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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 himself of those famous golden...

 
 

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...

 
 

Texas Exes France Chapter Cheers on the Horns Halfway Around the World

At 7:34 p.m. in Paris on Oct. 6 it was a near-certainty that almost everyone in the city was oblivious to the tense Red River Showdown playing out nearly 5,000...

 
 

Alumna Photojournalist Documents Peru’s LGBT Community with Debut Book, ‘A Light Inside’

Since her last semester of college in the spring of 2013, Danielle Villasana, has spent every year traveling the world and using her photography skills to bring...

 
 

Students Compete in Annual Research Showdown to Make an Impact Beyond the 40 Acres

In the summer of 2018, Plan II and government senior Charlie Bonner grabbed his bags, packed up his burnt-orange Jeep, and took off on a 61-day journey from coast...

 
 

For 35 Years, These Longhorns Have Been Bringing Day of the Dead to Austin

Thirty-four years ago, the Mexic-Arte Museum’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration was small enough to fit inside the main gallery of their 300-square-foot...

 
 

What’s Next for Scooters on the Forty Acres

Last spring, UT campus became the site of a scooter outbreak almost overnight. Seemingly out of nowhere, electric scooters cropped up outside of apartment complexes...

 
 

Class of 2018 Records Highest Four-Year Graduation Rate in UT History

When they crossed the stage in May, the Class of 2018 broke multiple records, including becoming the class with the highest four-year graduation rate of any public...

 
 

How Tinder’s New Feature Changes the Dating Game on the Forty Acres

On a college campus your smartphone can check you into class, hold your digital textbooks, and—even at a school with 40,000 students—it can help you find your...

 
 

Last Dance at the ‘Dillo

As the final notes of “Goodnight, Irene” rang out through the Armadillo World Headquarters, it signaled the end of an era. The farewell to the iconic music...

 
 
 
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