“When we get to the edge I’m going to ask you if you want to go skydiving,” Lt. Col. Larry Glasscock professional tandem jumper at Skydive Atlanta said. “You’re going to say, ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ but ‘no’ sounds like ‘GO,’ so either way we’re going!”
And with three thrusts we dropped face forward out of the airplane – falling 125 mph.
Glasscock works a couple weekends each month at Skydive Atlanta. “It’s a fun thing to do on the side for sure,” Glasscock said. Andy…Continue
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One of the great things about Auburn University is the ability to find your niche. Don’t see an organization you’re interested in? Create one! That’s exactly what Auburn junior Jade Whitaker, a biomedical sciences major, did when she established Operation Smile Student Club on campus.…Continue
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On any given Tuesday night, a few miles down Wire Road, you’ll see giant lights rising into the sky and orderly patches of green spread across the ground. This is the Auburn Soccer Complex.
At first glance you’ll see mostly elementary age children, with soccer moms and dads screaming and cheering as kids run the opposite direction of the ball. But if you look closer you’ll see one group of college-aged girls methodically playing the game – this is the Auburn Women’s Club…Continue
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New place, new people, new teachers, new roommates; the transition from high school to college is full of all sorts of adjustments. Along with those is an unlimited list of new adventures.
In order to take full advantage of four years worth of adventures, a group of Auburn students formed the Outdoor Adventure Club back in 2006.
Seven years later, the OAC has about 120 active members all looking to enjoy…Continue
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The club competes all over the SEC against other clubs and varsity teams.
"We compete against schools like Vanderbilt, Alabama, Georgia, Georgia Tech, and we regularly beat Bama," said four-year member Dria Heim. "We…Continue
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Outdoor Adventure Club is one of Auburn University’s best-kept secrets and has recently gained the campus’s attention. The club once felt imaginary and illusive to Auburn’s campus, most students had heard of it, but never actually seen members in action. The last few years on campus, however, the club has gained attention and obtained more than 400 members. Kelsey Woodworth, PR chair for the club, explains that, “Not all of these members are active. That is what makes OAC so special, how…Continue
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Once a year, Auburn’s greek community, including the Interfraternity council and Panhellenic council, comes together in friendly competition to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club.Continue
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Auburn University prides itself on being one of the top academic institutions in the nation with its superior academics and exceptional fan base. But the real backbone of the Auburn Family goes way deeper than the surface.
The Auburn Alumni Association has been keeping alumni of Auburn University in contact with one another since its…Continue
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On Thursday, February 3, millions of people around the world will be celebrating Chinese New Year. A few hundred of those people will be members of the Auburn Family.
Auburn is home to more than 500 Chinese graduate students, employees and faculty members, said Dr. Carolyn FitzGerald, assistant professor of Chinese in the…
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