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Designers not Decorators

 

            “We are designers not decorators,” Mary Caillouet, a junior majoring in interior design, said. “You of course have to be conscious of beautiful, but I’m not in school to pick out a couch, I’m in school to see how many people can fit into a space and see how they can work most functionally.”

            Mary said that a lot of people mistake interior design majors for decorators but that’s far from the truth.

            “I’m more concerned…

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Added by Elizabeth Zelley on November 27, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Auburn Writers Conference: Helping Writers Find Their Voice

The Auburn Writers Conference held their third annual conference on Oct. 12 and 13. The conference was held at the Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center and is held every fall.



“This year the theme was The Winding Road: Travel, Identity and the Search for Voice, so there was a lot of writing about place, writing about memory, writing about home, writing about being the other which was really fascinating to hear.” Emily Shank, a senior majoring in Creative…

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Added by Elizabeth Zelley on October 24, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Helping Tomorrow's Teachers Shine

“It’s really hard, but it’s very different than what you expect. You are working with peoples children, you’re working with their pride and joy,” Jenny Rodriguez, a senior majoring in Early Childhood Education, said. “After being in the major and knowing that those are people’s kids, you realize that you really have to care about it.”



Jenny is currently in her last year at Auburn and is taking a practicum course where she shadows a teacher at Beulah Elementary School every…

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Added by Elizabeth Zelley on October 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

An Auburn Fan that’s All In

“The first game I went to I was three- months old, it was A-Day and I got my picture taken with Aubie, I was like sitting on his lap,” Tyler Davis Pilz, a sophomore majoring in vocal music education, said. “I’ve missed like one game before this semester, and it was a homecoming game and I think I missed it for like a school dance or something.”



Tyler, who is 18 years old, has been to over 200 Auburn football games. Before this semester, except for that one homecoming game, Tyler…

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Added by Elizabeth Zelley on September 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Math Club: Not Just For Math Majors Anymore

“I think a lot of people think it’s just a club for math people or math majors,” Muriel Holmquist, a senior majoring in mathematics at Auburn University who has been a member of the math club for a year, said. “But we have people in the club that aren’t math majors or math minors.”



Muriel says that the vice president of the math club isn’t even a math major, but is a foreign language major, minoring in Chinese language. She says that most of the members are either…

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Added by Elizabeth Zelley on September 12, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

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