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Auburn Family's Blog – February 2011 Archive (11)

THIS WEEK: BLUE Film Festival Comes To Auburn

The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University will be the first host for the "BLUE on Tour" initiative. Organizers of BLUE, a global oceans film and conservation summit, have selected targeted locations where films can create awareness and impact the local… Continue

Added by Auburn Family on February 28, 2011 at 2:53pm — 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 10:49am — 1 Comment

Toomer's Legacy: Poem from an Auburn Alumni

Here is a sweet poem in honor of our beloved oak trees.  Arthur Gonzales, an Auburn '00 communication graduate, shared the poem recently.  We want to share it with you.


"I think it is lovely and expresses the importance of the trees to so many Auburn people," wrote Dr. Margaret Fitch-Hauser.


Gonzales is a cardiovascular sales representative for Novartis Pharmaceuticals. He and his wife, Alison, live in Spanish Fort, Ala.



Added by Auburn Family on February 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Recap of Front Page Stories for the Week Feb. 21-25

This is a collection of some of the stories we've highlighted on Auburn Family's front page.

"Tonight, we are all Toomer's Corner"…


Added by Auburn Family on February 19, 2011 at 8:43pm — No Comments

ESPN: Toomer's Corner rally draws thousands

AUBURN, Ala. -- A steady stream of people gathered to mourn the apparent imminent demise of the poisoned oak trees at Toomer's Corner, where Auburn fans traditionally celebrate wins.

The crowd of old and young alike, many clad in orange and blue, began arriving early Saturday morning for the rally dubbed "Toomer's Tree Hug" and carried on well into…


Added by Auburn Family on February 19, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Auburn University Determines Next Steps for Toomer's Oaks; Asks Fans Not to Roll the Trees

AUBURN DAILY EXTRA: Auburn University determines next steps for Toomer's oaks; asks fans not to roll the trees

Auburn University has formed a task force to help save its famed Toomer's… Continue

Added by Auburn Family on February 18, 2011 at 11:12pm — No Comments

"Tonight, we are all Toomer's Corner"

From ESPN by Patrick Hruby  The text of the Stanford Tree's emergency address to the nation, following …


Added by Auburn Family on February 18, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Today's Front Pages from Around Alabama

The PDF flipbook also contains the entire audio from The Paul Finebaum show where the suspect allegedly called to brag about his act of vandalism. You'll also hear an interview with AU's Dr. Scott McElroy about the fate of the 130-year-old trees.  Click on the image to enlarge the view and play the audio.   …


Added by Auburn Family on February 18, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Career Leadership Seminar :: Apply by February 23

The Career Leadership Seminar: Finding the Leader Within is an opportunity for juniors, seniors and graduate-level students to increase self awaren ess, enhance leadership skills and prepare for the career development process.  (Click image at right for a full flier of event.)…


Added by Auburn Family on February 14, 2011 at 3:02pm — No Comments

2011 Auburn Journalism Awards

Veteran CBS News reporter Jim Stewart is one of five journalists chosen to receive the prestigious 2011 Auburn Journalism Awards at The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center on Friday, April 22, at 11:30 a.m.

The other four honorees are Dewey English, managing editor of The…


Added by Auburn Family on February 13, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University enrolls record number of National Merit Scholars

by Carol Nelson
AUBURN - Auburn University  is ranked fifth out of 126 public institutions in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars, the university's Office of Enrollment Services announced this week.…

Added by Auburn Family on February 3, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments

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