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Lauren Burk Tried To Escape Killer, Prosecution Says

ajc.com | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

OPELIKA, Ala. -- A prosecutor has told jurors that Auburn University freshman Lauren Burk tried to escape her abductor but was shot through the lungs....

Auburn Is First In One Ranking, 85th In Another

nytimes.com | PETE THAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. -- In the aftermath of a football academic scandal at Auburn in 2006 that caused two department heads to step down and the N.C....

Student-Athletes and College Sports: Time to Do Something

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

The Army-Navy game and Heisman Trophy presentation have come to represent the opposite poles of what might still be called major intercollegiate football.

Cam Shafted

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

What is so troubling about the allegations of academic cheating against Cam Newton, one of the NCAA's premier quarterbacks, is that we are not at all surprised by them.

Students Study Less, Earn Higher Grades

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent study by University of California-Santa Barbara economist Philip Babcock found that students today work less and have higher expectations in ...

10 Minutes With...David Edwin Harrell

religionnews.com | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEWS FEATURE By Adelle M. Banks (RNS) Three years ago, Auburn University scholar emeritus David Edwin Harrell asked religious broadcaster Pat Roberts...

Legislature Shores Up Alabama College Tuition Plan

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The Alabama Legislature found a compromise Wednesday that shores up the state's prepaid college tuition plan with nearly $548...

Jeffrey Whitaker Auburn Bound: DT Prospect Chooses Tigers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Jeffrey Whitaker picked Auburn today, ending speculation that the defensive tackle standout could go to Georgia or Miami. Whitaker, a Georgia nativ...

Eric Mack's Auburn Switch: Picks Auburn, South Carolina Rival, After Commitment To USC (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Offensive lineman standout Eric Mack is now committing to Auburn, after a surprising switch and de-commitment from rival South Carolina. Auburn Und...

Iron Bowl History: Watch Alabama, Auburn Thrilling Moments As Iron Bowl 2009 Kicks Off (VIDEOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Iron Bowl, an annual game between Auburn University and the University of Alabama, takes place today at 2:30 ET between the 11-0 Crimson Tide and ...

Life Changing Leadership in a Small Southern Town

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Hunger is an extremely significant and pressing issue and, yet, it is almost universally misunderstood by the people who have the ability to actually do something about it.