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Auburn coed earns Trekkie street cred with her Toyota

Auburn coed earns Trekkie street cred with her Toyota

There was no question.When she was 16 and it came time to buy a new car and pick out a license plate, there was but one option. You don’t pass up an opportunity like that, not if you’re a Trekkie. And 18-year-old Auburn freshman Tori Chancellor is a Trekkie. An almost-cry-when-you-see-Patrick Stewart-on-Broadway, take-a-cardboard-cutout-of-Spock-to-senior-prom level Trekkie. […]

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 […]

Despite disappearing act, Auburn’s Ashley S. receives yet another rose on ‘The Bachelor’

Despite disappearing act, Auburn’s Ashley S. receives yet another rose on ‘The Bachelor’

The most talked about girl on The Bachelor was hardly even seen on Monday night’s episode. Was she even on it? I honestly thought she left after the stupid goat milking thing, no doubt headed for the Mesa Verde. But no, there she is with those amazing eyes, staring into the “soul” of Chris Soules […]

Despite cryptic, ‘full-blown crazy’ behavior, Auburn grad Ashley S. receives another rose on ‘The Bachelor’

Despite cryptic, ‘full-blown crazy’ behavior, Auburn grad Ashley S. receives another rose on ‘The Bachelor’

Acid? Muscle relaxants? Or just being awesome? We may never know. But we can keep watching. Because Ashley S.–our Ashley Brooke Salter–got (against seemingly insurmountable odds and conventional wisdom) yet another rose from Prince Farming on Monday night’s episode of The Bachelor. “That has to just be the producers keeping her on,” my wife said. Sure, […]

Auburn grad Ashley Brooke Salter stars in new season of ‘The Bachelor’; host calls her ‘the most talked-about girl on the show for quite some time’

Auburn grad Ashley Brooke Salter stars in new season of ‘The Bachelor’; host calls her ‘the most talked-about girl on the show for quite some time’

She’ll be going up against a cruise ship singer, a plus-size model, a WWE Diva-in-training, and maybe a baby, but none of the other 29 women appearing on the new season of ABC’s “The Bachelor” have what Ashley Brooke Salter has: an Auburn education. So what she looks like is pretty much irrelevant–that’s a deal […]

Cole Position: Former Auburn center Cole Cubelic is on the verge of breaking it in big in sports media

Cole Position: Former Auburn center Cole Cubelic is on the verge of breaking it in big in sports media

It’s been said that you shouldn’t find a career — a career should find you.  If that’s the case, opportunity is chasing down Cole Cubelic on many fronts. The former Auburn football player is on the verge. Through his daily radio show, his appearances on Paul Finebaum, his far-too-sporadic live game broadcasts, his football analysis for […]

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 […]

Five Auburn fans named Chris Davis tell what it’s like sharing the most famous name in Iron Bowl history

Five Auburn fans named Chris Davis tell what it’s like sharing the most famous name in Iron Bowl history

Part of Chris Davis’ home game duties as Associate General Manager for Auburn IMG Sports Network is to take Auburn’s playmakers to the Heisman Room, right next to the Auburn locker room, for post-game interviews. But the night of Nov. 30, 2013, it wasn’t just a player—Chris Davis was escorting an Auburn legend: Chris Davis. […]

That time a Bama cheerleader whose heart was in Auburn got kicked off the squad for saying ‘War Eagle’ during ESPN’s 2003 Iron Bowl broadcast

That time a Bama cheerleader whose heart was in Auburn got kicked off the squad for saying ‘War Eagle’ during ESPN’s 2003 Iron Bowl broadcast

Adrian Karsten baited him—surely the Bama fans who called for his head, and the administrators that gave it to them, could see that. He was asked—no, told—by an ESPN personality, on the spot, on live, national television, to say “Roll Tide”, which he did, and then “War Eagle”, which ha ha, sure, OK, whatever, “War […]

Auburn fans gain control of Florida’s House of Representatives; new Speaker’s gavel contains wood from the Toomer’s Oaks

Auburn fans gain control of Florida’s House of Representatives; new Speaker’s gavel contains wood from the Toomer’s Oaks

You may have won the BCS National Championship, Florida State. But you just lost the House of Representatives. That piece of wood buried deep inside the custom-made gavel that will symbolically enforce every edict issued by the Florida legislature for the next two years? It isn’t from Chief Osceola’s spear, it’s from the Toomer’s Oaks. […]

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