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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Harvey' (4)

“Harvey” to Complete Fall Season at Telfair Peet Theatre

The Auburn University Theatre continues to celebrate its 100th anniversary season with “Harvey,” opening Nov. 14. The play will be the third and final production of the fall semester. 

“It’s the story of a family—a brother and sister who live together, and the sister has a…


Added by Claire Fisher on November 6, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Toomer's Corner: A Students Perspective

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 Phone Call Heard Around the South

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…


Added by Tricia Barton on February 22, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

A tradition that can't be broken

In the wee morning hours after an Auburn victory, anyone can drive to the intersection of College Street and Magnolia Avenue and see thousands of rolls of toilet paper thrown across every tree on Toomer’s Corner.

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On Wednesday it was revealed that the trees on Toomer’s Corner were poisoned with an injection of Spike 80DF, an herbicide that… Continue

Added by Kellie Camuso on February 21, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

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