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Earth Day at Auburn, 1970

Earth Day at Auburn, 1970

Today is Earth Day. The first Earth Day took place April 22, 1970. Some folks at Auburn took part. Here’s the main photo on the front page of the April 23, 1970 issue of the Plainsman: How Auburn’s Environmental Action Committee determined that all of the litter it collected and dumped on the concourse to […]

Jägermeister ‘JägerBonds’ app commercial shot in front of Auburn Tigers Ave. sign

Jägermeister ‘JägerBonds’ app commercial shot in front of Auburn Tigers Ave. sign

You’re trying to make your punnily named social networking app seem as hip as possible for the young people, or young volcanoes if you will. What do you do? What are the young volcanoes into? What’s at the vanguard of American culture? How can get them to subliminally associate something truly awesome with your product? […]

The 2013 Auburn SEC Championship Season tribute video that played at the A-Day Game

The 2013 Auburn SEC Championship Season tribute video that played at the A-Day Game

We’ve had the Iron Bowl freakout compilation parked in the TWER TV slot for, like, five or so months. Kind of thought it was going to stay there forever. But we felt OK about letting this video spell it for a while. I think it having the same soundtrack helps. … For a $10 donation […]

Weather Channel cameras capture marriage proposal in background during A-Day segment shot in front of Samford Hall

Weather Channel cameras capture marriage proposal in background during A-Day segment shot in front of Samford Hall

The Weather Channel broadcast from Auburn throughout the day Saturday, reporter Paul Goodloe being one of the VIP riders in the third annual Bo Bikes Bama fundraiser. And wouldn’t you know it, they caught a Samford Lawn betrothal in the background. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) So congrats to Nick Garner and Kelly Cavallaro. […]

The Weather Channel reporting live from the Bo Jackson statue

The Weather Channel reporting live from the Bo Jackson statue

It’s only been one year and one week since the Toomey’s Square incident, but The Weather Channel has returned in Auburn. This time they got the name right, but the location wrong. (Can’t see the videos? Try here and here. Pardon the sound, either way.) Weather Channel reporter Paul Goodloe will be one of the […]

In light of the ‘rampage of biblical proportion’ threat that cancelled classes, here’s a review of the Auburn University Active Shooter Response Training video filmed in Haley Center

In light of the ‘rampage of biblical proportion’ threat that cancelled classes, here’s a review of the Auburn University Active Shooter Response Training video filmed in Haley Center

Auburn University cancelled classes Wednesday in response to a message threatening “a rampage of biblical proportion” on April 16, the six-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre. A photo of the threat, which was scrawled at least three weeks ago on the wall of a Haley Center bathroom, was rapidly shared on social media Tuesday. […]

VIDEO: Guillermo plants Scotts EZ Seed grass on Frank Thomas’ head on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

VIDEO: Guillermo plants Scotts EZ Seed grass on Frank Thomas’ head on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Baseball Hall of Fame induction has its perks—that turf looks as lush as the stuff Paul Conner planted in 1981! (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Jeff Poor Related: Frank Thomas’ Big Hurt Beer arrives in Auburn. … Keep Reading: * Smithsonian Magazine photographs kid in Auburn hat at Texas prom * The WiFi Network Names of […]

Jason Dufner is a ‘War Eagle’ magnet

Jason Dufner is a ‘War Eagle’ magnet

How can Auburn warrior Jason Dufner can tell he’s a bigger golf deal than he was this tee time last year? People just keep shouting “War Eagle.” Here’s a clip from his appearance Tuesday at the Masters media day thing. (Can’t see it? Click here.) Video: Jeff Poor More fun Duff Stuff: * Chris Davis drawn […]

Fox News guest uses rolling Toomer’s Corner as example of fun, safe college celebration in ‘Hannity’ segment on UConn student riots

Fox News guest uses rolling Toomer’s Corner as example of fun, safe college celebration in ‘Hannity’ segment on UConn student riots

Chloe Melas was brought on Sean Hannity’s show Tuesday night to discuss the psychology of couch burning and car burning and all the other things schools like new NCAA basketball champs UConn and West Virginia can’t get enough of every time they win something. She drew upon her own experience with victory celebrations. (Can’t see […]

What the fence around Toomer’s Corner looks like

What the fence around Toomer’s Corner looks like

The renovation has begun. If they haven’t started digging up the valuable remains of the technically still alive Toomer’s Oaks, the roots of which are expected to be about the same size as the canopies, they will soon. Not that you’ll be able to see (from the street at least)—there’s a fence around Toomer’s Corner. […]

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