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Pierce, Shugart Try to Re-Gain Identity as NCAA Austin Regional Begins

There’s a popular refrain that echoes throughout the Forty Acres and online when a Longhorn team gains some momentum—when the football team beats Notre...

 
 

Meet the Man Watching Over the Oldest Clocks in Texas

Galbraith is the foremost — and perhaps the only — restorer of tower clocks in Texas, an essential skill that, if it isn’t passed down, could be lost...

 
 

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger Joins Fight Against Batten Disease

Four years ago this week we wrote about how Longhorns were teaming up with a midnight run to raise money for Beyond Batten Foundation. This week, Texas quarterback...

 
 

Reid Ryan on Rebuilding the Once-Hapless Houston Astros

In May 2013, when the Houston Astros hired Reid Ryan, ’91, as its newest president, the team was coming off consecutive 100-loss seasons, the worst stretch in...

 
 

New Yorker Writer Jane Mayer Talks ‘Dark Money’ at UT

“It takes a lot of chutzpah for native New Yorker to come down to Texas and tell you how powerful oil tycoons and wealthy donors are in American politics,”...

 
 

What’s Next for Texas Men’s Basketball?

It has been a wild 10 days for Texas men’s basketball, culminating in head coach Shaka Smart having more spots to fill than he would have liked. Future top-five...

 
 

UT Board of Regents Votes to Increase Tuition

On Monday, The UT System Board of Regents approved two-year tuition increases for all academic UT institutions, to go into effect in the fall of 2018, ranging from...

 
 

Andrew Jones’ Long Journey Back

When Texas tips off against Iowa State at the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City on Wednesday night, they’ll do so with a depleted roster. Future lottery pick...

 
 

Photographer Minta Maria Captures Spirit of Traditional Mexican Rodeos

For two seasons, San Antonio-based photographer Minta Maria, BJ ’04, has documented the local charreada, a traditional Mexican rodeo that originated in the 16th...

 
 

Hair Lair: On the Harry Ransom Center’s Lot of Locks

Ezra Pound’s hair, which would later grow as dark as his fascist views, is thick and blond, collected from his innocent, 4-year-old head. Percy Shelley’s lock...

 
 
 
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