As the Toomer’s Oaks prepare to come down, Auburn University prepares to lose an iconic tradition that has brought the Auburn family together for decades.
Although fans will no longer be able to roll the famous oaks, Auburn University has plans to preserve the memories.
To commemorate the oaks, Auburn will be working with several licensed manufacturers to create mementos from the trees’ wood after their removal in late April.
All proceeds of…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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This Sunday afternoon I was sitting at a picnic table on a patio in Kentucky talking to my wife's uncle about the football games from the day before (This is, of course, the typical way to spend Sunday in the South). At a short lull in the conversation I noticed that he was staring intently at the front bumper of my Santa Fe. I tried to follow his gaze, quietly wondering what in the world had so captivated his attention, when I realized he was looking at my newly installed Auburn University…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
Added by R. D. French on June 13, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
When news made way onto campus that the Toomer’s Oaks had been poisoned, many Auburn fans were left stunned in disbelief. A tradition that has been a part of the Auburn family for decades was now for the first time seeing signs of a real threat and uncertainty.
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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
Added by William Stewart on February 28, 2011 at 10:25pm — No Comments
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.…
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