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Lighting system may turn new Toomer’s Corner orange and blue during football games

Lighting system may turn new Toomer’s Corner orange and blue during football games

According to the latest redevelopment update, Toomer’s Corner is one step closer to becoming a veritable Auburn theme park. According to City of Auburn Public Works Director Jeff Ramsey, the new traffic poles will feature LED lights system” that can change color for special events.” Guess which colors? Some of the new seating to installed […]

Auburn Women’s Golf coach Kim Evans crowd surfs Darius Rucker concert

Auburn Women’s Golf coach Kim Evans crowd surfs Darius Rucker concert

Auburn Women’s Golf Coach Kim Evans remains cancer free. But on Thursday night in Hilton Head, S.C.  she came down with a case of rockin’ pneumonia. Post by Rally for Coach Kim Evans. Can’t see the video? Try here. h/t Alicia Crumley. … Keep Reading: * Streaking at Auburn * Auburn’s first nude model tells […]

Recent Auburn grad Sara Hopkins snags bit part in new ABC drama ‘Secrets and Lies’

Recent Auburn grad Sara Hopkins snags bit part in new ABC drama ‘Secrets and Lies’

In the 2007 spy film Breach , the apparently ageless Ryan Phillippe played the role of an Auburn grad trying to expose a secret. In the 2015 murder-minded drama Secrets and Lies, recent Auburn grad (and Vine wunderkind) Sara Hopkins is, if but briefly, trying to expose Ryan Phillippe’s secret. Life is a mystery! I know, […]

VIDEO: Hallmark Kitten Bowl features player from ‘Paw-burn University’

VIDEO: Hallmark Kitten Bowl features player from ‘Paw-burn University’

Auburn University won’t be represented in the Super Bowl for the second year in a row. However, Joe Fluffo, a star on sports’ cutest stage, Kitten Bowl II, “attended Paw-burn University, where he earned a degree in Feline-nomics.” So we’re good. Fluffo is listed on the Mountain Lions’ roster as a String Tackle, but apparently […]

Huge new scoreboard proposed for Jordan-Hare Stadium

Huge new scoreboard proposed for Jordan-Hare Stadium

Next Friday, Auburn’s Board of Trustees will yea or nay a proposal for a new 200-foot-wide scoreboard above the south end zone of Jordan-Hare Stadium that would replace the ol ‘Tron in time for the 2015 season. Estimated cost: $13.9 million. If the university pays for it, the Athletics Department will pay them back. The proposal […]

Auburn grad is Reddit hero for defusing bomb on Martin Luther King Jr’s porch

Auburn grad is Reddit hero for defusing bomb on Martin Luther King Jr’s porch

Vann Pruitt was the hero of Reddit yesterday, Martin Luther King, Jr Day, because his grandson, HydraHatRack (family name), posted a photo of him being the hero of whatever day it was he was called upon to defuse or dismantle or de-something a bomb placed on the Montgomery porch of Martin Luther King, Jr in […]

NPR uses 2013 Iron Bowl radio call to illustrate southern passion in report on possible ‘SEC Presidential Primary’

NPR uses 2013 Iron Bowl radio call to illustrate southern passion in report on possible ‘SEC Presidential Primary’

Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, thinks “it’s time the South gets off the sideline when it comes to Presidential primary campaigns.” Why? Because southerners are a passionate people. I mean, just listen to this: (Can’t see the player? Try here.) It isn’t the first time the Kick Six has been politicized, but NPR’s Morning Edition […]

The coldest day in Auburn’s (recorded) history

The coldest day in Auburn’s (recorded) history

Compared to January 21, 1985, it’s warm today in Auburn. A memoir: Every January, when the weather usually gets much colder, I am reminded of a very cold day during my freshmen year at Auburn. It’s funny how time sometimes makes us question our recollection of past events as the years roll along. For most […]

Wisconsin man in Auburn sweatpants wins $1 million from Publisher’s Clearing House

Wisconsin man in Auburn sweatpants wins $1 million from Publisher’s Clearing House

The Greenbay Gazette was going for some nice detail to really put you there when, Karl Jonsson, an out-of-work electrician from Gresham, Wisconsin, opened the door to a million-dollar check from Publisher’s Clearing House: With his teenage daughter watching though a window, Jonsson stood in bare feet on the front sidewalk surrounded by news cameras […]

Watch Auburn beat Wisconsin in the 2003 Music City Bowl

Watch Auburn beat Wisconsin in the 2003 Music City Bowl

Join Chris Spielman, Pam Ward, Barry Alvarez and Tommy Tuberville’s under-performing, but ultimately triumphant 2003 Auburn Tigers in a grand New Year’s Eve adventure at the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Auburn Obsessive. Related: Watch the entire 2009 (or 2010 or whatever) Outback Bowl. … Keep Reading: * […]

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