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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

Dining with Auburn's Don Roberts

Don Roberts, headmaster of Auburn's Lee-Scott Academy, is an Auburn University alumnus who began a blog, Dining with Don, to share his favorite eateries. Thanks to social media, he has a number of followers and has become an avid “foodie.” Sit down with the local figure to share how his past at Auburn shaped him into whom he is today.…


Added by Allison Mynard on April 23, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

Behind The Lens of a Former Auburn Art Student

Equipped with her unique name and a Canon 5d Mark III, Laura Jett Walker, has taken her love for photography and turned it into her own brand.  Walker is a 2012 graduate of…


Added by Rebecca Jett on April 22, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Warm Welcome for New Toomer's Oaks

Two Oak trees were planted Feb. 14 in downtown Auburn, marking the final step of Phase I in the redevelopment of Samford Park. The poisoning of the Toomer's Oaks four years ago resulted in a desire to restore Auburn tradition by replanting the Oak trees of Samford Park. 

Phase II of Samford Park's redevelopment will…


Added by Lauren Spiezio on April 22, 2015 at 12:40am — No Comments

Sustainability on the Auburn University Campus

Did you know the Princeton Review named Auburn University one of the top 350 sustainable schools in the United States and the only one in Alabama? Further, in the Hopes and Worries survey administered by the Princeton Review to prospective college freshman and their parents, 60 percent of respondents said the sustainability of a university was a factor when considering that school.…


Added by Marisa Rodriguez on April 21, 2015 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Top 9 Places to Relax in Auburn

Sometimes you need time to relax and refuel, or just a quiet place to read or study. This list is here to help you find a place to take some time to yourself or with some friends and just be.


  1. Coffee Shops: There are lots of coffee shops around Auburn, Mama Mocha’s, Coffee Cat, Wake Up and Overall Company, to name a few. Each has its own personality and has great coffee and tea. If you want a…


Added by Eliza Nance on April 19, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Student Accepted into Top Law Schools in the Nation

Children’s dream jobs growing up may have ranged from doctors and lawyers to figure skaters and veterinarians. For graduating senior, Jazzmin Carr, her burning childhood desire to one day practice intellectual property law never wavered; Carr recently received law school acceptance letters from Harvard, University of California at Berkeley, Duke, Georgetown, Michigan and New York University. …


Added by Chelsea Phillips on April 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Student By Day, DJ By Night

Sagar Leva leads an unusual college experience by being an Auburn student by day and a popular DJ by night. Leva, otherwise known as DJ Sagz, has been a DJ for eight years. He started his career by performing at school dances and other community events when he was 13 years old.

“I took an interest in music very early in my life,” said Leva. “It started…


Added by Emily Reed on April 16, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Start of War Eagle

People unfamiliar with Auburn University question whether Auburn’s mascot is a tiger or an eagle.

“War Eagle” is Auburn’s battle cry, not a mascot or nickname.

There are many different versions of the origin of War Eagle. Although we will never know the story, historians such as…


Added by Angela Minich on April 15, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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