The College of Agriculture is known for raising farmers. In reality, the College of Agriculture has much more to offer. There are eight main course categories with multiple other subcategories. One of these main categories hosts the major of biosystems engineering.
"I switched from civil engineering to biosystems engineering this year," said Drew Sloan, senior in biosystems engineering. "The people…Continue
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Getting a job while being a full time student is a decision student’s face every semester at college. They ask themselves whether or not they can balance each. Some students can’t but many can.
As students, we are faced with many daily stresses aside from school. College is a time to build relationships and find out about you. Imagine working a job, having three tests in a week and trying to maintain a social life. It’s close to impossible.
Becky Bathrick, a senior at…
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Freshman at Auburn have an opportunity to enroll in two University courses catered specifically to meet their unique needs. Transitioning into college involves change in many aspects and can be overwhelming. Freshmen are often unaware of what is required to succeed and the resources offered to them.
Auburn University offers two courses that have been proven to benefit student’s long-term success at Auburn, and are only offered to freshman during this pivotal…Continue
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The spring semester brings freshness to the Plains that the fall semester lacks. New trees blooming, warmer days and free Saturdays with no football games to go to. With these free days come free nights, and that is where NightLight comes in.
Nightlight is a non-profit organization located in Atlanta, Ga., that focuses on…Continue
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Athletics are a huge deal at Auburn University and many students are interested in ways to be involved in Auburn athletics, even if they lack athletic ability themselves. Auburn University’s Tigerettes and Tiger Hosts are an honored tradition of Auburn athletics and a great way to get involved.
The Tigerettes and Tiger Hosts are part of the Auburn S.O.A.R program, Students of Auburn…
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Last week the students of Auburn were hit hard with the news that someone in the Auburn family was sick. Who was this? None other than the oak trees that have stood at Toomer’s corner for over 130 years.
I can remember the first time I rolled Toomer’s corner. I’m not sure who we played, nor do I know what year it was, but I know that I was young. I was dressed in my Auburn cheerleading outfit and was holding my younger brother’s hand as we walked with my parents to the…Continue
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Prior to college many students are active members of sports teams. For some, it is a dream come true to play on the collegiate level, but for those who do not get that opportunity, there is still an option: intramurals.…Continue
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After the shocking news that Toomer's corner was poisoned, many Auburn fans were worried about the live oaks being a memory forever.
After the initial impact of the tragedy, ideas have been pouring in from all over. Talk of…Continue
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Rolling Toomer's Corner has been an Auburn tradition for many years. After every home game victory, the Auburn fans cover the oak tree on Toomer's Corner with toilet paper and celebrate downtown.
While this tradition is very close to the hearts of Auburn fans, the love is not shared by…Continue
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Although Christopher Whitehead was born and raised an Alabama fan, he currently attends Auburn University. I sat down with Chris recently to discuss what his reaction was to the poisoning of the Toomers oak trees, as well as some of his experiences in being an elephant on campus.
While the egregious actions of the weekend following the Iron Bowl were almost certainly…Continue
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Radio, Television and Film is a budding major in the Department of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts. RTVF, as it is known by students, offers an extensive curriculum and many opportunities for hands-on experience. There is also a track specifically designed for those who wish to pursue a career in broadcast…Continue
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Cardinal Key will host the “Pump It Up! To Find a Cure” one mile benefit walk on Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. The walk will begin and end at Cater Lawn on Auburn University’s campus.
The walk will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in Birmingham, Ala. Every spring, Cardinal Key holds a walk for JDRF as…Continue
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As the Auburn family is aware, our small town has recently been shaken with the discovery that the famous Toomer’s Corner oak trees have been poisoned. While this tragedy is undoubtedly a dark part of Auburn’s history, it has also brought students, residents and fans together in camaraderie. Hundreds have visited Toomer’s Corner to pay their respects to the trees and send their good wishes to the team of workers laboring to remove the poison and preserve the trees and the rest of the plants…Continue
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Auburn University supporters have another reason to gather around the 130-year-old oak tress at Toomer’s Corner. Unfortunately, this occasion is no victory celebration.
On Feb. 16, the university confirmed that the two trees were poisoned with the herbicide known as Spike 80DF.
The announcement came after a caller bragged on The Paul Finebaum Show, a radio show based in Birmingham, that he had poisoned the trees. As a precaution, soil samples were…
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Shows like Law and Order seem to only exist on television to college students, but what if you wanted to use these fictional scenarios in fake trials before getting out into the real world? With an organization like mock trial, college students can do just that.
Only in its third year, Auburn University’s mock trial team…
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