UPDATE INSANTIY: An even CLOSER closer-up. And no cranes or mortals around. Is it finished? THE SIGN IS NEVER FINISHED.
Photo via @robbyhale21.
UPDATE INTRINITY: Here’s a closeup:
UPDATE INFINITY: [Wed. 1:30 pm] Intrepid TWER campus correspondent Clint Richardson reports that surgery went out without a hitch. Gone is the negative negative white, even in the A’s tiny triangle.
UPDATE: [Tues. 6:30 pm] Back up, but assuming it’s coming back down at some point—half the negative space white remains. This stuff is important.
UPDATE [Tues, 2:45 pm]: She’s down but not out. Intrepid TWER campus correspondent Clint Richardson reports that crews are drilling holes in the stadium bricks for mounting and cutting the white negative space out from the “AU.”
UPDATE: The latest in As The Sign Hovers—as of 1:30 pm Thursday, it has been lowered to the ground. According to Cassie Arner, Auburn’s assistant athletic director for public relations, the sign won’t reach full, illuminated glory until early next week.
Thar she blows.
The giant LED backlit vinyl sign of the Auburn University logo is currently being installed on the east side of the stadium above the new Heisman statues. We’re hoping for some sort of Bat Signal effect at night.
Per NBC 38’s Christina Chambers, the new sign “cost about $50,000, including installation.”
Photos via @Clintau24 and @Joshdub23.
* TWER interviews one of Auburn’s “Girls of the SEC”
* Toomer’s Corner featured in new Hyundai ad
* Playboy in Jordan-Hare… 1994
* Gene Chizik in high school
* The truth behind the 1988 Auburn vs. LSU “Earthquake” game
* Five Auburn coeds featured in Playboy’s “Girls of the SEC” issue
* John Travolta in an Auburn shirt
* Auburn grad stars in new National Geographic reality show
* Glee star Naya Rivera wears Auburn shirt in FHM photo shoot
Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Want to advertise?
Hmm… I wish they’d left out the white between the letters.
war eagle girl says
Now if we could get rid of the weird blue shower curtains we’d be in business!!
They either need to leave out the white in the middle, or trim the whole thing in white. Doesn’t make since to have the white there. The AU at midfield used to do the same thing and it really bugs me.
RT Atlanta says
Agreed with the blue shower curtains – tacky!
I actually like the blue stripes. Guess there is always going to be someone to complain about something!
*sense, not since.
Someone contact John Waggoner… that interlocking AU doesn’t meet trademark requirements.
DOESN’T MEET REQUIREMENTS!!! ON NO!!!!!! Ugh, more to cry about? Seems like no one can be happy anymore…
Miller Time says
Sorry to upset everyone…. but for the design of the light (illuminating) the white has to be there, itll look fine when its done shining at night…and as for the “Shower curtains” not a fan myself but nothing in Auburn is safe from construction/change, theyll be gone soon im sure, but they do look better than showing the stairs and also serve as a safety barrier from people throwing stuff out from there as well
Are the edges of the bottom of the A and the top of the U going to get covered? it looks weird with the insides exposed in those spots.
I read, “TWER campus correspondent Clint Richardson” and thought “Trent Richardson!?!? You can imagine my confusion since neither one of them earned the Heisman Trophy.