Proud of our coverage of the 1979 Miss Auburn contest over the years, now even prouder. Here’s a rare photo of Bessie, that year’s Miss Auburn, and runner-up Cindy Murphy, from the cover of a 1979 issue of The Auburn Alumnews.
* 1947 color film of Auburn in orange and green jerseys
* Foy Information Desk swamped with calls for days as phone number goes viral
* Alabama Shakes Brittany Howard: ‘I’m an Auburn fan.’
* The sexy Auburn grad student in ‘House’
* Wall Street Journal says Auburn football worth millions more than Alabama football
* Auburn-educated astronaut wanted ‘War Eagle’ to be first words on the moon
* Smithsonian Magazine photographs kid in Auburn hat at Texas prom