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Engraved and Engaged

Twenty-five years ago, one Longhorn proposed to his girlfriend using engraved tiles outside the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center. Now their son is carrying on the tradition.


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 Session in the books,...


Alcalde Docs | Giving Voice

UT journalism professor Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez celebrates 20 years of VOCES, her digital archive project documenting Latinos’ roles in U.S. history.


A Word With the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award Winners

Each year, the Texas Exes bestows on six Longhorns The University of Texas’ highest honor: the Distinguished Alumnus Award. On Nov. 2, once again, alumni and friends...


Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Read in 2019

Heirs of the Founders By H.W. Brands, PhD ’85 New York Times best-selling author and UT history professor Brands is known for his gripping narration and colorful...


Power of Movement

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


Ricky & His Locker

On the 20th Anniversary of Ricky Williams breaking the career NCAA rushing record, a look back at the magical 1998 Longhorn season and a peek into his old locker.


For Every Longhorn on Your List: Our 2018 Texas Gift Guide

From stocking stuffers and weekend staycations to burnt-orange boots.


Meet the Woman Leading the Longhorn Band

Senior drum major Jessica Martinez is only the fourth woman to lead the Longhorn Band in its 118 years of existence. Here’s how she hypes up DKR Texas-Memorial...


15 Years of Texas 4000

For the last 15 years, UT students have been riding their bikes from Texas to Alaska for the fight against cancer with the help of Longhorns all across the country.