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On the Hunt for the Perfect Job

Graduation is just around the corner. Relief lingers in the air for all the drained seniors who are burned out on four years of studying. And while graduation does result in the end of tests and assignments and group projects, it doesn’t necessarily lead to a stress free way of life. It just means a different kind of stress load is bound present itself. Welcome to: the job hunt.

Madison Hodge will be graduating in May with a bachelor’s degree in communication. She started her job hunt… Continue

Added by Amy Elizabeth Barton on April 11, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

Not Your Average Man's Best Friend

For most kids, growing up with a family pet becomes an addiction.


You are attached to coming home and having your best friend greet you at the door. You yearn for that unconditional devotion, and as much as you complain about the extra chores, you love being a caretaker.


What happens,…


Added by Liz Brittain on April 11, 2011 at 12:52am — No Comments

An English Degree in Three Years

As freshman, many people have no idea what they want to pursue their degree in. Will they choose to be a doctor, a dentist, a teacher maybe even a journalist? One thing that probably is true for most freshmen is that they are going to change their degree at least once while in college.


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“When I first came to college, I…


Added by Carrie Gordon on April 10, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Opportunities Galore Through the College of Agriculture

The College of Agriculture traces back to 1872 when Auburn was the Alabama Agriculture and Mechanical College. Maggie Mills is a sophomore majoring in Animal Science with a concentration in pre-vet. She is learning about animals in order to accomplish her dream of becoming a large animal veterinarian.…


Added by Ashley Baxter on April 9, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

AU Logo on pictures

Hi I've seem several normal pictures with the AU Logo in the bottom left hand corner. How do you make one?

Added by Kaitlyn Pharr on April 9, 2011 at 2:25am — No Comments

Auburn Students Joined by Music, Not by Majors

For most students extracurricular activities include greek life, SGA recognized clubs or national honor societies, but for these five talented Auburn students their extracurricular activity is known of those. All from different places, joined together with two common bonds. Their bonds are their love for music and…


Added by Kimberly Henderson on April 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Learning to Teach

Elizabeth Bryant is a junior from Opelika, AL, majoring in Early Childhood Education at Auburn University. She has been blessed with a wonderful and supportive family who is actively involved in the Auburn community.  


Bryant has known since she was in kindergarten that she wanted to be a teacher,…


Added by Olivia Hutchinson on April 8, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

She's an [Almost] Architect

Cassidy Beam grew up with love for her architect father and a dedication to Auburn football that would never waiver. So naturally, when it came time to go to college Auburn definitely on her list. 


"In high school, I began looking into architecture schools. I knew I wanted to go to a large university, with a great football program, and that provided a great architecture school as well," says Beam, "Since I grew up hearing about and visiting Auburn, it was already top of my…


Added by Courtney Crew on April 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Love for Fashion

When Julie Day was a young child she loved to play dress up with her friends and dreamed of getting involved in the fashion industry after she graduated from college. Now, as a sophomore at Auburn University, her dream could possibly become true since she is majoring in…


Added by Catie Faison on April 8, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

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


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on April 8, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments

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…


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

Added by John Christopher Trammell on April 8, 2011 at 1:10am — No Comments

War on Hunger



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…


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…


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…


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.



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,…


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

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