Auburn is known for its strong traditions and fun activities for locals to participate in. We all know to buy lemonade at Toomer’s Drugstore, visit the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, enjoy the nightlife at all the downtown bars, hike at the Chewacla State Park and many more. What about spending your day doing something from the ordinary? Here is a list of eight things to do in the Auburn area to expand your horizons and make fun memories.
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CrossFit on the Plains, located in the heart of Auburn, Ala. is making a name for themselves as the premier fitness center of Auburn. CrossFit on the Plains was the first ever CrossFit Affiliate opened in the Auburn/Opelika area, and remains to be the leader in membership and overall member satisfaction, as they offer their services to all types of people and athletes.…Continue
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AUBURN, AL – An apartment complex named The Reserve on South College is planning big, upcoming renovations to the property over the next year that will benefit not only the current residents, but also those making their way to Auburn for their first year.The Reserve was built in 2000 and has since then become one of the most popular apartment complexes in Auburn. It’s only a mile away from campus and is on the Tiger Transit bus route. It’s location is one of its biggest strengths…Continue
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On Saturday, April 5 Olympic athletes will join forces with students and football players from Auburn University and the University of Alabama. The unified flag football game will be at Shug-Jordan soccer field. Kick off…Continue
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1.) You meet new people
It’s not a trip for you and your closest friends. Studying abroad is an option open to the entire Auburn student body, so you will always meet new people. We get caught up with our own friends running in such a small circle. There are so many people at Auburn that you don’t know, and you will meet a few of them on your trip abroad. They will be different and refreshing and teach you about yourself in ways your closest friends can’t.…Continue
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Auburn University’ annual Relay For Life event is just days away, and Auburn students are all in to fight against the nation’s largest health concern: cancer. This year’s super-hero themed event will be hosted on April 5 on Auburn’s campus in the green space near the student center.
Relay for Life is a nation-wide event that began in 1985 when Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours in Tacoma, Wash. He raised $27,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight cancer, and…Continue
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Mayors Bill Ham and Gary Fuller, along with The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center, invite the community to be guests at the 9th Annual Mayors Jeans & Jackets Ball on Thursday, April 3, 2014. All proceeds benefit…Continue
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The horse race draws many to the course, particularly to the infield. Students from schools all over the south dress up in…
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Elisabeth Epperson is a freshman at Auburn who is well on her way to satisfying anyone and everyone with a sweet tooth. Whether its cakes, brownies, cupcakes or her famous sugar cookies, you’re guaranteed to be a little bit sweeter after one of her creations.
Elisabeth grew up in Montgomery, Ala. and has been baking for about five years. She had her first baking experience in the eighth grade and immediately fell in love after taking a cake…Continue
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The allure of Hollywood and a possible career in “the business,” draws many college students to consider a major in radio, television and film. However, many of those students take a second thought and chose a major that is regarded more sensible. Not Courtney Davison. This Auburn…Continue
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The Auburn Wesley Foundation is hosting Coffeehouse 2014 on Thursday, March 27 at 8:15 p.m. The event will be held at the Auburn Wesley Foundation located at 131 Gay Street.
Coffeehouse is an open-mic event welcome to anyone who wants to showcase his or her talent. This event is not just limited to singing; all talents are welcome such as, dancing, playing an instrument, telling jokes or reading poetry. In addition to enjoying the show, desserts and coffee will also be available for…Continue
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Kappa Alpha Theta will host the 2nd annual Kicks For CASA Kickball Tournament benefitting Lee County Court Appointed Special Advocates on Sunday, March 30 from 1 to 4 p.m.
CASA is a non-profit organization that assists abused and neglected children in the court system. Children are assigned a CASA volunteer to be a guardian and protect children from further harm. These volunteers are appointed by judges and remain with the child until a safe and permanent home is secured. CASA…
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With over 150 other stores in development, Uncle Maddio’s is quickly expanding throughout the South. Customers are…Continue
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The Auburn University Sexual Assault Awareness Month(SAAM) Task Force is in the final stages of planning their first ever “Break the Silence SAAM Music Fest” which will take place on April 17, from 6:00-8:30 on the Greenspace next to the Student Center.Continue
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The sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta are hosting their 2nd annual Kicks for CASA Sunday, April 6 at the Auburn University Intramural Fields. Kicks for CASA is a kickball tournament among Auburn University organizations and students in order to raise money for Lee County Court…Continue
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Okay. So finals are swiftly approaching, end-of-term projects are being started, graduation photos need to be taken, graduation invites need to be sent out, moving plans need to be made, there are jobs and internships that need to be applied for and do not forget the quality time that needs to be spent with family and friends before the big move. Oh and to top it all off, you are still broke!
Does any of this…Continue
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When people think of Walt Disney World they usually think of Mickey Mouse, thrill rides and their favorite Disney princess, but has Auburn University ever come to mind? What few Auburn fans know is that there are Auburn University students creating the magic every day at Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts.…
Added by Susie Bridges on March 24, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity is hosting the Ninth Annual Michael Allphin Memorial Golf Classic on April 5, 2014 at Auburn Links at Mill Creek. The event, open to all Lambda Chi Alpha alumni and members, honors alumni Michael Allphin's memory. Allphin, a childhood cancer survivor, passed away in 2005 at 25 years old.
Since Allphin's death, each year Lamda Chi Alpha has partnered with Barry Alphin, Michael's father, to plan and host the tournament. For the past eight years, proceeds…Continue
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The Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF) and the Alabama Army National Guard will host its annual Wild Game Cook-Off Thursday, April 10. This year’s cook-off will be held in a new location at Lazenby Farm, 11546 Lee Road 54 (Society Hill Road) Auburn, Ala. at 6 p.m.
Cook teams are needed to make the event a success and each cook team member will receive a membership to the AWF. There is no entry fee for teams, but they must pre-register prior to the day of the event at…Continue
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After a disappointing 2013-2014 season, Jay Jacobs relieved Tony Barbee of his head coaching responsibilities of the Auburn Tigers men's basketball team. Bruce Pearl was named as his replacement.
Pearl has a resume that has excited many Auburn fans. Auburn University senior, Gray Lane, was a fan before Pearl was named as Barbee's replacement.
"I always knew he had an outstanding track record," Lane said. "In 19…
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