editorials
Editorial: Taxi drivers in Auburn need Uber updates
Taxi drivers in Auburn breathed a sigh of relief after Uber temporarily suspended operations in the city. While the Auburn City Council made the decision to make new car-for-hire regulations, which...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Smile, Auburn PD could have you on camera
The Auburn Police Division may be introducing additional body cameras to their patrol officers. As part of a new federal program initiative increased government funding has been put aside for polic...
Jan 15, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Auburn's dead days are already dead
As finals week approaches many students have begun their attempts to cram a semesters’ worth of information into a few days of all night studying at the library. Finals week is an understood necess...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Fans take rival revelry too far, too often
Football rivalries are ingrained into college life as deeply as the traditions of rolling Toomer’s Corner in Auburn, cowbells clanking at Ole Miss and lighting the central tower on the University o...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Leave Lady Luck out of Auburn football
Since Auburn’s unexpected loss to Texas A&M, it seems the majority of national coverage is declaring our luck has run out. “Auburn’s luck runs out versus Texas A&M,” an ESPN headline announced. “It...
Nov 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: The problems with wanting prior experience
Chances are, if you’re in college, you’ve decided to invest thousands of dollars and at least four years into an education so you can have your ideal career after graduating. But a degree doesn’t g...
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Coaches, get your heads out of the game
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Bruce Pearl became the head basketball coach last April and has already established himself as one of the most involved coaches on campus. In an attempt to stir interest in Auburn’s basketball prog...
Editorial: Are they leading by example?
by Becky Hardy | Editor-in-Chief
Oct 23, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 28, more than 1,000 newspapers were stolen from bins across campus. The total cost of the stolen newspapers, including production fees and ads sales in both the special section and broadshe...
Editorial: Research before you donate
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Amidst all the pink colors splashed on buildings, on sports teams’ jerseys and on ribbons across America, it is hard to miss October is breast cancer awareness month. With all the hype from breast ...
Editorial: Hazing should be treated individually
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Oct 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Clemson University disbanded 24 fraternities on campus after a sophomore died while with his fraternity brothers. According to CNN.com, Tucker Hipps, 19, went on a run with his fraternity brothers ...
Editorial: Class times are scheduled with purpose
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Class schedules, when done correctly, are planned and organized well before the semester starts. Some students commute an hour or more to and from classes and have chosen their schedules based on d...
Editorial: Disconnecting in order to connect
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The increase in technology has led to a decrease in social skills. This generation faces the unique situation of having limitless information available at all times with a stroke of a fingertip. We...
Editorial: Put your hands up for game day changes
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Jordan-Hare has always been a special place. During football season, it’s the heart of the raw energy that is the Auburn spirit. Even after the season ends, students look to the stadium as an integ...
Editorial: Burned by the court of public opinion
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2009, a photo of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps smoking a bong caused him to lose a sponsorship from Kellogg’s. He was also suspended from USA Swimming for three months. The year before, he won ...
Editorial: Ferguson, a lesson in history
by Editorial Staff | Fall 2014
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, Aug. 26, Michael Brown was laid to rest. Since then, Ferguson, Missouri has been quiet. Although media attention has started to shift from the troubled town, the wounds caused by Brown’s...
Editorial: SGA puts the brakes on security
by STAFF REPORT
Aug 29, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Until this semester, the Security Shuttle was the safest way to travel on campus and to downtown. Anyone who needed a safe ride on campus could count on the shuttle to get them home. Unfortunately,...