Auburn Magazine – Fall 2016

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Features

A World on Watch

A World on Watch

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GEN.BURGESS: How did you as a young man from Chicago come to find yourself at Auburn University? ADM.ROGERS: I had always wanted to be a naval officer— literally since I…
Hullabaloo in Auburn

Hullabaloo in Auburn

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Couch Brown had signed a record number of scholarship players, including McGill High School quarterback Vince Dooley. Although Dooley had several scholarship offers and preferred basketball, he signed a football…
A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

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JULY 4, 2015 Tom Dowling ’10 was enjoying a patch of calm weather with friends and family on an otherwise stormy holiday. The fireworks came out when the rain stopped.…

Other Stories

Jars of Tradition; jar of golden eagle syrup

Jars of Tradition

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For Kimberly Bowling ’96, every day at the office is a family affair and more than likely includes a conversation surrounding a sticky, sweet substance Americans love to eat with…
Pies to the Stars

Pies to the Stars

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A neurosurgeon specializes in brain surgery. An archaeologist specializes in fossils. Robyn Poarch ’95 specializes in pies, more specifically, Porch Pies. Poarch (pronounced like ‘porch’) graduated from Auburn with a…
Sunday Dinner with Dr. Petrie

Sunday Dinner with Dr. Petrie

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On the 150th anniversary of Dr. George Petrie’s birth, April 10, I happily recall his charisma and the extraordinary interest he took in, of all people, a shy child at…
Two of the Best

Two of the Best

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The Auburn Family has lost two of its 1950s Auburn football legends in recent months. Frank Thomas “Tommy” Lorino Jr. died on May 22 at the age of 79. Roger…
Strong as Steele

Strong as Steele

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First-year defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will step onto the football sideline this fall looking at his team from a new Tigers angle: Auburn instead of LSU. Steele served as defensive…
Momma Turns 40

Momma Turns 40

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From humble beginnings to an Auburn tradition to a growing franchise, Momma Goldberg’s Deli has withstood the test of time. This September, Momma G’s celebrates 40 years of Auburn tradition…
Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

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Why do some birds have red feathers? Geoffrey Hill, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University, finally found an answer to this deceptively challenging question. Thanks to…