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Two Cool Stories from Auburn Students

I’m doing an impromptu Auburn University day over on PROpenMic because these are two pretty unique stories. Both stories broke yesterday while we were in class, of all places. So, this was a pretty cool experience for the students. My students are working on these projects, in various ways, and I wanted to share them with you.

Taylor Swift Challenges Two Auburn Students
Taylor Swift Tells Auburn Students :: Good Deeds Are Rewarded with Hugs

Watch the Taylor Swift VideoIn a continuing story, Taylor Swift finds the site AHugfromTaylorSwift.com launched by two Auburn students. She challenges the students for a chance at that hug they so deeply desire. Click image for video.

This is turning into a pretty funny story. Nicole LaMontagne first wrote about it in A Hug from Taylor Swift. “Two 22-year-old college students, Michael Wekall and Ryan Leander, are campaigning on Auburn’s campus and making a documentary in hopes to receive a hug from country pop star idol Taylor Swift.”

Click to watch Carrie's VideoHelp an Auburn Student Win $50K
Student Entrepreneurs Get Paid for Their Passions
IAFE Video Competition

Help an Auburn student win $50,000. Most views wins. Carrie Williams’ “story has been selected to move forward in the final round to win $50,000, however, in order to win” Carrie needs you to click this link and watch her video. Read more…

“Carrie Williams reports on Auburn’s future up-and-coming entrepreneurs. With unemployment rates at 10.2 percent, these student business owners have ditched the suit and tie, nine-to-five, everyday corporate life-style and are creating their own employment euphoria. From owning a skate and surf company to creating unique jewelry pieces, all it takes is a little bit of determination and passion to prosper.” Visit the Free Enterprise YouTube Channel.