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Nations Fall…Family lasts Forever

Nations Fall…Family lasts Forever

Excuses, justifications and spin in response to poisoning of Toomer’s Corner oaks fail to meet basic standards of common sense

It’s been a few days now since news first broke that the hallowed oaks at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn had been poisoned. The alleged perpetrator of this vile act has been caught and incarcerated. The initial rush of outrage has subsided somewhat as both Auburn and Alabama fans settle into a ‘what now?’ mode.

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It Was Just A Tree (But it Was More Than That)

Its about more than just a tree

Auburn University, my alma mater, my home for the best four years of my life, is steeped in “Tradition” by proper definition: “War Eagle” and the flight of Nova and Spirit, Tiger Walk, the finest lemonade man has ever known and the tree that stands across the street.

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Tradition and Trees

Tradition and Trees

The rivalry between Auburn and Alabama has always been known for its passion and intensity. The relative proximity of the two schools, the close familial relationships of the two fanbases and the history of success that each can boast is part of what makes the rivalry rise above all others. But there’s bad blood and then there’s malicious ignorance.

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Toomer’s Tree Poisioning Arrest Made

P.O.S.!!!

That’s right folks we already got the P.O.S., that did this unspeakable act.  Here’s hoping he rots in jail. The Auburn police have made an arrest in the Toomer’s Corner oak tree poisonings. Harvey Almom Updyke, 62, of Silver Hill Road in Dadeville, Ala., was arrested and booked into the […]

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It’s great to be an Auburn Tiger

It’s great to be an Auburn Tiger

By: Snaggletiger Saturday was significant for me in a lot of ways while watching pregame festivities, the game itself and my time around Auburn following the game.  Thankfully, this was one of those afternoons that we as Auburn fans, could sit back and take in the entire atmosphere without much […]

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