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Industrial Design Student Makes a Profit

As the end of the semester is quickly approaching, Matt Scallions, senior in industrial design, is not waiting until after graduation to put his major to use.


Scallions has designed and built numerous products over his time in the program, but it wasn’t until this past February when he decided to make a profit off what he was making. He decided to build a lamp and sell it on Etsy, an e-commerce website focusing on hand-made and vintage…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on April 17, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments

Food for Thought

When Morgan May, senior in horticulture, began her freshman year at Auburn University, she had no idea she would be led to major in horticulture to learn about fruit and vegetable production.

May has always had a love for cooking and a desire to feed people. However, it wasn't until the Spring of 2010, when she took off a semester of school during her sophomore year to complete a school of discipleship called Legacy, that she felt the Lord…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on March 31, 2012 at 3:26pm — No Comments

From Basketballs and Batons to Books

When basketball player Blanche Alverson and majorette Sara Beasley met their freshman year at Auburn, they had no idea their similar interests and passions would later be united to make a big difference in a small community.

Being in the same sorority recruitment group brought the two women together. However, they would go their separate ways until two-and-a-half years later when Beasley would decide to put her passion for education into…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on March 20, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments

AU Rhythm: Behind the Hip-hop

As a member of AU Rhythm, Rebekah Cowart, senior in elementary education, has learned more than how to wu-tang and do the dougie.

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AU Rhythm serves as Auburn University’s hip-hop performance group and community service outreach team. During Cowart’s two years on the team, she has learned various dance moves and valuable lessons she…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on March 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Are You Up for The Challenge?

Auburn University students will be challenged from Feb. 20 to March 3 to become more involved in global issues.


The Division of Student Affairs, the Student Government Association and several other organizations on campus are collaborating to produce a two-week initiative called The Challenge that will aim to teach students about issues around the world. This is one of the only big initiatives on campus aimed…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on February 17, 2012 at 3:23pm — No Comments

A Southern Girl in San Francisco

When Savannah Roberts hung up the phone after her interview with Michael Bodziner, she felt relieved because she knew they had created a bond over their southern roots.

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Having lived in Alabama her entire life, Roberts was anxious about applying for an internship on the opposite side of the country at the No. 2 architecture firm in the U.S.,…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on February 3, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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