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Bridging the Gap

Many college sophomores look forward to being a part of a mentoring program as way to guide through them their college experience. But, Auburn University sophomore Jamecia Crenshaw decided to take a different route and start her own mentoring program.




Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a mentoring program that Crenshaw started on September of 2011 in conjunction with the Black Student Union (BSU) Executive and Cabinet Board for freshmen and transfer…


Added by Jasmine Morten on November 18, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Human Resources Major Reaching for the Future

With this fall semester coming to a close, it is time for many seniors to start thinking about that special, or sometimes dreaded, day in May, graduation. Among those seniors is Rachel Lingerfelt, a Human Resource Management major.

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As the college of business describes it, “Human Resource Management is the specialized field in management devoted…


Added by Laura Elizabeth McGee on November 18, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Spirit of Thanksgiving

Some would say it's the greatest time of the year. Fall is in full swing, football season is at its peak and college students are heading back home. Students can hardly focus on school because of the thought of the delicious Thanksgiving meal that is near. For one student, Thanksgiving is more than just a fabulous meal. It is a time for a family of 25 (that's only one side) to come together and celebrate being a family.


Tricia Barton, a Huntsville native,…


Added by Brooke Bonner on November 18, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

Vince Camuto Fashion Show

The Vince Camuto Fashion Show was held on November 15, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the Alpha Omicron Pi chapter room. Vince Camuto is a new fashion designer who is taking Auburn girls by storm.



Danielle Wellborn is the campus manager for Vince Camuto and Katelyn Nunally and Lindsey Beno serve as “fashionistas.” They hold events throughout the year and this semester’s event was a fashion show.

There were 7 models who showed three looks…


Added by Izzy Hortman on November 18, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

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Rome, Ga. Will Host The 56th Annual NAIA Football National Championship

The 56th Annual Russell Athletic-NAIA Football National Championship is scheduled for Dec. 17 in Rome, Ga. Rome-Floyd County and Shorter University will host the event at Barron Stadium for the fourth-straight year.



Added by Izzy Hortman on November 17, 2011 at 12:16am — No Comments

Midseason NFL Awards-CAM NEWTON

Offensive Rookie of the Year (candidate) Cam Newton has started this year very impressively. He is ranked 6th in the league with 2,393 yards. Add to this his unique runs for first downs and touchdowns. May the rest of the season be as outstanding as this first half!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on November 14, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Quidditch for Quesimpuco

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter returned to the Plains as Auburn University’s Engineers Without Borders hosted the second “Quidditch for Quesimpuco” tournament at the Auburn University Intramural fields on Sunday, Oct. 30.

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Katie Gauthier, Secretary for Engineers Without Borders and “Qudditch for Quesimpuco” co-coordinator, first…


Added by Morgan Powell on November 14, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Cam Newton Injured

On Friday, Cam Newton injured his throwing shoulder. After an MRI,he was listed as "probable" but the game with the Tennessee Titans was not the game we all had imagined it would be. The Panthers lost.  Hopefully,next week will give better results with some time needed for the shoulder to heal. Wish you the best,CAM!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on November 13, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Athens, GA for the Weekend!

Heading out for gameday?! If you've never been to Athens, here are some things you may be interested in seeing before you leave.


1. The State Botanical Garden

313 acres of sheer beauty. The garden is located on UGA's campus, so you won't have to go too far out of the way to experience it! The garden serves as a living laboratory, housing not only plants, but wildlife as well. The welcome center itself is a sight to see, standing at 3 stories high and filled with…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on November 12, 2011 at 7:44am — No Comments

Lee County DVIC gears up for the Taste of East Alabama

Lee County’s Domestic Violence Intervention Center is getting ready for their major fundraiser called the Taste of East Alabama in January 2012.

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The Taste of East Alabama invites local Lee County restaurants and caterers to prepare and display their dishes for patrons to sample. They have everything from Ariccia to Waffle House every…


Added by Elle Welch on November 9, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tennessee at Carolina :: 11/13/11

Next weekend will be a big football weekend for Auburn.  Saturday against Georgia on the road. Then, Sunday, Carolina at home against Tennessee. Look for another big day on the field in front of the home crowd for Cam Newton. Each game shows the NFL more of Cam's talent.  This should be the "breakout" game for Cam and the Panthers. The legend goes on.

Added by Roger W Tinkham on November 6, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Thanksgiving Road Trip

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, many of you are probably wondering what in the world you are going to do for an entire week at home?!?!

Well, I have a solution. Grab a few friends, plug in your GPS (or bring out the map), and get on the road!!

Auburn students will have 5 whole days to relax before they have to be at the dinner table on Thanksgiving. Why not enjoy this beautiful fall weather and take a trip with friends!

Depending on how far you want to go… Continue

Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on November 5, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Jump Start Your Job Search

Auburn University Communication, Journalism, RTVF, and Public Relations alumni return to Auburn in order to offer valuable advice for your job search and life after college.


Jump Start Your Job Search will provide valuable job search information for the 814 students within the programs of the Department of Communication and Journalism.

Jump-start Your Job Search is scheduled for November 4th from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student…


Added by R. D. French on November 3, 2011 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Toomer's Oaks: O-A News Shares Before & After Photos

"'We’re not expecting something positive in the spring.' Auburn University Professor of Horticulture Dr. Gary Keever said the grim prognosis of the two poisoned Toomer’s Oaks on the corner of College Street and Magnolia Avenue should probably be realized in the next few months, though he didn’t give up hope for their survival."Credit: JOE MCADORY Opelika-Auburn News Read more...…


Added by Auburn Family on November 3, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments

Mickey's Got Our Back!

The other day I was flipping through a travel magazine and an article jumped out at me, probably because I saw "Disney World" in big bold letters, and I love everything Disney!!

The article brought up a recent scam happening in Orlando. Apparently identity thieves have been disguising themselves as pizza parlors and have been handing out flyers to guests at Disney World, some going so far as to slip their flyers under guests’ doors in Disney resorts. Many people have fallen victim to…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on November 3, 2011 at 10:42am — No Comments

Vote for Chizik in the Coach of the Year Contest

The Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award is back, and it’s up to Auburn fans to vote for Coach Gene Chizik. The award goes to the college football coach who displays excellence both on and off the field.

Chizik won the award last year, receiving $50,000, which he gave to…


Added by Erin Walker on November 3, 2011 at 10:13am — No Comments

Halloween Best and Worst Costumes

Halloween is always a big holiday for Auburn University students—not only a chance for everyone to play dress up for a few days, but also the annual meeting of Ole Miss and Auburn’s football teams.


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Everyone has the same goal: to have the best costume in town to impress others and perhaps have a chance to win one of the many costume…


Added by Kristbjorg Johnson on October 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What's Spookier Than Halloween? Alabama's Immigration Law

When he first heard the news of Alabama’s new immigration law, Estevan Domingo was outraged. 



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Domingo, a junior in industrial design and former president of the Auburn Latino Association of Students, thinks the federal government, not the state, should handle illegal immigration issues. 


“As an American…


Added by Brittany Gibson on October 31, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Auburn SEO has Lunch with Bobby Lowder

Last week a few members of the Auburn Student Entrepreneurship Organization sat down to lunch with Bobby Lowder.


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"I wasn't really sure what to expect, having such an intimate lunch with such a small group and Bobby Lowder," said Kyle DeTullio, a senior in civil engineering and a member of the Auburn Student…


Added by Sam Solomon on October 31, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Cam Gets Another Close One

Another Sunday,another great performance from Cam Newton.  Carolina lost BUT only by a field goal!  Cam had another banner afternoon with three touchdowns and 290 yards passing.  He just keeps going building up new stats for a rookie quarterback!!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on October 30, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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