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Auburn Airwaves 2014 Concert Lineup

If you are an avid follower of alternative rock bands, prepare to freak out. The Auburn University Program Council has announced its lineup for the 2014 Auburn Airwaves concert. The featured bands include The Avett Brothers, B.o.B. and The Neighbourhood.

Good news for students, the concert is free to all AU students that have an active ignited card. Even if you are not a student, tickets are still available for purchase for $30, which will go on sale March 3. The first 1000 people…


Added by Heather Presley on February 26, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

So Who Wants to be an Olympian?

Above: Thomas Barrett talks about the sport of handball

and his involvement with the club handball team.

Most dreams of being an Olympian are dashed when you don’t make your middle school track team or that, despite hours of…


Added by Rachel M Pipan on February 26, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Water Week

It's Water Week at Auburn University. What are you doing to help those in need?

Added by Eagle Eye TV on February 26, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

President Gogue's State of the University Address

President Jay Gogue gave the 2nd annual State of the University Address to students in Lagdon Hall. Auburn's President spoke about graduation rates, tuition increases and other issues relevant to students. Eagle Eye's Emily Ghezzi was there to see what he had to say.

Added by Eagle Eye TV on February 26, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

Auburn Makes the "THE A-LISTS" for Affordability + Academic Quality + Accessibility

CollegeAtlas recognizes Auburn University in its A-List of universities.  The ranking is based upon affordability, academic quality and accessibility.


Auburn is recognized as "…


Added by Auburn Family on February 26, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Kappa Delta Sorority to Hold 21st Annual Shamrock 5K Run

The Sigma Lambda chapter of Kappa Delta sorority at Auburn University is hosting its 21st Annual Shamrock 5K Run on Saturday, March 1, 2013, at 8 a.m. The run will be held at Willow Hall, located in the Village dorms, on Wire Road at Auburn University. All ages are welcome, and the run will go on, rain or shine.

Kappa Delta puts on the Shamrock 5K Run each year to raise money and awareness for the prevention of child abuse. Last year, $16,500 was raised for Prevent Child Abuse…


Added by Mary Reynolds Porter on February 25, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Go Green! Auburn's Industrial Design Department Hosts Annual Designing Green Competition

Auburn University’s Industrial Design Department put on its annual Designing Green competition on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 20-21. Each spring, the Industrial Design Department’s student chapter of Industrial Designers’ Society of America sponsors a competition in which industrial and…


Added by Courtney Oliver on February 25, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Camp Ozark recruiters visit Auburn University

This week, Auburn University will be host the Incomparable Camp Ozark recruiters who continue their journey across the nation’s colleges to hire the best summer camp staff possible.

Camp Ozark is a Christian outdoor adventure and activities camp for kids ranging in ages from 7-17. The camp is located in west Arkansas and nested within the Ouachita Mountains. Over 130 activities are offered and range all the way from wakeboarding and canoeing to crafts and woodshop, with much more in…


Added by Haley Hart on February 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

What Your Favorite Auburn Symbol Says About You

Vintage Aubie

If this vintage logo of Aubie is your favorite then you always give a kind War Eagle to every person you meet. See a stranger wearing a tiny bit of orange? War Eagle! Someone mentions the state of Alabama? War Eagle! It’s just the southern…


Added by Susie Bridges on February 24, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn's Interdisciplinary Studies Program Cultivates Creativity, Independence and Practicality in Students

Variety is the spice of life at Auburn University.  With 14 colleges and schools offering everything from architecture and engineering to journalism and zoology, students have a multitude of educational options from which to choose.  But for some students, a traditional degree program limits the amount of necessary freedom for pursuing their passions.

“In some cases there isn’t a degree program on campus that would prepare the student for what they are…


Added by Chelsea Smith on February 21, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Researcher Part of Team Finding Women’s Primetime Coverage Less Than Men’s for Sochi Olympics

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…


Added by Auburn Family on February 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Tai Chi on the Plains

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.


Inspired by…


Added by Courtney R. Edwards on February 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

A Different Kind of Friday Night

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.

Every first Friday of every month the Opelika Main…


Added by Elizabeth Warren on February 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

PSA: Spring Break Can Take Place Somewhere Other than Destin

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…


Added by Hilary Meares on February 20, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Tiger Eyes have an Audience of 87,451

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…


Added by Andrea Lowery on February 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Ten 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 Apps You Should Download

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

Running Wild: Auburn trails and parks for the running enthusiast

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

Navigating Haley Center

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.

I’ve been on campus now for four years and every semester I dread having a class in Haley…


Added by Kimberly Lansing on February 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Certified To Fly

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…


Added by Emily Landers on February 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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