Samantha Strunk | Campus Writer
Auburn professor Adam Jortner said he discusses things like his "Dirty Dancing" film debut and his treehouse isolation for his Zoom recordings because he wants his lectures to feel as natural as possible and, in some ways, let students into his home.
Audience questions in the Great Debate dealt with impeaching President Trump and the related investigation into Ukraine, recruiting centrist voters and the May 2019 Alabama abortion bill.
A fall 2018 study revealed that 17.7% of Auburn students were vaping an electronic device and not planning to give it up in the next six months.
“In the army, school’s primarily used to help you get promoted and stuff like that,” Stewart said. “College has been a huge step.”
“I was always a country club kid, but I had the stroke and decided I should live a little more,” Findlater said. “I got a couple tattoos, grew my hair out and started playing guitar – a midlife crisis in my early 20s.”
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“The flight attendant says to put the mask on yourself before you take care of the person next to you,” Yordy said. “We don’t hear that. We always want to help other people, and we feel like if we do anything for ourselves, it’s not good.”
Using data gathered from the Auburn University Office of Institutional Research, approximately 15 percent of degrees in computer science, software engineering and wireless software engineering were earned by women during the 2017-2018 academic year.
“I feel like cultural appropriation comes up a lot in pop culture,” Witherspoon said. “And I want people to be able to have more knowledge and more respect for other people’s cultures.”
“Everyone who competed is so genuine and deserving,” Bradford said. “I’m so ready to represent Auburn and to get out there and do things for Auburn’s campus.”
“Life is the road," Clark said. "Passion is the GPS. Talent is the vehicle, or skill. And purpose is something you have to define for yourself. I call purpose today your reason why. Why do you do what you do?"