Students and parents alike are making plans for summer vacations. However, why not start thinking about Christmas or next year's big vacation? For 2011 and 2012 graduates saving money for that big celebratory vacation before jumping into the adult professional world of work may be part of their plan.
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Many think of English class as a burden. For some, reading and discussing classical literature and poetry is a very enjoyable way to pass the time. Some people really enjoy writing. But the questions remains, how will any of this translate into a job some day. Well, the Auburn University Department of English has it laid out for you, and they make a solid case.
According to the English Department’s website, “to major or minor in English Studies is to pursue some of the most vital…Continue
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Parents can often be found buying doctors kits, plastic stethoscopes, and little white lab coats. Many dream that their child may grow out of the mock outfits and doctor’s kits to put on a real white lab coat and obtain a degree with an M.D. at the end of their name.
In large part this ambition often does not become a reality.…Continue
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Every year during football season, Auburn students donate to the Beat Bama Food Drive. Donations are given to the East Alabama Food Bank to help fight hunger and give food to people in need.
The goal is seemingly to beat the University of Alabama in donations, but Auburn students are ultimately beating hunger. It's a great cause that is also motivated by…
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"I believe in work, hard work."
Many students know this line of George Petrie's Auburn Creed, but Kelsey Smith, a junior in Nursing, actually lives it.
Smith and other nursing students at Auburn not only take a full course load, but they also work eight hour shifts twice a week at local…Continue
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Late nights in Auburn often end with a visit to Momma Goldberg’s Deli where a wide selection of steamed sandwiches, salads and their famous nachos can please any college students’ taste buds.
Momma G’s, as the regulars call it, opened its original location in 1976. Since then, three other locations have been opened in the Auburn area.…Continue
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Mention the word "accountancy" and people immediately think of figures, numbers, adding, subtracting and big lined books. Typically, “exciting” and “fast paced” aren’t phrases that come to mind when people think about this element of business. In fact, if there is one thing that most business students are afraid of or tend to avoid, it’s accounting.
This word, however, isn’t one that intimidates Hannah Walker, a junior accounting major at Auburn University.…
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Downtown Auburn provides a wide variety of restaurants. On one side of College Street you can get a burger at Five Guys and walk across the street and grab Chinese food.
Camus dining does provide students with many choices and is convenient for using the money on tiger cards. However, the food downtown allows for a nice change of scenery and choices.
After football games is a prime example of change in scenery, especially after a…Continue
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Like many others, Christen Holmes will be walking across the stage to receive her diploma on May 9. The 22-year-old describes her feelings about graduating and discusses her future plans. In typical senior fashion, she reminisces about her time at Auburn, the place that has become home, and her transition into the "scary real world."
Q. What is your major and what have you enjoyed most about it?
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If students ever dare wander down to the depths of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library and follow the smell of energy drinks and freshly printed oversized paper, they will find themselves standing in the Media and Digital Resource Lab (MDRL). This high-tech land of Macintosh and Personal Computers houses…Continue
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Contrary to popular belief, PR is not all glitz and glam. If you are thinking about…Continue
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Auburn University has a program set up to aid disabled students with interacting in the classroom more effectively and to excel overall. The Program for Students with Disabilities has provided an excellent source for students in need as well as a comfortable place for those students to talk about any issues they are facing. The staff in this program has worked hard to overcome barriers that students may have everyday in the classroom and have made it a goal for the students with disabilities…Continue
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As the end of the semester begins to wind down, students face many different emotions. Two of the strongest are relief the semester is over and stress that final exams can make or break their final grade.
Finals week is full of stress, sleepless nights, junk food, and bad hair days. There is no way to completely eliminate the strings attached to the week, but there is a way to keep them to a minimum.
Becky Bathrick, a senior who has been through 4 years of finals,…
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The Boys and Girls Club of Lee County is not only impacting children’s lives around the Auburn area, but also impacting Auburn University college students as well. Many organizations require their members to volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club on a weekly basis, and many of my friends are some of these students.
The mission behind the Boys and Girls Club…Continue
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