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What brings both in state and out of state students to Auburn

Fall is he re and with it comes the season of college applications. High school students from all over the country are anxiously filling out applications hoping that their dream college sends them an acceptance letter.

While all Auburn students are familiar with this feeling, we have different reasons…


Added by Rachael Taylor on September 17, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

5 Top Cities For Auburn Graduates

With more than 200,000 living alumni, the Auburn Family is no doubt a huge part of the Auburn experience. Nothing is better than when you graduate, move to a new city and run into members of the Auburn family. It not only gives you a sense of security but also provides you with a large…


Added by Victoria Recchio on September 17, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Meet the Orange Jumpsuit Guys

On game days in Auburn, students will do anything to attract the attention of the camera operators to get onto the Jumbotron.  Some students paint their bodies orange and blue; others may create posters with an ESPN acronym, and then, there are the Orange Jumpsuit Guys. (Photo/Orange Jumpsuit…


Added by Leslie Schroeder on September 17, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Callin' Baton Rouge: An Auburn Fan's Guide to Surviving LSU

In just four short days, the Auburn Tigers will travel to Baton Rouge to take on the Bayou Bengals of LSU. Although the mascots are the same, the experience for fans traveling to Louisiana will be unlike any other SEC game day. Here is what you should do to make your trip to LSU one to remember.

Consider bringing ear plugs.

Last year,…


Added by Kate Morelli on September 15, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

A Fresh Perspective: A Freshman's First Two Weeks at Auburn University

Owen Chandler, 19, is a freshmen at Auburn University this fall. Chandler graduated last May from Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham, Alabama. Chandler is majoring in Biomedical Sciences and minoring in German. Chandler lives in a dorm with three roommates, one of which is his brother. After Auburn, he…


Added by Katie Wood on September 9, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

5 Essentials for a Weekend on the Plains

With our first home football game right around the corner, there is a good chance many of us will have friends and family flocking to Auburn for a taste of SEC football. The crowds start to roll in Thursday night and slowly trickle out of our little town come Sunday. Even though…


Added by Meredith Johnson on September 9, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Fall-ing to Fitness on Auburn University's Campus

Fall - The leaves are changing, the weather is fair, and football season has spirits soaring. For many students in Auburn, fall semester is the prime time to go outdoors and get active.

Exercising in Auburn’s fall weather is a simple way to improve mood as well as health this semester. Walking or running for 30 minutes a few times a week can…


Added by Meredith Richter on September 9, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Life of an Auburn Graduate

Auburn University is your starting block to attaining that dream job or career. Many have graduated and gone off to do great things in the world because of the skills they learned while at Auburn.

Shanna Henderson, a 2012 alumna majoring in musical theater with a minor in religious studies, is no…


Added by Kathleen McFarlane on September 8, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

10 Reasons Why Every Auburn Student Should Study Abroad

1. Because this is the perfect time in your life to explore and experience.

Let’s be honest, you probably aren’t married and don’t have kids. In fact, you aren’t really tied down with anything at this point in life. Don’t spend your whole life saying “someday” when that someday for you to explore the world could be now. This is the time to be young and spontaneous, so hop to it and stop creating excuses for why you…


Added by Madison Bucher on September 7, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

All for Auburn, All for Involvement

Auburn offers 497 student organizations, from service oriented groups to club sports teams. This variety creates an opportunity for every student to get involved in something that peaks their interest. 

When students decide which organization to join it can be difficult. When you add almost 500…


Added by Macey Cleary on September 3, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Thank you, Auburn

The day before I moved into Duncan Hall on the Hill I felt sick to my stomach. It hit me all at once when I left my house in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. That was the first time I cried in a long time. I couldn’t help it though. I was going from living in one of the smallest towns in the smallest state in the country to 1,175 miles away, at a university where…


Added by Kyle Van Fechtmann on May 3, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Ten Things Every PR Major Learns in Style and Design

Auburn University public relations majors are required to take a web design course titled Style and Design for public relations messages before graduating. This course focuses heavily html/css coding, basic mastery of the Adobe Creative Cloud products and on writing for outside publications. The curriculum is rigorous, but the rewards are great. The following is a fun list of 10 things every PR student learns while in Style and Design. To learn more about the Auburn University public…


Added by Brianna Womack on May 2, 2015 at 12:29am — No Comments

Volunteer with Project Uplift

Auburn University is home to Project Uplift, an organization that actively works to encourage children to see a brighter future for themselves.

Since it’s creation in 1973, Project Uplift has worked to reduce and prevent juvenile…


Added by Brianna Womack on May 2, 2015 at 12:03am — No Comments

Auburn Sings Contest Winner 2015: Janiee Rush

At the shy age of nine, Janiee Rush started her passion for singing by showcasing her newly found talent at Church. She was quickly asked to do a solo during a service, and participate in a Church play where she was able to sing.

“Church is what got me into singing, and it was something that I knew I…


Added by Lanier Kirk on May 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

More than a Voice

“It was always something I was meant to do,” said Rod Bramblett, sports broadcaster for Auburn football, basketball and baseball.  

Bramblett grew up in Valley, Alabama, as a huge Georgia bulldogs fan.  He never thought he would end up at Auburn University in the 1980s. As a child, Bramblett always…


Added by Elaina Turley on May 1, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Auburn Graduate Works to Provide Relief in Nepal

Thousands are dead. Millions are hurting. One Auburn Family member works to provide relief.

Christie Bradley, Auburn University alumna, and resident of Nepal for the past 14 months experienced the massive 7.8 magnitude…


Added by Brianna Womack on April 29, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Program Spotlight: Auburn Graphic Design

Auburn's Graphic Design Success

Whether or not you have a creative bone in your body, consider a number of items you've picked up today. The Starbucks coffee that started your day, the t-shirt you're wearing, the computer you're on and the granola bar you just ate have an important element in…


Added by Katie Tynes on April 28, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Perks of Staying in Auburn for a Summer

A summer in Alabama can bring a person to their knees with its sweltering heat and unforgiving humidity. For those who were born in the Yellowhammer State, the warmth is just a welcomed sign that summer has come and fall will be arriving soon after (because we're all just waiting on football, right?). Our friends from the other 49 states and various countries that Auburn University students hail from might not know just what to expect when…


Added by Bailey Ray on April 24, 2015 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Organization Spotlight: Art of Living Yoga Club

A Brief History of Yoga 

Even though yoga's early beginnings are still fairly unknown, Georg Feurstein states that it originated in India about 5,000 years ago. According to Ashtanga Yoga, its origins are found in the Vedic period,…


Added by Lauren Spiezio on April 23, 2015 at 7:08pm — No Comments

How One AU Senior Uses Jewelry for Good

When shopping for clothes or jewelry, many people do not ask the question, “Where did this come from?”  Most simply find what they like and buy it, no matter where it came from. In Auburn, the retailers Wake Up Coffee Company and Behind the Glass sell fair trade items that are both appealing to customers and ethically sourced.


Fair trade items are those which come from companies that pay suppliers fairly. One fair trade company that hopes to positively impact college students…


Added by Elaina Turley on April 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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