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Texas Drops a Thriller in Dallas, 29-24

The OU game is a weird one every year, at least in recent history. Who could foresee the insanely lopsided Oklahoma victories in 2011 and again the following year?...

 
 

An Incomplete Guide to 2017 State Fair Food

I don’t do things correctly. I have started strict diets—including not drinking alcohol—just before wedding season, even when I know in my heart of hearts...

 
 

Texas Memorial Museum Welcomes the Buzz Saw Shark Back to Campus

Walking through the Hall of Biodiversity at the top of UT’s Texas Memorial Museum, it’s difficult to parse if you’re wading through a natural...

 
 

Tom Herman Offers Some Perspective on USC Loss

“There are no moral victories” is an adage as old as time itself. But how true is the stale bromide? Did Davy Crockett die in vain defending the Alamo?...

 
 

Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro on Joining the LBJ School

With his 43rd birthday less than two weeks away, Julián Castro can feel confident in his vast achievements so far. At 26, he became the youngest city council member...

 
 

Inside the Mind of Coach Tom Herman–and What it Could Mean for the Longhorns

At the South End Zone of DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, deep in the Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletics Center, standing outside a conference room is a shadowy figure. An opaque...

 
 

Flying Longhorns Take the Road Less Traveled in Italy

At Villa Zuccari, a boutique hotel located on land owned by the Zuccari family since the 15th century, in the town of Montefalco, smack in the center of Italy,...

 
 

How Texas Football is Getting Serious About Spotting Concussions

In November 2013, Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wade, authors of League of Denial, wrote a story for ESPN.com that cited a 9.5 percent drop in youth football...

 
 

As Harvey Rages On, University of Houston Football is Stuck in Austin

As college football season approaches, coaches normally struggle with depth charts and lingering injuries. For first-time head coach Major Applewhite, he’s...

 
 

UT’s Marine Science Institute Shut Down by Harvey

Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas Gulf Coast on Friday evening, its 120 mph gusts of wind sinking docked boats, caving in roofs, and smashing windows. Among the...

 
 
 
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