Jack West | Editor-in-Chief
Tommy Tuberville, a former Auburn football coach, has defeated Jeff Sessions in the Republican primary runoff election for the U.S. Senate.
As COVID-19 numbers across the state continue to rise, EAMC is reporting a steady increase of hospitalizations and ventilators in use.
The University has released a plan, "A Healthier U," which details the changes being made to Auburn's campus and schedule to allow for reopening this fall. Included in the plan is a revised fall schedule, apps to report your symptoms and mask guidelines for University buildings.
EAMC reported an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations this week which some officials say could lead to another shelter in place order unless more people follow social distancing and mask guidelines.
In a virtual University Senate meeting, the University president announced two different groups which will look at both the names of buildings on campus and other 'tangible' actions the school can take to address problems related to race on campus.
At least 10 buildings on Auburn's campus are named for Confederates, segregationists, white supremacists or their relatives. A recent map compiled by professors in the history department shows which buildings have problematic names.
Despite an estimated $27 million in costs related to the ongoing pandemic, Auburn's executive vice president said the University will avoid layoffs in the upcoming year.
This is the second week in a row that protesters have chanted and marched at the historic intersection of College St. and Magnolia Ave.
The case of the Montgomery man charged with the kidnapping and murder of Aniah Blanchard will be heard by a Lee County grand jury.
Protestors and University administrators voiced their anger, frustration and hope on Sunday during demonstrations against the extrajudicial killing of George Floyd.