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Senior Turned Junior: Discovering a College Student’s Passion

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.

Conoly…

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Added by Cory Hershey on October 9, 2017 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Summer 2017: The Life of an Auburn Engineering Student in India

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…

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Added by Sarah Beth Roberson on October 9, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Eagle Eye TV 25th Anniversary - Then and Now

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…

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Added by Kate Stewart on October 9, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

10 Things to Remember as a Student on Game Day

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…

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Added by Emily Cashdan on October 9, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Finding an Unexpected Place

You're walking around Auburn's campus on your first day of college and are eager to begin your classes you signed up for over the summer.

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…

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Added by Ashley Case on October 9, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

What 18 Hours Taught Me

Happy Finals Week to All!

It's that time of the year again- finals week rears is ugly head and all the work you have done throughout the entire semester comes down to one exam or project that will make or break you.  For everyone on 1.99 percent brink of making a letter…

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Added by Monique Willmer on May 2, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Jonny Bradford, Auburn Student, Founded and Owns Right to Roam Vintage Clothing

To roam is to walk, go or travel without a fixed purpose or direction; to ramble; to wander; to rove. 

Right to Roam Vintage is a clothing company created to inspire connections between past and present, friend and…

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Added by Sarah Partain on May 1, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Join the Student Alumni Association

What is the Student Alumni Association?

The Auburn University Student Alumni Association (SAA) is the student chapter of the…

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Added by Jasmine K. Burton on May 1, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Auburn Family's Reflection in Tiger Giving Day

Auburn, Alabama - There are two popular phrases that echo within Auburn’s student body; these are the Auburn Family and the Auburn Spirit.

An outsider unfamiliar with these phrases might ask what the Auburn Family and Auburn Spirit are.  And while any given student can give their explanation of what these are, the truth is that the best way explain this spirit of family to someone isn’t to tell them but to show them. And this is what the Auburn …

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Added by William Pierce Heartsill on April 28, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Living the Creed: A College Student’s Perspective

"I believe in a sound mind, in a sound body and a spirit that is not afraid.”

Four years ago, this would have meant nothing to me. I was at Camp War Eagle as an incoming freshman, and all of the counselors kept referencing back to this thing called, “The Creed.” I didn’t understand it, nor did it excite…

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Added by Lanier Daniel on April 25, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Why You Shouldn't Be Scared of Adulthood

As a graduating senior in the month of April, I am currently experiencing the emotional roller coaster that is college graduation. This place I have learned to call home for the last four years will soon just be a memory. This experience is bittersweet, leaving friends that I now consider…

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Added by Georgina Selenica on April 25, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Travel during your College Career

5. Travel Benefits your Health

From a health standpoint, travel can positively impact your…

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Added by Sara Turnley on April 24, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

5 Things Students Can do at Auburn over summer break

Finals are just around the corner, and then it is the start of summer break for Auburn students. While the majority of students will be going back home, some will decide to stay back and spend some of their time here at Auburn. The small town atmosphere quickly changes after school ends. One might ask what they…

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Added by Su Jin Park on April 24, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Sets Example of How to Peacefully Protest

In recent news cycles, far too often we have seen college campuses at their worst, but last week in Auburn among escalating tensions and talk of protests over white nationalist, Richard Spencer, we saw a college campus at its best.

There have been a number of high-strung protests, many of which have turned…

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Added by William Pierce Heartsill on April 24, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

8 Skills Students Learned Outside of the Classroom

Naomi Yusafi - PROFESSIONALISM

"Auburn men and women cultivate an environment of authenticity and genuine kindness that…

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Added by Kristine Fedorenko on April 23, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How One Fraternity Changed One Auburn Student’s Look on Life

Georgia native Robert Still is a junior at Auburn University pursuing a degree in accounting. He found himself becoming a brother of Beta Upsilon Chi not too long into his college career. Before he knew it, he became vice president and now serves to better this…

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Added by Binh Nguyen on April 23, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Influencers on Auburn's Campus: Meet the Men of Alpha Phi Alpha

Greek life organizations can be found on almost every college campus in the United States and Auburn University is no different. At Auburn though, there is one chapter that sits distinguished among the others.

Meet Alpha Phi Alpha

Alpha Phi Alpha…

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Added by Hannah Johnston on April 21, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What To Know About Auburn's Campus Cats Project

Have you ever been strolling through campus on your way to class and felt like something was watching you from the shadows? Don’t worry because it was probably one of the campus cats. Some of them have been here as long as 15 years controlling the rodent population and charming the cat lovers of the Auburn faithful on a daily basis.

You may…

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Added by Kevin James Phillips on April 18, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Foods: Tigers on the Green

Auburn University's Campus Dining is presenting their event Tigers on the Green on April 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be food, music, and fun on the Green Space.



Auburn Foods is a brand that represents the local options on campus. The brand was coined "Auburn Foods" because all of the partners involved with this brand are either Auburn University alumni or on-campus departments. Tigers on the Green is an event to launch the Auburn Foods brand.…



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Added by Katie Peters on April 13, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

What I Wish I Knew

Everyone says hindsight is 20/20 right? Well, that is certainly the case when it comes to learning the lessons college life brings.

Arriving on campus as a freshman, students are wide-eyed and hopeful for everything college will bring. New friends, activities, and opportunities are around every corner, all valuable…

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Added by Julie Anne Jacobs on April 12, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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