If you want to relax the body, mind and spirit, then yoga may be what you need. Kimberly Sotelo is the owner and yoga instructor at Yoga Ananda in Auburn, Ala. Sotelo has been practicing yoga since 1999 and opened Yoga Ananda five years ago.
Yoga is a systematic method to strengthen, tone and relax the body and mind. Yoga is not just for flexible people and the classes taught by Sotelo are non-competitive. It is through experimentation that stability can be… Continue
Added by Lauren White on September 15, 2008 at 11:00am —
Audi Performance Racing (APR) is a global leader in engineered performance for Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles, right here on the plains. Their new Performance Campus on Highway 280 sprawls over 12 acres and includes state of the art technology that is sought after by automobile manufacturers and devotees around the world.
On Sunday, Sep. 14, the APR Team loaded up three of their most tweaked and revved-up cars to haul them to Tooele, Utah for the Koni Challenge which will take… Continue
Added by Emily Jeter on September 15, 2008 at 10:30am —
The Civic Engagement Committee was started last summer in the College of Liberal Arts as an initiative to bring faculty members from different departments together. Through the committee, the CLA hopes to have more collaboration between faculty members. Dr. Christa Slaton, Associate Dean for Educational Affairs and Graduate Studies serves as the chair for the committee.
“The Civic Engagement Committee is part of Auburn’s goal to get faculty more engaged and students more engaged,”… Continue
Added by Katie Garfinkle on September 14, 2008 at 11:34pm —
“Every two seconds someone in America needs blood,” according to the American Red Cross.
This past week, Auburn students did their part to help those people in need. On September 9-10, Auburn University hosted an American Red Cross blood drive. The event was held at the Auburn University Student Center and lasted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
With a large number of walk-ins, the blood drive had significantly more donors than expected. “It was a very successful blood… Continue
Added by Mary Catherine Hamilton on September 14, 2008 at 9:30pm —
Getting involved on campus is more then just a resume booster, it can be life altering. Many students do not realize the positive aspects that being involved can have so Virginia Dawson took time to explain how beneficial getting involved can be.
Virginia Dawson is a graduate student at Auburn University; she is currently working on her Master of Education and Community Agency Counseling. Dawson serves as the Student Government Association graduate advisor and has also been a member… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Traylor on September 14, 2008 at 8:00pm —
On Sept. 12, 2008, I conducted an interview with Dr. Dan Givens of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM). Givens has been an Associate Professor of both Pathobiology and Clinical Sciences since 2005 and was appointed in 2008 to be the Coordinator of Animal Health Research at the AUCVM.
Givens’ expertise and research interests are in animal reproduction and virology. He said, “Through clinical experience, I have gained expertise in advanced reproductive… Continue
Added by Kathryn Storey on September 14, 2008 at 6:30pm —
It is a Saturday on the Plains during football season. Auburn fans are swarming Jordan-Hare Stadium in excitement for the game to come. Pre-game festivities begin and Auburn lights up. While pre-game has always been a tradition for Auburn, there is a tradition that exceeds them all. The flying of the eagle is a coveted ritual that Auburn fans, students and alumni cherish and respect. We love to watch the eagle soar above our heads as we cheer him on saying WAR EAGLE. Our tradition has gone as… Continue
Added by Erin Newton on September 13, 2008 at 11:00pm —
“Where’s the beef?” That is the question asked in a Wendy’s advertising campaign about a competitor’s hamburger. Ask this question to someone in the rolling plains of Auburn where the land is perfect for cattle grazing, and they will say, “Right in our backyards.”
Jokingly called “cow country,” Auburn is home to the Beef Teaching Unit where herds of cows graze acres of pasture. George Richburg, manager of the Beef Teaching Unit and Agriculture Program Assistant for the Department of… Continue
Added by Audrey Pannell on September 11, 2008 at 8:30am —
When students returned to the Auburn University campus after the summer break, the new student center had opened. Major construction had begun in the spring semester of this year. The student center has been in the plans for many years, and it has finally arrived. According to the Student Center’s website, the purpose of the center is to provide the “services and facilities needed for the social, personal and intellectual development of individual students and groups of students.” For students,… Continue
Added by Jacob Smith on September 10, 2008 at 3:57pm —
Anthony Tindill is a visiting professor in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, and he works with graduate students in the Design-Build Master’s Degree Program. He is a 2006 graduate from the program, which Auburn began in the summer of 2005. The program consists of 12 graduate students working together on integrated projects over the span of one year.
“The 2008 class will be the fourth class to come through the program,” Tindill said.
“And the best,”… Continue
Added by Katie Garfinkle on September 9, 2008 at 4:09pm —
As the 2008 football season begins, fans are pouring into the stadium on home game Saturdays excited to see the new pre-game video, watch extreme sacks on the instant replays and view the Tiger’s Cage moments on the big screen. Fortunately, Auburn University understands the importance students, faculty and fans place on these aspects of game day, and prior to the 2007 season the University invested in a new high definition video board for the stadium. This addition has greatly intensified the… Continue
Added by Sarah Jane Little on September 9, 2008 at 3:30pm —
Although the main purpose of universities across the nation is for getting an education, they also serve an
alternate purpose as well. This purpose is networking. Many overlook this great advantage of attending a
university. However, where else can one meet so many people from different walks of life in four years? Where
else does one build relationships with somewhat strangers?
Sherry Adcock, the broker/owner, of Horizon Realty in Auburn, Ala., attributes… Continue
Added by Haley Adcock on September 9, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Are you looking for something new and different to do in Auburn? Try catching
an educational, birds-in-flight program hosted by The Southeastern Raptor Center.
The program is hosted at the Edgar B. Carter Educational Amphitheater on Raptor
Road, just off Shug Jordan Parkway.
The Raptor Center is a part of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University. The shows begin at 4 p.m. on the Fridays of every home Auburn football game. The program typically lasts… Continue
Added by Abby Rhodes on September 9, 2008 at 11:30am —
Every Thursday afternoon, Mary Ellen Hudson, a senior in international business and marketing, picks up her “two boys” from Kroger, and they embark on a fun-filled day. Some days they go to the park and play with the dogs, and some days they will go see a movie or go to dinner, but no matter what they do, every week is a new adventure for the boys.
Last October, Hudson signed up to be a volunteer for Project Uplift and was assigned the duty of mentoring two young brothers. Although… Continue
Added by Brooke Bloom on September 8, 2008 at 11:30pm —
There is often stipulation about whether or not a student should receive a master’s degree from the same college in which they received their undergraduate. However, many argue that if the school offers a top notch program, why not? This is proving to be the case for more and more Auburn University undergrads.
The graduating MBA class of 2007 consisted of 50 students in the on-campus portion of the program, and it is estimated that over half of those students had received an… Continue
Added by Lianne on September 8, 2008 at 8:30pm —
Just like many other Auburn students, senior Ashley Krausen has a job as well as a full load of classes. Time management is a major issue in the lives of college students. No matter the excuse, from just not wanting to do home work, to only wanting to hang out with friends, students have deadlines that always have to be met.
Students that have part-time jobs have better time management skills than those who only go to school. “I find that when I have a job I always get all of my… Continue
Added by Sydney Thompson on September 8, 2008 at 7:00pm —
Sunday Sundae, a great way to spend your Sunday afternoon. An activity set up by a student volunteer for her “little sisters.” Gin Ward, a senior at Auburn University, set up an array of different ice cream toppings at her apartment and had her two “little sisters,” Jalicia and Jessica, come over to make ice cream sundaes.
Next they headed to the public library to check out the new youth center as well as some books. It was quite a difficult decision on which book to check out, and… Continue
Added by Ragan Helms on September 8, 2008 at 6:30pm —
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines tradition as a “cultural continuity in social attitudes, customs, and institutions.” Auburn University is a culture within itself. It is a family. It is a collection of hundreds of individuals all bound into one Auburn family by historic traditions upheld throughout the years.
On game day, specifically, there are several traditions that unify Auburn fans. There is Tiger Walk and the eagle flying, and of course, after a victory there is rolling… Continue
Added by Lindsey on September 8, 2008 at 5:00pm —
The Auburn Club is a club started and maintained by Auburn University alumni. With over 100 Auburn Clubs across the United States and internationally, the Auburn alumni stay tied and devoted to Auburn University. Lee County Auburn Club is the closest club to the university. Made up of over 300 members, the Lee County Auburn Club does its part to keep the Auburn spirit alive in alumni and fans. They organize numerous activities and events devoted to making Auburn University the best place it can… Continue
Added by Erin Newton on September 8, 2008 at 5:00pm —
On Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, I conducted an interview with Silas Zee. Zee graduated from Auburn University with his undergraduate degree in Radio, Television and Film Mass Communication (RTVF). Before being hired by the Biomedical Communication Department at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM), Zee taught for the Radio, Television and Film Mass Communication Department for a year and a half. Zee taught classes such as Electronic Field Production, Multi-media Production,… Continue
Added by Kathryn Storey on September 8, 2008 at 5:00pm —