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Anatomy of an Alabama Football Fan

Neal Wooten | Posted 12.11.2015 | Sports
Neal Wooten

As the Crimson Tide makes another run for yet another national championship, I am once again enlightened by what I believe to be the most amazing, and...

Tomorrow: This Season's Best Baseball Game

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports
Keith Thomson

On Wednesday, May 27 at 12:30 p.m., the Birmingham Barons, currently 21-24 in the Southern League (AA-level minors), will host the last-place Jacksonville Suns. In and of itself, no, it's not the Game of the Year. Still, if you can see just one game in 2015, this is it. Because it's the only game of the year at Rickwood Field.

$20,000 Homes Created By Students Could Help Fix Rural America's Affordable Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact

Students at Auburn University may be turning their home-building expertise into real-world housing market solutions. Since 1993, the university's R...

Where True Quality of Life Comes From

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.14.2015 | Impact
Maria Rodale

The following is an abridged version of the speech Maria Rodale delivered at the United Nations on Monday, December 8, 2014, upon receiving Auburn University's International Quality of Life Laureate Award.

Maryland Turkey... Not a Nutritious Bite in It!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 01.03.2015 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

Why is it that things that taste good are usually contain nothing nutritious at all? As a student at Auburn University in the late 1970's, I remember...

'Stand Your Ground' Fails For Man Who Killed Ex-College Football Athletes

AP | KIM CHANDLER | Posted 10.08.2014 | Crime

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man was convicted of capital murder Tuesday in the shooting deaths of two former Auburn University football players ...

Awesome Pools Are Taking Over These Campuses

New York Times | Posted 09.22.2014 | College

When Louisiana State University surveyed students in 2009 to find out what they most wanted in their new recreation complex, one feature beat out even...

University Cancels Classes After Threat About 'Rampage Of Biblical Proportion'

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | College

April 16 (Reuters) - Alabama's Auburn University said it found no immediate safety threat after canceling classes on Wednesday becau...

Auburn University Student Live Tweeted Her Neighbor's Break Up. Property Was Damaged, Swastikas Were Painted

BroBible | Posted 02.26.2014 | College

She just gave his tv away to some guy walking by! #badbreakup— Erica Bruington (@Erica_Bruington) February 25, 2014 I wonder if she would be will...

Beating The Odds: A Victory Over Cancer

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Marlo Thomas

I've always been a champion of kids pursuing their dreams. But sometimes in life, extraordinary circumstances may force us to temporarily put our dreams on hold. The most important thing is to never lose sight of that dream, no matter what punches life may throw in our way.

This Homecoming Queen's Abortion Story Will Touch Your Heart

Posted 10.16.2013 | Black Voices

22-year-old Molly Anne Dutton was crowned Auburn University’s 100th homecoming queen this past Saturday but that’s just part of what makes her sto...

Auburn University Tree Poisoning Suspect To Receive Psychiatric Exam

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 11.28.2012 | College

AUBURN, Ala. — A University of Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees in a fit of football rivalry voluntarily ...

The Strange New Southern Politics: Court-Approved Biracial Accommodation

Glen Browder | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

A new version of race relations seems to have taken hold in Southern political life. Cynics can snicker; but the changed order is better than anything practiced in the past in this part of the country.

Updyke's Lawyer Denies Alleged Confession To Student Newspaper

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 06.20.2012 | College

Harvey Updyke may have said too much to Auburn's student press. A reporter from the Auburn Plainsman, Auburn University’s student-run newspaper,...

Auburn Shootings 'A Senseless Act,' Mayor Says

Posted 06.11.2012 | College

Investigators in Alabama are searching for a gunman who killed three people, including two former Auburn University football players, and wounded thre...

Manhunt Is On For Alleged Auburn U. Killer, Former Football Players Among Dead

AP | BOB JOHNSON | Posted 08.11.2012 | Crime

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Authorities searching for a man charged with fatally shooting three people near Auburn University swarmed a house Monday wher...

Auburn Discovers New Hunter Spider In Its Backyard (VIDEO)

Posted 05.11.2012 | College

Researchers with Auburn University have discovered a new species of trapdoor spiders in a well-developed housing subdivision in the heart of Aubur...

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Braxton, 20, From Auburn, Alabama (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl


5 Ways To Look Hireable On Facebook

Posted 02.29.2012 | Women

There’s another reason to feel a twinge of envy toward those acquaintances with 1,000-plus Facebook friends. You know, the ones whose walls are an i...

WATCH: New NYPD Super Dogs Will Hunt For Explosives In Crowds

Posted 08.02.2011 | New York

If this dog jumps on you while you're walking to the train, you're in some serious trouble. NBC New York recently caught up with the NYPD's newest ...

9 Former Workers Sue Auburn, Allege Discrimination

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Nine workers in the Auburn University athletic department who were laid off or reassigned have filed a federal lawsuit accusi...

Celebrate Learning: It's the Only Thing that Keeps Us From Being Dumber Than Coal Buckets

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Silverstein

I keep running into extraordinary students -- of all ages -- from all over the world, and I think there should be a day set aside every year to honor them for making the effort to learn.

Another Attorney Wants Out Of Auburn Tree-Poisoning Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUBURN, Ala. — Getting an attorney in Auburn to represent the man charged with poisoning the Toomer's Corner oak trees has proven to be difficul...

Thousands Mourn Auburn's Poisoned Trees

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUBURN, Ala. — A steady stream of people began to arrive early Saturday morning to mourn the poisoning of oak trees at Toomer's Corner, where Au...

Auburn Fans Schedule Rally For Poisoned Trees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUBURN, Ala. — The man charged in the poisoning of two oak trees at Auburn's Toomer's Corner has been released from jail. Lee County Sheriff's ...