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'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 | MarloThomas
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 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Diana Scholl

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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 ...

Auburn University Oak Trees Deliberately Poisoned, Officials Say

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn University says someone deliberately poisoned trees at Toomer's Corner, where fans have long celebrated big wins and hundreds ...

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.