As a child moves away from his or her parents it’s a common worry from the parents whether their child will be taken care of.
As a single child when the time came to move to Auburn, safety was a main concern. Would the safest place be an apartment, a condo, the dorm or a trailer? Once the decision was made that a trailer it would be, now to decide which trailer park to live in.
After talking to many friends at Auburn, one name kept appearing in conversation,…Continue
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There are many things I love about Easter. Every year around Easter time my family, friends and I go to a production at my church called ‘The Easter Story.’ It is a staged performance that displays the life of Jesus up until when he died and rose again. They bring in live farm animals and a few actors as well as choir members to perform and make it as realistic as possible.
Easter is important to my family and friends because of our strong religious background. I can remember when I…Continue
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Have you ever left an animal shelter with a sting of sadness in your heart? Any compassionate person would feel pity for these poor creatures as they wait in desperation only to be loved by a family. Animals, however, are not the only ones who are left to endure this sad situation.
In fact, approximately 423,773 children in the United States live in foster care according to a 2009…
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Auburn University has many great programs to become involved in. WEGL radio is the schools very own station that is run primarily by students who volunteer their time to help run the station. WEGL has been here at Auburn since 1971.
WEGL originally started out in a room in the Haley Center, but after amany years and an upgrade it was eventually moved into Foy Student Center after spending more than 10 years in…Continue
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Last Spring the Auburn Ice Hockey team was approved a charter after a 27-year hiatus on campus. After years of trying to get the sport back to Auburn, students became successful in 2010. This past fall was the first season for the tigers on the ice. …Continue
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Auburn is a place of home for students, alumni and fans. Auburn has been praised continually for it’s showing of southern hospitality and general welcoming environment. We may though forget the realities of living not even five miles from campus.
The reality of poverty is rarely on the forefronts of our minds. The situation of poverty is very real though and is often closer than we think. In some counties in Alabama the poverty population is over 35%. Often what stops people…Continue
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Many students at Auburn University get involved volunteering right at the start of their college careers. One of these students is sophomore Alex Kavadellas who has been volunteering with Loachapoka…Continue
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Miles from home in a world so different from his own, Jonathan Mitchell is an international student with a love for the southern culture. Being from New Zealand, Jonathan has had many adjustments to make after moving to the states. "Coming from a beach town on an island, the culture is really different. The way people dress appeared weird to me. I had never seen Chacos before."…Continue
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When pursuing a degree in Public Relations or in Marketing, students learn about the many similarities between the two. For example, both majors learn how to narrow down audiences and then figuring out how to correctly target them. Both also, practice the importance of good communication skills.
For many it is hard to…Continue
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In the Lowder business building at Auburn University, there are a few different departments such as Marketing and Management. Another department is the Department of Aviation and Supply Chain Management. This department is a little different than the typical business departments in the School of Business.…Continue
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There is a lot of wonder when looking into the eyes of your child. What will they become? Will they be successful? How much Tylenol will I need throughout the aging of this little girl?
Once the long nights of worry have passed and day by day your daughter starts to show significant signs of success, your stress starts to diminish.
It is time to take a deep breath and know that everything will be OK.
Kate Derby is a prime example of someone their parents should be proud…Continue
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Have you ever wondered what is being done to insure your safety here at Auburn?
Auburn University's Department of Public Safety and Security works hard to ensure emergencies are handled in the safest way for the students, faculty and community. This department has all the tools and procedures on hand in case of a mass or minor emergency.
One tool Auburn uses is…Continue
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Once a semester, the American Red Cross teams up with Auburn University to put on a biannual blood drive held in the Student Center ballroom.
Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881 to provide emergency care for victims of war. In…Continue
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Paul Schissler is an Auburn student majoring in English who has always loved radio and television. Since being at Auburn, he has the opportunity to be a radio and television host on two Auburn radio and television stations.
WEGL 91.1 FM is Auburn University’s radio station that plays a variety of music genres and also they have a sports department keeping Auburn students up- to-date with the latest sports…
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