Posts made in March, 2011

A Toomer’s Tribute

Posted by on Mar 31, 2011 | Comments Off

Pin ItAs Auburn officials try everything possible to save the trees, the Auburn University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives Department is preserving the Auburn Family’s tribute to the Toomer’s oaks by treating the items placed at the base of trees as artifacts in a special collection of Auburn history. The items include personal articles, signs, get-well wishes from small children and moving tributes from current and former students. This collection will be the first of its kind in the archiving of the toilet paper rolls. The Auburn Family is invited to view the collection in a...

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Everything but Plain

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 | Comments Off

Pin ItAfter a cold couple of months students are itching to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. Flowers are blooming and the trees are turning green. The fragrant smell of nature is overwhelming. Auburn is truly one of the most beautiful places in the spring. We recently took a walking tour around campus down Donahue Dr., through the hill dorms, by the library, on the concourse and even where the first football game was played in 1892. We have traveled all over the campus to capture photos.  Spring has truly sprung on the Plains. Visit our Flickr site to see the new pictures of Auburn in...

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Suvivor on the Ropes

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 | Comments Off

Pin ItOn the Wednesday, March 16, episode of the CBS hit reality show “Survivor,” former Auburn head cheerleader Krista Klumpp heard these harsh words from host Jeff Probst–“I’m sorry, Krista. The tribe has spoken.” Early in the season, Klumpp, a pharmaceutical sales rep from Columbia, S.C., aligned herself with much-despised “Survivor” villain Russell Hantz in the hopes he would be able to protect her. She found herself alone last week after Hantz was blindsided by his tribemates and vote out. This week, Klumpp was sent packing–with one...

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Still Feels Like Home To Me

Posted by on Mar 10, 2011 | Comments Off

Three years and seven months ago when I arrived on the Plains, I remember being overtaken by the sheer beauty of the campus. I remember trying to take it all in… the historic brick buildings, the beautiful trees and plants, the tiger paws printed on the roads and much more. It felt like home to me. Now, almost 4 years later, the campus has completely changed. However, it still holds its historic beauty. Since I arrived in Aug 2007, we have built a new student center, engineering building, basketball arena, and Village dorms. Construction projects are still going on all over campus. A...

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Gourmet Tiger Takes the Cake

Posted by on Mar 9, 2011 | 1 comment

  Pin It Gourmet Tiger’s winning cake from last night’s competition Charm City Cakes visited the Plains at last night’s Q&A put on by Auburn University’s UPC. Social Media Interns Toni Woodard and Stephanie Wilson caught the action live. Gourmet Tiger, a local bakery had the chance to meet and greet Duff Goldman. Duff Goldman, founder of Charm City Cakes, is known best for his over the top creations made famous by his hit T.V. show Ace of Cakes. The “meet & greet” was the prize awarded to the best cake of the night. Gourmet Tiger was one of...

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