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The Ins and Outs of UPC

Auburn's University Program Council, or UPC, is one of Auburn's largest student organizations, putting on nearly 60 free events for Auburn students annually. (Photo source // UPC Facebook)

With events ranging from large scale concerts to pumpkin carvings to cooking workshops, all UPC events are planned, organized and executed by students for students.

The president of UPC, Catherine Scibetta says the events UPC plans are more than fun events for…


Added by Christy Brown on November 9, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Inside The Jungle: The best student section in the SEC.

The Jungle

The addition of Bruce Pearl to the Auburn University Basketball program brings nothing but excitement to students at Auburn University. In addition to that excitement, the men’s basketball fan base is growing substantially. (Photo: Auburn Athletics)

According to the Auburn Athletics annual report, attendance increased by 5 percent, averaging 8,216 fans per game. Attendance was the…


Added by Sydne Bella Waldrop on November 8, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Advice From an Alumni on How to Prepare for Your Future

In less than two months over 3,000 students will walk across a stage and reap the benefits of what they have spent four (or five) years working hard towards. A college degree.

Although, the uncertainty of where you will end up after graduation is enough to make anyone cringe and want to hide under their bed. If you have decided against continuing your education with the grad school route, then it’s goodbye lecture halls and hello real world. How terrifying.

According to the…


Added by Rebecca on November 2, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Esperanza House: How Auburn Students Give Hope and Help to the Spanish Community

When Esperanza House came to Auburn in the fall of 2015, no one expected it to grow as big as it has today. With over 25 kids participating now, Esperanza House runs like a well-oiled tutoring program where children from Spanish backgrounds can seek help with school from student volunteers.

Sarah Colvin, an Auburn senior in finance and Spanish, was one of the first volunteers to join.

“When I started, there were about 10 kids. I didn’t really think that it…


Added by Elizabeth Earles on November 1, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

A Message from the President | Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the United States. Students of all majors pledge every year to find their place and gain hands-on experience for the business world.

Elizabeth Zimmerman is a senior majoring in accounting from Fairhope, Alabama, and became…


Added by Alice Gribbin on October 17, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Six Places to Take Your Parents When They Visit Auburn

There's nothing quite like a visit from your family. Whether you're a freshman or a senior, a visit from mom and dad (bonus points if they bring your siblings!) will bring you a much-needed break from life on your own.

Here are some places to bring your parents when they come to visit Auburn:

Downtown Auburn

When your parents arrive, bring them to Auburn's most popular dining spot. Get a lemonade, grilled cheese, and an…


Added by Lauren Leahy on October 14, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Does Your Coach Tailgate with Fans After the Game? Ours Does.

The Auburn Family could go to sleep with a smile on their faces this past Saturday after the Tiger’s big win over ULM.

But before Gus Malzahn headed over to Waffle House for his celebratory post-game victory meal, he did something that most head coaches do not usually do.

He headed into the sea of white tents to do a little bit of tailgating and mingling with the Auburn Family.

He wanted to express his gratitude to the fans that he refers to as “the…


Added by Mary Anna Reece on October 13, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Eating Healthy on a Campus Meal Plan

Living at home with your parents means fresh-cooked meals, groceries in the fridge and healthy options 

within your reach. Transitioning from home-cooked meals to a college meal plan can be hard because you are now totally in control of your meals.

As a college student, you can go to the grocery store whenever you like, buy any food and make any meal a dorm will allow. If you do not have a car to get to the store, Auburn’s dining halls have convenience stores…


Added by Ashton Wilkes on October 12, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Architecture Student Designs in Rome

Auburn's third-year architecture students enter into their spring semester with the choice to stay in Auburn, study at their rural studio in Alabama's Hale County or travel abroad to Rome, Italy. (Photos Source // Hannah Cornelius)

For senior Hannah Cornelius, Cullman, Alabama, Auburn's College of Architecture, Design and Construction Rome studio drove her to choose Auburn.

“It was the only school I toured that had their own abroad program that…


Added by Christy Brown on October 3, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn's Fall Family Weekend

Fall is for family, football, and fun. Here at Auburn University, there is a weekend dedicated to just that. Families of Auburn students can participate in Auburn's Fall Family Weekend held Sept. 30 through Oct. 2. There are a variety of activities families can participate in during this Homecoming weekend.



Added by Hollan Smith on September 29, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Five Feelings Auburn Fans Experience on Game Day

For Auburn football fans, game day is an emotional roller coaster. Anyone who has been to a game, watched a game on TV, or even watched an Auburn fan watch a game, has witnessed this roller coaster in live action.

Although the fans experience this emotional…


Added by Alexandria Powell on September 29, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Media Studies Student Takes on Rio Olympics

Being able to compete in the Olympics is just about every athlete’s dream. Years of training, dedication and hard work goes into just trying to meet the qualifying standards. Even so, a few of Auburn University’s own athletes were able to meet those standards and compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic games in Rio. Majority of the athletes represented their home countries in…


Added by Rebecca on September 28, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

10 Apps All Incoming Auburn Students Need

Auburn University is always eager for new students to arrive on the Plains and start up their college experience.

You’ve probably heard more than once that “your college years will be the best of your life.”

Although this may be true, it’s still important to brace yourself before entering this…


Added by Kayla Jolly on September 27, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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

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