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Living the Creed: A College Student’s Perspective

"I believe in a sound mind, in a sound body and a spirit that is not afraid.”

Four years ago, this would have meant nothing to me. I was at Camp War Eagle as an incoming freshman, and all of the counselors kept referencing back to this thing called, “The Creed.” I didn’t understand it, nor did it excite…

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Added by Lanier Daniel on April 25, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How Auburn Can Help You Land a Job

Everyone gets to that time in their college career when it's time to look for a full-time job or internship. It can be excited, dreadful and scary all at the same time. Luckily for Auburn University students, there are resources and on-campus aides to help prepare you for your next step.

The Career Center

Auburn University's Career Center is a resource you can…

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Added by Abigail Little on April 25, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Why You Shouldn't Be Scared of Adulthood

As a graduating senior in the month of April, I am currently experiencing the emotional roller coaster that is college graduation. This place I have learned to call home for the last four years will soon just be a memory. This experience is bittersweet, leaving friends that I now consider…

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Added by Georgina Selenica on April 25, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Travel during your College Career

5. Travel Benefits your Health

From a health standpoint, travel can positively impact your…

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Added by Sara Turnley on April 24, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

5 Things Students Can do at Auburn over summer break

Finals are just around the corner, and then it is the start of summer break for Auburn students. While the majority of students will be going back home, some will decide to stay back and spend some of their time here at Auburn. The small town atmosphere quickly changes after school ends. One might ask what they…

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Added by Su Jin Park on April 24, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Sets Example of How to Peacefully Protest

In recent news cycles, far too often we have seen college campuses at their worst, but last week in Auburn among escalating tensions and talk of protests over white nationalist, Richard Spencer, we saw a college campus at its best.

There have been a number of high-strung protests, many of which have turned…

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Added by William Pierce Heartsill on April 24, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

8 Skills Students Learned Outside of the Classroom

Naomi Yusafi - PROFESSIONALISM

"Auburn men and women cultivate an environment of authenticity and genuine kindness that…

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Added by Kristine Fedorenko on April 23, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How One Fraternity Changed One Auburn Student’s Look on Life

Georgia native Robert Still is a junior at Auburn University pursuing a degree in accounting. He found himself becoming a brother of Beta Upsilon Chi not too long into his college career. Before he knew it, he became vice president and now serves to better this…

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Added by Binh Nguyen on April 23, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Influencers on Auburn's Campus: Meet the Men of Alpha Phi Alpha

Greek life organizations can be found on almost every college campus in the United States and Auburn University is no different. At Auburn though, there is one chapter that sits distinguished among the others.

Meet Alpha Phi Alpha

Alpha Phi Alpha…

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Added by Hannah Johnston on April 21, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What To Know About Auburn's Campus Cats Project

Have you ever been strolling through campus on your way to class and felt like something was watching you from the shadows? Don’t worry because it was probably one of the campus cats. Some of them have been here as long as 15 years controlling the rodent population and charming the cat lovers of the Auburn faithful on a daily basis.

You may…

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Added by Kevin James Phillips on April 18, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Finding your home away from home

When deciding what college to attend, it's important to choose the place where you feel most at home. You should consider the different factors that will fill your sense of comfort. If you could choose any school in the country to attend, what would be your perfect home for four years? In making this decision, though, let go of your comfort…

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Added by Sara Turnley on April 7, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A Biker's Guide to Auburn

Cycling in Auburn is becoming a bigger community. More and more students are using alternative ways to get around Auburn. Whether you want to ride a bike to class, around campus or if you want to take a bike out to Chewacla State Park, here is a biker’s guide to Auburn.

1.Bicycle Sharing Program

Thanks to a new bicycle sharing program by Parking Services, students who don’t own a bike can use one to get…

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Added by Abigail Little on April 7, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Three Students Who Did Not Want the Typical Spring Break

Auburn University harbors students who love to give back, whether that is to the Auburn community, in another state or out of the country.

Many students used their spring break to give back and serve people. Each person learned something different.

Abby Crosby is involved with Young Life at Auburn. She and 26 other Young Life leaders and staff members traveled to Nicaragua to work at the local Young Life camp, La Finca.

“During the week, we worked at…

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Added by Robbie Calk on April 7, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NSBE Spotlights Students and Faculty at Black Girls Rock Event

The Auburn University chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), recently hosted their first annual Black Girls Rock event Saturday, March 25th. Inspired by the awards ceremony created by the television network, BET, it was put on to recognize and honor some of Auburn’s African American female student body and…

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Added by Jasmine Reed on April 6, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New Leadership Fosters New Opportunities for Auburn



The Auburn University Presidential Selection Committee has recently selected Steven Leath to serve as Auburn’s ninth president.

This news brings a wave of excitement to the Plains as students prepare for Leath to take control of the university administration, but there are still students who don’t know much about the man they will soon call president.

 Prior to Leath’s…

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Added by William Pierce Heartsill on April 4, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Auburn Abroad: Helping Students See the World

Many students enter college their freshman year with the desire to study abroad but aren't sure where to start. Auburn Abroad is a hidden gem of Auburn University in which they help students select the study abroad program that best fits their needs and desires. Auburn Abroad has their own programs and they also…

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Added by Georgina Selenica on March 31, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

College Students On: Balance and Time Management

When it comes to college and living on your own, time management becomes a priority in itself. Finding time for everything in a typical college student life is not always easy, but it is still possible.

 

As time goes by and the workload of your classes piles on, it may seem as if there are zero minutes left…

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Added by Binh Nguyen on March 31, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How This Auburn Student's "Hard Work" Helped Land Her Dream Internship

There is something to be said for those who can hold down a part-time job while being a full-time college student as well.

Amy Robertson, junior majoring in journalism from Raleigh, North Carolina, knows the feeling of juggling both school and work very well. While at Auburn, Amy…

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Added by Mary Judith Hill on March 31, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Six Helpful Tips for Finishing the Spring Semester Strong

Every year, there comes a time in the semester where college students across the country feel the burnout. The burnout tends to come right after Spring Break. Students come back getting a taste of summer and school seems overwhelming. Finals are on the horizon, but first there is a pile of tests, projects, presentations, papers and quizzes that students face. Some students even begin to…

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Added by Hannah Johnston on March 31, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Five reasons why Auburn University is the best college in Alabama

Two years ago I made the best decision of my life and transferred to Auburn University. Where from you may ask? The University of Alabama. Being from Alabama, I know the rivalry runs deep between the two schools but once I visited Auburn, I knew where I belonged. 

My transfer had nothing to do with who I knew at Auburn or the fact that it was further from home. What drew me in was the small town…

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Added by Emily Eichhorn on March 30, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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