It appears that Auburn University's answer to the greatest pandemic in our lifetime is, “Party on!” I guess that’s a personal decision also.
Following the standoff and the suspect's surrender to police, Alabama's 5th District Congressman Mo Brooks released a statement to Twitter — seemingly condemning and "understanding" the threat at the same time.
Dr. Fred Kam, director of the Auburn University Medical Clinic urges students to take personal responsibilities — getting tested, wearing masks and getting vaccinated — to have an uninterrupted fall semester.
Welcome back to the Loveliest Village on the Plains. To the freshmen, welcome to your new home and — perhaps to some of the sophomores as well — welcome, for the first time, to a normal college experience. Or, as close to normal as we can get at the moment.
SGA President Rett Waggoner welcomes students back to campus.
A group of educators from Lee County is asking Auburn City Schools to "talk about race, hold each other accountable for the racial disparities in our schools and address policies that preserve racial inequities."
After four years at The Auburn Plainsman, Jack West and Natalie Beckerink said goodbye on May 1. The two sat down for a final conversation about their time at the paper, the nature of the University and the people taking their place next year.
Auburn is dedicating two halls in The Village to Black trailblazers, Josetta Matthews and Bessie Mae Holloway, which will exist closely to Wallace Hall. The contributions of these people to the University are vastly different, and its time for Auburn to choose what kind of person they wanted represented on the buildings on campus.
The mask mandate is set to end April 9, but there should be just as many masks worn in the days after as there were in the days before.
When discussing racial justice at Auburn, hourly workers are often left out of the conversation. In a letter to the editor, Izaak Standridge demands they are included in the conversation if Auburn hopes to truly actualize the Auburn Family for BIPOC.
With the rise of COVID-19 cases is a rise in Anti-Asian sentiment. During these difficult times, one of the best ways to help is understanding the diversity of cultures that fall under the term Asian, and what it means to be Asian in America.
In early March, the Alabama State Senate passed a bill that would ban gender-affirming surgeries and treatments for transgender minors, making it a felony for medical professionals to provide them care. The bill comes at a time when there are other things Alabamians need instead of destroying children.
The narrative of a "perfect victim," — the idea that unless a woman took every possible precaution to prevent sexual assault, it was somehow her fault — is a dangerous lie that makes it harder for other survivors to come forward with their stories. We need to take the burden off of women.
In Feb. 2020, Auburn Board of Trustees approved three more statues of male athletes — bringing the total to seven — while there are plenty of women athletes or coaches who deserve their own dedication on campus. We just want to know why.
Out-of-state investors have hurt Auburn's housing market, making the prices of rent higher than ever before, and likely to stay that way for future residents.
Black Alumni have been watching and waiting for Auburn University to address the housing of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute out of a former plantation.
On March 4, Gov. Ivey extended the mask mandate for the last time until April 9. While there were other factors that pressured her pen to end this mandate, the decision comes at a time when we need to be holding out longer to see more vaccinations.
The Medical marijuana bill, if passed, would have an on impact thousands of patients in Alabama, as well as the likelihood of future bills of great debate being passed.