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Be a Best Buddy

Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization that functions solely on volunteers. This program creates friendships between students and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  This program has grown from one original chapter to more than 1,400 college, high school and middle school campuses across the country and internationally.


Elizabeth Smith, a sophomore at Auburn…


Added by Laura Bryant on April 29, 2011 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Fashion's Finest

Apparel Merchandising, a major found in the College of Human Sciences is more than just stitching and sewing. Students in this major learn a variety of skills needed to succeed in this career. Examples of this are textile fiber, design and production, and sourcing and merchandising.…


Added by Laura Bryant on April 17, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Inside Interior Design

Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences is home to one of the most unique and competitive programs on campus, Interior Design. Only 30 incoming freshman accepted into Interior Design in the fall.


This department is what brought Stephanie Nixon to Auburn University all…


Added by Laura Bryant on April 3, 2011 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Summer Semester on the Plains

With spring semester reaching the half way point, students are deciding on their summer plans. Registration for the summer semester began on March 2nd, so students are making some big decisions. Many choose to head home for the semester and relax without a worry in the world. On the other hand, it is becoming more common for students to stay in Auburn and take classes. 


Auburn University offers many options for taking…


Added by Laura Bryant on March 8, 2011 at 2:36pm — No Comments

The Tragedy of Toomer's

To outsiders, the oaks of Toomer's Corner are just trees. To the Auburn Family, these trees symbolize much more. They represent years of tradition, and victories. They represent excitement, laughter, and memories to those celebrating a win. These 130-year-old trees have been the landing spot for many rolls…


Added by Laura Bryant on March 1, 2011 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Karate on Campus?

Auburn University not only offers courses such as math, science, and english, but they also offer more hands-on classes like karate. Karate is a class in the Physical Education department that is not given one test all semester, or a textbook for that matter. Students instead are graded on their physical ability to conquer the weakness in themselves (not others) by performing…


Added by Laura Bryant on February 22, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Who Needs a Classroom When You've Got UPC?

University Programs Council, or better referred to as UPC is an organization that works hard throughout the year to promote unity throughout Auburn University. It consists of 11 committees that strive to meet the programming interests of Auburn's students. It is a student-led programming board, and these members create the awesome events held on Auburn's campus that allow students to take a break from studying and enjoy this resource on campus. 

The Assistant Director of Research,…


Added by Laura Bryant on February 15, 2011 at 12:04am — No Comments

Jennifer Johnson: Communication is Key.

Jennifer Johnson

Instructor in the Department of Communication and Journalism


After completing not only a bachelor's degree but also a master's degree at Auburn University, Jennifer Johnson became an instructor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at her alma mater. She teaches public speaking and numerous other communication and journalism courses. 


1. Where are you from and what originally brought you to Auburn…


Added by Laura Bryant on February 7, 2011 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Courtney Davison: I Wish They All Could Be California Girls!

Courtney Davison 

Auburn University freshman majoring in RTVF


Courtney Lynn Davison is a 19 year old freshman here at Auburn University majoring in Radio, Television, and Film. She moved all the way from Newport Beach, California and besides her cousins who graduated from Auburn, she did not know a person attending school here upon her attendance. Although coming from hundreds of miles away, Courtney has managed to find her spot in the Auburn family. She is…


Added by Laura Bryant on February 1, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

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