After the shocking news that Toomer's corner was poisoned, many Auburn fans were worried about the live oaks being a memory forever.
After the initial impact of the tragedy, ideas have been pouring in from all over. Talk of…Continue
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Rolling Toomer's Corner has been an Auburn tradition for many years. After every home game victory, the Auburn fans cover the oak tree on Toomer's Corner with toilet paper and celebrate downtown.
While this tradition is very close to the hearts of Auburn fans, the love is not shared by…Continue
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Although Christopher Whitehead was born and raised an Alabama fan, he currently attends Auburn University. I sat down with Chris recently to discuss what his reaction was to the poisoning of the Toomers oak trees, as well as some of his experiences in being an elephant on campus.
While the egregious actions of the weekend following the Iron Bowl were almost certainly…Continue
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Radio, Television and Film is a budding major in the Department of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts. RTVF, as it is known by students, offers an extensive curriculum and many opportunities for hands-on experience. There is also a track specifically designed for those who wish to pursue a career in broadcast…Continue
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Cardinal Key will host the “Pump It Up! To Find a Cure” one mile benefit walk on Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. The walk will begin and end at Cater Lawn on Auburn University’s campus.
The walk will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in Birmingham, Ala. Every spring, Cardinal Key holds a walk for JDRF as…Continue
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As the Auburn family is aware, our small town has recently been shaken with the discovery that the famous Toomer’s Corner oak trees have been poisoned. While this tragedy is undoubtedly a dark part of Auburn’s history, it has also brought students, residents and fans together in camaraderie. Hundreds have visited Toomer’s Corner to pay their respects to the trees and send their good wishes to the team of workers laboring to remove the poison and preserve the trees and the rest of the plants…Continue
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Auburn University supporters have another reason to gather around the 130-year-old oak tress at Toomer’s Corner. Unfortunately, this occasion is no victory celebration.
On Feb. 16, the university confirmed that the two trees were poisoned with the herbicide known as Spike 80DF.
The announcement came after a caller bragged on The Paul Finebaum Show, a radio show based in Birmingham, that he had poisoned the trees. As a precaution, soil samples were…
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Shows like Law and Order seem to only exist on television to college students, but what if you wanted to use these fictional scenarios in fake trials before getting out into the real world? With an organization like mock trial, college students can do just that.
Only in its third year, Auburn University’s mock trial team…
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Have you ever wondered how college athletes balance the demanding schedules of class, practice and games? Here is the inside scoop on how its done.
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Being an athlete alone is enough to keep anyone busy. From hours of practice everyday to traveling during the week for games, there is barely any time left for…
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Stephen Young is a recent Auburn University graduate from the College of Business. He graduated with a degree in Sports Marketing and he highly recommends it to future students.
He interned with the Auburn Athletics Department for a Sports Marketing Internship in 2010. Stephen worked at baseball, football, volleyball, tennis, basketball, soccer and softball eve…Continue
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With more than 10 colleges and schools and numerous majors to choose from, Auburn University has a program for everyone. Selecting the right major can be the hardest feat to overcome. Many students turn to the College of Architecture, Design and Construction to find their future career paths.
The college offers a variety of…Continue
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On average, public, four-year colleges charge students in state over $8,000 in tuition and fees for one year. Students out of state pay almost double that cost. The overall total only grows when you add books, food, laundry and a place to live.
As college costs…Continue
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