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Auburn Student Gets Moving

The Student Activities Center is a great place for students to go to work out or even just play sports. Many students take part in what the Student Act has to offer, while others do not know as much about it. The Act offers many exercise classes, personal training, basketball games, and many other activities.



A senior, Katy Mac Tweedy, who attends the gym at the act regularly had only wonderful… Continue

Added by Grace Stegall on April 8, 2011 at 10:07am — No Comments

Travel Quote that makes you think

 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” by Mark Twain

 

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Being a Journalism Major in Auburn

Journalism is a major that people often find as simple. People go to the computer and write a story. Sometimes they include pictures, and sometimes they don’t. They take one or two classes to learn how to write, and then they can be successful in whatever they choose to do with journalism. This is not so true.



Journalism is a major that requires much research and investigation. Once an idea is formed, the journalist must schedule times for interviews, and often times do multiple…

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Added by Tatum Henley on April 8, 2011 at 1:14am — No Comments

Meters, Tickets, and Tow Trucks

Finding a parking spot on campus can be a difficult process each day. Going downtown for lunch during the week looking for a parking spot that is close to the restaurant can be hard. Going out to the bars on the weekend and not parking in a towing zone can be a bit tricky. That describes the city of Auburn when it comes… Continue

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War on Hunger

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Added by Landrum Isaacson on April 7, 2011 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Make an IMPACT on the Auburn Community

IMPACT, Auburn’s student volunteer organization, is looking for the next group of project coordinators.



Project coordinators (PCs) work one-on-one with 13 agencies in the Auburn/Opelika area; they serve as a liaison between the site and volunteers to create volunteer opportunities for Auburn University students.



“The best part about being a PC is knowing that when I look back on my college…

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Added by Maggie Daley on April 7, 2011 at 4:52pm — No Comments

What Breaks Your Heart?

Auburn University’s Social Work Program equips students with the knowledge and training they need to succeed in the demanding field of work. 



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The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work degree is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. Students with a degree from an accredited institution are eligible to take the examination for…

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Added by Rachel Pitman on April 7, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Junior League of Lee County to host Walk/Run

On Saturday April 16, 2011 at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, the Junior League hosts their 5th Annual walk/run fundraiser supporting various community organizations that focus on arts and literacy for children in Lee County.

 

Fun for all ages, all proceeds of the…

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Added by Brooke Anne Davis on April 6, 2011 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Events on Auburn's Campus Aim to Raise Awareness of Sexual Assault

During the month of April Auburn University’s Women’s Resource Center, a division of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, is partnering with the Health Promotion and Wellness Services to host Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) to inform students on campus… Continue

Added by Kellie Camuso on April 6, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Getting Involved: Diamond Dolls

It’s a beautiful day. You want to spend time outside and do something fun. If you are part of the Auburn family, chances are you have been to an Auburn baseball game on a day like this. If you enjoy going to Auburn baseball games, becoming an Auburn Diamond Doll might be the perfect thing for you. To learn more about this, I interviewed Diamond Doll, Katie Campbell.

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Added by Rebecca Earle on April 6, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

Trips with Auburn Family

          Auburn Alumni Association has plenty of trips to offer that current students and alumni can go. The purposes of the trips are to create everlasting memories while traveling glamorous places with friends,…

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Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on April 6, 2011 at 9:37am — No Comments

From History Major to Preacher

Scott Barnes, senior at Auburn University majoring in history, plans to attend seminary upon graduation.

Barnes chose history as his major because of his interest in historical Christianity. He says that most European and United States history courses tend to revolve around The Church.

Barnes says his favorite class was Medieval English History with Dr. Kicklighter. 



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Added by Nicole Thomason Hardekopf on April 5, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Graphic Design Students Create Their Own Futures

If you ever drive through campus late at night or in the earliest hours of the morning, you may notice the lights are still on in Wallace Hall. That’s where the graphic design students of Auburn University spend their days learning and their nights designing. They are arguably some of the hardest working students on Auburn’s campus.



 

The profession of graphic design revolves around visual communication using symbols, typography, images and words. To…

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Added by Chelsea Pound on April 4, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Accounting Program Offers Great 10-Week Internships

Auburn’s school of business has been recognized many times, and is one of the top 50 public business schools in the nation.  The accounting major has a lot to do with this. 

 

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The accounting program is not just very competitive to get accepted to, but also offers great opportunities for internships.   The accounting department and the top…

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Added by Rebecca Elizabeth Smith on April 3, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Inside Interior Design

Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences is home to one of the most unique and competitive programs on campus, Interior Design. Only 30 incoming freshman accepted into Interior Design in the fall.

 

This department is what brought Stephanie Nixon to Auburn University all…

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Added by Laura Bryant on April 3, 2011 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Finding a Niche in the Engineering Department

Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is home to some of the most prestigious engineering departments in the nation.





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Polymer and Fiber Engineering, one of the smaller departments within the College of Engineering is where senior Rossi Schell found his interests.



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Added by Brent Culver on April 1, 2011 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Zeta Tau Alpha picks a fight with breast cancer

Sixteen of Auburn’s most talented students line up across the stage of the Student Activity Center waiting eagerly for their name to be announced. They have perfected their talents, increased awareness for their philanthropic cause and practiced potential on-stage questions in front of their mirrors countless times. Worn out from the time and energy invested in the weeks leading up to the long awaited pageant, each one secretly hopes that their name gets called from the rest of the…

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Added by Margaret Ann Killam on April 1, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Giving Others a Voice

A career in social work can be both a demanding and heart wrenching profession, but for the social work majors at Auburn University, giving others a voice fulfills a passion for helping those who cannot always help themselves.



Elizabeth Hoyt is a senior majoring in social work at Auburn. She remembers first wanting to be a social worker when she was in high school.



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Added by Gabby Meredith on April 1, 2011 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Party Done Right

Now that spring has sprung, more and more people are enjoying being out at the pool or in their front yards. Specifically fraternities will start having their spring parties at their houses. While these parties are fun and give everyone a chance to hang out outside with their friends, there are some things to think about concerning safety. Risk management comes into play for these spring parties to prevent any liability issues. The Interfraternity Council, otherwise known as the IFC,…

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Added by Julia Bray on April 1, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments

AU Diamond Dolls to hold 5K

On Saturday. April 2, 2011, the Auburn University Diamond Dolls will be hosting the third annual 5K race being held in honor of Mary-Louise Pawlowski, daughter of Auburn’s head baseball coach John Pawlowski.

 

In 2007, Mary-Louise Pawlowski was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer, PNET (primitive neuroectodermal tumors), a rare malignancy seen in only two percent of children with cancer.

 

Coach Pawlowski, a marathon runner, developed a…

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Added by Brooke Anne Davis on April 1, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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