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Avondale Bar & Tap Room hosting ‘Mad Men’ season premiere watch party

Avondale Bar & Tap Room hosting ‘Mad Men’ season premiere watch party

Mad Men returns to AMC for its highly anticipated (redundant?) sixth season Sunday. And we can’t think of a better way to watch the two-hour premiere than at the Mad Men premiere party hosted by Verge Pipe Media at the new Avondale Bar & Tap Room in downtown Auburn. “Our main idea behind the Mad […]

Pat Dye giving back to Auburn (again) with Spring Fling & Outdoor Expo

Pat Dye giving back to Auburn (again) with Spring Fling & Outdoor Expo

Pat Dye just doesn’t quit when it comes to Auburn. “You want to do good in your life, and I have chances to give back to Auburn,” Dye said. “I’d like us to be number one in all the schools on campus, not just football. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be number one in […]

Auburn Ag students hosting ‘Kiss the Goat’ contest for The Cam Newton Foundation

Auburn Ag students hosting ‘Kiss the Goat’ contest for The Cam Newton Foundation

Auburn’s College of Agriculture is raising proceeds for The Cam Newton Foundation by offering up some of Auburn’s elite at a different kind of kissing booth. Want to see SGA Vice President Melanie Smith, Interfraternity Council President Carter Hawkins, Mr. and Miss College of Ag Blake Poole and Hannah Patterson or Auburn cheerleading Mic Man […]

Auburn junior pokes fun at SGA elections campaigning with ‘Makin My Way Down The Concourse’ song

Auburn junior pokes fun at SGA elections campaigning with ‘Makin My Way Down The Concourse’ song

You know it’s a problem when people start writing songs about it. “In one word, chaos,” said Rhett Sosebee. “The concourse on campaign week is chaos.” To help himself cope with the incessant solicitations for support, Sosebee, an Auburn junior in hotel and restaurant management, wrote “Makin My Way Down The Concourse” (set to Vanessa […]

New Miss Auburn Tara Jones says Harlem Shake video played big part in victory

New Miss Auburn Tara Jones says Harlem Shake video played big part in victory

Whether it was spur of the moment or seemed like just another Harlem Shake video, Tara Jones went for it, and it worked. The new Miss Auburn said making the video, which in just five days has been viewed more than 7,000 times on The War Eagle Reader alone (it was also widely shared on Facebook), […]

Auburn students make semi-finals in Birmingham Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer competition

Auburn students make semi-finals in Birmingham Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer competition

The third-annual Birmingham Fashion Week is pretty much guaranteed to be the best ever: Four of the sixteen semi-finalists selected for the Emerging Designer competition are Auburn students. Lindsey Gilchrist, Kailey Smith, Anna Kay Winford and Sarah Winford have been creating four separate looks—one of which will be displayed at the Saks Fifth Avenue kickoff […]

[UPDATED] Auburn students shoot ‘Harlem Shake’ video at student center

[UPDATED] Auburn students shoot ‘Harlem Shake’ video at student center

[UPDATE] And we have video: Step off, Gangnam Style. The new dance craze sweeping YouTube is the Harlem Shake, and Auburn has officially joined the movement. Alessio Summerfield, senior in radio, television and film, compiled, like, 160 Harlem Shake videos into one, and today around 5 p.m., we found students shooting their own Harlem Shake […]

Auburn grad Holland Weathers is reality show casting guru, stocks the pond for ‘Catfish,’ ‘Biggest Loser’

Auburn grad Holland Weathers is reality show casting guru, stocks the pond for ‘Catfish,’ ‘Biggest Loser’

“Catfish: The TV Show,” “The Biggest Loser,” “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” — you name it, and Holland Weathers has probably casted for it. The 2002 Auburn communications graduate is currently the casting social media director for MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show.”  In the wake of the scandal surrounding Notre Dame star Manti Te’o’s fake […]

Daughter of cult film legend is Auburn sophomore

Daughter of cult film legend is Auburn sophomore

It was filmed her freshman year in high school, when no one’s dad is cool, no matter how many hipster cinephiles say so. “There’s a few parts in there when my dad asks me to put up posters, and I’m like, ‘Dad, I don’t want to do that!’” Lillian Hardy says of her small role […]

[UPDATED] Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles–the Auburn band not from Auburn?

[UPDATED] Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles–the Auburn band not from Auburn?

Although now known as Langhorne Slim and The Law, this Pennsylvania-hailin’ alt-country-ish band used to be known as Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles. Connected to Auburn somehow? Not according to the answer to a “side-question” in this interview with some filmmaker named Harris Mendheim who knows the band or something. Are the War Eagles the […]

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