SAM’S OCTOBER PICK – AFTER THE FIRE

AFTER THE FIRE BY WILL HILL “Before, she lived inside the fence. Before, she was never allowed to leave the property, never allowed to talk to Outsiders, never allowed to speak her mind. Because Father John controlled everything – and Father John liked rules. Disobeying Father John came with terrible consequences. But there are lies…

Readin’ with Reese

  Who Run The (Literary) World? Reese Witherspoon This woman is taking the book world by storm, and y’all just don’t even know. Reese Witherspoon has compiled the best of Southern life, peppering it with all of that charm we know and love, and bound it up in Whiskey in a Teacup, a lifestyle book…

JOHN’S FALL PICK: THE CALCULATING STARS

You’ve (hopefully) bought all of your textbooks, why not pick up something just for fun? Our course materials specialist, John, has a rec for you: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal. Here’s more from John:   While I’m a book lover and enjoy most of what I read, it’s not often that I outright…

COMING ATTRACTIONS – Book Adaptations

If you love seeing your favorite books come to life on screen, then we’ve got a list for you! More and more books are being adapted into films and television series, and we’ve compiled a list of the ones we are looking forward to the most. We know that Hollywood can’t always capture every juicy…

Summer on The Plains

Summer in Auburn- it is the best of times and it is the worst of times. Summer means cookouts, swimming, and vacations. However, summer also means blazing heat and inevitable sweating. Here, we take a look at a summer on The Plains. Walking around in the Southern heat is dreadful. Is this sweat pouring down…

Top 10 reasons to get excited for Auburn football gameday 2016

I’d imagine Saturdays filled with tailgating, cheering in Jordan Hare, and good food are enough to get the average fan geared up for Auburn football this fall. But, just in case that still hasn’t sold you, here are ten reasons to be excited for the start of the 2016 season.  The Schedule Auburn will start the…

GameDay in the life of an Auburn University Marching Band Member

For the Auburn University Marching Band, marching on football Saturdays starts long before game day. Week-in and week-out, band members spend hours nailing routines, memorizing steps and mentally preparing for the task ahead of them. Lets walk in the shoes of a member on Gameday…. GameDay Morning Practices When the sun rises above Jordan Hare…

Our Top 5 Iron Bowl Moments

  Thanksgiving has passed and you are stuffed from your favorite home cooked meals. Now there is only one more craving to satisfy, beating Alabama during the Iron Bowl. There is no greater feeling than having a years worth of bragging rights, and replaying the game over and over in your mind. And that is only…

Auburn Traditions: Burn the Bulldog

Auburn-Georgia is the South’s oldest rivalry. According to legend the first Auburn-Georgia match up, on February 20, 1892, was the day the “war eagle” battle cry originated. The two teams have played nearly every year since that historic day. Auburn vs. Georgia is my personal Iron Bowl. I grew up ‘behind enemy lines’ in Atlanta, Georgia:…