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Auburn Abroad: Helping Students See the World

Many students enter college their freshman year with the desire to study abroad but aren't sure where to start. Auburn Abroad is a hidden gem of Auburn University in which they help students select the study abroad program that best fits their needs and desires. Auburn Abroad has their own programs and they also…

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Added by Georgina Selenica on March 31, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

College Students On: Balance and Time Management

When it comes to college and living on your own, time management becomes a priority in itself. Finding time for everything in a typical college student life is not always easy, but it is still possible.

 

As time goes by and the workload of your classes piles on, it may seem as if there are zero minutes left…

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Added by Binh Nguyen on March 31, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How This Auburn Student's "Hard Work" Helped Land Her Dream Internship

There is something to be said for those who can hold down a part-time job while being a full-time college student as well.

Amy Robertson, junior majoring in journalism from Raleigh, North Carolina, knows the feeling of juggling both school and work very well. While at Auburn, Amy…

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Added by Mary Judith Hill on March 31, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Six Helpful Tips for Finishing the Spring Semester Strong

Every year, there comes a time in the semester where college students across the country feel the burnout. The burnout tends to come right after Spring Break. Students come back getting a taste of summer and school seems overwhelming. Finals are on the horizon, but first there is a pile of tests, projects, presentations, papers and quizzes that students face. Some students even begin to…

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Added by Hannah Johnston on March 31, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Five reasons why Auburn University is the best college in Alabama

Two years ago I made the best decision of my life and transferred to Auburn University. Where from you may ask? The University of Alabama. Being from Alabama, I know the rivalry runs deep between the two schools but once I visited Auburn, I knew where I belonged. 

My transfer had nothing to do with who I knew at Auburn or the fact that it was further from home. What drew me in was the small town…

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Added by Emily Eichhorn on March 30, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Senior Year Bucket List

The dreaded return from spring break conjures many emotions in college students. Some may be thrilled because it means they are one week closer to summer. Some may be less than thrilled because they have an overload of schoolwork this week. However, for the class of 2017, it means graduation and the real world is a mere 7 weeks away.  

College graduation. The milestone we have dreamed about our entire lives, but never actually believed it would come. Well after getting fitted for my…

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Added by Lanier Daniel on March 30, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

DaVonte Lambert, A Journey from Auburn to the NFL

DaVonte Lambert is a name familiar to many Auburn fans and now he will be known by the entire nation as a Tampa Bay Buccaneers, professional football player. A defensive lineman from Keysville, Georgia, Lambert graduated from Auburn in 2015 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies and has a passion to coach after his NFL career. Ever wondered what it's…

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Added by Kalee Reeves on March 29, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Athletic Recruiters: This Is Teamwork

Signing day is well behind us and the countdown is on for the start of the 2017 football season. Our Auburn Tiger football team is now in their fourth week of spring practice and focused on the upcoming football season.

While most fans and students are excited about what the 2017 season will hold, one special group of…

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Added by Kaleigh Ann Garner on March 29, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

College Professors Want You to Succeed

The transition from a high school classroom to the college lecture hall can be intimidating for any first-year student. 

Approaching a college professor for help does not need to be a nerve-racking experience. Despite the myths you might hear, professors care about your success as a student and…

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Added by Kristine Fedorenko on March 28, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Stress-Relieving Strategies for Students

Stress is an inevitable part of life, especially when you're attending an academically challenging institution like Auburn University. With the end of the semester quickly approaching, many students are already beginning to experience some finals week stress. Parking at the library is now nonexistent, coffee shops become crowded, and finding a quiet study spot in the student center is like…

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Added by Daley Henson on March 28, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Breaking New Ground for Ag Week 2017

The College of Agriculture is “Breaking New Ground” next week as they kick off the 12th annual Ag Week on March 27.

Ag Week is held every year to give College of Agriculture students the opportunity to share the impact and importance of agriculture with the rest of Auburn University.

The theme is “Breaking New Ground” because the agriculture industry is changing and making big advances in technology said Will Howard Wendland, Ag Council president.…

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Added by Mary Kendall Dixon on March 28, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Places in Auburn for Outdoor Adventures

In this day in age with phones, computers, video games and other technological devices, staying cooped up in the house mesmerized by a screen is becoming a more common activity than going outside and enjoying the great outdoors. Instead of following today's society's fascination with electronics and social media, gather your friends and enjoy all of the natural beauty Auburn has to offer. Auburn is a beautiful place with endless outdoor locations to explore, so I've…

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Added by Taylor South on March 27, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Meet Chris Nunn: Program Coordinator of Project Uplift

Project Uplift is a volunteer program that pairs Auburn…

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Added by Olivia Mann on March 27, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Being an Auburn Basketball Manager

“You really know what’s going on with the program, and behind the scenes stuff.”

Auburn student Michael Wilmot is a manager on the Auburn men’s basketball team. This past season was his first as manager. He has enjoyed being close to the program.

“Everyone knows you. You feel close to other players, and…

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Added by Jake Stephen LeGrone on March 27, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

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