Auburn Magazine – Winter 2018

Auburn Magazine Winter 2018 40 Years of Aubie

Features

Our Tiger Aubie at 40

Our Tiger: Celebrating Aubie at 40

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Before Aubie was the friendly tiger we know and love today, he was a vicious beast stalking opponents’ mascots on the covers of Auburn football programs. The creation of Birmingham…
75 Years of The Auburn Creed Est. 1943

75 Years of the Auburn Creed

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In September 1957, Student Government Association President Ken Mattingly ’58 wrote a letter to incoming Auburn freshmen. “There have been many before us and there will be a great many…

Other Stories

Growing the Family Business Alumni Snapshot

Growing The Family Business

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Long rows of cotton plants grow up through the red-earthed farm in Lawrence County, Alabama, where, decades ago, Anna Yeager Brakefield’s ’12 grandfather moved his six children in order to teach…
Living Alongside the Reptile Alumni Snapshot

Living Alongside the Reptile

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The scientist who successfully gave mouth-to-mouth CPR to a turtle in Mobile Bay is trying to tell us that snake we found is probably #NotACottonmouth. Former Auburn University Research Assistant David…
Running America Alumni Snapshot

Running America

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655 miles. That’s how many miles it took Ashley Ahner ’10 to run a half-marathon in every American state over the course of more than 10 years. But there is…
Sewing a New Path; Phillip Sidberry

Sewing a New Path

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After taking one coding class as a freshman in software engineering, Phillip Sidberry ’08 decided to take a leap of faith and change his major to apparel design. He wanted…
Unsung

Unsung

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Down on the tarp-covered grass of an empty Jordan-Hare Stadium, right in front of the southernmost field goal post, former Auburn kicker Daniel Carlson ’16 stood in front of a camera…
Farming Strategies for Surviving Global Warming

Farming Strategies for Surviving Global Warming

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Our climate is changing. At a time when our global population is rapidly increasing with numbers expected to double by 2050, climate change threatens the world’s ability to grow food in…
A Cool Win

A Cool Win

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Karthikeyan Sridhar AND Basil Paudel, graduate research assistants, work well together — well enough to win first place at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Additive Manufacturing Heat Sink Challenge.…
Accessible Health

Accessible Health

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When you walk into Jim's Pharmacy in Dadeville, Alabama, you will find all the staples people have come to know with a community pharmacy. Shelves lined with various goods for sale,…
The Hidden Jewel of Toomer's Corner

The Hidden Jewel of Toomer’s Corner

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The Biggin Hall Gallery is the hidden jewel of Toomer’s Corner. Hosting artists from across the globe, this intimate gallery on the first floor of Biggin Hall boasts artwork and a…