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The Auburn Memorial Campaign #ThisMatters

Earlier this year, SGA Executives introduced a new initiative to the Auburn family - the plans for the Auburn Memorial Project.

The memorial campaign’s mission is to honor all passed Auburn men and women through a permanent site of remembrance unified by a monument of the…

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Added by Nadia Niakossary on October 22, 2015 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Keeping Auburn Beautiful

Keeping Auburn beautiful is a daunting task, but the Auburn Beautification Council is up to the challenge. According to their website, the council is made up of people who have a shared goal of making Auburn “a cleaner, healthier, safer, and more beautiful Auburn to live in, work in, and visit.”



The council works to maintain a number of locations including the Auburn…

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Added by Carson Williams on October 20, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Life as an Auburn University Nursing Student

Picture this. Your alarm goes off at 5 a.m. You are tired from the day before, but you still get out of bed with

your patients in mind. You throw on your orange and blue scrubs, grab your book bag and head out the door. Your day is about taking care of others and preparing to be the best you can be on the day that you…

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Added by Logan Moore on October 20, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Auburn Architecture Prepares Students to Design the Future

The Auburn University Architecture Program was established in 1907, making Auburn senior Stewart Dorn is of many students in the architecture program at Auburn, but he is

devoting his time to a dual degree in Architecture and Interior Architecture. The various degrees within the architecture program are rigid five-year degrees requiring 159 hours or more.  Auburn one of the first universities in the nation, and the first in the South, to offer architecture as a major. Now,…

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Added by William Holt on October 19, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Say Hey Beyond Today

Auburn University is built on tradition. One of the longest and most cherished traditions is know as Hey Day. This dayScreen Shot 2015-10-14 at 6.16.26 PM dates all the way back to World War II when Auburn University's student body and members of the Student Government Association pushed for a day that would unite the Auburn family and promote a friendly atmosphere.

According to the Auburn SGA website, each year the Hey Day tradition…

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Added by Mary-Allison Thrasher on October 15, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Architecture's Famed Rural Studio Program

(Above are the "pods" where the third year student live on the campus. Photo by Claire Kubilins)

Auburn University's School of Architecture began the Rural Studio program in 1993 in Hale County, Alabama in which 15 third year architecture students spend a semester living and working on the sustainable campus. The program offers an opportunity for the students to expand their knowledge of architecture with hands-on experience of…

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Added by Ana D'Ambrogi on October 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

7 Lessons I've Learned Through My Internship

Many colleges are beginning to require their students to complete an internship before graduating. Auburn is no exception. Many majors now include an internship as part of the curriculum. Internships offer a real-world experience for students and recent graduates where they can apply what they have learned in class to a professional setting. This experience can be invaluable to a young professional.  

I have been an intern for nearly six months now, currently interning…

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Added by Eric Callaghan on October 13, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Inside Look: Student Perspective of Auburn's Art Department

Auburn University's College of Liberal Arts is easily the most diverse

college on campus. With more than 45 majors and minors, CLA offers a wide array of programs for students and potential students to enjoy. One in particular is the art department and Rebekah Thompson, a senior earning her bachelor's degree in…

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Added by Leslie Schroeder on October 13, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments

"Don't Put Your Butt Here" Auburn's Anti-cigarette Litter Campaign

Downtown Auburn is implementing an anti-cigarette litter campaign to launch in November. The campaign is in conjunction with the Keep Auburn Beautiful initiatives, which is a sector of the national Keep America Beautiful non-profit. The goal of the campaign, titled “Don’t Put Your Butt Here”, has a mission to…

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Added by Mary Harlin on October 12, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

International Internships Offered at Auburn

Auburn University works hard to provide its students with opportunities that will properly prepare them to enter the workforce after graduation. There are many different on-campus career resource centers available to assist with every aspect of becoming employed.

Through the resources and opportunities Auburn offers, a major…

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Added by Haley Haas on October 12, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Out of the Darkness Walk Raises Money and Awareness on Auburn's Campus

Sunday, October 11, 2015, Active Minds at Auburn University teamed up with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, or AFSP, to host an Auburn-Opelika Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The event took place on Auburn's Green Space from 3 p.m. till 5 p.m.

Active Minds had set a goal to raise $20,000 and that goal was surpassed. The walk raised more than $22,000 for AFSP. Close to 400 participants showed up Sunday for the walk. Students from Auburn University…

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Added by Maggie Barlow on October 12, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn's Unclaimed Superhero

Many people will say their favorite superhero is Superman, Batman or Spiderman. Auburn students may say their superhero is their Camp War Eagle counselor or Successfully Oriented Students orientation leader.

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Freshmen are introduced to their Auburn superhero at Camp War Eagle. The role of the camp counselor or CC is to help incoming students adjust to college life and to educate their guests on Auburn’s campus, traditions and history. During the two day, camp the…

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Added by Lauren Ashley McCall on October 7, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

5 Things You May Not Know About Miss Auburn

Miss Auburn is one of the most prestigious honors that a female student at Auburn University can receive during the spring semester of her junior year. This year's Miss Auburn, Lauren Jones, is a senior in Public Relations, and she sheds some light on 5 things that most Auburn students might not know about Miss Auburn.

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  1. The War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen organization was created…
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Added by Natalie Adcock on October 5, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

500 Student Organizations are Providing Opportunities

The students of Auburn University are given countless opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. With 500 on-campus organizations to be involved in, there is no shortage of opportunities for students.

"Auburn has provided me with the opportunity to grow as a leader," said Kevin Lazarus, a senior double majoring in psychology and…

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Added by Kathleen McFarlane on September 29, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Maintains Dedication to a World-Class Fan Experience

On September 4, the Auburn University Athletic department announced the release of an Auburn-themed Emoji-style keyboard for Android and iPhone model cell phones. This is the most recent of a series of steps Auburn University has taken over the past year to ensure that Auburn fans truly have a world-class experience.

Current Auburn fans are the…

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Added by William Holt on September 29, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

AU Soccer Senior Spotlight: Logan Beal

Auburn soccer is on a roll. This past weekend, the 13th-ranked Tigers won two straight games against SEC opponents. Friday, Auburn won on a thrilling goal in double overtime to defeat LSU and Sunday the team came up big again in the final 30 seconds of regulation to defeat…

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Added by Madison Bucher on September 28, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Why being a fifth year isn't all that bad

When it comes to having to stay an extra year, or two, at college, it is not always looked at as a positive thing. You are accumulating more loans and get stuck in the crowd when your friends graduate, on time. But not all things have to be that bad! A few fifth years weighed in on why taking a victory lap really isn't so bad after all.

"Another football season of…

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Added by Ana D'Ambrogi on September 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How Auburn helps students get internships

Internships can be a valuable tool for college students to gain career experience, learn more about…

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Added by Sydney Pope on September 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Women of Auburn

Auburn University offers more than 400 campus organizations.

The Young Women's Leadership Program gives a chance for females on Auburn's campus to give back to girls in middle school. The YWLP shows girls how to become young women every day.

The program was established at the University of Virginia and it is dedicated to empowering young schoolgirls. The YWLP was established at Auburn University in the Spring of 2010.

Women involved in the program are…

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Added by Katarina Hong on September 22, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Another Way to Break

When the campus clears out and everyone heads home for the holidays or to the beach for Spring Break, one organization and a large group of students will be heading out to help others. Alternative Student Breaks, also known as ASB, is an on-campus group that travels both domestically and internationally to serve others.

According to the ASB website, last year more than 100 students went…

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Added by Maggie Barlow on September 21, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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