First, Alabama's student newspaper - The Crimson White - reports on Auburn's new $11 million band practice facility. The story was more of a tweak to Bama alumni (as in, "Hey, why don't y'all build one of these for our band?") than praise for Auburn. But, the screaming headline tells the story. And you can read more in The War Eagle Reader.
Then, the 2012 Starting Salary report comes out and Auburn is way ahead of Alabama graduates. It turns out, Auburn grads rank in the top 15% nationwide regarding starting salaries and about $10,000 ahead of cross-state Bama graduates. More in The War Eagle Reader.