As I wrap up my senior year, it seems like yesterday I was moving into Boyd Hall in the Hill. These past four years have been the best I could ask for, I’ve been able to build friendships and create memories that will last a lifetime, not to mention earn a bachelor’s degree in public relations from a prestigious university. If I had to go back and re-do anything, I wouldn’t. But, there are a few things I wish I knew as a freshman… Old…Continue Reading “Dear freshman me,”

Choosing your major can be nerve racking, confusing and scary all at the same time. With more than 140 formal undergraduate majors at Auburn University, you’ve got choices. Even within the College of Liberal Arts, you’re looking at 50 majors and minors. You’ve probably taken tests on BuzzFeed, Facebook and personality tests but still feel unsatisfied with declaring one specific major. I was in the same position freshman year and after some research, talking to my academic adviser and a leap of faith, I chose…Continue Reading “PR is major key where you want to be”

For the past three years, I have traveled the country with my friends. Freshman year, I went to Destin, Florida; sophomore year  my friends and I drove up the East coast; junior year we hit the slopes in Aspen, Colorado. This spring break, I am looking to knock off just a few more things on my lengthy bucket list on a road trip with my best friend, Bernadette. Bernadette and I will be bouncing from Asheville, North Carolina to Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia….Continue Reading “The Last Hoorah”

It’s here – Valentine’s Day Last year you snuggled up with some Netflix, the year before Ben & Jerry kept you good company. All jokes aside, it gets old being single on Valentine’s Day. But this is not the time to get down on yourself. To better prepare myself for the holiday ahead, I have developed an in-depth analysis on the single girls Valentine’s Day. By analyzing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of Valentine’s Day was able to understand where I can improve my…Continue Reading “Single Ladies V-Day SWOT”

Pitch On Sept. 9- 11, Eastern Lines Surf  Shop is hosting the 13th annual FINS Belmar Surf Invitational in Belmar, NJ. Men and women will showcase their best tricks, in hopes of winning the title. Background The Belmar Pro has been a longstanding event, not only for its outstanding competitors and exciting atmosphere but, because of the overwhelming support and hospitality in the community. Each year, surfers return for a weekend of gnarly waves, good laughs and friendly competition. Local legends, and young groms comepte…Continue Reading “13th Annual FINS Belmar Pro”

Whether you’re road tripping to the Iron Bowl this weekend or coming back to the loveliest plains, we’ve got the essentials for smooth sailing down the highway. Good Tunes Coming back to school after a week of rest and relaxation can be tough. But the perfect playlist can wash those worries away. Music-streaming apps like Spotify, iHeart Radio, Apple Music and SoundCloud are great to customize a playlist or use one of their own. Don’t forget your AUX cord! Morgan Satterfield a senior at Auburn University, has…Continue Reading “5 Must Haves For Road Tripping”

It seems like our personal information is out for everyone to see. Posts about our family, friends and lives are scattered across social media accounts. Our computers and phones can memorize passwords, addresses, even credit and debit card information. While this all seems convenient, it can pose potential harm. Theresa Jones, a regional agent for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, provides research on the common types of scams that are apparent as well as advice on how to detect suspicious activity and take caution regarding…Continue Reading “Scammers Target Senior Citizens”

Jewelry, it’s the cherry on top of any outfit. But have you even wanted to see the face behind the beads? Students Mary Grace Easterling and Emily Deutsch are stringing their creativity along Auburn’s campus with their one-of-a-kind designs. Easterling and Deutsch have been creating jewelry since they were young. “My sixth-grade art teacher started an after-school class for jewelry making. I went to one and ever since then I’ve had a passion for making it and admiring it.”, says Easterling. “My best friend and…Continue Reading “Made Em with Grace Beads String Along Auburn’s Campus”