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Rising to the Top with Taylor Davis

Some people just aren’t afraid of the spotlight. One of these people is the upcoming pageant queen of the south, rookie Taylor Davis. Her dreams of making it to the big time don’t stop at the Miss Alabama Pageant. After college she plans on pursuing a career in sports broadcast journalism.

She began her…

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Added by Gloria Raney on April 2, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Free Music in the Forest

The Louise Kreher Ecology Preserve and the Auburn University Department of Music have partnered together to host an Auburn University music series called Music in the Forest. The series is played in the ampitheater at the preserve, which has outdoor seating.

 

The series kicked off on Sun., March 23 and will continue through Sun., April 6. On March 30, the series held its second concert in the preserve. The Trombone Choir consists of nine members directed by Dr. Matt…

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Added by Alexandra Benson on April 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Eight different ways to spend your day in the Auburn area

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.

1. Wine Down…

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Added by Erin Duff on March 31, 2014 at 2:19pm — No Comments

CrossFit on the Plains: Changing lives and making Auburn strong

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.…

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Added by Hannah Berryhill on March 28, 2014 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Big Changes for The Reserve on South College

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…

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Added by Hayden Whyard on March 28, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn and Alabama unite for Special Olympics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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…

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Added by Kelsey Woodworth on March 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Reasons to study abroad this summer

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.…

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Added by Elizabeth Warren on March 28, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn University is “ALL-IN” for the fight against cancer

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…

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Added by Stephanie Miller on March 27, 2014 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Mayors host the 9th Annual Jeans & Jackets Ball

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…

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Added by Shelby Valentine on March 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Takes to the Races at Carolina Cup

The Carolina Cup horse race is upon us. This Saturday, March 29th, the Eighty- Second Annual Carolina Cup race will take place in Camden, S.C., at the Springdale Race Course. 



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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Added by Chandler Taylor on March 27, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Baking the World into a Sweeter Place, One Cookie at a Time

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…

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Added by Katy South on March 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Student Spotlight: A Look inside a Radio, Television and Film major at Auburn University.

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…

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Added by Gloria Raney on March 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Wesley Foundation Presents Coffeehouse 2014

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…

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Added by Mary Reynolds Porter on March 26, 2014 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Kappa Alpha Theta Hosts 2nd Annual Kicks For CASA Philanthropy

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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Added by Laura Jean Mueller on March 26, 2014 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is Open for Business!

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint’s “soft-opening” is today, March 26, and began at 11:00 am. Auburn’s newest pizza place is located at 339 South College Street, Suite E, right beside CVS Pharmacy.

With over 150 other stores in development, Uncle Maddio’s is quickly expanding throughout the South. Customers are…

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Added by Margaret Elizabeth Edwards on March 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

SAAM Music Fest

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.

“The theme is ‘break the silence’ is to…

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Added by Carlye Poljacik on March 26, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

KICK IT FOR CASA

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…

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Added by Courtney Oliver on March 25, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Make Yourself Happy

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…

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Added by Jamecia Crenshaw on March 25, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University students create the magic at Walt Disney World

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.…



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Added by Susie Bridges on March 24, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity to Host Memorial Golf Classic to Support Children in Need

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…

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Added by Whitney Bonham on March 24, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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