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History of the Texas Exes Life Membership

In 2012, I arrived on campus as a journalism student from McAllen, Texas. I didn’t come from a family of Longhorns. There was no burnt-orange paraphernalia adorning...

 
 

Power Players: Meet the 2020 President’s Leadership Award Winners

 
 

Five New Books By Longhorns to Dive Into This Spring Break

The Trials of Apollo, Book Five: The Tower of Nero By Rick Riordan, BA ’86, Life Member   The Percy Jackson and the Olympians author released the fifth and...

 
 

One Longhorn Is Putting an Eco-Friendly Spin on the Texas Cowboy Boot

Will Roman dresses like an Austin cowboy. Walking into The Driskill bar, he blends right into the downtown Austin hotel’s Western aesthetic with his black cowboy...

 
 

Five New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off the New Year

Texas Seafood: A Cookbook and Comprehensive Guide  By PJ Stoops, BA, BA ’99, and Benchalak Srimart Stoops   Readers can set sail across the northwest Gulf of...

 
 

Discovering the Romance of Portugal’s Douro River

Flying Longhorns take a trip to the Iberian peninsula.

 
 

Dearly Beloved: What Love Looks Like After 80 Years of Marriage

The oldest living married couple in the world are a pair of Longhorns.

 
 

New Janis Joplin Biography Reveals the Woman Behind the Superstar Persona

It was the summer of 1962 when a blues-loving, wild-haired hippie with a soulful voice left her hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, and arrived in Austin. Janis Joplin...

 
 

Planet Texas 2050 Uses Ancient Civilizations to Prepare Texas For the Future

Thousands of years ago, on the western coast of the Black Sea, where the water flows through the mouth of Europe’s second-longest river, the Danube, hundreds...

 
 

Meet the Furry Four-Legged Beast that has Stolen Longhorns’ Hearts

Everything the Tower’s burnt-orange light touches is his kingdom. He spends his days lounging on his grassy throne outside the Flawn Academic Center or prowling...

 
 
 
 
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