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The Auburn Plainsman

OPINION: New scoreboard might be unnecessary

If you’ve walked, driven or otherwise passed by anywhere near Jordan-Hare Stadium during the past week or so, you’ve noticed the new construction zone on Heisman Drive that’s been set up for the workers who will be putting up the new video board on the south end zone. The reported size of 190-feet-by-57-feet will make this scoreboard the largest in college football. This new board will be massive.

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OPINION: Bottling it up to have it all explode

College can be an exciting time \0xAD\0xAD\0xAD\0xAD-- the anticipation of living alone, making your own decisions and meeting new people consumes most high school students' thoughts as they prepare to voyage into this vast, unknown place. For me, transitioning from high school to college was probably the most exciting and the most difficult thing in my life. My 17-year-old cousin, Anna, died my senior year of high school from leukemia, blood cancer.

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OPINION: Trying to overcome over-sharing

We can connect with others with the tap of a button. Instagram, Facebook and other social media apps allow us to share information and pictures with our friends and followers. But in some cases, information is shared too frequently. Many of us have that friend who posts nine pictures on Instagram in less than an hour or know of someone with a 60-second Snap story. Or we know of someone from back home who posts 11 status updates about their trip to the gym. While it's great that we have the means to share things through social media, it doesn't mean we should share everything at once.

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OPINION: Trying to overcome over-sharing

We can connect with others with the tap of a button. Instagram, Facebook and other social media apps allow us to share information and pictures with our friends and followers. But in some cases, information is shared too frequently. Many of us have that friend who posts nine pictures on Instagram in less than an hour.

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OPINION: They're not just trees, they're tradition

She told me the iconic Toomer's Trees have been poisoned and are projected to die within the year. The same trees that have been rooted for what was 80 years at the time that my sisters and I grew up throwing toilet paper in ever since we could remember.