Abby Cunningham | Campus Writer
“Overall, the primary mission of the garden is teaching. It provides an environment where students can see, hear, touch, smell and taste it in real time.” Williams said.
Auburn students, faculty and community members gathered on Samford Lawn Sunday evening to partake in holiday festivities. Kids ran around the lawn going from the letters to a Santa table to a cookie-decorating table as Christmas songs played over the speakers at the event.
The Student Government Association and the International Student Organization will be hosting a joint Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday for all students who are still in Auburn during the break.
“My proudest moment during this experience is that hopefully it will open the door and it publicizes this award, letting people know that they can obtain it at Auburn,” McGlon said. “Hopefully more people will try to pursue it in the future and more women will be leaders.”
People of different cultures sat with people they have never met and exchanged their stories and backgrounds.
“I believe that the main goal of Spring Up is to provide them [students] the leadership skills they need to be successful on Auburn’s campus and beyond and also to provide friendships and networking,"Ramsey said.
“We both came because we really enjoy coffee houses and live music," said Carolina Williams, junior in business analytics, who came with her friend. "The event turned out really good, and we enjoyed the music tonight."
"Twenty-five years — that's a cool milestone," Powers said. "A lot of Auburn's current students weren't born 25 years ago, which is funny to me. I think the fact that we are working with Alabama and leveraging that rivalry is a good thing. It gets the state and community excited to fundraise and provide a lot of food for those who need it."
"It is often the case that people believe that domestic violence happens somewhere else, to someone they do not know," Kluck said. "But the truth is, there are probably people in class sitting next to us who are experiencing domestic violence right now or who grew up in a household with domestic violence."
"We always talk about how we are all members of the Auburn Family, which sounds really nice, but it means a lot more when we act like it," McConaha said. "I think Green Dot gives us this shared language to engage in behaviors where we are constantly looking out and taking care of each other like a family."