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Over the years, toilet paper flapping carelessly in the famous Toomer’s oak trees on the corner of College Road and Magnolia Avenue is a common sight during football season or various Auburn University events.
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However, April 20 marks the last day the 130-year-old oaks will be wrapped up and covered with toilet…Continue
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Help identify these persons of interest. Anyone with information about these individuals or the incident should call Auburn Police at (334) 501-3100.…Continue
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The future of Toomer's oaks has been decided this week. If the current oaks should die, they will be replaced with large trees and a temporary structure will be used to celebrate victories until their roots take hold.
This decision was recommended by The Committee to Study the Future of Rolling Toomer's Corner after thorough research, surveys and consulting their experts. President Jay Gogue accepted the committee's recommendation this week,…Continue
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In 2002, Auburn University students began collecting acorns from the Toomer's Oaks in order to grow seedlings from the beloved trees. Many of the seedlings from the acorns were planted in an orchard,…Continue
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The Auburn Family sat in shock and disbelief as news broke this past Wednesday of the Toomer’s Oaks poisoning. This enormous tree, symbolizing an age-old tradition and spirit that is unafraid, has graced the corner of Auburn’s campus for more than 130 years. The stretching branches have been hung countless times with rolls of toilet paper, a testament to every accomplishment the University has achieved throughout many, many decades.…
Added by Jenna Nash on February 22, 2011 at 11:20pm — No Comments
The recent poisoning of Toomer’s oaks has caused an uproar at Auburn University and in the surrounding community. Many are devastated that the trees likelihood of survival is less than 10 percent. Flowers and signs can be found covering the ground around the oaks. People have flooded to Toomer’s Corner to take what could be their last pictures with the famous oaks.
The oak trees on Toomer’s Corner have existed for around 130 years. They have been a part of the Auburn tradition for…
Added by Chelsea Elizabeth Lopez on February 22, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments
For more than 100 years there has been a shared rivalry between two Alabama universities. The competition between Auburn University and The University of Alabama has sparked conversations, fights,tears and even laughter, but what occurred this month has left many people speechless.
What started with an angry phone call to a radio show has spiraled into heartache for Auburn fans.
This January, an Alabama fan by the name of Harvey Updyke explained to sports commentator and radio…Continue
Added by Tricia Barton on February 22, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Sadness. That is the first reaction to the Auburn community’s latest tragedy: the poisoning of the Toomer’s Corner oak trees. As it was announced this past Wednesday, Feb. 16, the oak trees were poisoned after Auburn had won the Iron Bowl this year.
Although the effect starts in sadness, it will only grow with strength.…Continue
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