A few weeks ago I was in a staff meeting at Auburn UMC and feeling the excitement of our church staff as we finalized plans for Advent and Christmas.
"L’Chaim and Lamentations" is the new short story collection by Craig Darch, Ph.D., Humana-Sherman-Germany Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Auburn University.
You may have noticed from The Villager’s front page today that my wife, Nikki, and I have bought out our partners, Charles and Ernest Whatley, and are now 100 percent owners of The Auburn Villager newspaper and website, auburnvillager.com.
This is a response to anarticle by Richard Penaskovic: “Global Climate Change, part two: Hope for the future,” The Auburn Villager, Nov. 7, 2019.
Months before the March primaries, Alabama’s U.S. Senate race just keeps getting more interesting. In fact, many political observers feel that it could be one of the most hotly contested races in the nation.
“In a higher world it may be otherwise, but, here below, to live is to change and to be perfect, is to have changed often.” St. John Henry Newman (1801-1890)
This is a response to the letter to the editor by David Newton in the Oct. 24 Auburn Villager titled “Must discuss climate change.”
These days, I have noticed an increase in the number of people who have tattoos. When I was a kid, tattoos were synonymous with sailors and other men who made their living working on ships that sailed the seven seas or who were carnies traveling with circuses and county fairs.
Imagine living in a place where a dangerous criminal is captured by authorities, and then the criminal’s colleagues overrun the city with high-powered rifles and machine guns mounted on vehicles.
Based on personal conversations, the recent extreme (hot, dry) weather in Alabama and the Southeast has caused more citizens to discuss climate change.
I got my marching orders from my wife the other day — clean out your record closet! I could see that stern look on her face and hear the "no nonsense" tone in her voice.
While perusing some of the articles dealing with the 200th anniversary of the founding of the state of Alabama, I came across some information about some rather remarkable native Alabamians.
During several previous conversations we have talked about the early days of early A.M. radio, specifically the small town radio station where I worked starting back in the mid-1960s.
This is not a sports column, although that is what it seems like sometimes during football season. Actually, I try to write about what people are talking about, and right now, that is Auburn football.
Members of the Alabama Legislature and Gov. Kay Ivey had no way of knowing when they approved a gas tax this spring that petroleum facilities in Saudi Arabia would be bombed about the time the bulk of the tax kicked in.
By nature, I’m an optimist, but lately I worry that my beloved country is on a downward spiral for three reasons: (1) our national debt is off the charts, (2) the U.S. and Russia have decided to scrap the Intermediate range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)they signed in 1987, thus bringing about …
What is a Unitarian Universalist? It’s a question I’ve had come up numerous times, even more so since I became a minister in the faith as the natural next question after you tell a curious acquaintance you’re a Unitarian Universalist minister is, “What’s that?”
I attended the Aug. 27 Auburn University Senate meeting to see if Interim President Jay Gogue would live up to his well-earned repute of rarely missing Senate meetings and taking questions from those present. I was not disappointed.
"Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in... Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy." — Winston Churchill.
When my husband and I considered where to settle down, we had a handful of requirements beyond gainful employment — a good hospital, a place where you didn’t have to know about block heaters for cars in the winter (warm, thank you very much), a landscape with natural water beyond playas, and…
Recently, I told someone that in Bo Nix I felt Auburn had signed its best quarterback out of high school since Pat Sullivan in the late 1960s (“out of high school” would eliminate Cam Newton, since he was a transfer).