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Get to Know the Faces of Tiger Dining

Students come and go through Village Dining, Foy and the Student Center all day long. But do they notice the faces of who serves and prepares their meal?

Makesha McCullough has been with Tiger Dining for 2 years. She mainly works in the pasta area of Village Dining, but often switches from station to station.…


Added by Mary Ellen Dixon on March 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

PSA: Spring Break Can Take Place Somewhere Other than Destin

Ahhh, Spring Break. Auburn University welcomes you with open arms.

If you are a freshman or sophomore, this means it is time for you and your 13 closest friends to pay entirely too much for a three-bedroom condominium (don’t forget to call NOT sleeping in the bathtub) and head down to Destin to enjoy a full seven days of fun in the sun—though early March is still too cold to actually enjoy the ocean.

It is time for you to research the important things, like how long it will…


Added by Hilary Meares on February 20, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

European travel with Grace Perry

Auburn Alumni Association’s Student Travel Ambassador, Grace Perry, is a senior majoring in marketing. As a woman with may aspirations, she has devoted her senior year to promoting the Auburn European Graduation Trip. Perry has studied abroad in Tornio, Italy, dubbing the Italian city as her favorite destination yet. Perry graduates in May and plans to pursue a career in marketing. Her love of travel will be a dominating factor in her job search, as she hopes to one day be a marketing…


Added by Ann Howser on February 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Rollerskate Back in Time to the 50's with UPC

Auburn University Program Council is hosting their first Tiger Nights event of the semester on February 21 at 7 p.m. A 1950’s themed Sock Hop will turn the Auburn University Ballroom back in time to a roller rink!

This event is FREE to all students. There will be balloon-animal making, face painting and novelty items to giveaway! There will even be a trucker hat giveaway.…


Added by Mary Ellen Dixon on February 5, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

CLA Perspectives Special Issue: December/January


Behind the lens with Shanna Lockwood

Shanna Lockwood, a CLA alumna (and former intern for the Office of External Affairs), is the Digital Media Coordinator at USA Today Sports Images and is…


Added by Auburn Family on December 5, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

10 Things To Do When You Are Stressed With School


1. Cry

When it's Sunday night and you have two tests, a quiz, and that five page paper due Monday morning...crying will come naturally. 




Added by Katie Esters on October 15, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Pre-Vet Students Are Horsing Around

Poplar Place Farms located in Hamilton, Ga., is one of the premier equestrian venues in the Southeast.  Poplar Place is located only 59 miles from Auburn University’s prestigious large animal teaching hospital, making it an academic tool for veterinary and pre-veterinary students.

Poplar Place farm hosts 25 shows a year, five of these being United States Eventing Association registered horse trials.…


Added by Mariel Eckert on March 31, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Being A Leader

Being a leader requires responsibility, dedication and organization. Will Ham, president of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Auburn University, possesses these qualities.

“I decided I was going to run for president last spring, said Ham. “Our previous president, Michael Issacs approached me about taking over as president in August because he was moving.”



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Added by Mariel Eckert on March 1, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Auburn Freshmen Work To Start Three-Day Eventing Team

Auburn University freshmen, Mary Akins Hunt and Hannah Begue, are trying to start a three-day eventing team.

Three-day eventing is an equestrian sport based on three phases of riding, Dressage, Cross-Country and Show Jumping. Auburn University has an equestrian team, but it does not offer or compete in the discipline of three-day eventing.

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Added by Mariel Eckert on February 18, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Peer Advising: Students Passing the Torch

Peer advising is more than a part-time job for Auburn University students. It is an opportunity to grow as an individual and contribute to the success of fellow students. Shelby Abercrombie, a junior, majoring in Human Development and Family Studies, explains what her experience as a peer advisor has been like and why it is a great opportunity for students.

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Added by Sarah Lane Currie on February 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Partners With Honduras in a Fight Against Hunger


Last year members of Auburn University’s Committee of 19 got the chance to travel to Honduras for a multinational conference that allowed universities and colleges to come together and talk about ways to fight world hunger. This year the roles were reversed and Auburn got the chance to host Honduran students on campus for a week.


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Added by Landrum Isaacson on October 22, 2012 at 10:34pm — No Comments

Cool Cat and his Team :: Aubie, Auburn's Mascot

The most famous tiger in America might be named Tony, but a different cat rules the plains of Auburn. His name is Aubie. Students and fans alike enjoy watching his antics on the football field. However, Aubie is just one tiger and can not make all of those signs himself. He needs help.

This is where the Aubie…


Added by Jessica Rucker on October 8, 2012 at 5:52am — No Comments

AU Dance Marathon is a Must-Do Auburn Experience

“Auburn University Dance Marathon means hope, it means healing, it means life,” said Kim Samson, the Manager of Children’s Miracle Network at the Columbus Medical Center, when asked what Auburn University Dance Marathon means to her.


Last year, AU Dance Marathon partnered with Children’s Miracle Network at Columbus Regional Hospital to raise funds for their patients. The program made a huge impact on the hospital. AU Dance Marathon is more than just a…


Added by Maddi Bourgerie on September 14, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Students Making a Difference During Tax Season

Auburn University students are making a difference by participating in a program that trains college and graduate students to offer free tax preparation services, financial literacy information and opportunities for savings and investments to low-income families in Alabama earning less than $25,000 a year.

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Added by Tiffany Prewitt on February 5, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Passion for Entertaining

When students come to college, they are initially presented with their first real question. They must ask themselves what it is they want to study in order to pursue a career later on in life. Many go back and forth with multiple ideas, while others know immediately what they want. With all of this thinking, come important decisions to be made that will benefit the student individually. It is not unheard of for students to flounder with this question about their life.

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Added by Alex Kistler on April 11, 2011 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Heifers and Chicks on the Campus

Every year Auburn University’s College of Agriculture sets aside an entire week to celebrate the heritage of agriculture.

Ag Week was kicked off Monday night with a guest speaker,…


Added by Kimberly Henderson on April 1, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Future Career Help for Students

The Office of Professional Career Development is a relatively new organization within Auburn University's College of Business. The organization provides College of Business students resources that can assist them with life after college.

Through the Office of Professional Career Development, students have the opportunity to enter the workforce with information they may not have learned about themselves. Workshops are an…


Added by Tricia Barton on March 31, 2011 at 9:10pm — No Comments

An Honorary Organization for Honorary Students

Auburn University provides many opportunities for students to get involved academically outside of the classroom. Kendall Bliss studies Accounting in the College of Business and decided to stay involved by joining an organization that she considers more than just a sign-up sheet.

Beta Alpha Psi is an honor society for accounting majors with a few important requirements.

In order to be a…


Added by Tricia Barton on March 8, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Impacting Lives Over Spring Break

With spring break less than a week away, students from all over campus are gearing up to break free and enjoy a week without classes. For most, this will entail going to one of the most popular outings, enjoying some rays and relaxing at the beach with friends. Other students may view this as an opportunity to go out and serve a community where any source of help is greatly needed. Locally and nationally, communities all over are consistently yearning for volunteers.



Added by Alex Kistler on March 8, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

Auburn University and University of Alabama student government associations to plant symbolic trees on campuses

AUBURN - The student government associations and student leaders of Auburn University and the University of Alabama held a news conference in Auburn today to announce a joint venture that will be an expression of renewed unity.

SGA presidents Kurt Sasser of Auburn and James… Continue

Added by Auburn Family on February 24, 2011 at 11:49am — 1 Comment

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