After spending nearly four years of their college experience with The Plainsman, this past year’s management staff of graduating seniors have written their goodbyes.
Abigail Murphy | Operations Editor
Abigail Murphy, senior in journalism with minors in history and women and gender studies, is the operations managing editor at The Auburn Plainsman.
While we have a long way to go with environmentalism, we are heading in the right direction. We just need to approach this with a little bit of hope and through our inner child’s eyes.
From the track to the basketball courts, Auburn University Campus Recreation and Wellness Center offers many workout options, and that's why its been named the best gym in Auburn for Plainsman's Choice 2022.
Auburn is home to a variety of native species with Alabama commonly ranked as the fourth-highest biodiverse state. According to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Environmental Conservation Online System, Alabama is number three with the most endangered or threatened species listed. However, members of Auburn University and the City of Auburn are working to protect the biodiversity in the area.
With an estimated 1.2 million Americans who identify as nonbinary, Auburn University has a share of nonbinary students. While members of the University aim to make Auburn a welcoming environment, nonbinary students say a greater effort needs to be made for true inclusivity.
June Wilcox, owner of Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers, started business in Auburn two years ago after already owning a bookstore for seven years in South Carolina. Wilcox shares how she became the owner of two bookstores in two states.
Over the past year, PERIOD: The Menstrual Movement, members of SGA and various other individuals have been part of a petition to get free menstrual hygiene products in Auburn's restrooms. Regan Moss who started the petition discusses why she believes it is important for this measure to be taken.
The Well, a tea room, opened in downtown Opelika as of March 20. It offers a space for connection, serves a health-conscious menu and also aims to support other women-owned businesses.