Auburn Magazine – Spring 2020

Auburn Magazine Spring 2020 header featuring Katie Lamar Jackson and Bailey Jones

Features

Rattle and Strum featuring Katie Lamar Jackson and Bailey Jones

Rattle and Strum

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KATIE LAMAR JACKSON ’82 doesn’t remember the exact date. “I apologize — my memory seems so bad today,” she says. But she remembers the day. It was a beautiful, crisp,…
The House That Auburn Built Kim and Brian Wirth Turn History into Heritage

The Hotel That Auburn Built

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IT WAS SOMETHING OF AN ACCIDENT that Kim Wirth ’96 even saw the sign at all. A communication executive with The International Paper Company, Wirth had driven down from Memphis…

Other Stories

The Age of Reason

The Age of Reason

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JAMIE LOWE MET ME IN THE FRONT LOBBY of the Lee County Justice Center. He was dressed in a white dress shirt, black sweater vest and sports coat. He escorted…
The Midshipman's Miracle

The Midshipman’s Miracle

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THE LAST THING COLE BURTON REMEMBERS about May 24, 2018 was standing on the cliffs at Vulcan in Birmingham, Ala. looking down over the city. He remembers seeing Children’s of Alabama…
Her Way The Anne Rivers Siddons Story

Her Way: The Anne Rivers Siddons Story

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ANNE RIVERS SIDDONS ’58 was not one for convention. For the bestselling author and activist who explored her Southern heritage in the modern era, it was something to celebrate as…
The Next Peak

The Next Peak

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WHAT WAS HUGH MORTON ’69 THINKING when he felt his toes freezing on the slopes of Mount Everest? The same thing he told himself when the housing market collapsed and…