The five candidates for 2024-25 Miss Auburn election were announced Nov. 28 on the steps of Cater Hall. Following the callouts, the candidates expressed a wide range of emotions — from excitement, to gratitude, to nervousness.
A university-wide email announced an act of vandalism potentially motivated by gender and racial bias that was reported to the Department of Campus Safety and Security the afternoon of Dec. 3. The vandalism occurred in the Haley Center.
In their 30th year on the Plains, Beat Bama Food Drive reigned victorious over the University of Alabama's Beat Auburn Beat Hunger, bringing in over a collective one million pounds of food to food banks across the state.
Auburn University will welcome its first cohort of public and One Health majors in fall 2024. This program will be the first in the nation to offer to combine the two health models, offering students an interdisciplinary approach to the field.
Auburn welcomed in the holiday season with its annual lighting ceremony. The annual event is a favorite throughout the community.
On Saturday, thousands will flock to Auburn for the 88th Iron Bowl, crowding the few parking lots around campus. Student workers, who help provide the essential game day experience, are often left without adequate parking and must deal with inflated prices, long walks to campus and ticketing.
Every Iron Bowl, a group of veterans hike from the away team's stadium to the home team stadium to raise awareness of veteran suicide. They will carry 22 pounds to commemorate the 22 veteran lives taken by suicide in Alabama annually on average. The hike, known as a ruck, brings community to veterans across the state and will begin Nov. 22 and end Nov. 25, the day of the 2023 Iron Bowl.
Auburn University's Board of Trustees met Nov. 17 for the last time in 2023. Here is a recap of the most important topics discussed during the meeting.
The Alabama Supreme Court affirms decision regarding short-term rentals case in favor of defendants. Steven Dixon’s appeal was denied and his arguments were found "unavailing" by the court. Dixon claimed that the city of Auburn’s short-term rental ordinance ignored his home’s status as preexisting and nonconforming, and violated his right to equal protection.
Auburn's annual State of the City Address was held by Mayor Ron Anders last night at the Gouge Performing Arts Center.
Last week, the Permaculture Tigers invited students to learn more about permaculture as they planned the university's first sensory garden.
On Nov. 9, former Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary and presidential candidate Ben Carson spoke to the Auburn community. He discussed a variety of contentious issues from vaccines to the United States' southern border.
On the evening of Nov. 7, Catherine Coleman Flowers, one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2023 and Vice Chair of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, spoke with Auburn students and faculty on the importance of speaking up and acknowledging injustice across the country.
The Auburn City Council met for its first November meeting on Nov. 7. A wide variety of topics were discussed, but a zoning ordinance regarding a new apartment development received the most attention.