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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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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

AU Journalism Day Schedule is Updated

Auburn Journalism Day

Friday, Oct. 19

Student Center, Second Floor

Admission is free and open to ALL Auburn University students…



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Added by Auburn Family on September 28, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Raising Awareness Rises To A New Level During The Fall

   
 
  Donating food to raise awareness rises to a new level every year during the fall. The 19…
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Added by Macy Blackwell on September 28, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

Food for Thought- Auburn Organization Battles Eating Disorders

According to the National Eating Disorders Association, 10 million females and 1 million males are presently fighting a potentially deadly battle with eating disorders. Auburn University student, Cody Nall, a former bulimia victim, is currently serving as President of Auburn University Body Image Education and Eating Disorder Awareness. She gives her insight on how this organization and the Auburn Family have helped her overcome her disease.

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Added by Sarah drexler on September 28, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments

PRSSA/PRCA'S Pups and Pops Successfully Breeds Puppy Love

On a bright and sunny Monday, popsicle-licking students and student-licking puppies filled the Student Center green space.

Monday, September 24, Auburn's PRSSA/PRCA hosted its first fundraiser of the year- Pups and Pops.

At Pups and Pops, students could "rent" puppies for play time and buy homemade popsicles.

"I walked by, saw puppies, and couldn't resist," said Joey Abate, one of many participants.…

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Added by Lillian Parker on September 28, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Best of Buddies

What if I told you that you could have a friend that would love you unconditionally and not judge you for anything said or done; it sounds pretty good, right?

This is exactly what the friendships are like that form in the Best Buddies Club at Auburn University.

Best Buddies was created nationally in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver. The club is represented in all 50 states and in 50 countries around the world.

Best Buddies is focused on creating…

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Added by Heather Duncan on September 28, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

“30” is Just the Beginning

Any Auburn student who has had Ed Williams for newswriting knows the meaning of the number 30.  As a professor who values tradition and the importance of the history of journalism, Williams teaches his students that “30” at the end of a news story denotes the end. This year marks William’s 30th year…

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Added by Courtney R. Edwards on September 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Auburn Students “Run For a Reason”

For many, September 23rd was a chance to jump over fallen trees, crawl through muddy tunnels and swim in ponds. For many children in Uganda, the Adventure Race, held at Camp Hargis in Birmingham, represented a chance at a better life.…

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Added by Laurel Dicus on September 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Paying for Abs-What Works for You?

Max Fitness, The Student Recreation Center, Pure Barre, or personal training, the city of Auburn has it all.

 

With the numerous options of places to exercise as a student, how does one pick the best place to go? I attended three different facilities in Auburn, and evaluated their program. I also interviewed regular users at each location to get a feel for the intensity of their classes and satisfaction of the customer.

 

Max Fitness is located right off the…

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Added by Catherine Edwards on September 28, 2012 at 1:01am — No Comments

Making an Impact through Project Uplift

There is a way for Auburn students to get involved in the community, be a role model and play with Nerf guns.

Hannah Rushin, a junior in communication disorders, spends a few hours each week with Jay, her 6-year-old “little brother.” Rushin is a volunteer for the Project Uplift program. Project Uplift is a mentoring program at Auburn that pairs college students with children ages 5 to 12 in the community.

 Her freshman year, Rushin didn’t know about Project Uplift. When a…

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Added by Elizabeth Segarra on September 27, 2012 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Summer in Spain: How to have the time of your life and get credits for doing it

The ability to speak another language is an invaluable skill that is in high demand in our business world today. As Auburn University students we’re constantly trying to push ourselves academically to succeed in the real world and what better way to stand out than to learn another language? This is the reason that each summer many Auburn students, like junior Leanna Vitari from Alpharetta Georgia, decide to study abroad. Vitari chose to do two separate programs in Spain through Auburn…

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Added by Katie FitzGerald on September 27, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Set Decoration for Anger Management Show

"Big Basin" is one of 12 of my drawings that will be used for set decoration on Charlie Sheen's new show "Anger Management". They have purchased reproduction prints of the drawings to use. It will be exciting to watch the show when it starts airing again in…

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Added by Melissa B Tubbs on September 27, 2012 at 12:45pm — 2 Comments

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