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Shriek Week Brings Halloween Spirit to AUM

Soon the leaves will be changing, the weather cooling, and even pumpkins will start to be all around. With fall approaching that means one of AUM’s favorite times of year, Shriek Week! This annual tradition brings everyone’s spooky favorites to campus. The Campus Activities Board works hard every year to

College and Post- Recession Times

By Tyreaze Foster Within the coming weeks, thousands of students will be graduating and taking part in the turning of the tassel ceremony, from left to right. For many this symbolizes one’s transition from student to graduate which means entrance into the stressful lifestyle of adulthood. Soon after this achievement, reality sets in,

I Get Around

By LaTara Holloway  I bought my first car my sophomore of college after being pushed into it by my family. I’d spent the last few months begging for rides and catching the bus to school and work, and they decided that all that had to stop. I didn’t want to end up

AFSP: Out of the Darkness

By Alexis Rabsatt Suicide is the second leading cause of death on U.S. college campuses. The first one? Accidents, most of which, however, are believed to be suicide-related. “One in every four college students dies by suicide,” said Jennifer Bradley, Director of the AUM Counseling Center and president of the Alabama Counseling

A Day at the Oceanside Sunset Market

    By LaTara Holloway LaTara Holloway is an AUM student and long-time contributor to the AUMnibus. She is completing her degree in Communication and Theatre from Oceanside, California, where she now lives with her husband and son. There were always a few events held throughout the year that brought people out for an

Honoring the Dead in Oceanside

  By LaTara Holloway Sunday afternoon my friends and I trudged through the crowd at the annual Dia de los Muertos event held at Old Mission San Luis Rey De Francia Church. The event has been going on since 10 a.m., but people are steadily filing into the area well into the afternoon when

In October We Wear Pink And Purple

  By Jameice Turk October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month dedicated to honor those who are fighting, have survived or have lost their lives to breast cancer. One of the main reasons National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated is to help raise money for research in finding a

Democrats Face Off in First Debate

By Tiffany Pattillo The five Democratic presidential candidates had considerably more elbow room than Republicans as they took the stage at the Wynn Resort hotel and casino in Las Vegas for their first primary debate Oct. 13. The debate was hosted by CNN and Facebook and moderated by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. Cooper

Limited Resources Do Not Necessarily Limit Your College Success

By Jameice Turk   As an undergraduate in my last semester at AUM, I have found my journey to be a bit challenging. Coming from a high school where there were few teachers and limited technology, it made it harder for me to grasp information. I grew up in a small town

Going Greek, is it for you?

By Courtney Singleton AUM is home to three Panhellenic sororities: Alpha Gamma Delta, Delta Zeta and Zeta Tau Alpha. Every fall, AUM has its annual recruitment hoping to find girls interested in joining a sorority and learning more about each Greek organization.   On Sept. 11-13, AUM had its yearly Panhellenic recruitment. Seventy potential new