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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Alabama' (12)

10 Ways You Can Tell Someone Went to Auburn University

10. You know someone went to Auburn when the only “Momma’s Love” comes from Momma Goldberg’s Deli.

After a long day, there is nothing quite like the comfort of a steamed “Momma’s…


Added by Caleigh Lentz on February 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn SGA hosts Better Relations Day

The Student Government Association of Auburn University hosted Better Relations Day last Tuesday, October 29, 2013. For the first time since the program’s birth, both the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama sent students to attend.

This is monumental, not only for the sake of leadership ideas and policies used at each respective university, but it ensures the quality and further prosperity of Auburn’s peer institutions. 

SGA President Harrison…


Added by Addison Pike on November 1, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

9 Reasons Auburn is The Most Beautiful Village on The Plains

 1. The Arboretum










A place dedicated to showcase the most beautiful plants in Alabama all growing in their natural setting? Yes, please.

2. Jordan-Hare Stadium…


Added by Amanda Moyer on October 10, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Lobby Board: Be Educated and Educate Others

Lobby Board is a selected group of students on the Auburn University campus who work to advocate to Alabama state legislators on behalf of all Auburn students. Auburn’s Lobby Board develops relationships with elected officials to promote the Auburn student body and its needs. Throughout the year, Lobby Board plans educational events for Auburn students, participates in trips to Montgomery to advocate for issues and policies and has bi-weekly meetings to discuss important matters concerning… Continue

Added by Brook Robertson on March 14, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Rivalry on the Field, Camaraderie on Campus

On Friday, November 9, one of the most unique traditions in the SEC returns 

to Auburn’s campus. Auburn SGA, along with other leaders on campus, will be welcoming students from the University of Georgia to the Loveliest Village on the Plains for a day of building relationships and learning about each others’ schools.

 This event is known as Better Relations Day, and it dates back to 1948 when the presidents of Auburn and the University of Alabama met…


Added by Mary Catherine Banister on November 9, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

Capitol on the Plains brings students into legislative process

Auburn University's Student Government Association sponsored "Capitol on the Plains" on Oct. 16, 2012. This legislative forum brought together four Republican legislators and one Democrat in a bipartisan panel to answer questions from students about Alabama politics.

Panelists included Speaker of the House Rep. Mike Hubbard, Sen. Phil Williams, Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin, Rep. Pebblin Warren and Sen. Tom Whatley. Auburn SGA President Owen Parrish asked the panelists a series of…


Added by Beth Clayton on October 17, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Uprooting History with Sowing Seeds of Hope in Marion, Ala.

As last May approached, many students scrambled to find an excuse not to return to their small hometowns. Mary Afton Day planned for quite the opposite.

Mary cringed as she told me about her first memories of Marion. “Even though we only lived there for nine months when I was 2-years old, Marion is…


Added by Sheyda Mehrara on September 13, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Toomer's for Tuscaloosa

Auburn family, read this inspiring blog reaction to the recent tornado devastation:

Alabama, let's get the sleeves rolled up


AU's official page about Auburn Relief Efforts



Added by Laura F Henry on April 29, 2011 at 9:27am — No Comments

Unified Rivalry

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…


Added by William Stewart on February 28, 2011 at 10:25pm — No Comments

Toomer's Corner: A Students Perspective

The Auburn Family sat in shock and disbelief as news broke this past Wednesday of the Toomer’s Oaks poisoning. This enormous tree, symbolizing an age-old tradition and spirit that is unafraid, has graced the corner of Auburn’s campus for more than 130 years. The stretching branches have been hung countless times with rolls of toilet paper, a testament to every accomplishment the University has achieved throughout many, many decades.…


Added by Jenna Nash on February 22, 2011 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Auburn Promotes Animal and Equine Sciences at Alabama Horse Fair Headlined by Craig Cameron

Rigs hauling various shapes, sizes, and breeds of horses began pulling up on the Garret Coliseum grounds around morning coffee hour. The frigid temperature did not deter horsemen and women from attending the Alabama Horse Fair, the state's largest equine trade show in Alabama on January 22 and 23.


This year Craig Cameron, a well-respected horseman and RFDTV personality, headlined the Horse Fair. Horse folks also braved the cold in anticipation of Craig Cameron's…


Added by Jade Currid on January 28, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

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