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Michaela Yielding | News Editor

Michaela Yielding is a senior in journalism currently serving as the news editor. She has been with The Auburn Plainsman since fall 2023. 


News

Opelika Fire Department battalion chief charged with indecent exposure

Opelika Fire Department Battalion Chief Noah Leavell Tarrance Allmond was charged with indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself to multiple victims at an apartment complex on the 700 block of West Glenn Avenue. Allmond’s arrest not only shocks Auburn and surrounding communities but raises questions about the safety of popular student neighborhoods.

Community

Aubfest: Auburn's vibrant music festival makes its spring splash

No longer a hidden gem of Auburn, Ashley Spencer didn't expect Aubfest's humble beginnings to soar into a semester tradition. Aubfest, a local music festival held at Boggin' On The Plains once every fall and spring semester, had its spring festival this past Saturday. From covers by the Tuscaloosa-based band Medicine Bus to the erratic punk beats of Mad Cow, numerous musicians played as the day lingered on and the tempo of the music increased. As the music sped up, crowd members changed their slow-paced dancing to rapid headbangs and made room for mosh pits.

Community

From Selma to Auburn: Bloody Sunday's youngest marcher shares story with community

Nearly 60 years ago, Lynda Blackmon Lowery, became the youngest person to have marched during Bloody Sunday, part of the history-changing protest following years of segregation in the state. Last week, she spoke to the Auburn Family at the Auburn United Methodist Church with the College of Liberal Arts Inclusive Excellence and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities sponsoring the lecture.

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