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Wale performs on the Plains

Rapper Wale, known for hits such as “Lotus Flower Bomb,” played at the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity house Friday night before the #6 Auburn Tigers squared off against #25 University of Georgia Bulldogs. 

The entire front yard of the fraternity house was filled with roughly 1, 500 spectators as Wale’s intro groups kept the rowdy crowd at bay. Wale finally came on stage at 11 p.m. as the crowd erupted in cheers. 

Unfortunately, the well-known rapper of Rick Ross’s Maybach Music…


Added by Addison Pike on November 19, 2013 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Chi Omega hosts 2nd annual ‘Wish Week’

Auburn’s chapter of Chi Omega will hold their 2nd annual “Wish Week” event Nov. 11 through Nov. 14. The event will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


“Chi Omega’s philanthropy is the Make-A-Wish Foundation,” said Allie Cate Presson, Chi Omega’s philanthropy chair. “‘Wish Week’ is our annual event that raises money to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.”


The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening…


Added by Ellie Johnson on November 6, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Wings of Freedom Tour Lands in Auburn

Rarely does someone get the opportunity to not only glace at a piece of American history but to experience it like our forefathers did. In honor of our World War II veterans, The Collings Foundation recently brought their Wings of Freedom Tour to Auburn University’s Regional Airport. 

It was a sight to behold as these rare birds from “The Big War” stood prominently in formation on the tarmac. The three planes on displayed were a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and a North…


Added by Addison Pike on November 6, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Auburn University Senior Pitches at New Orleans Film Festival

In the dog-eat-dog world of entertainment, pitching can make or break a dream.

Cameron Primm, senior in English and Radio, Television and Film at Auburn University, will pitch his film idea at the New Orleans Film Festival this weekend. Through a contest called Pitch Perfect, Primm has the opportunity to practice his pitching skills and potentially win $1,000.

"Basically, pitching is trying to use rhetoric to get someone to finance a film," Primm says.…


Added by Lillian Virginia Parker on November 4, 2013 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Auburn University brings you the Red Carpet Gala: Masquerade

A night of mystery, elegance and festivity awaits students at Auburn University at the Red Carpet Gala: The Masquerade.

This Halloween, the Harold A. Franklin Society, the Ladies Society of Collegiate Success and the

Black Graduate and Professional Student Association…


Added by Lillian Virginia Parker on November 4, 2013 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Former campus leaders encourage Auburn students to apply for Teach for America

Each year, 11,000 Teach for America corps members educate more than 750,000 young minds in efforts to close the educational achievement gap.  Many of Auburn University’s most…


Added by Collier Tynes on October 25, 2013 at 1:13pm — No Comments

The story behind Pope’s Haunted Farm

October 19 will begin ABC Family’s infamous “13 nights of Halloween.” One movie that appears in the lineup year after year is the cult classic, “Halloweentown.” “Halloweentown” follows the Cromwell children whose lives are transformed after visiting their grandmother in a city that celebrates the spirit of Halloween all year round. Frightening, but also heartfelt, the fictional movie mirrors the community of Salem, Ala. Nestled in the heart, or skull, of the town is Pope’s Haunted Farm.…


Added by Laurel Dicus on October 15, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Five Ways to be a True Tiger Tailgater

The Loveliest Village on the Plains is known for its friendly residents, courteous students and hospitable environment. However, things can change on game day. Fans from other SEC schools invade Auburn’s sacred territory, and sometimes they do not behave in such a friendly way as Auburn folks do. Do not take offense,…


Added by Mary Catherine Banister on October 7, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Adventures in thrifting

Thrift stores are a dime a dozen, but one local resale shop stands out from the rest. 

Ellen Montgomery, Auburn University senior has worked for Mission Thrift Store since August 2013. As thrift stores go, one never knows quite what he or she will find, but it is sure to be an adventure, said…


Added by Laurel Dicus on October 1, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Making Auburn Safer with an Active Shooter Course

Auburn University’s Department of Public Safety and Security is hosting an active shooter-training course Sept. 30 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., located in the Auburn Arena.


This free course is designed to prepare students, faculty, and staff for any life-threatening situation they may encounter.


“We created a course for Auburn University to…


Added by Katie Esters on September 24, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Project Uplift: Celebrating 40 years of making a difference

Last Thursday afternoon, Project Uplift celebrated its 40th year of impacting the Lee County community. Current and former staff, volunteers and kids came together and celebrated the anniversary at the Opelika Municipal Park.

“Today we are celebrating more than just 40 years of existence, we are celebrating a child, a friend and endless possibilities," said Executive Director of the Lee County Youth Development Center Laura Cooper. “These are just happy memories being made and not…


Added by John Dooley on September 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Auburn offers opportunities for a walk in the park

The signs of autumn are upon Auburn – leaves are beginning to change, football season is in full swing and the scorching heat of summer is fading away. Fall is a popular time for outdoor activities in town, including running, walking and…

Added by Mary Catherine Banister on September 23, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

"On the Verge" of a 100th anniversary

When the curtain opens on Sept. 26, Auburn University’s theatrical production, “On the Verge,” will be the beginning of something more than the 2013-2014 theatrical season opener.


It’s the start of Auburn University Theatre’s 100th anniversary season.


Eric Overmeyer’s “On…


Added by Alissa Best on September 23, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments

Win prizes this fall semester

A national app called AroundCampus is gearing up to provide students with several different prizes this fall. The mobile app is designed to let everyone find the best deals in their local campus community. When using the app, students initially start out by confirming their surrounding university. Local businesses in the area then appear and are divided into 11 categories ranging from food and drink to health and beauty. Users can instantly redeem coupons from these businesses, access their…


Added by Kimberly Mannausa on September 18, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Cornhole for Charity: How an Auburn sorority is using a tailgate favorite to raise money for charity.

Music plays and the smell of bar-b-que rides the air on another beautiful, sunny day in Auburn, Ala. A crowd of Auburn University students and residents of the Auburn community gather on the Auburn Student Center Greenspace outside of Jordan-Hare Stadium. People eat and socialize as  teams of two compete against each other in the popular tailgate game, cornhole.

The scene could easily be mistaken as an Auburn football Saturday on the plains, but there was no game to be played on the…


Added by Damaso Palencia on April 2, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Trouble With The Curve

Robert Lorenz depicts a baseball scout, played by Clint Eastwood, with deteriorating health taking a final scouting trip with his daughter, Amy Adams. The movie shows the not-so-happy moments in the main characters' relationship.


The story begins with the audience being made aware of the fractured relationship between Eastwood and Adams. The audience discovers that Eastwood’s wife died when Adams was only a child and he repeatedly left her.…


Added by Amanda Bennett on October 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Hitting Home Runs for the Hudson Family Foundation

The Auburn University Baseball Team will be hosting the 9th annual Celebrity Home Run Derby on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at Plainsman Park.

The baseball team will be partnering with Tim Hudson and the Hudson Family Foundation to make the Home Run Derby a fundraising success.

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Added by Megan Leigh Grantham on October 17, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Culinary Cook Off

On Thursday, Oct. 11, Auburn University’s University Program Council will be hosting the Culinary Cook Off in Spidle Hall room 238 at 5:30 p.m.

“It’s open to all students whether you have no culinary background or whether you cook everyday,“ said Lauren Cooper, the director of special projects for University Program Council.

The cook off will include mystery ingredients, judges and prizes.

“Each of the teams will get a mystery basket for different courses. There will be…


Added by Marnie Juster on September 26, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Auburn University Office of Sustainability Hosts Campus Conversations.

Campus Conversations, formerly known as the Green Lunch Series, kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 12 noon-1 in the AU Student Center Room 2223.

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Campus Conversations, sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, is an event designed to give students, faculty,…


Added by Shanetta Pendleton on September 5, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Miss Auburn University Hosts Pancake Breakfast to Benefit the Children’s Miracle Network

Miss Auburn University, Emilee Williams, will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 16 from 7:30 – 10 a.m. at Longhorn Steakhouse located next to Tigertown shopping center in Opelika to benefit the Miss Alabama pageant and its official philanthropy, the Children’s Miracle Network.

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Added by Kellie Camuso on April 5, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments



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