AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Through nine nights of NBC’s Sochi Olympic broadcast, male athletes have again received the bulk of the primetime coverage, but not by as large a margin as in past years.
Lauren Smith, an assistant professor in Auburn University’s School of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts, along with a research team consisting of assistant professor James Angelini of the University of Delaware, professor Andrew Billings of the University of Alabama and…Continue
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Every Monday through Friday from 11:30-12:15, Master Qin Chin leads a group of about 20 people in 45 minutes of peaceful exercise on the green space in front of Foy Hall. While many faculty and students are going to class or lunch, you will find Chin and his class fighting stress with the ancient Chinese tradition called Tai Chi.
Added by Courtney R. Edwards on February 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Sometimes doing the “same ole, same ole” every Friday night get’s extremely boring. Whether it’s frequenting the same watering hole or restaurant after each week, it can get mundane and old real quick. Opelika has a cure for that boredom; it’s called First Fridays.Continue
Added by Elizabeth Warren on February 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Ahhh, Spring Break. Auburn University welcomes you with open arms.
If you are a freshman or sophomore, this means it is time for you and your 13 closest friends to pay entirely too much for a three-bedroom condominium (don’t forget to call NOT sleeping in the bathtub) and head down to Destin to enjoy a full seven days of fun in the sun—though early March is still too cold to actually enjoy the ocean.
It is time for you to research the important things, like how long it will…Continue
Added by Hilary Meares on February 20, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Have you ever been interested in performing in front of thousands of Auburn football fans in Jordan-Hare Stadium? If you have any experience in dance, flag or baton, then the Tiger Eyes Visual Ensemble is the right organization for you to join.
The Tiger Eyes are a part of the Auburn University Marching…Continue
Added by Andrea Lowery on February 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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There are numerous Auburn related apps available at your fingertips, but which ones are worth downloading? Whether you are a student, faculty member, fan or local, there are many Auburn apps that could get you hooked. Here is a list of the most useful Auburn apps you should have on your smart phone:
1: Official Auburn University
This is the official university app that is your go-to guide for all things Auburn. This app is most useful for students and faculty. It comes…
Added by Brittney Reeves on February 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Where in Auburn does someone find a peaceful, tranquil place to take his or her afternoon jog? The answer should obviously not be the main roads and campus, where the likelihood of getting hit by a car or bicyclist will give any seasoned runner anxiety. Instead here are some running location alternatives that won’t involve stopping at overwhelming amounts of crosswalks.
1. Kiesel Park – 520 Chadwick Lane, Auburn, Ala.
Located about 14 minutes from campus, Kiesel Park is…
Added by Gloria Raney on February 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Editor's Note: Every campus has its stories of lore and this one is perhaps one of the most common tales that every student can relate to over time. The Haley Center maze is legendary.Continue
Added by Kimberly Lansing on February 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The last semester leading up to graduation is stressful. Students have to finish off their remaining credit hours while battling the inevitable case of senioritis all while applying for jobs, attending conferences, career fairs, resume work shops; the list is seemingly infinite.
There are the lucky few…Continue
Added by Emily Landers on February 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Auburn Alumni Association’s Student Travel Ambassador, Grace Perry, is a senior majoring in marketing. As a woman with may aspirations, she has devoted her senior year to promoting the Auburn European Graduation Trip. Perry has studied abroad in Tornio, Italy, dubbing the Italian city as her favorite destination yet. Perry graduates in May and plans to pursue a career in marketing. Her love of travel will be a dominating factor in her job search, as she hopes to one day be a marketing…Continue
Added by Ann Howser on February 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Spending eight semesters (if graduating on schedule) at Auburn University does not seem like enough time. Which is why it can be a huge decision for a student to decide to sacrifice one of those semesters to study abroad. Either people don’t feel like they have the time, the patience to live in a country that speaks another language, or they are just afraid to go out and do something on their own.
Ashley Patton, now a senior, chose to leave Auburn her second…Continue
Added by Katie Harper on February 19, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Military Ball is an annual event held by the Army ROTC Cadets at Auburn University. This year, it will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom on Friday, February 21 at 6 p.m.
Military Ball is planned and enforced by the Army Cadets, who raise money for…Continue
Added by Mary Ellen Dixon on February 18, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Upon waking up in the morning, you slap the snooze button between three and 15 times. Once you finally face the fact that you must get out of bed and begin another day, you check the weather on your phone. It is 34 outside and that sucks until you notice the snowflake icon. Even a 30 percent chance of precipitation has most students walking with visions of class cancellations dancing through their heads.
You get a phone…Continue
Added by Alexandra Benson on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Do you miss playing sports like you did in high school? Are you looking for a way to be more socially or physically active without a strict time commitment? Seek no more.
Auburn University offers numerous intramural sports to students throughout the year, and encourages participation, especially among freshman. It’s a great opportunity because “you get to meet people with the same interests as you,” Daniel Overstreet, the coordinator of intramural sports at Auburn,…Continue
Added by Kelsey Woodworth on February 14, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Ever since she was a little girl, Michaela Daugherty always dreamed of becoming a “sparkly girl.” Now as a sophomore in elementary education at Auburn University, she is officially part of the Tiger Eyes Flag Line in the Auburn University Marching Band.
“When I was six, my dad brought me to my first Auburn game and I remember telling my mom, ‘Look how cool that is! I want to do that, I want to be a sparkly girl,’” Daugherty said.…Continue
Added by Mary Beth Sellers on February 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
The transition from high school to college is not an easy one. Auburn University knows that and has provided comprehensive counseling services for all its students.
“Something for college students to realize is that yes, these are potentially the best years of your life, but they are also difficult, and that’s normal,” Jan Miller, senior staff clinician, said.
Auburn University’s student counseling services is unique…Continue
Added by Mary Katherine Scarbrough on February 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
In 2010, CBSNews reported on the growing trend of “grade inflation” and gave a list of the sixteen hardest grading schools in the country, based on their low levels of grade inflation (you can read the article…Continue
Added by Rachel M Pipan on February 12, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
On Thursdays, the Air Force ROTC can be found wearing Airman Battle Uniforms (known to most people as camo). For most Auburn students, the uniforms just make them stand out in class, but now you’ll finally know their meaning. Margaret Tucker, senior in psychology, and Brandon Thomas, junior in aviation management, explained the Air Force uniforms and why they are proud to wear them.
Airman Battle Uniform: These are the camo uniforms we see…Continue
Added by Laura Jean Mueller on February 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Auburn University athletic recruits likely see a student face the first time they visit the campus. Auburn maintains a special team of students each year to represent the university to these athletes.
The Tigerettes and Tiger Hosts (TTH), part of Students of Auburn Recruitment (S.O.A.R.), serve as public relations representatives or ambassadors of the Auburn University Athletic Department. The group primarily works with the Office of Recruitment in recruiting…Continue
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