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Spook up your Halloween with haunted tour

A free “Haunted Auburn Downtown Walking Tour” is hosted by Alabama Spectral Investigations and begins outside of Toomer’s Corner in downtown Auburn on Oct. 30 at 7 and 9 p.m..

Because the tour was successful last year, the tour guides and founders, John Poe and Brandon…

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Added by Susan Waggoner on October 29, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Auburn and Opelika's haunted house guide

 “Pope’s Haunted Farm”

 

Pope’s Haunted Farm is holding four big events for this year’s Halloween. The different events have actors dressed as zombies, werewolves, chainsaw maniacs and more. Located about 30 minutes outside of Auburn, Pope’s Haunted Farm is one of the Southeast’s largest fright attractions.…

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Added by Caitlin Lea on October 29, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

AUMC Hosts First Fall Festival

The Auburn United Methodist Church College Ministry will host its first Fall Festival on Friday, Dec. 5 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at 298 Chadwick Lane in Auburn. All college students are welcome.

Fall Festival will feature carnival…

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Added by Morgan McVay on October 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Keep Calm and Carve on at the 26th Annual Pumpkin Carve

Each year the student, faculty and the community are invited to Auburn’s campus to catch a glimpse of the glow of more than 400 freshly carved jack-o-lanterns adorning the courtyard outside of Dudley Hall. This year will be no different. Students from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction will host the 26th annual Pumpkin Carve on Friday, Oct. 31.…

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Added by Ashley Hillman on October 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

BOURBON STREET BAR FEATURES RECKLESS KELLY

Old time rock ‘n’ roll and the sweet country twang of a fiddle will fill the air Nov. 5, at Bourbon Street Bar.

 

Grammy Award-winning band Reckless Kelly will perform and feature some of their latest hits. The show will begin at 9 p.m. and tickets will be $10.

 “It will be a…

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Added by Laurie Webb on October 28, 2014 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Studying -- Where do you do it?

In every college town there are popular places to watch games and grab a drink, fashionable places to shop and favorite places to eat, but what about the best places to study? Where do students go to find a focused environment to get work done?

 

At Auburn University, students have the opportunity to take their pick, and they do. Living communities and apartment complexes offer study rooms and study areas as amenities. Campus buildings have computer labs, study floors and…

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Added by Sarah Buck on October 27, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Studying -- Where do you do it?

In every college town there are popular places to watch games and grab a drink, fashionable places to shop and favorite places to eat, but what about the best places to study? Where do students go to find a focused environment to get work done?

 

At Auburn University, students have the opportunity to take their pick, and they do. Living communities and apartment complexes offer study rooms and study areas as amenities. Campus buildings have computer labs, study floors and…

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Added by Sarah Buck on October 27, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Victory Waits on YOUR Fingers-- Vote for Aubie in the Capital One Mascot Challenge

The Auburn Family, like any family, can have its feuds, disagreements, misunderstandings and divergences. However, we all know that one member who we can never see fault in. He’s our crazy, entertaining, unpredictable cousin. He loves the family and every member in it. He loves his pranks and his crazy costumes. Aubie…

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Added by Ashley Hillman on October 22, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Alliance (ARHA), Casamigos Tequila, Barenjager Honey Liquor, and American Harvest Vodka are looking for the best bartenders in Alabama. On Oct. 27, the best bar…

The Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Alliance (ARHA), Casamigos Tequila, Barenjager Honey Liquor, and American Harvest Vodka are looking for the best bartenders in Alabama. On Oct. 27, the best bartenders from around the state will all compete at the Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center. The grand prize winner will take home $2,000 and the title as the "Bartender of the Year."

All nominations will be considered by an ARHA judging panel from nominations that were…

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Added by Savanah Segrest on October 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Waffle Eating Competition Raises Money to Fight Human Trafficking

On October 16 at 6 p.m., Auburn University’s chapter of International Justice Mission hosted a waffle eating competition to raise awareness and money for the human rights issue of human trafficking. The event took place at the Red Barn on Auburn’s campus and featured waffles from Waffle House on Glenn Avenue and coffee from Wake Up Coffee Company.

 

With tickets priced at $5 each, the organization raised over $400 to be donated to IJM’s…

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Added by Robyn Greene on October 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Preparing Teens for College: Alabama’s Youth Leadership Development Program

 

In 2008, Dr. Kevin Walsh and the Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America established a Youth Leadership Development Program in Alabama. The purpose of the YLDP is to provide a leadership program for deserving high school junior and seniors enrolled in one of the 70 partner schools in the Alabama. High school principals and counselors recommend students to participate in the program based on character and leadership potential.

 

Currently there are…

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Added by Robyn Greene on October 20, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Fore the Children benefit tournament with Bruce Pearl

Auburn University basketball coach Bruce Pearl, along with his wife, Brandy, are partnering with Children’s Harbor to present the first Fore the Children golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 27 in Alexander City, Ala. (Photo courtesy of…

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Added by Laura Huddleston on October 15, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Kappa Kappa Gamma supports childhood literacy with Kappa Kappaccino

Each year, more and more illiterate children are enrolling in schools across the United States. More often than not, childhood illiteracy is attributed to a lack of books in the home. While it may be hard to imagine a childhood without the magic of books, this is a grim reality for two-thirds of children who live in low-income homes across the nation.…

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Added by Anna Henderson on October 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Auburn's spookiest new tradition

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Added by Rachel Burns on October 14, 2014 at 6:19pm — No Comments

12 Hour Nite Nationals Race coming to Auburn.

If you have a need for speed, the love of adrenaline pumping sports and the endurance to last 12 hours of mountain biking at night, the 12 Hour Nite Nationals Race is right up your alley. Sponsored by Nite Rider Technical Lighting Systems and hosted by Chain Buster Productions, this mountain biking race is the finale in the three part Dark Nite Series, and will take place on Friday, Oct. 24 from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. at Chewacla State Park…

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Added by Lindsey Watts on October 13, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Creepy creatures featured at Forest Ecology Preserve

The Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve will host their seventh-annual AUsome Amphibians and Reptiles event on Friday, Oct. 24 at 4:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door; children three and under enter free.

 

This one-hour event, known to draw crowds of 200 to 400 attendees, will take place at…

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Added by Katie Wendland on October 9, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Freaks, Frights and Paintball Fights

A multitude of haunted attractions create an unnerving experience for thrill-seekers at Pope’s Haunted Farm in Salem.

     This year’s haunting began on Oct. 4 and will continue on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of October.

     The finale weekend will kick…

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Added by Ashley Hillman on October 8, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Freaks, Frights and Paintball Fights

A multitude of haunted attractions create an unnerving experience for thrill-seekers at Pope’s Haunted Farm in Salem.

     This year’s haunting began on Oct. 4 and will continue on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of October.

     The finale weekend will kick off…

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Added by Ashley Hillman on October 8, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Gamma Phi Beta’s fourth annual G Phi Beat

If you see groups of people practicing their dance moves and singing along to Justin Timberlake and One Direction songs this week, they are probably just practicing for G Phi Beat. 

 

Auburn University’s chapter of Gamma Phi Beta is hosting their annual philanthropy event, G Phi Beat, this Thursday,…

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Added by Mallory Ferguson on October 7, 2014 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Wood Duck Heritage Preserve's first open house

The Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail is hosting an open house of the Opelika Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Park.

 

The event will begin at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. The open house is free and open to the public.

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Added by Morgan Gamble on October 7, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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