Editorial Staff | Spring 2015
Auburn University’s week of finals begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 4, and end Friday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Auburn University agreed on a 2.5 percent tuition increase April 17, with the increase starting in the fall of 2015.
With the recent announcements of The Vault and The Supper Club closing in the summer, Auburn seems to have become a bar graveyard. Auburn doesn’t have the largest night scene, with arguably only three relevant bars that serve much of the downtown crowd.
Alabama University students will visit the Statehouse in Montgomery on Thursday, April 9, to lobby lawmakers for more higher-education funding and fewer cutbacks. Students from nearly every public university in Alabama will attend, including Auburn students.
Student Affairs has recently revealed plans to combine all student media, The Plainsman, WEGL, “The Glomerata,” “The Circle” and Eagle Eye TV under one umbrella.
The Auburn men’s basketball team surprised us at the SEC tournament when they beat Mississippi State after struggling into the tournament with a six-game losing streak.
The Auburn Board of Trustees has approved plans to demolish Parker Hall and Allison Laboratory as well as the construction of a new lab complex and classroom hall, which will be called academic classroom and laboratory complex.
The Oscars aired throughout the U.S. on Sunday, Feb. 22. Amonst the typical glitz and glamour of Hollywood, there were speeches given that highlighted ongoing struggles throughout the country. Patricia Arquette, who won best actress in a supporting role, spoke out on gender pay equality. “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights,” Arquette said in her speech.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to not regulate broadband Internet and decided not to control prices for different broadband Internet usage in late February.
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Auburn UPC announced Kesha and Nelly would be performing at the Auburn Airwaves concert.