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Extra wires, AU logos added to temporary Toomer’s Corner structure to provide better rolling experience

Extra wires, AU logos added to temporary Toomer’s Corner structure to provide better rolling experience

The world’s only structure built specifically to be rolled with toilet paper is now even more rollable. A third wire was recently strung between each pole of the Toomer’s Triangle, allowing for two rows of AU logos to be suspended over the intersection of College Street and Magnolia Avenue downtown. The City of Auburn hopes […]

People can charge cell phones, laptop computers at Toomer’s Corner thanks to power outlets installed on new seating walls

People can charge cell phones, laptop computers at Toomer’s Corner thanks to power outlets installed on new seating walls

Celebrate old traditions with the help of modern amenities… at the new Toomer’s Corner. Yep, you can now recharge your cellphone after draining all your battery with post-rolling victory selfies. AC and USB charging outlets have been placed along the back of the seat walls found around the perimeter of the Toomer’s Corner entrance to […]

Last line of the Auburn Creed etched into new Toomer’s Corner walkway

Last line of the Auburn Creed etched into new Toomer’s Corner walkway

Students returning to class at Auburn today are walking all over the Auburn Creed. Or at least the last line of it. The final words of George Petrie’s 1943 love letter to Auburn have been etched into the walkway of Toomer’s Corner 2.0, which officially opened for pedestrian business Sunday night. The line “…because Auburn […]

Auburn’s J&M Bookstore to film Toomer’s Corner victory celebrations with Kick Six drone

Auburn’s J&M Bookstore to film Toomer’s Corner victory celebrations with Kick Six drone

J&M’s new drone won’t be the first to film awesome footage of Toomer’s Corner rollings, but it’ll definitely be the coolest. The bookstore / college store plans to shoot video of Toomer’s Corner victory celebrations this fall with a toy that would top the Christmas list of every 10-year-old Auburn fan ever: A video camera-equipped […]

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. […]

Arches that ‘define the entrance into Toomer’s Corner’ possible for downtown Auburn

Arches that ‘define the entrance into Toomer’s Corner’ possible for downtown Auburn

On Friday, the Auburn University Board of Trustees gave the latest go-ahead to the redevelopment of Toomer’s Corner. But AU technically only has total say on just one quarter of the Corner of your mind. The new look of Toomer’s 2.0 will also heavily depend on decisions made by the City of Auburn, who as […]

Proposed designs for the City of Auburn’s redevelopment of Toomer’s Corner include elevated intersection, more seating, slightly less parking

Proposed designs for the City of Auburn’s redevelopment of Toomer’s Corner include elevated intersection, more seating, slightly less parking

In addition to the arches that may possibly come to downtown Auburn to help “define the entrance to Toomer’s Corner”, the City of Auburn’s Downtown Master Plan includes several elements intended to open up the area and make it more attractive and conducive to pedestrian traffic (including the kind that comes after football victories). Here […]

AU’s plan for the new Toomer’s Corner includes calling the oak trees that will replace the Auburn Oaks ‘the Auburn Oaks’

AU’s plan for the new Toomer’s Corner includes calling the oak trees that will replace the Auburn Oaks ‘the Auburn Oaks’

Were you there for the final rolling of the Toomer’s Auburn Oaks? Depends on how you look at it—or talk about it. The Auburn University Board of Trustees today gave the latest go-ahead to the redevelopment of Toomer’s Corner, at least the university’s side of it. The first phase of the project according to the […]

Auburn fans celebrate season by rolling Toomer’s Corner after BCS National Championship Game despite losing to Florida State

Auburn fans celebrate season by rolling Toomer’s Corner after BCS National Championship Game despite losing to Florida State

Auburn lost. What’s your point? Related: Florida State won on the field, Auburn won on the shirt. … Keep Reading: * George Wallace trading insults with hippies at Toomer’s Corner * ‘A Momma Goldberg’s menu from 1979 * What Auburn thought about Toomer’s toilet paper removal in 1979 * Florida State fraternity pledges caught attempting […]

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