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Finals Stress? Students Have Many Methods of Resting from the Pressure

When finals come students have their own ways of trying to take some of the pressure off. Some resort to some tried and true methods such as various forms of exercise, vents to friends, cat naps and comfort foods.

"I just usually go for a jog when the stress gets to be too much, it clears my head," says Vallon Douthit, a senior business major, "but the best stress relaxer is just going to a friends and venting it out. I always feel…

Added by Kendalle Crow on May 10, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

At the Heart of Special Education

Students concentrating in special education at Auburn know the true meaning of hard work going unappreciated. In their senior year of the program students enter their practicum at a local school ranging from elementary grades to high school. Students assist in teaching for an allotted number of hours per week to gain hands-on experience to adapt what they learned in the classroom.

Not all of the kids they teach have a severe disability. Some have a minor learning or…

Added by Kendalle Crow on May 7, 2010 at 2:43pm — No Comments

AU Music Program Distinguishes Itself From the Rest

"Students who decide to major in music at Auburn are signing up for a different kind of program," said Dr. Jane Kuehne, Assistant Professor of Music Education.

Music students are expected to graduate and be able to not only play, but teach as well. While the pressure is on in a major that has students taking six or seven classes, opposed to the regular Auburn student's four or five, the sense of community in the music major is overwhelming.


Added by Kendalle Crow on May 7, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

AU College of Veterinary Medicine Takes Notice

Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine is noticing a trend in rural areas. There's a lack of veterinarians going into these areas and Auburn is taking note.

"One of the challenges is counties across the country are lacking in food animal vets," said Dr. Donna Angarano, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the AU veterinary school.

The school is trying to find those rural counties lacking in veterinarians for their large food animals. These…

Added by Kendalle Crow on February 24, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Students Find Their Place at Auburn's Unity Wellness Center

Volunteer citizens of East Alabama passed a baseball cap around the living room with no idea of where their donations would get them. It was 1988. For the past few years, patients had started showing up at the East Alabama Medical Center to be diagnosed with HIV. At the time, AIDS had only been recognized by the health community since approximately 1981, and HIV was a confusing subject to those diagnosed with the virus who would eventually develop into AIDS.

On that night in 1988,… Continue

Added by Kendalle Crow on February 8, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Start and Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle with Campus Recreation

Starting college students believe they will keep with their exercise routines and continue eating healthy. For many this goal lasts only a short while. Dining halls are all-you-can-eat, outings with friends can turn into late-night snacks and social activities can deter students from their workouts.

Being social is the biggest part of college. In the end students will look back and reflect on their friends and what they did together more so than their classes and what types of… Continue

Added by Kendalle Crow on January 28, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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