Plenty of people know about Auburn’s first fling with Sports Illustrated. The magazine, in a close internal vote, pegged Auburn as the favorites to win the 1964 national championship, and put a Frank Mullins painting of Jimmy Sidle — the first quarterback to lead the nation in rushing — on the cover of a college […]
As if 1977 wasn’t a confusing enough time to start Auburn, the university decided to put this freaky little friend on the cover of its Freshman Orientation Brochure. Seriously, what’s up with that giant death palm (with bonus wart?)? It’s terrifying. It’s only worse on the inside. You wouldn’t want that little fella looking at […]
In the summer of 1972, The Plainsman asked Auburn students about their sex lives and their drug habits and their church attendance and their thoughts on abortion and who they wanted to see they wanted to see on the presidential ballot and all other stuff.