The word "Etiquette" is centered, with other words on the periphery, "contagious," "empowering," and "compassionate." Illustration by Madison Champion | The Auburn Plainsman
The word "Etiquette" is centered, with other words on the periphery, "contagious," "empowering," and "compassionate." Illustration by Madison Champion | The Auburn Plainsman

Let’s talk about etiquette: The importance of etiquette in college

Even when it seems insignificant, how you treat others matters.


Upon coming to Auburn in the fall of 2021, I quickly realized there were no other students around me with walkers. No one else looked, talked or walked like me. I felt out of place on a campus so many describe as “home.”

In 2019, I was diagnosed with a rare, neuromuscular disease called Friedreich Ataxia that affects about one in 50,000 people in the United States. Not only would I likely be the only one at Auburn with it, I’d be one of few in the state of Alabama. Read more…


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