On Oct. 12, the Great Debate between three political organizations on campus, College Democrats at Auburn University, Auburn University College Republicans and Plainsmen for Liberty was held. In the end there is one thing that brings all college students together: marijuana.
Auburn is performative in every sense of the word — they act only to elicit a response or reaction.That is the problem. We want to see active steps for tangible change. If not by our graduation date at least by someone's.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of Hispanic peoples and culture that spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 in the United States.
On Oct. 1, Gov. Ivey signed a bill that will use COVID-19 relief funds to build more prisons instead of addressing the impact the pandemic has had on our state. If Ivey were truly concerned with the status of prisons, there are better use of the funds.
Recently, in an 8-1 decision, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that videos, recordings of 911 calls, photos, autopsy records, emails and texts are related to investigative materials and don’t have to be released to the public. This ruling infringes on the legal rights of Alabamians.
In June, Alabama received a $7.7 billion education budget, the largest in Alabama history. While some would say it was equally distributed among public K-12 schools, it did not do much in helping many schools that are in historically lower-income areas. An Auburn student encourages students and parents to advocate for equitable funding distribution.
If Auburn’s receivers don’t start playing some real football, the Tigers are gonna have a hard time beating Georgia on Saturday, or any other Southeastern Conference team for that matter.
Breaking the 22-year curse was a start, but the Harsin squad has a lot tougher teams on the horizon. If the Tigers can beat the Bulldogs on Saturday, Harsin could stand to gain even more support and win over doubters.
Only a few months have passed since Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a sex education bill recognizing elementary and complete reforms to sex education at public K-12 schools across the state of Alabama. If brought to fruition, this law would mandate that several dire changes take place across the state in many facets of sex education. This is a good first step, but Alabama still needs to do more.
To Joelle Woggerman, junior in biochemistry, the sexual assault Town Hall held Wednesday, Sept. 22 confirmed her worst fears: Auburn University does not care. In this Letter to the Editor, Woggerman expresses her disappointment in the administration and organizations present that were present at the meeting.
Disappointed with the town hall on sexual assault Wednesday, Sept. 22, many are still wondering who will confront the pervasiveness of rape culture on campus.
Thursday, Sept. 23 the Auburn University Board of Trustees is hosting a listening session for students to express what they want in the next president. The editorial board encourages students to attend to ensure the next president represents our long-term interests.
Student Affairs is hosting a town hall to discuss preventing and reporting sexual assault on Sept. 22. The editorial board encourages all those who feel strongly to attend, but make sure you know the basics of reporting sexual assault first.
Garrett Walden, pastor of Grace Heritage Church and 2014 graduate of Auburn University, responds to a recent Plainsman editorial concerning Texas' abortion legislation.
The Office of Health Promotion & Wellness Services provides a brief introduction to their Safe Harbor and Green Dot programs. Safe Harbor is a free and confidential advocacy service for any students, faculty and staff who have experienced any form of power-based personal violence. Green Dot is the bystander intervention program, that trains people on how to recognize the signs of power-based personal violence.
"Auburn University has a sexual assault and rape problem. And as of now, the Auburn administration is actively contributing to rape culture." A columnist urges the university to take more action in educating the male population on campus about sexual assault.
On Sept. 1, Texas enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, and all around the country women are asking the same question: What does the Texas abortion ban mean for me? This editorial is meant not only to serve as an explanation of the Texas and Alabama abortion bans, but also as a plea — Alabama, do not follow in Texas’ footsteps.
Student leaders across campus urge students to get the vaccine to protect their neighbors, their country and the Auburn family.
One of the most difficult things to learn as a freshman is how to cook for yourself and how to create meals without easy access to a kitchen and cooking supplies. Students share easy and sometimes weird meals that only require a microwave to make.
In response to a column posted in July, titled “Urbanization of Auburn leaving behind some community members", Auburn graduate Patrick Reuther writes that urbanism and its principles offer a path to sustainability and inclusion, and Auburn should be embracing it.