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Spring has Sprung in Auburn

Auburn sure has given us whiplash with its weather this year, but spring has sprung on the plains. Despite the random days that the temperatures drop to the low 40s, we’re starting to have some beautiful weather. After being cooped up during the past few months, we’re all ready to get outside and enjoy some nice weather. Wondering what there is to do in Auburn on a sunny afternoon? Here are a few answers to your question! …


Added by Andrea Lowery on March 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Top 10 Things to Instagram Before You Graduate

No one can deny how beautiful Auburn University is and even its unofficial nickname “The Loveliest Village On The Plains” suggests it. Everywhere on campus there is a place that says “wait I need to Instagram that.” A picture is worth a thousand words and with Instagram on the rise of social media apps here are the top 10 things you need to Instagram before you graduate.

1. Jordan Hare Stadium…


Added by Kimberly Lansing on February 6, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Five Ways to Welcome Rival Fans to Auburn

Over the years Auburn University and its fans have received notoriety from visiting fans for their welcoming nature. After a weekend spent in Auburn, they leave with a lasting memory of the Auburn Family.

So, in light of Auburn’s upcoming rivalry games against the Georgia Bulldogs on Nov. 16 and the Alabama Crimson Tide on Nov. 30, it’s time to discuss five ways to make our football foes feel welcome in the Loveliest Village.

  1. Help them find the correct gate to…

Added by Libby Horton on October 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

From Trees to Degrees

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…


Added by Lindsay Miles on April 24, 2013 at 2:32pm — No Comments

WSFA: Toomer's Tree Fire Suspects on Video

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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.…


Added by Auburn Family on November 21, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Less traditional than your average non-traditional student.

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…


Added by Chris Grimm on October 10, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

ESPNU’s ‘SEC Weekly’ to feature Toomer’s Oaks seedlings

AUBURN- Auburn University's Toomer's Oaks Seedlings program will be featured on ESPNU's "SEC Weekly" television show on Wednesday, June 15, at 6 p.m.


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,…


Added by R. D. French on June 13, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

A Family That Stands Strong

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.


On February 16, an…


Added by Alex Kistler on March 1, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Unified Rivalry

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…


Added by William Stewart on February 28, 2011 at 10:25pm — No Comments

Auburn University and University of Alabama student government associations to plant symbolic trees on campuses

AUBURN - The student government associations and student leaders of Auburn University and the University of Alabama held a news conference in Auburn today to announce a joint venture that will be an expression of renewed unity.

SGA presidents Kurt Sasser of Auburn and James… Continue

Added by Auburn Family on February 24, 2011 at 11:49am — 1 Comment

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

"You may Uproot our Tree, but You can never Uproot our Spirit"

On February 19th, 2011, The Auburn family, alike, gathered on Auburn’s campus. The weather was beautiful and many Auburn fans where strolling up and down Toomer’s, clad in orange and blue all day. This may sound like a normal Saturday in Auburn, but unfortunately fans came together in order to commemorate the poisoning of a 130 year old oak tree that sits on the corner of Magnolia and College.… Continue

Added by Kimberly Carroll on February 22, 2011 at 6:25pm — No Comments

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