Kate Asbury Larkin from the Auburn Alumni Association reports on Facebook, "This is not only absolutely priceless-and fabulous-but the 'spectator' is our friend, Zach Manning, who grew up across the street from us when his family and ours both lived on India Road in Opelika."
Read more at Sports Illustrated.…Continue
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AUBURN - On its 10th anniversary of honoring outstanding journalists with ties to Alabama, the Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council will recognize five distinguished print and broadcast professionals at its luncheon Sept. 12.
President Jay Gogue will present a certificate of exemplary service in honor of Roy Bain ('59) to Mrs. Billie Bain, Mr. Bain's widow. The council will also dedicate its highest award to his memory. Mr. Bain, who died in December, had been publisher of…Continue
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It has been thirteen years since the horror of September 11 changed the world.
Auburn lost alumna Lynn Edwards Angell. Lynn and her husband David were giving and caring people. They took their success and gave it freely to others. The Angell Foundation continues to support the arts, education and more today.
Below are three resources allowing us to learn more about our Auburn alumna lost on 9/11.
Lynn Edwards Angell was a former Mountain…
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Money Magazinehas ranked Auburn University the ‘best college for your money’ in the state of Alabama, beating out Samford University and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, among others.The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa comes in a distant 226 spots behind…Continue
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Kayla Perry, an Auburn freshman, has captured the hearts and attention of people in Auburn and around the world. Her remarkable fight against cancer has not kept her from fulfilling her dream of attending Auburn University.
Kayla is in Auburn now and attending classes - along with…Continue
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Mattie Griffith: It's official. You're the most wonderful Auburn fan ... ever! Drop the mic, Mattie, and come on down to The Loveliest Village. This is a fan video for the ages. War Eagle! (Source: al.com)
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CLA Perspectives September 2014
Message from CLA Dean Joseph Aistrup
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Auburn, Ala. (via Auburn OCM) -- The All-Star Lecture Series will take place Fridays before home football games at 3 p.m. in the Goodwin Room of the Auburn Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Auburn Alumni Association, Auburn Athletics, the Office of Communications and Marketing, and OLLI@Auburn.
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AUBURN, Ala. (via AuburnTigers.com) -- A memorial and educational program to honor Tiger, War Eagle VI will be held Friday, Aug. 29, in Plainsman Park. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and is free.
Speakers during the memorial include Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs, Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Calvin Johnson and…Continue
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Alabama soccer player Abby Lutzenkirchen has changed her jersey number in honor of her brother, Philip.
We can all say War Eagle! and Roll Tide! to this. Family. That's what matters.
See the original …Continue
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AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Capping a five-month renovation of Samford Park at Toomer’s Corner, workers today placed two stone eagles atop the gates marking the entrance to Auburn University.
The eagles are replicas of the two marble statues that adorned the gates for more than 50 years. The original statues were displayed inside Samford Hall this summer, away from the elements that have taken their toll over the years.…Continue
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Editor's Note: We share the following introduction to a much longer story from a member of the Auburn Family. Please note: It's for grown-ups. There are a few (expletives). We're pretty confident this will be the funniest story of a mascot you will ever read. It was for us. That's why we asked the author for permission to share it with you. Enjoy!
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Thursday night, August 21, a great event called “Band-O-Rama” will occur in Auburn.
This event also features two performances by the Auburn University Marching…Continue
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Look what Auburn alumna Dr. Betty DeGraffenried Burgess has discovered in her travels through Russia.
"I shopped all over Russia and these traditional' Matryoshka nesting dolls are my favorite purchase!" War Eagle!…Continue
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Happy first day of classes, Auburn! Have a fun and safe day! Auburn University was chartered on February 1, 1856 and opened for classes October 1, 1859. So, although not precisely, today marks the middle of Auburn's 159th year and (almost) the beginning of the 156th year of classes.
And ... Toomer's Corner ... is Back! :) War Eagle! For the first day of classes, the fence is down and you may now enjoy the beautiful new Toomer's Corner Auburn University entrance. It's pretty. Go…Continue
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Tim Cook, Auburn alum and Apple CEO, takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. Photo and video below.
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Auburn University continues to gain recognition as an environmentally responsible campus. It is the best LEED-certified campus in Alabama. LEED is Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. It is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.…Continue
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War Eagle! Bragging rights belong to Auburn in more than football. The latest Forbes list of the best colleges puts Auburn way ahead of cross-state rival Alabama.
Auburn University has bragging rights over the University of Alabama in Forbes' 2014 list of America's best colleges. (Via …
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