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Wooftrax: The App All Animal-Lovers Should Have

Many people are faced with donation requests throughout their lives. What if there was a way to donate by just going for a walk? (Photo, right, courtesy: Hillary Winchester Photography)…

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Added by Rachael Barnes on March 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

From Nigeria to Auburn University, Football's Prince Tega Wanogho Jr. on Coming to Auburn

Auburn University football player, Prince Tega Wanogho Jr., came from Nigeria with no knowledge of the sport of football. 

 

The 6-foot-8 and 245-pound right tackle moved to the United States in hopes to receive a college basketball scholarship. However, he ended up trying out for the football…

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Added by Abigail Bennett on March 24, 2017 at 11:37am — No Comments

5 Places to Walk Your Dog Around Auburn

Bringing a dog to college or getting a dog in college can require a lot of time, but thankfully Auburn is incredibly dog-friendly. Here are 5 places that Auburn students like to walk their furry…

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Added by McKenzie Altman on March 24, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

What To Expect from Auburn University President Steven Leath

Over six months ago a search began to find a candidate to replace Dr. Jay Gogue in July of 2017. The search is over and Dr. Steven Leath is ready to take the wheel as the 19th president.

In September of 2016, students from all backgrounds had the opportunity to tell the search committee what they wanted to see in the next president. The 14-member board listened closely then began conducting an inclusive search to find the best candidate for Auburn.

On Monday,…

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Added by Kevin James Phillips on March 23, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Food for Thought: Aquaponics - Sustainable Food Production System

Auburn University is in the business of improving lives. The projects on campus that have goals of supporting humankind can be found all over campus. Because there is such a large variety of projects, some may be unknown to students.

The aquaponics system at Auburn University Fisheries…

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Added by Katie Peters on March 23, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Creed Week: A Tradition In The Making

The Auburn Creed

"I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn. Therefore, I believe in work, hard work. I believe in education, which gives me the knowledge to work wisely and trains my mind and my hands to work skillfully. I believe in honesty and truthfulness, without…

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Added by Julie Anne Jacobs on March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Open House

The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual Open House event on April 8, 2017. The event will take place on the AUCVM campus from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

1130 Wire Road

Auburn, AL 36849




This event is free…

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Added by Caroline Holder on March 22, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Lowder than the Rest

On February 6, Auburn University hosted campus wide major and minor elections.  The minor elections voted in new councils for the University's many colleges.

The College of Business students voted to elect a new council.  Jonathan Hefner (President), Molly Otto  (Vice President), Trent Baggerly (Senator), Dixon Simmons (Senator), Dane Block (Senator), Ally Arthur (Senator) and Crandall Hilton (Senator) make up the newly-elected Harbert College of Business School's…

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Added by Monique Willmer on March 16, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Southern Living: The South’s Best Small Towns 2017 ... Where Does Auburn Rank?

Southern Living magazine announced the results of their poll of more than 20,000 people.

Auburn came in at #7 overall.

"As any Auburn Tiger can tell you, this small town in rural Alabama is addictive, with…

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Added by Auburn Family on March 15, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Study Abroad: How to Do It and Why

Imagine yourself after classes spending the evening in a real Irish Pub, the weekend at the Great Wall of China, swimming the Caribbean between classes or hiking one to one the seven world wonders like Machu Picchu. These situations may seem impossible or only something you have only dream about and pin on…

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Added by Abigail Little on March 15, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Diamond Dolls: The Heart of Auburn Baseball

Spring semester is the time for fans to venture into Plainsman Park and enjoy the start of the 2017 Auburn Tigers baseball season.

Diamond dolls, a student organization, are the official hostesses of the baseball program. They are fan-based working closely with Auburn Athletics Marketing during the games to carry out…

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Added by Madison Vacarella on March 14, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Austin Cain, Auburn Student, Releases EP "Invisible Strings"

Sitting in the corner of a coffee shop, fingers beat against the table in a synchronous rhythm against the hum of grinding beans and mumbled orders. Bright eyes light up with the mention of music and traveling, and friendly greetings pass with each…

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Added by Sarah Partain on March 13, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Liberal Arts Student Wins Samford Memorial Scholarship For First Time In School History

Kate Stewart is the first College of Liberal Arts student to win the W. James Samford, Jr. ’72 Memorial Scholarship at Auburn University. Kate is the second woman to win this prestigious award. 

The $10,000 scholarship is given to a junior at Auburn University who encompasses the true meaning of what it…

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Added by Erin Malone on March 11, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Importance of Going ALL IN with Involvement

College is believed to be the best four (or more) years of your life, and during those years you truly learn who you are as an individual. Through the people you meet, the opportunities you experience and the life lessons you learn, college creates skills and…

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Added by Sara Turnley on March 9, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Use Your Spring Break to Change Lives

If you’re looking for something fun and rewarding to do that allows you to travel at an affordable rate for Spring Break, you may want to check out Auburn University Alternative Student Breaks (ASB).

The mission of ASB is to encourage an affordable, substance free experimental service learning project that…

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Added by Jasmine Reed on March 9, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

5 Times Students Failed and How They Grew From It

College is a roller coaster of ups and downs. The sudden drops and loops can be scary at the moment, but when it’s over you can’t help but smile from the rush and wish you could ride it again. 

Five students shared mistakes they made in their college career and how they learned from their…

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Added by Kristine Fedorenko on March 9, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to Get Involved the Right Way

There are over 530 ways to get involved at Auburn, and it’s not easy for students to exactly find what they are interested in on campus. 

On the third floor of the Student Center, there are glass windows wrapped around an office, called the Student Involvement office. At the front desk, you will find an Involvement…

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Added by Su Jin Park on March 8, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Moderns: Auburn Engineering Alums Return to Their Musical Roots

Editors' Note:  We love seeing posts from former students. We actually remember this band from the glorious 1980s and hearing them play in the many venues they describe below.

Auburn's Imaginary…

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Added by Gary Bowling on March 8, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

If We Knew Then What We Know Now: An Incoming Freshmen's Guide to First Semester

The first semester of college can be extremely overwhelming as well as the summer leading up to fall classes for incoming freshmen.

College years are some of the most exciting times of life and are crucial for shaping and modeling today's students into tomorrow's working citizens. The friends made, classes taken, organizations joined and connections made all…

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Added by Mary Judith Hill on March 7, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Making an IMPACT at Auburn University

IMPACT is well known around campus as the largest community service organization, with more than 60 project coordinators and 16 project sites.

However, many…

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Added by Daley Henson on March 7, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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