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The Four Stages You Go Through When Auburn Football has Ended

Football has a huge following in the United States, but especially in the South. Every Saturday in the fall is like a holiday, and dedicated fans plan their tailgates and trips to away games weeks in advance.

As an SEC school, Auburn is no different. We take our football very seriously here on the Plains and Jordan-Hare is sacred ground from August to November. After all the hype is over and the Iron Bowl has been played, however, we’re left with a kind of black hole…

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Added by Lindsey Watts on December 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

An Auburn Thanksgiving

As my last year at Auburn University goes speeding by, I can’t help but get a little emotional when I think of all of my lasts here. My last football game, my last chance to roll Toomer’s Corner, my last first day of classes, and my last year of being under my parent’s wings.

 

But as Thanksgiving break begins, I’m taking the time to stop and think of what I’m grateful for here at Auburn University. And I’ve found that the list is incredibly long. So with a tear in my eye and a…

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Added by Ellie Klimecki on November 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

All In for Halloween: Top 5 Last-Minute Costume Ideas

It’s that time of the year again – as Halloween quickly approaches, many Auburn fans are scrambling to create last-minute costumes to wear to Halloween parties. Fighting off the droves of fellow procrastinators at costume stores can be a fright, so sometimes the most practical option is to create costumes using items you already own.

The Football Player

Perhaps the simplest Auburn Halloween costume is the classic Auburn…

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Added by Anna Henderson on October 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How a 7-Year-Old Taught Us the True Meaning of Rivalry

Welcome to football season in the SEC. In the South, passion for your team runs deep in your blood and rivalries are fierce. It is where kids root for their family’s team before they are even born. It is where winning is the only thing acceptable. It is where uttering the other team’s battle cry is considered worse than a curse word. It is also where 7-year-old Julia Ladd decided that, above all these things, being a friend was more important than a rivalry.

Let’s face it: who…

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Added by Laura Huddleston on October 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Auburn Experience

To be honest, when I decided to attend Auburn University, I wasn’t completely sure I had chosen the right school. When I visited the campus, I immediately thought about how beautiful it was, and when I talked to people they seemed genuinely nice, but I still wasn’t 100% convinced…

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Added by Malcolm Twyman on July 11, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Letter to incoming Auburn freshmen

Dear Freshmen,

Congratulations on joining the craziest, smartest and most-loving family. You are in for the ride of your life. As a soon-to-be Auburn alumna, I would like to pass on a few tips that will make your Auburn experience that much better.…

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Added by Courtney Oliver on April 26, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A Historic Four Years

Throughout my four years as a student at Auburn University, I witnessed first hand what it means to be a member of the Auburn Family. The Auburn Family always supports, always encourages and always cheers.

I was spoiled my freshman year. Our football team was not expected to be anything remarkable, and I expected just another football season with wins and losses. Boy was I wrong. As each game came and went, we were still undefeated. It was amazing.

Our team and…

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Added by Mary Reynolds Porter on April 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Life Lessons Auburn Football Has Taught Me

I have never not been a southerner. The furthest north I’ve ever lived was South Carolina, and does that really count? It is a state with “South” in the name. My baby pictures are confusing. In half of my pictures, I sport a precious toddler-sized Auburn cheerleader outfit, complete with the orange and blue bow half the size of my head hanging from my hair. In the other half of my baby pictures, I’m wearing a cozy…

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Added by Hilary Meares on April 17, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Seven Senior Moments

Every graduating senior has an overwhelming sense of nostalgia as the semester comes to an end and graduation becomes a reality. Here is a look back at the best (and worst) moments the…

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Added by Emily Landers on March 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn football: a different perspective

Not every Auburn student gets the chance to watch their beloved Auburn Tigers play from the sidelines of Jorden-Hare. Even fewer get to experience it for every single game. But, that is exactly what Emma Miller, senior in exercise science, gets paid to do. Well, that and more.

 

Miller has been a student trainer for the football team since her sophomore year at Auburn. And the way she came about the job is pretty unique.

 

“My freshman year I went to Church of the…

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Added by Mary Katherine Scarbrough on March 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

10 Ways You Can Tell Someone Went to Auburn University

10. You know someone went to Auburn when the only “Momma’s Love” comes from Momma Goldberg’s Deli.

After a long day, there is nothing quite like the comfort of a steamed “Momma’s…

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Added by Caleigh Lentz on February 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to compete without being an athlete

Do you miss playing sports like you did in high school? Are you looking for a way to be more socially or physically active without a strict time commitment? Seek no more.

Auburn University offers numerous intramural sports to students throughout the year, and encourages participation, especially among freshman. It’s a great opportunity because “you get to meet people with the same interests as you,” Daniel Overstreet, the coordinator of intramural sports at Auburn,…

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Added by Kelsey Woodworth on February 14, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Student Face of Auburn University Athletic Recruiting

Auburn University athletic recruits likely see a student face the first time they visit the campus.   Auburn maintains a special team of students each year to represent the university to these athletes.

The Tigerettes and Tiger Hosts (TTH), part of Students of Auburn Recruitment (S.O.A.R.), serve as public relations representatives or ambassadors of the Auburn University Athletic Department. The group primarily works with the Office of Recruitment in recruiting…

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Added by Mary Reynolds Porter on February 11, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top 7 Auburn Football Players of All Time

Unless you've lived under a rock the past several months, you've seen Auburn's football team trying to complete one of the greatest single season turnarounds in the sport's history after last years 3-9 debacle. Led by new Head Coach Gus Malzahn, this years Tigers have already won eight games with still three remaining. A bowl game is all fans dreamed about before this season, but this improbable turnaround has Auburn controlling its own destiny and primed for a BCS bowl berth. Like it always…

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Added by Kyle Cavender Monteverde on November 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

All Aboard the Gus Bus: Sweater Weather

In 2010, Gene Chizik made us do a double take with his signature white, short sleeve windbreaker. It was sleek, practical and exuded just the right amount of attitude. Now, Gus Malzahn has everyone talking (and tweeting) about his game day attire. 

Behold, the Holy Trinity of football garb — the sweater vest-turtleneck-visor combination.…

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Added by Allie Heckel on October 30, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Traveling with the Tigers

Last week Auburn traveled to College Station to take on the Aggies so thousands of Auburn fans packed their bags, booked hotel rooms and hit the road. The Auburn Tigers have a great reputation around the nation of bring the best fans…
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Added by Amanda Collier on October 22, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

9 Things Aggies Want You to Know About Aggieland

This weekend, the Auburn and Texas A&M football teams are meeting on the gridiron for the fourth time in the programs' histories. It will be Auburn's first ever trip to College Station to face Texas A&M on the historic turf of Kyle Field. As Auburn Tiger fans invade Central Texas, they will find many…

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Added by Josiah Greene on October 15, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Day Game Essentials for Survival

Every student who attends an SEC school dreads those games on the schedule that are 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.…

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Added by Amanda Collier on October 8, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

10 Ways to Celebrate Game Day When You Can't Make it to the Game

1. Watch the game on tv.

The most obvious answer, watching football on tv is a national past time. Sit your tuckus in your comfiest La-Z-Boy and let the games begin.

2. Listen to the game on the radio.…

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Added by Lillian Parker on October 3, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

10 Things to Do This Weekend

Auburn students have a serious relationship with football. The first three games this season were at home, followed by a big game at LSU. All of the sudden, there is a bye week. A Saturday with no set plans. No obligations. What is there for an Auburn student to do this Saturday when there is no football?

 

1. Go to the Waverly Fall Boogie. Rain or shine, there will be live music, vendors and food at 1015 Mayberry Ave., Waverly, Ala. Tickets are…

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Added by Elizabeth Segarra on September 27, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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