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Game Day On The Green

After we get through drinking our water bottles and cokes at the tailgating most go to throw it away and not think anything of it. According to Auburn’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Department we should think again.…

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Added by Hannah Vaughn on October 4, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Fleece for Fight: One Auburn Student’s Nonprofit Takes Charge

Auburn University sophomore, Katie Scott, did what most her age couldn’t fathom. 

She created a nonprofit organization. 

It all began two years ago when Scott helped with a book drive at an elementary school in her hometown of Macon, Ga. Expecting to collect 500 books to send to South Africa, they sent an unimaginable 8,000. Scott didn’t realize the affect that volunteering would have on her emotionally.

“The villagers in South Africa…

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Added by Allie Heckel on October 4, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Life in the ROTC

When thinking about the ROTC (reserve officer training corps) most people only think about the armed forces, becoming an officer, and the intense training that goes into being apart of the ROTC.  However, there are a lot more than just wind sprints and sharp attires.  There are many small aspects that are apart of the ROTC that most people do not consider.  Being under the authority of somebody who is very close in age to you is one of them.

Cole Finnerty is a sophomore and is apart…

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Added by Charles Claiborne Taylor III on October 4, 2012 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Alden's Legacy Lives on to Inspire the Lives of Zambian Orphans with the Help of Auburn Student

Morgan Dunn, a sophomore at Auburn, is raising funds for a children’s village in Zambia called Tree of Life. Tree of Life is a branch of Family Legacy Missions International and has over 22 houses built serve as homes for the orphans of Zambia.

 

There are over one million orphans in Zambia alone and the life expectancy of these children is the lowest in the world at only 34 years old. Family Legacy aims to foster relationships between American families as…

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Added by Haley Stevens on October 4, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

The Beat Behind AU Rhythm, Auburn's Hip-Hop Dance Team

AU Rhythm is Auburn's Hip-hop dance team on campus. What separates AU Rhythm from Auburn's other dance teams such as the Tiger Paws and Majorettes is that that they are a co-ed group and solely based on hip-hop performance, offering a new type of urban style to the Auburn atmosphere. They combine multiple unique and fast-paced hip-hop dance moves for an energetic show. You can always find them dancing to a mix of fun current music as well as new modern techno. …

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Added by Chandler Taylor on October 3, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New Online System Helps Students Stay Involved

Interaction, networking, community; these tenets have and forever will be the nucleus of higher education. Without these connections, the college experience quickly becomes rote and dreadful.

 

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AUInvolved is a new online system from the Auburn Office of Student Involvement that makes it easier than ever for students to…

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Added by Markevius Jackson on October 3, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

From Brooklyn to Auburn: The Life of an Interior Design Student

Passion, time commitment and a good eye are just a few things it takes to be a successful interior design student. Emily Koelle, a junior at Auburn University, is pursuing her dream to become an interior designer.

A recent transfer student, Koelle is working diligently to find her niche in Auburn. Although her designer journey began more than 900 miles away at…

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Added by Tricia Barton on October 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Ag Discovery Adventure: A Window to the Future

If you were asked, ”where does your food come from?” what would you say? Many simply think, “the grocery store,” but don’t think much past that. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and Auburn University’s College of Agriculture teamed up to answer that question by hosting Ag Discovery Adventure: A Window to the Future. The event took place on Sept. 29 at E.V. Smith Research Center in Shorter, Ala.…

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Added by Salora Wright on October 3, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Master of Accountancy Program Provides Benefits in Studies and Lasting Friendships

The Master of Accountancy program is a higher education program that accounting students apply for after their undergrad. It is a great program for students to learn and enhance key skills demonstrated in the accounting work force. The MAc program is also a great way to build friendships that are beneficial to the program’s studies. 

Kendall Bliss is a recent…

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Added by Courtney Goldin on October 3, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Day in the Life: An Apparel Design Major at Auburn University

Telvin Florence, an apparel design major at Auburn University calls Spidle Hall, where his classes and lab are located, his second home. The life of a fashion major is time-consuming, but Florence believes it is worth it.

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One of the classes that Florence takes as part of his major is 3750, in which “you get to be as creative you want,”…

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Added by Aashana Vishnani on October 3, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

Published in Editor and Publisher

             Elizabeth Bonner can talk about Duke basketball for hours, is a total foodie and loves everything about fall – especially all things pumpkin.  Besides all that, she is also a current senior at Auburn University, soaking in her last football season, unsure of her plans after she graduates this May.





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Added by Katherine Sutcliffe on October 2, 2012 at 10:37pm — No Comments

The Importance of Time-Management

Lauren Haines, a senior in public relations, is currently interning with the Auburn Athletics Department.  Haines is originally from Dallas, TX, but she knew she wanted to go to school far away and Auburn University was her first pick.



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As a part of the public relations curriculum, students are required to complete an internship before…

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Added by Olivia Hutchinson on October 2, 2012 at 9:34pm — No Comments

The 3D Hype

Movies have created entertainment for more than 100 years. New stories, new perspectives and new characters keep moviegoers interested. However, there has been a recent phenomenon that is keeping the “new” aspect to a minimum.

The recent phenomenon includes a pair of recyclable eye glasses and a ticket stub, but it’s not necessarily anything new. Instead…

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Added by Tricia Barton on October 2, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Takes on the Atmosphere

With fall approaching, Auburn students feel something in the atmosphere. For members of the Auburn High Altitude Balloon Club, that something includes hand-built weather balloons.

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Students in AHAB spend much of the fall semester designing and building weather balloons. Weather balloons are a type of high altitude balloon which are used to…

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Added by Nikolett Juhasz on October 1, 2012 at 11:47pm — No Comments

Ryder Cup :: USA Loses, but Jason Dufner Wins

    The last day was a shock to the USA Ryder Cup Team as the European Team caught up with a passed the early big USA lead.  Europe won 14 1/2 to 13 1/2.  Jason Dufner was one of only three winners in the last twelve rounds for the USA. He played solid golf thruouit the Cup.

Added by Roger W Tinkham on October 1, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Allen & McCullough Nationally Recognized for Diversity Excellence

Dr. Brenda Allen (photo right), Extension Specialist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Assistant Professor of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, and…

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Added by Auburn Family on September 30, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Behind the Glass: Celebrating 25 Years

The quaint shops that line the streets of downtown Auburn are loved by locals, students and visitors from all around. Behind the Glass is a boutique located on Magnolia Avenue, and its eye-catching charm brings in many customers.

While many people enjoy shopping at this boutique, not everyone knows the history of…

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Added by Brittney Reeves on September 29, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Learning the Disney Way

 

Kelli Bagwell, a senior in Communication at Auburn, participated in the Disney College Program this past spring semester. Born and raised in Auburn, AL, Bagwell's resume was filled to the brim with Auburn experiences and activities; therefore, she wanted to expand her horizon and accumulate an experience that was outside of the Auburn city limits.



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Added by Olivia Hutchinson on September 29, 2012 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Jason Dufner Wins in Ryder Cup

  Jason Dufner teamed with Zach Johnson to beat Lee Westwood and Francesco Molinari yesterday in the Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.  Representing the USA,they won 3 - 2 in the foursomes.  At 8:50 AM on Saturday (29th),they will go against Nicholas Colsaerts and Sergio Garcia  in the alternate shot format.

Added by Roger W Tinkham on September 29, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Poisonous Impact - A Tale of Two Trees

People celebrating. Toilet paper flying. A family. This is the typical scene at Toomer’s corner after winning a football game. It’s Auburn tradition that we all gather at the trees and cover them in toilet paper. We are a family.

The trees have been around for more than 130 years and most people do not know…

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Added by Jessica Rucker on September 28, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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