Auburn hosting Girls in Aviation Day October 6

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The Auburn University’s chapter of Women in Aviation International will be hosting their third annual Girls in Aviation Day at the Auburn University Regional Airport from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 6. The event is aimed at educating 


Samford Hall lit up Saturday to thank Auburn's donors

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University's Samford Hall lit up Saturday night following the Auburn football game. The show, which featured images of iconic Auburn buildings and traditions, was meant to thank the hundreds of donors to the 'Because This Is Auburn' donation campaign. University officials say that the campaign was the most successful fundraising campaign in Auburn's history, raising more than $1.2 billion. Auburn was the first university in Alabama to raise a billion dollars.  Funds will go towards new faculty positions, building projects and multiple programs across all of Auburn's colleges. 


Auburn hosting book talk with Common Book Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, the author of this year's Common Book, is scheduled to speak on Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Auburn University Student Center Ballroom. Divakaruni’s book “One Amazing Thing” describes the fictional story of several people from diverse different backgrounds who become trapped together by an earthquake for days. Through its stories, the book discusses topics including cultural and ethnic diversity. Many University classes are going to be using the book to discuss things such as cultural interactions, immigration, benefits of travel and impacts of natural disasters.


Miss Homecoming top 5 candidates announced

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University's Student Government Association announced the top 5 candidates for the 2018 Miss Homecoming election on Wednesday. The following students were selected to the top 5: Sadie Argo: "Just being nominated for Miss Homecoming was an honor, so I am completely overjoyed and humbled at the opportunity to be a top 5 candidate!


Miss Homecoming top 20 candidates announced

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University's Student Government Association announced the top 20 nominees for the 2018 Miss Homecoming election tonight. The finalists were nominated by various campus organizations and groups.  The following students were named to the top 20: Lauren Downes  Taylor Searels Ally Arthur Emma Ownes Ann Hollon Morris Lauren Alger Emily Stone  Daniella Elzie Joy Boldt Mary Mac Carlin Bonnie Decarlo Jennifer Eaton Sadie Argo Maddy Hickman Julianna Dinsmore Sarah Louise Boland Katelyn Carson Tracy Moore Arlene Maheu Bentley Logue A committee will narrow down this list to the top five finalists over the coming days.


Famous 'Bunny Sculpture' taken down temporarily

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- A famous landmark for Auburn University's Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art is currently absent from its usual spot in the museum's pond. Alex Podesta's "Self-Portrait as Bunnies," commonly referred to as the Bunny Sculpture, is currently off exhibit.  According to museum spokesperson Connor Lowry, the sculpture has been temporarily removed so that it can be cleaned.  The exhibit has been at the museum for several years and became a permanent part of the collection following a fundraising drive associated with the annual Tiger Giving Day.  Museum officials expect the sculpture to be back in the pond in about ___ weeks. 


Free food for each day of Welcome Week

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University classes start this week and with that comes the flood of events surrounding ‘Welcome Week.’ A big perk of many of the week’s events is free food; Eagle Eye TV complied a list of some of the places offering free food the first week.  Monday (5:00pm-8:00pm)- University Program Council’s Aubie Fest: Food, carnival games and fair rides on the Campus Green.


Annual Welcome Week events set to kickoff Thursday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University’s annual Welcome Week events kick off Thursday as students start to head back to the plains for the start of the fall semester. Over 100 events will be hosted over the week by different campus organizations and departments in order to ring in the new academic year. This is the first year that Welcome Week has officially moved under the auspices of the University Program Council and organization officials are expecting a major lineup of events this year.


Pet of the Week: Lil Chup

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- This week's Lee County Humane Society Pet of the Week is Lil Chup.  Lil Chup is a cat recently rescued from a local hoarding situation.  Lil Chup is available for adoption at the Lee County Humane Society.


Pet of the Week: Mr. Wiggles

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- This week's Lee County Humane Society Pet of the Week is Mr. Wiggles. Mr. Wiggles is four year old male dog who got his name due to his constant happiness.  Humane society officials say that he has become a staff favorite and is well behaved. Mr. Wiggles is available for adoption at the Lee County Humane Society. 


Drive-by Tacos arrives in Auburn

Auburn, Ala. -- If you have been in Auburn this summer, you may have caught a glimpse of Auburn's newest food truck: Drive-by Tacos. The Drive-by Tacos bright blue truck arrived in Auburn in the middle of June from Boone, North Carolina.


Pet of the week: Gibbs

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- This week's Lee County Humane Society pet of the week is Gibbs.  Gibbs was rescued from a "hoarding situation" in May by shelter officials.


New grocery delivery service comes to Auburn and Opelika

Auburn, Ala. — Instacart, a same-day grocery delivery service, is expected to come to Auburn on June 28. Founded by former Amazon employee Apoorva Mehta, the company gives customers the opportunity to shop for goods at in-store prices and have these groceries delivered to their homes at a delivery window of one hour or up to five days in advance. Instacart’s customers mainly access the site through mobile apps on iPhone or Android, but can also access the main website. The service will be available to over 40,000 people who live across Auburn, Opelika, Waverly, Gold Hill, Woodland Hills, Woodfield, The Bottle, Wrights Croassroads, Whippoorwill Estates and Beauregard. Customers will be able to order from stores such as CVS pharmacy and Publix.


Independence Day celebrations in Auburn

Auburn, Ala. -- The Auburn community is invited to celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4, at Duck Samford Park. This family-friendly event offers food, music, free goodies and a large firework show put on by Briggs and Stratton.


Meet this week’s pet of the week: Ernest

Auburn, Ala. — Meet this week’s Lee County Humane Society pet of the week, Ernest! Ernest is described as a “sweet old gentleman” who loves napping, a fresh bowl of food and rolling in the grass.  He is a nine-year-old dog, so he is laid back and would enjoy a home on the quieter side.


Pet of the Week: Rivers

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- This week's Lee County Humane Society Pet of the Week is Rivers. Rivers is a two year old dog who has been at the shelter for around two months. Officials say that he is well behaved and potty trained.


The man behind "Dumps Like a Truck"

Auburn, Ala. -- In 2014, Whitley Dykes posted a picture of a meal cooked by his mother-in-law on his Instagram account with the caption, “Dumps like a truck,”: a picture that would change his life forever. Dykes got the idea to open the food truck with the help of his wife because of what he called, “A lack of places for the many Chinese to get authentic food in Auburn.” The name was inspired by the famous “Thong Song” by the artist, Sisqó, and its line, “dumps like a truck.” Dykes took this line from the song and started a food truck with a purpose.