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Auburn University unveils Student Center naming in honor of Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton

Melton—the chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court and first African American president of the Auburn Student Government Association, or SGA—was joined by his wife, Kimberly, parents, Augustus and Carole, and several other family members at the half-hour ceremony. Melton—a 1988 Auburn graduate who studied international business and Spanish—was appreciative while giving remarks in front of the building, which is in the heart of campus near Jordan-Hare Stadium and Haley Center.

Auburn University owes me nothing, it really doesn’t, and already it has given me all I could ever hope or ask for,” said Melton, who became Auburn SGA president in 1987. “It is a privilege to hear so many great things said about me, many of which I don’t feel like I can even begin to deserve. Thank you to Dr. [Jay] Gogue for his continued leadership of this institution and the members of the Board of

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Bo Melton continues career season, gives Rutgers early lead over Illinois with TD

Rutgers is off to a blazing start against Illinois.

The Scarlet Knights found the endzone in less than two minutes at SHI Stadium on Saturday, with quarterback Noah Vedral finding wide receiver Bo Melton with a perfect pass for the 26-yard score.

The play was a gamble by head coach Greg Schiano, who elected to go for it on 4th-and-3 deep inside Illinois territory. It paid off with an early lead in a game Rutgers entered as a six-point favorite, the first time the Scarlet Knights are in that position since the season-finale in 2015 against Maryland.

The score is Melton’s third of the season, setting a personal best for the senior wide receiver. It’s the latest success in what’s been a career year for the South Jersey native.

Melton entered Saturday leading Rutgers in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns after his most consistent three-game stretch in college. He already 

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