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Behind the Lens: Auburn Student Photographers

Auburn students in every field spend countless hours practicing and perfecting their passions, working and striving toward their goals. Each sleepless night morphs into a bright-eyed new day, where hard work pays off and eventually, things click

Or click-click-click, in this case.

This handful of students can be found behind camera lenses all over Auburn. Whether shooting for campaigns or athletics, concerts or landscapes, babies or businesses, they are…


Added by Katie Tynes on March 6, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ten Ways to Prepare for Spring Interviews

1. Get your resume edited at the Career Center

The Career Center offers many tip sheets and resume guides on their website that give step-by-step instructions to create a notable resume. After you have created a resume, send it in to their E-Resume review to have one of their staff members review it. Your resume will be sent back within 3 business days with suggested…


Added by Summer Wales on March 6, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Money in the Bank: An Auburn Perspective on Financial Preparedness

"I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn. Therefore, I believe in work, hard work." - Auburn Creed, George Petrie

The first line of the Auburn Creed, Auburn's beloved doctrine that unites Auburn students faculty and alumni, gives future Auburn students a glimpse of the well-rounded education they will receive during their time at Auburn…


Added by Brianna Womack on March 6, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

AU Alumnus Aims to Create Community in Auburn

As a philosophy major at Auburn University, Wade Preston always strove to find the greater meaning in life. This pattern continued in his post-grad life, leading Preston from a career in ministry to one in the coffee industry. He honed his craft while falling in love with the culture of coffee, and eventually opened to door to Auburn’s Wake Up Coffee Company.…


Added by Elaina Turley on March 5, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Miss Who? The Difference Between Miss Auburn and Miss AU Unveiled

With the 2015-2016 titles of Miss Auburn and Miss Auburn University filled, there still seems to be confusion regarding the differences between the coveted positions.

For some reason, the similar titles seem to scream “WE DO THE EXACT SAME THING!” to most students. However, this common misconception is not the case.…


Added by Leah Seay on March 5, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Auburn's Best Kept Secrets: A visitor's guide to enjoying the loveliest village on the plains.

Auburn is known for many traditions and staple places to visit like Toomer’s Corner and Samford Hall. Auburn men and women cherish the places that make this sweet town home. But what truly makes a place special, are the little secrets. It’s the little things learned over time that make us fall in love with Auburn over and over again. Some information just has to be provided by a local, so here’s the scoop. A list of Auburn’s best kept secrets.

1. Toomer’s Drugs…


Added by Natalie Jones Roberson on March 5, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Look Inside the "This is Auburn" Campaign

If you’ve spent any time on the Auburn University campus, website or social media platforms, you might have noticed a theme. In August 2013, Auburn University launched a new marketing campaign…


Added by Marisa Rodriguez on March 5, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

All for Auburn, All for the Kids: Auburn University Dance Marathon Raises $238,035.14

More than 600 students attended Auburn University Dance Marathon on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The event began with registration at 9 a.m. and ended with what staff, students and families had been waiting to hear after months of preparation, a grand total of $238,035.14 to be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

“Dance marathon was successful this year because of the momentum and enthusiasm that has been created on campus since the…


Added by Natalie Jones Roberson on March 3, 2015 at 8:13pm — No Comments

This is Auburn. This is tradition. This is Spring Break.

Spring break is a holiday, yes a holiday, Auburn students look forward to and prepare for starting in August. It's buzz in every pledge class, friend group, campus ministry, and organization.

Whether a freshman or senior, we all look forward to this week in March. Seniors experience a bitter sweet approach to our last spring break. Freshman are wide-eyed with excitement to go on the first big trip of their college years. Whatever the trip, we all just want rest and relaxation to carry…


Added by Natalie Jones Roberson on March 3, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Transferring from the Tide

Choosing where to attend college can be a daunting task for any high school student and an even tougher decision for current college students considering if and where to transfer.

Former Alabama student Brianna Womack loved where she belonged for four years, but decided to transfer to Auburn University as a fifth year senior to be closer to her sister.…


Added by Lanier Kirk on March 3, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

What Teaching Taught Me :: Nicole Johnston

With two months left until graduation, Auburn senior, Nicole Johnston, is truly beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Everything about her last semester of school has been preparing her for the work force she will be entering. As an Early Childhood Education major,…


Added by Halle Michelle Haynes on March 3, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

"War Eagle" the London Way

At every Camp War Eagle session, prospective students are taught how to do a proper War Eagle, including the etiquette of saying it back to fellow Auburn fans. This lesson is one in which every member of the Auburn Family will carry with them for the rest of their lives, even when traveling internationally. The School of Communication and Journalism takes an annual trip to London and is sure to take the greeting with…


Added by MiKyle Crockett on March 3, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Nine Essential Apps for College Life

With the majority of college students owning a smartphone, apps can be extremely beneficial with managing productivity and tasks. There are several apps available that can make your college experience feel more at ease. These nine smartphone apps were picked based off of features, cost, and review. (Photo…


Added by Abby Daughtry on March 3, 2015 at 1:50pm — No Comments

The Team Behind the Team: the Auburn Diamond Dolls

With baseball season now in full swing, it is important to know about a group that works hard to provide an enjoyable experience for Auburn Baseball fans, players and coaches. The Diamond Dolls, the official hostess group for the Auburn baseball team, were brought back to Plainsman Park in 2009 with the arrival of former head baseball coach…


Added by Erin Cornell on March 2, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Launch Your Career into Gear

With the job search after graduation often lasting up to nine months, college graduates are being forced to find new ways to make themselves stand out in the crowd. However, Auburn University students bring some flare to the competition after utilizing resources like The Auburn University Career Center.…


Added by Leah Seay on February 26, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Community Church: A Family Away From Family

AUBURN- Auburn Community Church (ACC), a nondenominational church, is opening at its new location at The Auburn Fellowship building on Sunday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m. 

The Auburn Fellowship building is located at 1400 N. College St. in Auburn, Alabama.

"With this new…


Added by Rebecca Jett on February 24, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Thousands Arrive for Career Discovery in Auburn

Auburn Hosts Thousands for Career Discovery

Eighth grade students from all over the state got to experience a day in the life of, well, any career they wanted thanks to the Career Discovery expo in Auburn on Feb. 17-18. East Alabama Workforce Investment Network (EAWIN)…


Added by Katie Tynes on February 24, 2015 at 11:27am — No Comments

10 things To Do in Auburn During the Spring Semester

Many Auburn students get a little lost when the fall semester comes to an end. The leaves have fallen, the football season is over and the tailgating has ended. The fun doesn't have to stop when the spring semester comes. Here is a list of things to do in Auburn during the spring semester:

1. Go to a basketball game

Auburn University scored a new basketball coach in March 2014. Head coach Bruce Pearl creates an exciting…


Added by Nicole Frinzi on February 23, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Francie Harris Reflects on Her Year as Head Cheerleader

Senior Francie Harris, a Human Development and Family Studies major from Vestavia Hills, Alabama, has been involved in many different organizations on Auburn's campus. She has been a member of Freshman Forum, an AU High School Leadership Conference Counselor, a member of various honor societies such as Omicron Delta…


Added by Erin Cornell on February 23, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Putting the Heart Back Into the Corner

Saturday was a Valentine's Day like no other on the plains of Auburn University. Hundreds of Auburn fans, alumni and students huddled together in the freezing temperatures of the morning to welcome the new oak trees to their home on College Street and Magnolia Avenue. 

As the planting of the trees continued for five hours, the crowd remained. They did not want to miss this historic, once in a lifetime event. The trees…


Added by Jessica Terrell on February 20, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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