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5 New Books to Read in September From the Longhorn Universe

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives edited by Holly Gleason Chock-full of essays written by and about female country artists,...

 
 

Meet Alejandrina Guzman, UT’s First Latina Student Body President

As the first Latina student body president at UT and the first student with a disability elected to the position in the Big 12, Alejandrina Guzman is ready to lead. After...

 
 

Hurricane Harvey’s Effects on Longhorn Community

After the devastating Hurricane Harvey hit land on Friday, flooding Texas cities and displacing more than 30,000 people, here’s what we know about its...

 
 

July|August 2017 Good Reads

Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir by Eddie Wilson, with Jesse Sublett The year was 1975 when Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson created Armadillo World Headquarters...

 
 

I’ll Be Loving You, Esther’s

Esther’s Follies, Austin’s iconic comedy theater, celebrates 40 years. On a late Thursday evening in Downtown Austin, the streets are waking up as bar-goers,...

 
 

May|June 2017 Alumni Authors

Supranational Union & New Medievalism by Lance Kennedy, BA ’09, Life Member Kennedy studies the Scottish National Party’s growth in prominence since the...

 
 

TxExplainer: The 2017 Legislative Session Is Over. So Now What?

As the 2017 Texas Legislative session kicked into high gear, tensions were high—bills were filed, laws were made, and even a fight nearly broke out. From funding...

 
 

Remembering Distinguished Alumna and Soul Singer Barbara Smith Conrad

Barbara Smith Conrad at University of Texas at Austin commencement, 2000. Photo via UT Austin. Like the November|December 1998 issue of Alcalde wrote, alumna and...

 
 

May|June 2017 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe   Rewrite Man: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren by Alison Macor, MA ’91, PhD ’00 Rewrite...

 
 

The Way Back: Garnering Gavels

Unlocking the vault of UT history Among UT’s vast collection of artifacts are 160 gavels that once belonged to John Nance Garner. In 1931, as Speaker of the...

 
 
 
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