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Five Things You Should Do Before You Graduate

With graduation quickly approaching, our time here at Auburn is coming to an end. You start reflecting on all the memories you’ve made, all the new friends you’ve met and all the places you’ve been. Some memories stand out more than others and there are several things I believe you must do before your time here at Auburn is gone.…


Added by Mary Beth Sellers on March 21, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

25 Travel Hacks in Honor of Travel With Care Week

When dealing with travel there is one undisputed law you need to follow: "Foresight teaches gently, error teaches brutally".  Basically, learn from others mistakes. You can loose so much time and money by not knowing the right information before making your trip. It doesn't matter where you are going, someone has…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on March 21, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments

Amplify: A Different Kind of Spring Break

Spring break for college kids is usually envisioned with crazy-fun times, lounging on the beach and hanging out with good friends.

First Baptist Opelika allows for students to do this—only for a much greater purpose.

First Baptist Church in Opelika, Ala. has one of the largest college ministries in the…


Added by Haley Hart on March 20, 2014 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Seven Senior Moments

Every graduating senior has an overwhelming sense of nostalgia as the semester comes to an end and graduation becomes a reality. Here is a look back at the best (and worst) moments the…


Added by Emily Landers on March 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Greek Sing Gives Back

Once spring semester arrives in Auburn, Greek Sing jumps to the forefront of many Panhellenic members’ minds. Greek Sing, a dance competition in which all 17 sororities participate, has become a large part of Auburn’s Greek life over the years of its existence.


This year’s…


Added by Francesca Tully on March 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The 5 Stages of an Auburn Spring

Even though winter in Alabama is nothing compared to a northern winter, its residents are not conditioned to withstand even the faintest of cold weather. We are all ready for it to be over by the time February rolls around. However, an Alabama spring is not for the weak of heart.

1. Pure ecstasy…



Added by Mary Katherine Scarbrough on March 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Eating Like a Local in Auburn

When visiting a new town, one of the best ways to experience the local culture is through the food. This guide provides insight to some of Auburn’s best local restaurants. The following restaurants were judged on taste and atmosphere. Feel free to indulge yourself.

For the Early Bird: Big Blue Bagel

The atmosphere at Big Blue Bagel, paired with their undeniably good food, seems to be a favorite…


Added by Ann Howser on March 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Become a Lean Mean Studying Machine

A client undergoes a simple muscle endurance test during her TigerFit assessment.

“Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.”

It’s such an…


Added by Rachel M Pipan on March 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Top Five Places To Study In Auburn

So we are back from spring break, and we are back to that time of year when it is impossible to study (especially if you are a senior). So, if you are in desperate need of a place to forget spring fever and write that 15-page paper, these five places may be the place for you:

5. Wake Up Coffee Co.…


Added by Mary Reynolds Porter on March 18, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

10 Things You'll Miss About Auburn

Let’s have a collective moment of honesty here. Whether you’re an Auburn student, alumni, fan or resident, you’ve had that moment: “Man I just MISS Auburn.”

Students have this moment on short breaks, alumni and fans may have it at work, and residents of Auburn can have it when they have been away from campus for too long.

There’s something about Auburn that keeps us coming back. Here are ten things that you’re going to (or already do) miss about Auburn.…


Added by Shannon Walton on March 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Arboretum: An Auburn Hidden Treasure

Where is your favorite hangout spot on campus? Is it Samford Lawn? Jordan-Hare Stadium? Or maybe it’s the perfectly groomed grounds around Cater Hall. All three of these places are popular spots on campus that are loved by Auburn students and fans across the globe, but there is a special place on campus that many people don’t know about.

Nestled beyond the president’s house and across from the poultry science building is the Donald E. Davis Arboretum. You have probably driven by it…


Added by Brittney Reeves on March 6, 2014 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Hey Auburn: Meet Globe

Auburn Abroad is continuing a new tradition with a traveling globe that will follow Auburn students on their study abroad adventures around the world. Globe’s travels will be documented in pictures on Twitter using the #GlobeAbroad hashtag.

Globe was introduced as the Auburn Abroad sidekick in June…


Added by Emily Landers on March 6, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments

Auburn football: a different perspective

Not every Auburn student gets the chance to watch their beloved Auburn Tigers play from the sidelines of Jorden-Hare. Even fewer get to experience it for every single game. But, that is exactly what Emma Miller, senior in exercise science, gets paid to do. Well, that and more.


Miller has been a student trainer for the football team since her sophomore year at Auburn. And the way she came about the job is pretty unique.


“My freshman year I went to Church of the…


Added by Mary Katherine Scarbrough on March 5, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Meteorologist Meg’s Top 10 Tips and Tricks

AUBURN, Ala. -- Meg McGuffin was crowned 2014's Miss Auburn University on Jan. 25. Now, she tells all. Check out her secrets to success!

“There’s a trick around everything,” McGuffin says, and she’s giving us all of hers.

Meteorologist Meg’s Top 10 Tips and Tricks:

  1. Makeup
    "Just play up the features you already have on your face." …


Added by Chelsea Roadman on March 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Post: artistic magazine made available to the community

Something big is happening in the Auburn/Opelika area; an artistic revolution some may call it. The Lebanon Art District is a growing art community in Opelika, Ala. It is currently home to Cottonseed Studios, cultivating a huge fan base even at its beginning stages. The Lebanon Art District has proved to be a haven and source of inspiration for artists locally and even nation wide.…


Added by Ann Howser on March 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Market: Auburn's farm-fresh food and flowers

Many people are unaware of the Farmers’ Market at Auburn University. They do not get much publicity on campus, and I only recently learned of its existence, but I do plan to pay a visit to The Market at some point this season.

I grew up visiting local farmers’ markets at home with my mom, and always…


Added by Alexandra Benson on March 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Do you truly belong at Auburn?

Many people remember senior year of high school. The year that culminates all academic and extracurricular achievements. The year you make your first serious life-altering decision.

Do I go to college? How will I decide which school to attend?

For some the decision is innate. For some the decision is based upon financial aid, academics or sports. For some it’s the luck of the draw. For the rest, the decision is a grueling process. It involves weighing the pros and cons of ten…


Added by Kelsey Woodworth on February 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

I’ll bet you don’t know “Old Nancy”?

She is one of the college of agriculture’s best kept secrets. “Old Nancy” is a 1905 J.I. Case steam tractor, currently housed in the Seed Technology Building.…


Added by Hannah Vaughn on February 27, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Spend Time at Plainsman Park

1. Go to an Auburn baseball game because it is quality time spent outdoors.

Take in springtime at Samford Stadium-Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park.


Spring is quickly approaching. With it come warmer temperatures and…


Added by Francesca Tully on February 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Not Your Average Joe: Auburn Alum Makes History

While most recent college graduates are out searching for jobs or figuring out what they want to do next with their life, others are out in the world making history. That’s exactly what recent Auburn grad Jordan "Joe" Lee did at the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic this past Sunday.

Lee, 22, finished in sixth place out of the 55 competitors, giving him the best-ever finish by a collegiate qualifier in Classic history. Lee gained an invitation to compete in the tournament after winning…


Added by Mary Beth Sellers on February 27, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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