March 2010 Blog Posts (15)

Get Moving to Fight Diabetes

For FitAtlanta Magazine

Do you choose to take the stairs over riding the elevator to the top floor? Do you walk to places that are close as opposed to driving your car? These simple activities are important and can have a big effect in helping you to continually be active throughout the day.…


Added by Ragan Helms on March 31, 2010 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Anna Houk Works for CATS

Communication major, Anna Houk, interviews Auburn alumni so she can assist her fellow students in pursuing a successful future while improving the College of Liberal Arts. CATS, is an acronym that stands for connecting alumni to students, and as an ambassador of the program, Houk spends time doing just that.

Houk is a senior from Huntsville, Ala. Through her position as Miss Auburn 2009 she has become extremely involved in the university’s affairs, and she find great importance in the… Continue

Added by Margaret McKenzie Beasley on March 29, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Silence in the Stadium is Over....

For months Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University has sat in silence. Until Saturday March 27, 2010 when the lights were turned back on and the music turned all the way up for the first practice in pads for the Tigers.

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Added by nelly gonzalez on March 29, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Help Auburn Student Win $50,000 in IAFE Video Competition, Most Views Wins!

Click to watch Carrie's Video Help an Auburn Student Win $50K…


Added by Carrie Williams on March 26, 2010 at 2:04am — No Comments

Upcoming Special Olympics Bowling Tournament

“ Let Me Win! But, If I Cannot Win, Let Me Be Brave In The Attempt!” This statement is derived from the Special Olympics program and has affected a number of peoples lives today, and not just the lives of children.

Alison Hall is the community program director of Auburn, Al, as well as the Special Olympics program director. Hall says “some people think once someone is out of school they don’t participate in Olympics but we have athletes that are in there 60s.”

Specifically, the… Continue

Added by Pamela Lindsey Holland on March 11, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Auburn's Vet School Hosts Open House

The College of Veterinary Medicine will hold their annual open house on April 24, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., on the front lawn of their facilities. The student-organized event is free and open to the public.…


Added by Kelly Young on March 11, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Jog for Justice

The Auburn chapter of International Justice Mission, or IJM, announces its first fundraising event the Jog for

Justice 5k to be held on Sunday, March 28, at 1 p.m.

President of IJM, Grace Ann Hollis, said, “IJM is a human rights organization that works to relieve victims of human trafficking, slavery and domestic violence.”…


Added by Melissa Hand on March 11, 2010 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Former Auburn Tigers Fight for Their Chance at the NFL

March 9, 2010 was a day certain Auburn men have been preparing for their entire lives. The Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals and Atlanta Falcons were just some of the NFL teams represented at the Auburn Athletic Complex on the rainy Tuesday.

The parking lot was so packed in it looked like game day on the plains. The coaches were on the field giving the last prep talks as the strength and condition coaches lined up the water and weights. The first whistle was blown… Continue

Added by nelly gonzalez on March 9, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Road to the Senior Project Show

While most college students are deciding which type of sunscreen to pack for their spring break vacations, Coleen Lyman, a senior in graphic design at Auburn University, is deciding which part of her final design project she needs to complete over the break.

Lyman's work, along with work of the other seniors in the graphic design program, will be showcased in a gallery exhibition, the "Senior Project Show," at the end of the semester.

"Some people know for years what they… Continue

Added by Samantha Mays on March 9, 2010 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Spring-Green is Everything You Want Your Yard to Be!

With spring arriving in the Auburn-Opelika area, it’s time for residents to start thinking about lawn care if they want to enjoy luscious green grass in the coming months.

For many people, there’s not enough time in the day to do all their ordinary work and household chores, and especially not enough to keep up with their yards. Luckily, a new business has begun servicing the area to help busy residents out.…


Added by Grace Halbert on March 8, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Plant Sale Rakes in Scholarship Opportunities

Looking to finally start that vegetable garden this spring? How about adding additional trees and shrubs to your already fruitful front yard?

This year’s “A-Day Plant Sale,” organized by the Professional Land Care Network (PLANET), is the perfect place to find trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs and more.

PLANET is an undergraduate student club at Auburn University. This year, PLANET is hosting the “A-Day Plant Sale” in conjunction with Campus Club, another university… Continue

Added by Laura Elizabeth Hancock on March 8, 2010 at 1:12pm — No Comments

"Images of Sicilian Women"

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities will be hosting the event “Images of Sicilian Women” on March 11 at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections and Archives section of the Auburn University library. It will feature speaker Giovanna Summerfield, a professor at Auburn and native of Sicily. The presentation will last an hour and will be followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public.

Summerfield serves as the director of the Languages Across the… Continue

Added by Caitlin DeForest on March 4, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Firehouse Subs Donates 5 Portable Radios to Opelika Fire Department Valued at $18,000

To some people, Firehouse Subs may be known for it's Hook and Ladder combination or it's "Fully Loaded" sandwiches, but to the Opelika Fire Department, Firehouse Subs means something different.

On March 1, at 3:30 p.m., Firehouse Subs in Opelika and their non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated $18,000 worth of life-saving equipment to the Opelika Fire Department. …


Added by Maranda Shaye Smith on March 2, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

“We All Count: The Importance of the Census”

This coming Tuesday, March 2, Auburn University’s Multicultural Center is hosting its Lunch & Learn Series: “We All Count: The Importance of the Census.” Celida Garcia, the speaker of this particular seminar, will conduct an hour session from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in rooms 2222 and 2223 of the AU Student Center.

“You should expect to learn why the census is important and why you should participate,” said Shakeer Abdullah, the director of the Multicultural Center. “A lot of… Continue

Added by Nicole LaMontagne on March 1, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Keke Carrier Wins in 2010 with Auburn Women's Basketball

Auburn fans go to games to show their support and cheer on their Auburn Tigers. There was, though, more than rooting for a win that took place on Sunday when the Auburn women's basketball team beat Kentucky 65 to53.

This game marked a day in Auburn's athletic history as being the last game played in the Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum by the women's basketball team. …


Added by Erin Edwards on March 1, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments



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