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Looking at Higher Education Funding in Texas—and How We Got Here

Ahead of the 86th Texas legislative session, a comprehensive look at public university funding—and what it means for the future of...

 

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Meet the Longhorn Changing Kids’ Lives in South Dallas

On the chilly morning of Dec. 14, 2017, around 150 boys dressed in black uniforms waited eagerly in the auditorium at Billy Earl Dade...

 

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Power of Movement

UT professor Gesel Mason is preserving the work of black choreographers in her digital archive, “No Boundaries.”

 
 
 

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TXEXplainer: Net Tuition and Affordability at UT Austin

Editor’s note: Additional context regarding tuition deregulation has been added to the story. With week one of the 86th Legislative...

 

A Tribute to Breckyn Hager’s Hair

It finally happened, folks. Breckyn Hager, the self-proclaimed Young Prophet and defensive lineman for the Texas Longhorns, has rid...

 
 

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Match Made in Texas

Whether you believe in destiny or fateful meetings beneath the glow of the Tower, one thing is certain: UT is a beautiful place to fall in love.

 
 

‘Bowlaway’ Takes Readers Into the Mysterious Lives of a New England Family

As a Boston native now living in Texas, UT’s James A. Michener Chair in Fiction Elizabeth McCracken knew she wanted her next book to be a “very New England”...

 
 

Getting There: How Longhorn Joan Darling Became One of the First Female Television Directors

When Joan Darling began her television career in the early 1970s, the directors yelling “action!” and “cut!” on her sets were invariably male. Her success...

 
 

The Way Back: Snow Go

Any snowfall in Austin is bound to incite a mass frenzy at first flake. And indeed, many a pathetic snowman has been hatched from the occasional crust of powder...

 
 

This Longhorn is Working With Meals on Wheels to Help Senior Citizens With Depression

It was only a year ago that Brenda Wright, 69, found herself losing a battle with depression that had plagued her for decades. She was retired, lived alone, and...

 
 

Five Reasons Why We Love Bevo Forever

Trying to kill a dog is not good—never has been and never will be. For some reason, though, we can’t stop watching that viral clip of Bevo XV … kinda,...

 
 

Celebrating UT’s First-Generation Students on Campus

Statistically speaking, I shouldn’t even be at UT,” senior Margarita Herrera says when we meet. She proceeds to list off a number of reasons: she’s an immigrant,...

 
 

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Looking at Higher Education Funding in Texas—and How We Got Here

Ahead of the 86th Texas legislative session, a comprehensive look at public university funding—and what it means for the future of UT. Brian Haley was driving...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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