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Students benefit from Young Professional Society in Auburn

Public Relations is a major part of every organization or business. Without it, promoting your brand would be difficult. “If you don’t represent yourself no one else will,” says Carolyn Rush, 2012 President. “Representing yourself in a good light is harder than it looks.”

Public Relations Student…


Added by Sarah Bowden on September 14, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments

Picture This: A Week to Remember

It is your first week at Auburn University, and you do not know a single soul in the area. You are not from Alabama, and you only know your roommate through the Facebook messages you sent him or her from the summer. But, after your first day on campus, you have already made friends with about ten other freshmen living in your residence hall. For some, this may seem quite unlikely, seeing that your first day in a new place is always awkward and intimidating. However, with Auburn University’s…


Added by Bradley Reed Burroughs on September 14, 2012 at 2:40am — No Comments

Pharm-D Dreams Come True

Many students would find it nearly impossible but this second year Pharm-D candidate is able to handle a very demanding school schedule and work a part time job.

Abby Foster, a native of Opp, Alabama, received early acceptance into Auburn’s very own Harrison School of Pharmacy in late 2010. Never backing down from a challenge Foster was determined to succeed.

Throughout her life Foster faced many struggles. Such struggles include both of her parents losing…


Added by Zack McGuire on September 13, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

A Fresh Beginning for Eagle Eye Sports

Eagle Eye TV, Auburn University's premier student run news program, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The sports segment of the program, Eagle Eye Sports Live, is just starting to sustain life on its own, however.

How to fit sports into the program has been a cyclical issue for Eagle Eye TV for the entirety of its existence. For years, sports was just a brief part of the weekly news show on Monday nights. The segment included a few highlights of the…


Added by Kyle Cavender Monteverde on September 13, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Panhellenic Builds Community While Teaching Leadership

If you are a female looking to get involved in a wonderful student organization that promotes leadership, academic excellence, and community service, JOIN PANHELLENIC!

Panhellenic is an essential part of the Auburn University community. Panhellenic women make up about one-third of Auburn’s undergraduate women, and they are also a part of a wide variety of other campus organizations. Women who are a…


Added by Caleigh Lentz on September 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Behind the Ropes and the Reins: The 7th Annual FarmHouse Rodeo Classic

Philanthropic service has always been a priority to Auburn men and women over the years. For the brothers of Auburn University’s FarmHouse Fraternity, however, service has taken the form of hard work and dedication, also known to many as the FarmHouse Rodeo Classic.

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Added by Megan Leigh Grantham on September 13, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Uprooting History with Sowing Seeds of Hope in Marion, Ala.

As last May approached, many students scrambled to find an excuse not to return to their small hometowns. Mary Afton Day planned for quite the opposite.

Mary cringed as she told me about her first memories of Marion. “Even though we only lived there for nine months when I was 2-years old, Marion is…


Added by Sheyda Mehrara on September 13, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Auburn University Student Ministry Uses Intramural Sports to Reach Out

Auburn University is known for its football team. The Auburn Christian Student Center (ACSC) is known for its intramural football teams and their willingness to include anyone who wants to play on their teams. 


According to Matt Snow, a senior at Auburn University and a captain of an ACSC intramural football team, the idea of making random teams out of the pool of students who would like to play intramurals but do not have a team to…


Added by Amanda Benett on September 12, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

A Band’s Eye View: An Away Game from the AUMB’s Perspective

This past weekend, I found out that at 3:30 a.m., even the floor of a charter bus makes a wonderful bed (with plenty of pillows and blankets of course).

The Auburn University Marching Band took a pep band of 120 members to help cheer on our football team this past weekend as they took on their first SEC opponent of the year, Mississippi State University.…


Added by Anna Hewlett on September 12, 2012 at 10:42am — No Comments

Get Hooked on Auburn's Bass Fishing Team

Did you know Auburn University has a bass fishing team? It does, and they’re good – really good. The team placed second at this year’s College Bass National Championship and Auburn’s own Matt Lee qualified for the 2013 Bassmasters Classic.

In case you’ve never heard of the Bassmasters Classic, it’s like the Super Bowl of bass fishing, and only one college student is chosen from around the world to compete each year.

Lee, a senior in industrial engineering, began…


Added by Liz Brittain on September 12, 2012 at 10:01am — No Comments

The Auburn Spikettes race onto Auburn’s campus

Auburn University is home to many clubs and athletics, but until recently, one in particular has flown under the radar: The Auburn Spikettes.

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The Spikettes are the hostesses of the Auburn University track and field team and are looking for members to kick off the new school year.

The sudden interest in Spikettes can partially be…


Added by Scott Kelley on September 12, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Math Club: Not Just For Math Majors Anymore

“I think a lot of people think it’s just a club for math people or math majors,” Muriel Holmquist, a senior majoring in mathematics at Auburn University who has been a member of the math club for a year, said. “But we have people in the club that aren’t math majors or math minors.”

Muriel says that the vice president of the math club isn’t even a math major, but is a foreign language major, minoring in Chinese language. She says that most of the members are either…


Added by Elizabeth Zelley on September 12, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Auburn Study Abroad: Be a World Traveler!

It is no surprise that Auburn University's study abroad program has taken off in the past few years. With the numerous destination additions made to the map, Auburn students are more likely to get involved in the study abroad program and travel to foreign…


Added by Taylor Cockerill on September 12, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Getting Plugged in with Delta Sigma Pi

If you are a business major then you will not want to miss out on the opportunity to join Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity!


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Delta Sigma Pi is a wonderful student run organization right here on Auburn’s campus for any student that is majoring in business! It is an organization that offers many benefits whether it is…


Added by Catie Faison on September 11, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Experiencing Nature with the Outdoor Adventure Club

As a student it can be easy to get lost in the whirlwind of classes, football and social events. For the majority of students, that may be all that’s necessary for a happy college life, but for students like Rob Coleman there was still something missing.

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“OAC ( Outdoor Adventure Club) is a club that a lot of people join because there is…


Added by Landrum Isaacson on September 11, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Balancing Work, Class and Clinical

Most students would probably deem it impossible, but this third-semester nursing school student says she is able to handle schoolwork and a part time job. 


Added by Tricia Barton on September 11, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Students Take Part in National Political Conventions

As the major party conventions wrap up in Tampa and Charlotte, both camps are prepared to push hard for their respective candidates leading into November.  The conventions not only serve as a three-day infomercial for the party, they allow voters from around the nation to feel like they have a hand in choosing the path for the party over the next four years. …


Added by Beth Clayton on September 10, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Kick-Off to Freshmen Year

Colby Honey is a freshman at Auburn University this year. The Muscle Shoals, AL native grew up in a family that yelled “War Eagle” proudly and attended football games each season. However, this past week, Honey experienced his first football game as an Auburn student.

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Added by Olivia Hutchinson on September 10, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

There Isn't Just One Major For This AU Student

When most students are overwhelmed with one major and in some cases a minor, Haley Ates, a senior in Interdisciplinary Studies, has three different focuses within her one major.



Ates changed her major from Human Development and Family Studies to the newly established Interdisciplinary Studies program this past summer.

“I was on the child life track in Human Development and Family Studies, and it is a very narrow field,” said Ates. “The child…


Added by Haley Bagwell on September 10, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Auburn Triathletes: Promoting Physical Wellness One Day At A Time

While many students slack off on their fitness regimen during their college years, one club at Auburn has the drive to take fitness to a whole new level.

The Auburn Triathletes do the complete opposite of slacking off, especially when it comes to fitness. The next triathlon that many of the members are competing in, the Rev 3 Anderson in South Carolina, is no joke.…


Added by Alissa Best on September 9, 2012 at 9:45am — 1 Comment

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