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Auburn students meet with governor and state officials at annual Lobby Day

Auburn's SGA Lobby Board met with Alabama's governor, lieutenant governor and state officials to discuss issues related to higher education as part of the annual SGA Lobby Day on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the state's capitol in Montgomery. The Lobby Board, a branch of SGA's cabinet, consists of 30 Auburn students with a passion for local and state politics as well as a desire to lobby for more funding for Auburn University.


Auburn alumna donates kidney to college roommate

The love of the Auburn Family knows no bounds. And perhaps, it’s because members of the Auburn Family strive to live out the core values George Petrie wrote in The Auburn Creed. "I believe in the human touch, which cultivates sympathy with my fellow men and mutual helpfulness and brings happiness for all."


Apple CEO and Auburn alumnus Tim Cook speaks to students on diversity and inclusion

Apple CEO and Auburn alumnus Tim Cook spoke exclusively to Auburn University students April 6 as part a visit to The Plains. His lecture, "Conversations with Tim Cook—A Personal View of Inclusion and Diversity," was hosted by the Student Government Association. More than 350 students attended the event, where Cook was asked questions from Auburn's Associate Provost and Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity Taffye Clayton, as well as from students in the audience.

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What is available at fall farmers markets

As the weather gets colder and the fall months push on, farmers market shoppers are left to question what is still available at their favorite markets. Within the last few years, the nearly 200 Alabama markets have seen a dramatic rise in popularity.

Due to this increase, farmers are finding new ways to stay competitive and offer shoppers products year-round. 


How mulch helps save water

 With Alabama in its current drought, residences throughout the state can mulch to help save water in their yards and gardens. Rhonda Britton, a regional Extension agent in home grounds, gardens and home pests, said mulch helps save water by holding moisture when placed on top of the soil.

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