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VIDEO: Auburn showcased in episode of HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’

VIDEO: Auburn showcased in episode of HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’

It’s not the first episode of HGTV’s House Hunters featuring Auburn grads. But the episdoe that aired Thursday night is the first built around the Return To Auburn instinct. “They basically moved to Auburn on a leap of faith,” says Kristi Smith, the Auburn Realtor who helped Glenn Loughridge, Auburn University’s director of campus dining, […]

19-year-old Auburn dropout snags female lead in SyFy film ‘Cobragator’

19-year-old Auburn dropout snags female lead in SyFy film ‘Cobragator’

October 10 was Savannah Goldsmith’s last day as an Auburn student. After visiting Florida this summer, the 19-year-old freshman decided to transfer. To Hollywood. You probably would to if you were an Auburn Theatre major already scoring lead roles in SyFy killer mutant reptile movies starring the guy who cut off the cop’s ear in Reservoir […]

Watch wisdom tooth video sensation Mattie Griffith remind her high school that Aubie is not like those other tigers before being crowned homecoming queen

Watch wisdom tooth video sensation Mattie Griffith remind her high school that Aubie is not like those other tigers before being crowned homecoming queen

Mattie Griffith’s 15 minutes of fame are still paying dividends nearly six weeks after the video of her baring her Auburn soul in a post-wisdom tooth extraction haze of anesthesia went viral. At least they are for us. Griffith was crowned Hillgrove High School’s homecoming queen Friday night, and her new-found celebrity was front and […]

SNL alum Victoria Jackson’s year at Auburn

SNL alum Victoria Jackson’s year at Auburn

If you’re an aspiring actresses in Auburn’s Theatre Department these days, having a wacky, high-pitched voice will open all kinds of doors. Three decades ago, it them closed tight. At least it did for Victoria Jackson. “I liked my teachers (at AU),” Jackson, a Saturday Night Live cast member from 1986 to 1992, recalled in […]

Six-year-old Auburn fan dresses up at Gus Malzahn for school’s Celebrity Day

Six-year-old Auburn fan dresses up at Gus Malzahn for school’s Celebrity Day

Beating Bama, being returning SEC Champs… it just feels like we’re entering another golden age of Auburn football, just like it was when I was six years old, when Pat Dye was the most famous person in the world. So it came as no surprise to receive a photo of six-year-old Micah Fuller dressed up […]

Viral slow motion tattooing video features former Auburn tattoo artist who inked Lee Ziemba with National Championship ring (and that Auburn Creed chest tatt is in it)

Viral slow motion tattooing video features former Auburn tattoo artist who inked Lee Ziemba with National Championship ring (and that Auburn Creed chest tatt is in it)

In terms of fame and publicity and all that, lifelong Auburn fan Leah Farrow probably thought being interviewed by, and having her work featured on The War Eagle Reader would be her crowning achievement (totally understandable, and she wouldn’t have been alone). But then Destin Sandlin, the science-loving star of the popular (nearly 2 million subscribers-popular) […]

Auburn grad, resident Jimmy Brandt has something to prove (to his former AU coach) on Golf Channel’s ‘Big Break: Myrtle Beach’

Auburn grad, resident Jimmy Brandt has something to prove (to his former AU coach) on Golf Channel’s ‘Big Break: Myrtle Beach’

If Auburn resident Jimmy Brandt does end up going as far in the golf life as he thinks he can, he may actually need to end up thanking his former Auburn coach after all. Brandt, who graduated from Auburn in 2008, seems to think he was kind of done wrong by AU’s golf program back […]

Jake Longenecker tries to buy Auburn Ball Boy T-shirts without being recognized, fails

Jake Longenecker tries to buy Auburn Ball Boy T-shirts without being recognized, fails

He’s fast–pretty much as fast as a road runner, according to ESPN sports scientists–but celebrity Auburn ball boy Jake Longenecker still wasn’t fast enough to get out of Dick’s Sporting Goods without being recognized. Blame it on his friend and fellow Auburn sophomore, Maggie McCabe. After learning that Dick’s was selling Auburn shirts that read […]

‘Jeopardy’ contestant whose ‘Cheers’-referencing final response went viral wishes she’d written ‘War Eagle’

‘Jeopardy’ contestant whose ‘Cheers’-referencing final response went viral wishes she’d written ‘War Eagle’

What is War Eagle? It’s what Elizabeth Williams kinda sorta wishes she’d written down for her Final Jeopardy answer on Monday. Heck, we all do. But what she went with, a response almost identical to Cliff Clavin’s Jeopardy swan song on a Season 8 episode of Cheers, was still pretty awesome—so awesome it upstaged the […]

Recent Auburn grad featured in ABC News segment on professional Viners; Meghan McCarthy using social media stardom to pursue acting career in L.A.

Recent Auburn grad featured in ABC News segment on professional Viners; Meghan McCarthy using social media stardom to pursue acting career in L.A.

Last September, Meghan McCarthy was just a 21-year-old Auburn student with a thousand followers on Vine. This September, she’s a 22-year-old Auburn grad with more than 1.5 million followers on Vine who’s about to move to California on money she made from going to movies and drinking Coke and just generally being herself.Which is to […]

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