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Sarah Partain Photography

Sarah Partain  loved art growing up.

“I painted on everything with anything I could find,” Partain said.

While in high school, Partain enrolled in photography as an elective. Oil painting is her preferred medium, but photography goes hand-in-hand with art, leading Partain to pursue it. She is a junior from Atlanta, Ga.…


Added by Sydne Bella Waldrop on September 23, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

An App to Guide You Through Life at Auburn

Auburn recently created a new app, Auburn Guides, as a way to allow students, faculty, families and fans access to campus information with a tap of a finger.

With nearly 500 student organizations, 13 colleges and even more individual departments, the information being sent to the Auburn family is often…


Added by Christy Brown on September 22, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Mallory Wears Prada: How One Auburn Student Worked New York Fashion Week

When Apparel Design major Mallory See heard the news that she’d be the New York Fashion Week Intern at IMG, she could hardly believe it! Not having a single connection at IMG, the announcement surprised her completely.

Mallory first caught wind of the internship through faculty in the College of Human Sciences and thought she might give it a…


Added by Elizabeth Earles on September 22, 2016 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Five Reasons to Study Abroad for International PR

The International Public Relations course, PRCM 3080, is offering students a fun and unique opportunity to study abroad this summer in Seville, Spain. The 22-day trip offers the chance to dive into the culture of a world premier city while gaining an immeasurable amount of knowledge.

Here are five reasons…


Added by Savannah Grace Miller on September 22, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

SHOWCASE: The Work of Creative Scholarship by Faculty and Students at Auburn University On Exhibition

Creative Scholarship of Auburn University Faculty and Students to Be Showcased In A Public Exhibition

Auburn University THIS IS RESEARCH 2016 announces SHOWCASE: The Work of Creative Scholarship, a public exhibition featuring the creative scholarship and work by Auburn University faculty and students in the fields of fine art, performing arts, creative writing, applied…


Added by barb bondy on September 21, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

One of the Many Reasons We're Called the Auburn Family

As a freshman at Auburn, you will be making one of the many big adjustments in your life. You will be moving many miles away from home, your family, and the friends you’ve grown up with your entire life. You will be forced out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. Luckily there are thousands of people before you…


Added by Rachel Elizabeth Littleton on September 21, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Going Global with Auburn Abroad

The Auburn Study Abroad Fair, hosted by the Auburn University Office of International Programs, was held Tuesday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first floor of the Haley Center. Booths surrounded the entire perimeter of the bottom floor of the Haley Center.

Each booth represented an Auburn study abroad program, internship or service abroad program, or study abroad organizations that partner with Auburn University. The fair also provided passport services,…


Added by Angelica Torres on September 16, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Freshman's Guide to Gameday on the Plains

All right Tiger fans, get your hands up for game day. Are you ready?

Game day on the Plains is something special. You can call it a holiday or you can just call it Saturday but whatever you do call it, you'll want to enjoy every minute of it.

Your first time in Auburn on game day is something you will never forget. From tailgating to seeing the eagle fly, you’ll remember this day for the rest of your life.

Here’s a guide on the do's and don’ts of game…


Added by Lauren Leahy on September 13, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University Introduces New App, Auburn Guides

Auburn University and the mobile app, Guidebook, have partnered together to bring students a new app,

Auburn Guides, as a way to centralize campus information.

With 12 departments and organizations on board, Auburn Guides is the first mobile app to allow students, faculty, families and fans access to…


Added by Christy Brown on September 2, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

An Open Letter to the Auburn Family

Dear Auburn Family,

There are so many things I have to be thankful here at Auburn University. In the quickest four years of my life, Auburn has given me more than I could have ever expected. Between late nights of studying (sometimes) and learning how to manage my own schedule, I think it is safe to say I have done a lot of growing up. However, I couldn’t have done it on my own

Thank you Mom and Dad, for allowing me to attend the best university in this country. I’m so proud to…


Added by Meredith O'Brien on April 29, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn in the Spring: Where to Go!

Students that attend Auburn are truly blessed with such a beautiful campus and city. Walking around campus and seeing and admiring the beauty can provide such a good feeling.

As my time in Auburn rapidly comes to a close, I realize that I have discovered a few awesome spots where students can…


Added by Abby Broom on April 25, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Tips to Surviving Finals Week

It seems that just as we stop having nightmares from last semester's finals we are at it again. Auburn's campus that is usually bubbling with students chatting and campaigns on the concourse turns to gloom. Soon you will begin to notice the three types of finals week students. The first is the one that looks like they haven't slept or had a meal in days, which is most likely true. Then there are the panicked ones who are power walking or breaking into a light jog after…


Added by Emily Kearley on April 24, 2016 at 7:15am — No Comments

10 Things You Miss About Auburn When You Leave

1. Being super close to everything.

Now, of course, you're not close to literally everything, but sometimes it does feel that way. Whether you're talking about campus, restaurants you go to with friends or your BFFs place, we certainly take being close for granted. Once you…


Added by Shelby Baker on April 21, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Watching Your Step: The Urban Legend of Auburn's Bronze Seal

For most students who attend school at Auburn University, the dream includes graduating with a degree in four years and marrying your Auburn sweetheart.

Many factors go into ensuring that this becomes a reality. However, stepping on the university seal located in front of Langdon Hall will immediately jeopardize this plan of coming true.

The legend has it that if a student steps on this forbidden seal, they will not graduate in four years and will not marry a…


Added by Sara Wells on April 11, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Students Use Their Spring Breaks to Serve Others

Each year many Auburn students use their spring breaks to serve others. For the past two years, junior Becky Falgoust has traveled with Auburn Campus Crusaders on mission trips to different countries. This year they traveled to the Dominican Republic with an organization called Filter of Hope.

Filter of Hope is a non-profit that leads different groups to different countries to distribute water filters.

“Their goal is to break the cycle of poverty by…


Added by Alison Montebello on April 8, 2016 at 2:13pm — No Comments

AU Women's Center Hosts 10th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

The 10th annual Women’s Leadership Conference, hosted by the Auburn University Women’s Center was held Friday, March 25 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. This year's theme was “Resilient Women,” with workshops and discussions on the ability to overcome adversity and become a successful woman leader. The conference kicked-off with a discussion panel open and free to the public at 6 p.m.…


Added by Emily Hedrick on April 7, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

So Much More Than A College Town: A few of the fun things the city of Auburn has to offer

As a Freshman, you are focused on making the grades, getting involved, and making friends. In between classes and studying you get a little free time. So what do you do with that time? Auburn is a great place with food, shopping, and activities to keep you busy and help de-stress from all that hard work you put in all week. As the weekends roll…


Added by Chasity Richards on April 4, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

5 Things to Enjoy this Spring in Auburn

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the students of Auburn are slowly starting to emerge from their winter's hibernation. The warmth of sunshine has been gone so long, one can almost forget the pleasures that a spring on The Plain's can bring. With the absence of the chaos football season brings in the fall, it can be hard to figure out what to do with so much free time on the weekend. Check out these five places and events to fully enjoy an Auburn…


Added by Lauren Christine Jones on March 31, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Behind the Lens: Sydney Bruton

During her sophomore year of high school, Sydney Bruton was given her first DSLR camera and little did she know how far photography would take her in the near future.

Bruton said her favorite aspect of photography is being able to capture people’s stories.

“I am a huge people person and I love to truly get to know everyone I meet,” Bruton said. “To me, there is no other place where I feel like I can do this more than when I am taking pictures.”



Added by Meredith O'Brien on March 31, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Panhellenic Dances To Benefit Habitat for Humanity

(Photo: The Alabama Habitat for Humanity ReStore / Facebook)

(Photo: The Alabama Habitat for Humanity ReStore / Facebook

Auburn sororities are gearing up in preparation for the annual Greek Sing competition on April 12. Each spring Auburn Panhellenic holds a dancing competition to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Teams of dancers from each of Auburn University's 17 Panhellenic sororities…


Added by Margaret Minium on March 28, 2016 at 8:33pm — No Comments

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