Many programs at Auburn University offer some type of study abroad program, but perhaps none of them are as exhilarating and wide ranging as the programs offered by Hotel and Restaurant Management. Nearing the end of their time here, seniors Josh Nagel and Sam Fonte share some of their favorite places, people and moments from a final year dominated by studying near and far.
Since an early age, Nagel and Fonte always wanted to work in restaurants, knowing that one day…Continue
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With Auburn baseball off to a good start, many fans hope to continue this way. Two wins this past weekend made one 4 year old boy happy. Carson Tittle, nephew of Auburn catcher, Caleb Bowen went home Friday night after the Tigers win with a new toy, Aubie.
Bowen has grown up playing baseball while dreaming of playing in college, only he never dreamed that he would play at Auburn. Bowen being an Alabama fan since birth learned in February of 2008 how to say War Eagle when he signed…Continue
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The Toomer’s oak trees are a symbol of Auburn University’s success for over 130 years now. The trees are so important to Auburn’s tradition and have special and different meanings for everyone. Once news broke about the poisoning of the oak trees, chaos ensued. The news spread rapidly by enraged Auburn fans and students through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. A Junior at Auburn University, Allyssa Carbine, said of the rapid spread of news, “I was awakened from a nap by a phone…Continue
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The Department of Psychology’s Doctoral Program in experimental psychology provides a foundation in psychological processes underlying behavior. Students are exposed to a blend of didactic, practical, and scholarly activities that can be tailored to provide a broad…Continue
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According to the Auburn University graphic design website, graphic design, “is everywhere, touching everything we do, everything we see, everything we buy: we see it on billboards and in Bibles, on taxi receipts and on websites, on birth certificates and on gift certificates, on the folded circulars inside jars of aspirin and on the thick pages of children’s chubby board books.”Continue
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Sadness. That is the first reaction to the Auburn community’s latest tragedy: the poisoning of the Toomer’s Corner oak trees. As it was announced this past Wednesday, Feb. 16, the oak trees were poisoned after Auburn had won the Iron Bowl this year.
Although the effect starts in sadness, it will only grow with strength.…Continue
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Bethany Latimer is a senior at Auburn University who spends time during the week interning at the Auburn Early Education Center. Bethany has been working with the kindergarten for several months now and says it is one of the greatest experiences she has ever done.
She is majoring in Human Development and Early Childhood Education. "I am really happy with the field of study I chose because I absolutely love working with the kindergartners. They love you no matter what and…Continue
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Academics, football and the family atmosphere are just a few reasons why people decide to attend college at Auburn University. However, once here a few Auburn students have found that there is another side to Auburn awaiting them; a more adventurous side.
Six unsuspecting students entered into their…Continue
Added by Sara R. Weeks on February 21, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Auburn University is founded on tradition and the trees located at Toomer’s Corner are the roots of the legacy. The Toomer’s oaks have resided in their current home for more than 130 years and have watched as Auburn grew to what it is today. News of the probable demise of the Toomer’s oaks because of an intentional poisoning of the trees, had members of the media flocking to Auburn.Continue
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Disgust, outrage, mourning and possibly even hope are some of the feelings that the Auburn family has been experiencing since Wednesday afternoon.
Whether you are an Auburn or Alabama fan, most people in this state are aware of what happened to the trees at Toomer’s Corner.
On Wednesday afternoon, news broke that the trees at…Continue
Added by Carrie Gordon on February 21, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments
An eventful week has just come and gone on the Plains. Wednesday afternoon, the Auburn Family was informed that their beloved Toomer’s Corner Trees had been poisoned. This left everyone feeling like their best friend and a huge part of their life had been taken from them.
Rolling Toomer’s has…Continue
Added by Rebecca Elizabeth Smith on February 21, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The Disney College Program will be recruiting on the plains this week for students who are interested in applying for the paid internship program.
The program will hold information sessions on Monday, Feb. 21, and Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Lowder room 019 at 6 p.m. To be eligible to apply to the program, applicants must attend a presentation. If…Continue
Added by Lauren Schuster on February 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Auburn’s Department of Industrial Design is among the most difficult and demanding programs offered at the university. In case you don’t know what industrial design is, it is the professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value, and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer. In other words, it involves creating new and innovative products that have a market for…Continue
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This past Saturday, Toomer’s corner was brimming with students, alumni, families and news crews. People led cheers, waved their shakers and photographed the throng of blue and orange, though not to celebrate another Auburn victory. Instead, fans gathered to display Auburn’s impenetrable spirit in response to the…Continue
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According to the majority of Hollywood movies, the college experience consists of bars and keg parties. Whether you drink or not, coming into college, the thought of all the partying can either terrify you or excite you.…Continue
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At least through the eyes of the Auburn Family, it is now safe to associate the name ‘Harvey’ with assassination. In this case, not a President, but one of college footballs greatest traditions.
A suspect initially named, “Al from Dadeville,” called into Paul Finebaums radio show admitting to the malicious acts of vandalism towards the symbolic oaks of Auburn.
“Let me tell you what I did. The weekend after the Iron Bowl I went to Auburn,…Continue