More than two weeks have passed since the Auburn family discovered the oak trees at Toomer’s Corner were poisoned.
In that time, reactions to this act have ranged from complete sadness to overwhelming anger. One reaction that has seemed to unite everyone is confusion. The question most everyone is asking is, why?
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To outsiders, the oaks of Toomer's Corner are just trees. To the Auburn Family, these trees symbolize much more. They represent years of tradition, and victories. They represent excitement, laughter, and memories to those celebrating a win. These 130-year-old trees have been the landing spot for many rolls…Continue
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On a certain day every year Auburn students come together to give back to the community. This is the Big Event.
It is a day full of selflessness and working to help others in need that are a part of the Auburn community.
College kids taste the manual labor of painting, mowing lawns, trimming trees and more. And they don't do it for $5 an hour; they do it to give back to the less fortunate.
Ty Kane, a participant last year said, "Each of the two years I…Continue
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Welcome to Industrial Design, a major housed within the College of Architecture, Design and Construction. Auburn University offers the only baccalaureate and masters level Industrial Design degrees in Alabama. Here’s what it’s like to be an Industrial Design (INDD) major, from the students who work (and sometimes sleep) in Dudley Hall.…
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When first entering Auburn University, it may seem that everyone is sure of exactly what they want to do. Students have chosen a major and they are sticking to it. They are confident that what they decided is what they're going to do for the rest of their life.
However, many students entering Auburn University have no idea what they want to do after they graduate. Many pick a major because it sounds interesting. Soon, they realize that the major they chose isn’t right for…Continue
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Saturday February 26, 2011 was the first time since 1991 that someone not named Bobby Cox walked to home plate to exchange the lineup card as the manager of the Atlanta Braves and that man is named Fredi Gonzalez.
Bobby Cox began his second stint as the skipper of the Atlanta Braves mid way through the 1990 season in which the Braves finished in last place in the National League West. He then guided the Braves to 14 consecutive division titles and 1…
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With today’s focus on going green and the recent Toomer’s Corner oak trees tragedy, flora, also known as plants and trees, has taken a step forward into the Auburn Spotlight. Recently, experiencing a flux in awareness, Auburn’s Department of Horticulture enjoys well-deserved attention.
“Horticulture is the art and science of plants and covers a very broad spectrum of careers,” Student Services Coordinator, Brian Brown,…Continue
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The Women’s Leadership Institute at Auburn University is filled with inspiring and influential female leaders and advocates of female leadership. The objective of the Women’s Leadership Institute is to take a proactive step toward closing the gender gap in society by motivating and empowering women for a lifetime of leadership. …Continue
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Teachers will always be a necessity, especially in the United States where success can usually be measured by the amount of school one has undergone. Here at Auburn, the Department of Educationis where one would go to get a degree to become a teacher.
There are many paths to take when becoming a teacher from high school, secondary, elementary, and early childhood. Lizzie McCalley is a junior at Auburn, and she is…Continue
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Auburn University offers many opportunities to study abroad. One student who is currently overseas with an abroad program discusses her experiences thus far and gives advice to prospective students. This student explains the advantages of studying abroad and talks about some of the experiences she did not expect.…Continue
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School can be difficult.
Every student has a class that presented a challenge to their intellect. Auburn University prides itself on the combination of arts and sciences offered for undergraduate students. However, many times students find mastering these subjects more rigorous than anticipated.
When students are struggling, Auburn does its best to give the students a hand. Offering…Continue
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Many generations of Auburn fans have celebrated a victory by gathering at Toomer’s Corner. This football season the famous corner has seen more Auburn fans roll the tree than in the history of the tradition. Since the recent attack on the Toomer’s Oaks, many Auburn fans have been in distress about the fate of…Continue
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When news made way onto campus that the Toomer’s Oaks had been poisoned, many Auburn fans were left stunned in disbelief. A tradition that has been a part of the Auburn family for decades was now for the first time seeing signs of a real threat and uncertainty.
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In the school of Human Sciences at Auburn University a student has the chance go engage in a unique major. Hospitality Management is a recent and very popular major emerging for all people interested in working in hotels and restaurants or any other type of hospitality field. According to the Auburn University web site their mission is to, "educate exceptional leaders for the global hospitality and tourism industries."
A student will be able to work in top hotel's all over the…Continue
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Before any undergraduate arrives at Auburn University they must declare a major to an academic program or college. These majors can vary from undeclared to anyone of the fantastic academic programs that Auburn has to offer like College of Agriculture, College of Education, etc. It is the case for many students that sometime within the next 4 to 5 years, the major they have initially declared will be…Continue
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Many students struggle their freshman year when it comes to campus involvement in a rather large university. But, sophomore Bianca Seward did not let a large university stop her from getting involved.
Seward knew she wanted to get involved on campus at Auburn University her freshman year but, did…Continue
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Bo Over the Top: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDeAWbxgTfE
Toomer’s Corner has been the heart of years of celebrations for the Auburn University family. As much as everyone loves Toomer’s Oaks, they felt the impact of our celebrations over the years with the numerous rolls of toilet paper that have graced their limbs. Whether it’s a football National…Continue
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