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Meet Workers Who Sew Aubie Apparel

Meet workers who sew Aubie apparel! Hear how you can take action on campus to support dignified working conditions and human rights in the global garment industry.  

The Alta Gracia Factory, located in the Dominican Republic Free Trade Zone, is the first college logo t-shirt project to pay…


Added by Auburn Family on September 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Road Trip Anyone? Auburn Flyers Cycle Down to Florida ... In One Day

So, what's your idea of a road trip?

War Eagle to Hunter Denton and the Auburn Flyers Cycling Team.  They just hopped on their bikes and rode 214 miles from Auburn to Seaside, FL. Congrats and War Eagle to Hunter and all of his fellow riders!

Hunter's brother Blake gave him a shout out on Facebook:

"So my brother, Hunter Denton, rode his bike with other members of Auburn's cycling team from Auburn…


Added by Auburn Family on September 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Villager: Behind the Scenes in Jordan-Hare's Press Box


Added by Auburn Family on September 12, 2014 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Auburn Fan Zach Manning Meets PGA's Rory McElroy in the Most Unique Way

Kate Asbury Larkin from the Auburn Alumni Association reports on Facebook, "This is not only absolutely priceless-and fabulous-but the 'spectator' is our friend, Zach Manning, who grew up across the street from us when his family and ours both lived on India Road in Opelika."

Read more at Sports Illustrated.…


Added by Auburn Family on September 12, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Journalism Awards 2014

AUBURN - On its 10th anniversary of honoring outstanding journalists with ties to Alabama, the Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council will recognize five distinguished print and broadcast professionals at its luncheon Sept. 12.

President Jay Gogue will present a certificate of exemplary service in honor of Roy Bain ('59) to Mrs. Billie Bain, Mr. Bain's widow. The council will also dedicate its highest award to his memory. Mr. Bain, who died in December, had been publisher of…


Added by Auburn Family on September 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Auburn Alumna Lynn Edwards Angell Remembered on 9/11 Anniversary

It has been thirteen years since the horror of September 11 changed the world.

Auburn lost alumna Lynn Edwards Angell.  Lynn and her husband David were giving and caring people.  They took their success and gave it freely to others.  The Angell Foundation continues to support the arts, education and more today.

Below are three resources allowing us to learn more about our Auburn alumna lost on 9/11.

Lynn Edwards Angell was a former Mountain…


Added by Auburn Family on September 11, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

Auburn is the Top College for Your Money in Alabama :: Money Magazine

Money Magazinehas ranked Auburn University the ‘best college for your money’ in the state of Alabama, beating out Samford University and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, among others.The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa comes in a distant 226 spots behind…


Added by Auburn Family on September 7, 2014 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Kayla Perry's Open Hands and Overflowing Hearts Launches "100 Ways, 100 Days"

Kayla Perry, an Auburn freshman, has captured the hearts and attention of people in Auburn and around the world.  Her remarkable fight against cancer has not kept her from fulfilling her dream of attending Auburn University.

Kayla is in Auburn now and attending classes - along with…


Added by Auburn Family on September 7, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Mattie Griffith Is AUsome! Aubie: "He's Not Like Other Tigers"

Mattie Griffith: It's official. You're the most wonderful Auburn fan ... ever! Drop the mic, Mattie, and come on down to The Loveliest Village. This is a fan video for the ages. War Eagle! (Source:

Added by Auburn Family on September 5, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Perspectives :: Auburn College of Liberal Arts September News

CLA Perspectives September 2014

Message from CLA Dean Joseph Aistrup  

Message from CLA Dean Joseph Aistrup



Added by Auburn Family on August 29, 2014 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Auburn All Star Lecture: David Housel, Jordan-Hare at 75 on August 29

Auburn, Ala. (via Auburn OCM) -- The All-Star Lecture Series will take place Fridays before home football games at 3 p.m. in the Goodwin Room of the Auburn Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Auburn Alumni Association, Auburn Athletics, the Office of Communications and Marketing, and OLLI@Auburn.

Jordan-Hare Stadium at 75 – Memories Down Through the Years with David Housel…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Auburn's 2014 Television Ads for College Football Broadcasts

Auburn University TV Commercial 2014: Montage…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

A Memorial to Tiger :: War Eagle VI - Aug. 29 at Plainsman Park

AUBURN, Ala. (via -- A memorial and educational program to honor Tiger, War Eagle VI will be held Friday, Aug. 29, in Plainsman Park. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and is free.

Speakers during the memorial include Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs, Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Calvin Johnson and…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Abby Lutzenkirchen Honors Her Brother Philip #43

Alabama soccer player Abby Lutzenkirchen has changed her jersey number in honor of her brother, Philip.

We can all say War Eagle! and Roll Tide! to this.  Family. That's what matters.  


See the original …


Added by Auburn Family on August 27, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Visual Journalism Ranks #9 Nationally at

Source: Graphic Design Degree Hub

#9. Auburn University

Auburn University, AL

Visual Journalism

This degree…


Added by Auburn Family on August 25, 2014 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Replicas of Historic Eagles Installed at Newly Renovated Toomer’s Corner

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Capping a five-month renovation of Samford Park at Toomer’s Corner, workers today placed two stone eagles atop the gates marking the entrance to Auburn University.

The eagles are replicas of the two marble statues that adorned the gates for more than 50 years. The original statues were displayed inside Samford Hall this summer, away from the elements that have taken their toll over the years.…


Added by Auburn Family on August 25, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Tiger. A Parade. A Fire Truck. "The Worst Mascot Story in the World"

Editor's Note:  We share the following introduction to a much longer story from a member of the Auburn Family. Please note: It's for grown-ups. There are a few (expletives). We're pretty confident this will be the funniest story of a mascot you will ever read. It was for us. That's why we asked the author for permission to share it with you. Enjoy!

The Worst…


Added by Auburn Family on August 22, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Band-O-Rama Ignites Duck Samford Stadium on August 21, 2014

Thursday night, August 21, a great event called “Band-O-Rama” will occur in Auburn.

Band-O-Rama features several area high school bands coming together for a pre-football season performance for each other and for the community.

This event also features two performances by the Auburn University Marching…


Added by Auburn Family on August 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

To Russia with Love :: Matryoshka Auburn Dolls

Look what Auburn alumna Dr. Betty DeGraffenried Burgess has discovered in her travels through Russia.  

"I shopped all over Russia and these traditional' Matryoshka nesting dolls are my favorite purchase!"  War Eagle!…


Added by Auburn Family on August 19, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

First Day of Classes for Fall 2014

Happy first day of classes, Auburn! Have a fun and safe day! Auburn University was chartered on February 1, 1856 and opened for classes October 1, 1859. So, although not precisely, today marks the middle of Auburn's 159th year and (almost) the beginning of the 156th year of classes. 

And ... Toomer's Corner ... is Back!  :)  War Eagle!  For the first day of classes, the fence is down and you may now enjoy the beautiful new Toomer's Corner Auburn University entrance.  It's pretty.  Go…


Added by Auburn Family on August 18, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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