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Matthew McConaughey’s Role of a Lifetime

What being Minister of Culture means to UT’s favorite leading man.

 
 

The Modern Movement Lands at UT’s Harry Ransom Center

Annette Campbell-White should have been overjoyed to collect her auction fee. But as she stood at the Sotheby’s cocktail party, staring at the last 30 years...

 
 

Bringing Home Memories from a Flying Longhorns Trip to the Lake District

 
 

Asher Price Talks Earl Campbell at the Inaugural Clyde Rabb Littlefield Lecture

Last month, Austin American-Statesman reporter Asher Price published a biography, Earl Campbell: Yards After Contact. The book is more than a gridiron story of...

 
 

Red River Recap: OU 34, Texas 27

Flags flew before the opening kickoff. Thirty minutes before the 115th iteration of what is now called the AT&T Red River Showdown began, OU and Texas met at...

 
 

Back to Basics at the State Fair of Texas

I have never done the State Fair of Texas correctly. This is my fault. I have done this as a vegetarian. I have attempted to do this as a keto warrior. Last year,...

 
 

Midland, McConaughey, and Missed Opportunities: Gameday at Texas vs. LSU

Much will be made of Matthew McConaughey’s role in Saturday’s madness. The Academy Award-winning actor entered College Gameday blasting Foghat from...

 
 

Meet Andrea Valdez, the First Latina to Lead a Statewide Newsroom in Texas

After more than a decade at Texas Monthly, Andrea Valdez, BA ’05, left her home state for San Francisco in 2017, to become the web editor at Wired. In July, she...

 
 

One UT Alumnus’ Mission to Own a Genuine Piece of Campus History

The University of Texas campus is composed of talismans, physical symbols scattered across the Forty Acres that mean different things to those who gaze upon them....

 
 

After Recent Near-Misses, Texas Volleyball Is Poised to Win it All Again

June 27, 2019, was the day the Big 12 released its annual preseason volleyball coaches poll. For the ninth consecutive year, UT coach Jerritt Elliott’s peers...

 
 
 
 
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