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Healthy Living and Healthy Listening: Be Well Radio

 

A healthy lifestyle and the total college experience.

For most college students, it’s like sleeping or making A’s: you can’t pick both. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in college is something some students strive toward while others struggle with. 

That’s the goal of the Health Promotion and Wellness Services (HPWS). A division of Auburn University Student Affairs, its…

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Added by Allie Heckel on October 25, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Every October, Alpha Chi Omega hosts a philanthropy event to raise awareness against domestic violence. “Domestic violence awareness is something that is special to us and close to our hearts because it predominantly affects women, we are like sisters helping other sisters,” said Lucy Littrell, Alpha Chi Omega’s philanthropy chair.…

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Added by Haley Olver on October 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Graduate Brings Bow Ties Back in Style

Bow ties are back in style thanks to Lorenzo Lane, an Auburn University marketing and international business graduate.



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Lane has gone on to create his own bow tie company, L. Bow Ties.

L. Bow Ties does not offer just any regular bow ties, but one-of-a-kind options that are handmade from Lane himself.

“I try to set apart my…

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Added by Scott Kelley on October 24, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

To Thy Name We'll Sing Thy Praise

The Auburn University Music Department hosted the 12th annual Sounds of Auburn concert on October 18 in the Auburn Arena. The concert features many of the major instrumental and choral performance groups on campus.

There is something for everyone in the audience and the 2nd year in the Arena brought another success for the performance.…

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Added by Anna Hewlett on October 24, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Adventures of Weagle

Once upon a time there was a monkey who wanted to be part of the Auburn family and be “ALL IN.”

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Weagle is the official sock-monkey of Auburn Athletics, and
has been given a special opportunity. Being part of the Auburn family is something special that isn’t always easy. It means standing behind a team of coaches, players, Olympic participants,…

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Added by Jessica Smith on October 24, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumni Association Keeps Traditions Rolling Within the Auburn Family

Auburn University prides itself on being one of the top academic institutions in the nation with its superior academics and exceptional fan base. But the real backbone of the Auburn Family goes way deeper than the surface.



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The Auburn Alumni Association has been keeping alumni of Auburn University in contact with one another since its…

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Added by Megan Leigh Grantham on October 24, 2012 at 11:41am — No Comments

Project Uplift Carnival: Helping Children Have A Fun Halloween Experience

As Halloween quickly approaches the plains, those involved in Project Uplift at Auburn University have the opportunity to spend time with their kids at various Halloween-oriented events.

For those unaware of what Project Uplift is, Project Uplift is a program where Auburn University…

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Added by Taylor Cockerill on October 24, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Auburn Writers Conference: Helping Writers Find Their Voice

The Auburn Writers Conference held their third annual conference on Oct. 12 and 13. The conference was held at the Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center and is held every fall.



“This year the theme was The Winding Road: Travel, Identity and the Search for Voice, so there was a lot of writing about place, writing about memory, writing about home, writing about being the other which was really fascinating to hear.” Emily Shank, a senior majoring in Creative…

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Added by Elizabeth Zelley on October 24, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Bees and the Browns

Beehives, honey and a hobby. Jonathan Brown, fisheries management major at Auburn University, has all three.

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In addition to being a senior, Brown doubles as a beekeeper. He currently has 16 beehives, though during the summer that number can reach about 26. He not only maintains the colonies, but collects the honey as well.

“My dad…

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Added by Nikolett Juhasz on October 24, 2012 at 1:11am — No Comments

Kate Petrusnek speaks of the fulfillment her major brings

Kate Petrusnek is a senior at Auburn University majoring in special education. 

“I knew I wanted to stay close to home and that I wanted to go to a bigger school. I was deciding between Ole Miss and Auburn, and it wasn’t until I attended the Auburn vs. LSU game in 2008 that everything clicked. I was in the stadium and just knew that I would be really happy at Auburn University.

Petrusnek came to Auburn knowing that she wanted to be an education…

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Added by Eleanor Alby on October 23, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Students Making a Difference with Auburn's Alternative Student Break (ASB) Program

Alternative Student Break's is a program where students can give back to communities through community service during their academic breaks. The program has both domestic and international trips. Groups of Auburn University students have the opportunity to choose from multiple locations to give back and make a difference, while bonding with their peers. 

Alternative Student Break's, also known as ASB, began in Spring 2008. It is offered by the Center for Community…

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Added by Chandler Taylor on October 23, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

European Adventure: 12 Cities in 28 Days

How many people can say that they have backpacked to 12 cities and 8 countries in only 28 days? Jessalyn Traylor, a senior studying Nutrition Dietetics at Auburn University, can proudly say that she has conquered this adventure of a lifetime.

Traylor went on this European backpacking trip through the College of Human Sciences Study/Travel in Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management. She received a total of six credit hours. The students completed an hour in the spring here at…

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Added by Catie Faison on October 23, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Today's Student, Tomorrow's Teacher

Meredith Mahoney, a senior from Jacksonville, Fla., grew up knowing she wanted to teach. Her mom was an elementary school teacher in Jacksonville and Mahoney had a passion for teaching her classmates in school.

“I love kids and I’ve always done well with kids,” she explains. “I’ve also always learned better by teaching other people so therefore I thought it might be a good idea to go into a major where I learn to professionally teach other people."

Coming to Auburn, Mahoney…

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Added by Liz Brittain on October 23, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Auburn PR Grads in High Demand :: William Mills Agency, Atlanta

Special to Auburn Family from William Mills Agency.

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2012 – William Mills Agency, provider of financial public relations, marketing and creative services announced tremendous growth over the past quarter with the addition of nine new clients to…

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Added by Auburn Family on October 23, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Auburn Partners With Honduras in a Fight Against Hunger

 

Last year members of Auburn University’s Committee of 19 got the chance to travel to Honduras for a multinational conference that allowed universities and colleges to come together and talk about ways to fight world hunger. This year the roles were reversed and Auburn got the chance to host Honduran students on campus for a week.

 

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Added by Landrum Isaacson on October 22, 2012 at 10:34pm — No Comments

California or Bust

Leigh Ellen Black, a senior in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University, is uprooting her Alabama life and moving to Tahoe City, Calif. in the spring to fulfill her internship.

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Black, a native of the state of Alabama is excited about the big change as she looks forward to moving to California and working with First Baptist Tahoe…

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Added by Haley Bagwell on October 22, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Callouts at Cater - an Auburn Classic

Auburn is a school rich in tradition. It is also a campus where involvement is promoted and encouraged for students of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences. When one combines tradition with the spirit of involvement, the result is Callouts.

When students try out for certain organizations on campus, instead of waiting for a list to be posted displaying who made the group, Callouts occur on the back steps of Cater Hall. The leaders of the organization “call out” the names of…

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Added by Mary Catherine Banister on October 22, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Presidential Debates 2012: The Social Media Election

All we’re missing is people on the concourse handing out cookies. That’s right folks, the campaigns have once again hit the plains. This time, however, we’re not voting on who will bring us Chick-Fil-A breakfast or promises of better parking. This time, we are voting on who will control the future of our nation. Instead of trying to tell every person on the concourse who we’re supporting, we’re telling the social media world.…

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Added by Salora Wright on October 22, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Are You Registered?

Yard signs, debates, ballots, commercials and t-shirts. Seems like election season is here. In the South, fall is related to football, but for this year we all have an election on our minds.

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As Nov. 6, 2012, quickly approaches and many students are watching debates and giving their opinions in class about who they think should be the next…

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Added by Jessica Smith on October 22, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

You Were Made for This

Thousands of Auburn freshmen arrive on campus in August every year without having a clue what college life is like. Faculty and upperclassmen waste no time in bombarding them with all the clubs, activities, and academic and social fraternities they should join.

It’s no wonder many freshmen students often feel overwhelmed and a longing to fit in and show everyone else around them they are active. Sure it’s better to be involved than lazy, but at what point do students spread themselves…

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Added by Kyle Cavender Monteverde on October 21, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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