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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

UPC: A True Auburn Treasure

Free movies, haunted houses, concerts and cooking workshops. The many things brought to you by our very own University Program Council. We always hear about the work they’re doing for us, but who are the people behind the events and why do they believe UPC is an…


Added by Summer Wales on February 20, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Life in the Pit :: A Sneak Peek Inside Telfair Peet

You arrive at Telfair B. Peet Theatre. You walk in the back door, down the stairs, through a narrow, empty hallway and past a musty room full of old stage props. Finally, after losing all glimpses of the outside world, along with most cell phone service, you’ve reached your destination. This is the pit and in it you’ll find the pit orchestra…


Added by Brenna Seymour on February 19, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Coming Attractions: Auburn University Campus Construction

Did you know in the past ten years Auburn University’s enrollment number has grown by approximately 3,000 students? While this may not seem like a monumental number, a monumental number of changes must be made to the campus in order to accommodate the growing student body. It is for this reason that the…


Added by Marisa Rodriguez on February 19, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Student Creates App to Revolutionize Classroom Observation in Schools Nationwide

College can be stressful. Between studying, staying involved on campus and attempting to have a social life, there is not a lot of room for anything else. However, Auburn senior Ben Gustafson takes on the role of both a college student and a co-founder of a mobile app called Classroom Mosaic.

Gustafson, a student studying software engineering and…


Added by Emily Reed on February 19, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Student Eats Bugs for 30 Days


noun en•to•moph•a•gy \-ˈmä-fə-jē\

: the practice of eating insects

Entomophagy, or the eating of insects, has been widely practiced in cultures around the world but has yet to break its way into the diets of Americans.…


Added by Ariel Reynolds on February 19, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

23 Reasons You Should Study In Madrid With Auburn

If you are an Auburn student and you are trying to decide whether or not you should study abroad, I have one piece of advice… do it. Studying abroad will change your life and your perspective on the world forever. Even better, if you have decided to study abroad but can't decide where… go to Madrid. I can give you 23 reasons why you should study in Madrid off the top of my head. 

1. It's breathtakingly beautiful. …


Added by Sarah Mitchell on February 18, 2015 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Seven Places to Visit and Things To Do Around Auburn

As graduation day quickly approaches, the May 2015 graduating class, including me, look back on their college years with a creeping sense of regret and anxiety.  We think about all the things we haven't done while still inhabiting the Loveliest Village on the Plains. Some students may find themselves wondering, "Why haven't I ever walked on Pat Dye Field?"

Some students might have more obscure places to visit, the list below has some popular and interesting places to visit in…


Added by Whitney Jones on February 17, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

From the Air Force to Auburn: Adjusting to Life on the Plains

After completing his freshman year at Auburn University, Jonathan Gill decided to put his life at Auburn on hold. He selflessly chose to leave the beautiful plains of Auburn to join the United States Air Force. After completing tech school and his basic training he was deployed to Afghanistan in April 2014.

When he…


Added by Joanna Johnson on February 17, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Invisioning an Internship

As nearly all university students know, it’s best to graduate having experienced some job training in their field of work. Almost all colleges provide credit for eligible internships allowing students to get a semester of interning under their belts before receiving the most anticipated, and possibly the most important, piece of paper of their lives. 

Many people go through college…


Added by Lanier Kirk on February 17, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Reflection and Celebration: A Graduating Senior's Thoughts and Upcoming Plans

Alexander Graham Bell once said, “When one door closes, another door opens.” But let’s face it; everything gets good at the end, and for seniors at Auburn University, this could not be truer. Although a sense of nostalgia falls over seniors, they find comfort and happiness in looking back at their time spent on the Plains. I sat down with senior Public Relations student, Rachel Pipan, to reflect on her time at Auburn University and find out…


Added by Halle Michelle Haynes on February 17, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top 5 Craziest Things ‘Tagged’ on the Plains

Auburn University continues to stay ahead of the game in research, technology and now radio frequency identification. The University’s RFID Lab is a “research institute focusing on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, supply chain, and manufacturing, according to the lab's website. Check out the top 5 craziest things to come through the lab:


1)   Mini bikes…


Added by MiKyle Crockett on February 17, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Nine Things Every Out-of-State Auburn Student Goes Through

Total enrollment of undergraduate students at Auburn for Fall 2014 reached 20,315. The student body contained representatives of all 50 states and nearly 40 percent of the students were from a state other than Alabama. The transition is not always easy, but there are thousands of students choosing to leave their home states to continue their education at Auburn. So, if you came to Auburn from as…


Added by Erin Cornell on February 17, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Day In The Life Of A Football Player

It is seemingly easy to pick out the Auburn football players on campus every day. They are big, tall, usually wearing the well-known sweat suit that every player is given or an Under Armor book bag with their name and jersey number sewn in the middle. What we don’t know is how being a member on the team effects their lives on a daily basis.…


Added by Jessica Carroll on February 16, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

USA Team Handball player calls Auburn home

Auburn University is the home of the Olympic USA Team Handball. In 2013, Auburn University and the school's kinesiology department partnered up with the handball team. The women's and the men's teams practice and play handball in the Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum located on Auburn University's campus. Many of the players on the team are also graduate students at Auburn University. One member of the women's team, Sarah Gascon, is a graduate student in the kinesiology…


Added by Nicole Frinzi on February 16, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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