Sarah Gibson | Campus Writer
Auburn's Black Student Union and Alternative Student Breaks gathered together on Monday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. through community service and remembrance of the 1960s civil rights movement.
For the past two years, students have partnered with the town of Shorter, Alabama, on different projects with economic and cultural impact.
Operation Iron Ruck aims to raise awareness for veteran suicide, with student veterans from Auburn and UA marching to Tuscaloosa this year on Nov. 25 ahead of the Iron Bowl.
Campus Kitchens serves leftover food from Auburn University’s many dining halls and other on-campus locations, such as Panera Bread, to community members who may have poorer access to food.
Due to the complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have said they want the option to choose a pass, fail grading system for some of their classes. Provost Bill Hardgrave said the administration is not considering this as an option for the fall.
Alpha Epsilon Delta, an organization for Auburn’s pre-health majors, is looking for ways to keep students involved with necessary research, shadowing and volunteering opportunities amid COVID-19 disruptions.
Senior Pals is a new student organization focused on partnering students with older residents of the Auburn community.
There were 24 employers present at the virtual Part-Time Career Fair, including East Alabama Medical Center, Initial Outfitters, Synovus, the City of Auburn and Storybook Farm.
Auburn University announced its Masterlease agreement with 160 Ross, an apartment complex east of the core campus, in February after approval from the University Board of Trustees.
“Using home sewing machines is more tedious than the industrial grade ones that the University provides,” said Lucile Duncan, senior in apparel design. “The process of brainstorming without being able to meet with fellow classmates is definitely harder, too.”