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Auburn Students Work to Provide Clean Water for Hundreds of Families

A group of Auburn University students have found a way to impact the lives of people thousands of miles away by creating a student organization called Auburn For Water.

“Auburn for Water is a campus organization that strives to educate Auburn University on the…

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Added by Sydney Pope on November 9, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Tri Delta to host annual fundraiser DHOP

This Wednesday, November 11, the Phi Theta chapter of Tri Delta will host one of its many fundraising events, Delta House of Pancakes also called DHOP. Every year Tri Delta holds DHOP to benefit their national philanthropy, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The event is an all-you-can-eat pancake dinner and will take place at the Theta Chi house from 8 p.m. til midnight. Tickets are $5 for a regular ticket or, newly added this year, $8 for a fast pass ticket,…

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Added by Maggie Barlow on November 9, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Game Day with an Auburn Cheerleader

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Saturdays during the fall are some of the most exciting weekends for anyone interested in college football. While most Auburn fans are focused on the football team and coaching staff, they never realize how much work the unsung heroes of the game put in to make the players as well as the fans hyped for the game.

The cheerleaders are the backbone of the games and keep the crowd engaged at all times during the games, even when we might be frustrated. So what does…

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Added by Natalie Adcock on November 6, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

8 Classes You'll Actually Want to Attend

College is the only time in your life where you'll be exposed to such a wide variety of educational topics. We all know it is the best time to enroll in random classes and learn about diverse things. Not only do these unique courses help us become a well-rounded, educated individual but they also help us survive stressful semesters. If you're curious about what…

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Added by Victoria Recchio on November 6, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Auburn, a Concertgoer's Dream

One may not immediately think of Auburn as a prime location to attend music concerts. Your author certainly did not as an incoming freshman. Sure, Auburn has big acts come through from time to time, such as Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan and recently Kesha, but it is not an every weekend event by any means.

Auburn students are in luck thanks to their geographic location. Auburn is just over 100 miles from both Atlanta and Birmingham, popular stops for…

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Added by Eric Callaghan on November 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Gameday Like No Other

September 12, 2015, was just another Auburn gameday for most fans. With an 11:00 a.m. kickoff against Jacksonville State University, there was not much additional excitement in the air. However, for one family, a big item on their bucket list was being crossed off.

The meaning of the coined phrase “Auburn Family” was redefined for Auburn fans Chris and Myra Bazzel. What was originally a question on how to find handicapped seating in Jordan-Hare stadium quickly turned…

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Added by Allison Childress on October 29, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Leaving a Legacy: Remembering 43

On June 29, 2014, a tragic car accident claimed the life of Philip Lutzenkirchen, former tight end for the Auburn Tigers, and left the Auburn community devastated.

Almost a year and a half later, Philip’s legacy can be seen all around campus. On hats, stickers, bracelets and…

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Added by Meredith Johnson on October 29, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Auburn Family Saves Lives: Be The Match On Campus Fall Registry Drive

Be The Match On Campus is a student-run organization whose main mission is to add to the national Be The Match registry as well as fundraise and raise awareness for the cause. Be The Match’s sole purpose is to assist those that have been diagnosed with blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma in which…

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Added by Caroline Haney on October 26, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Childrens' lives to be changed by "Smile Week"

A person's smile can light up a room but for those born with a cleft lip or palate, they may feel insecure about their smile.

A cleft lip is a physical split or separation of the two sides of the upper lip and a cleft palate is a split or opening in the roof of the mouth.

Auburn University’s …

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Added by Macey Cleary on October 26, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Auburn Memorial Campaign #ThisMatters

Earlier this year, SGA Executives introduced a new initiative to the Auburn family - the plans for the Auburn Memorial Project.

The memorial campaign’s mission is to honor all passed Auburn men and women through a permanent site of remembrance unified by a monument of the…

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Added by Nadia Niakossary on October 22, 2015 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Keeping Auburn Beautiful

Keeping Auburn beautiful is a daunting task, but the Auburn Beautification Council is up to the challenge. According to their website, the council is made up of people who have a shared goal of making Auburn “a cleaner, healthier, safer, and more beautiful Auburn to live in, work in, and visit.”



The council works to maintain a number of locations including the Auburn…

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Added by Carson Williams on October 20, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Life as an Auburn University Nursing Student

Picture this. Your alarm goes off at 5 a.m. You are tired from the day before, but you still get out of bed with

your patients in mind. You throw on your orange and blue scrubs, grab your book bag and head out the door. Your day is about taking care of others and preparing to be the best you can be on the day that you…

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Added by Logan Moore on October 20, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Auburn Architecture Prepares Students to Design the Future

The Auburn University Architecture Program was established in 1907, making Auburn senior Stewart Dorn is of many students in the architecture program at Auburn, but he is

devoting his time to a dual degree in Architecture and Interior Architecture. The various degrees within the architecture program are rigid five-year degrees requiring 159 hours or more.  Auburn one of the first universities in the nation, and the first in the South, to offer architecture as a major. Now,…

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Added by William Holt on October 19, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Say Hey Beyond Today

Auburn University is built on tradition. One of the longest and most cherished traditions is know as Hey Day. This dayScreen Shot 2015-10-14 at 6.16.26 PM dates all the way back to World War II when Auburn University's student body and members of the Student Government Association pushed for a day that would unite the Auburn family and promote a friendly atmosphere.

According to the Auburn SGA website, each year the Hey Day tradition…

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Added by Mary-Allison Thrasher on October 15, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Architecture's Famed Rural Studio Program

(Above are the "pods" where the third year student live on the campus. Photo by Claire Kubilins)

Auburn University's School of Architecture began the Rural Studio program in 1993 in Hale County, Alabama in which 15 third year architecture students spend a semester living and working on the sustainable campus. The program offers an opportunity for the students to expand their knowledge of architecture with hands-on experience of…

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Added by Ana D'Ambrogi on October 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

7 Lessons I've Learned Through My Internship

Many colleges are beginning to require their students to complete an internship before graduating. Auburn is no exception. Many majors now include an internship as part of the curriculum. Internships offer a real-world experience for students and recent graduates where they can apply what they have learned in class to a professional setting. This experience can be invaluable to a young professional.  

I have been an intern for nearly six months now, currently interning…

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Added by Eric Callaghan on October 13, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Inside Look: Student Perspective of Auburn's Art Department

Auburn University's College of Liberal Arts is easily the most diverse

college on campus. With more than 45 majors and minors, CLA offers a wide array of programs for students and potential students to enjoy. One in particular is the art department and Rebekah Thompson, a senior earning her bachelor's degree in…

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Added by Leslie Schroeder on October 13, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments

"Don't Put Your Butt Here" Auburn's Anti-cigarette Litter Campaign

Downtown Auburn is implementing an anti-cigarette litter campaign to launch in November. The campaign is in conjunction with the Keep Auburn Beautiful initiatives, which is a sector of the national Keep America Beautiful non-profit. The goal of the campaign, titled “Don’t Put Your Butt Here”, has a mission to…

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Added by Mary Harlin on October 12, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

International Internships Offered at Auburn

Auburn University works hard to provide its students with opportunities that will properly prepare them to enter the workforce after graduation. There are many different on-campus career resource centers available to assist with every aspect of becoming employed.

Through the resources and opportunities Auburn offers, a major…

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Added by Haley Haas on October 12, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Out of the Darkness Walk Raises Money and Awareness on Auburn's Campus

Sunday, October 11, 2015, Active Minds at Auburn University teamed up with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, or AFSP, to host an Auburn-Opelika Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The event took place on Auburn's Green Space from 3 p.m. till 5 p.m.

Active Minds had set a goal to raise $20,000 and that goal was surpassed. The walk raised more than $22,000 for AFSP. Close to 400 participants showed up Sunday for the walk. Students from Auburn University…

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Added by Maggie Barlow on October 12, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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