Add “Mardi Gras queen” to Auburn’s growing list of royal beauties. In January, Auburn senior Betsy Davis was crowned Queen of the Mystics of Time, one of Mobile’s proudest and most prominent Mardi Gras mystic societies, and was treated accordingly during this year’s celebrations: sitting on a throne at the Mobile Civic Center, dancing with [...]
Auburn’s wheelchair basketball team has been playing together for several years, but the Auburn Wheelchair Basketball Invitational planned for this weekend at Auburn Arena is a first. The tournament kicks off Sunday at noon and admission is free. The team is part of a new student organization, something player Jared Rehm hopes will garner the [...]
The season 3 premiere of ABC’s “Cougar Town,” which aired Valentine’s Day, featured Grayson Ellis, a character played by Josh Hopkins, proposing to his girlfriend Jules Cobb, played by Courtney Cox, under a tree rolled in toilet paper.
We’re going to assume it was a wink toward Auburn.
Tears of joy and laughter–so sorry, Dana–were shared yet again on last week’s episode of It’s Pronounced Jordan, the most exciting, groundbreakingest guerrilla Auburn history program on the radio-net, and knowledge filled our heads fuller than the helium footballs punted across the fields of Jackie Sherrill’s paranoid daydreams. But before you catch up or relive [...]
Wonder why they’re skipping Tuscaloosa?
Get ready, Tuscaloosa—Bo is coming.
Cards and flowers were left and candles were lit at the corner of Dean Road and Samford Ave. tonight in honor of a hero. Johnny Richmond, affectionately known as Mr. Penny by students at Dean Road Elementary School where he worked for 37 years as a custodian and crossing guard, suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound [...]
“I look out for our image and defend it from all enemies, foreign and domestic, at all times,” says 1999 Auburn graduate Jeffrey Hicks. So when he, while on a European vacation with his new bride in early 2011, stopped by Harry’s New York Bar, a famous, century old bastion of Americanism in the heart [...]
Auburn took home its first Oscar (at least by a graduate) tonight thanks to Octavia Spencer. Spencer, 39, won the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actress” for her critically acclaimed performance as a maid in Civil Rights-era Mississippi in the 2011 film “The Help.” The 1994 Auburn graduate pretty much went Cam Newton on the [...]
Well, that didn’t take long. Auburn fans crossing their fingers for a “War Eagle” from Auburn alumna Octavia Spencer at tonight’s Academy Awards ceremony had their wish come true early. The spirit-filled shout-out was actually in response to host Robin Roberts’ own “War Eagle” in a segment with Spencer on the red carpet during the [...]