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The Birth of Gregory Gym

The Birth of Gregory Gym

Today Gregory Gym is an ultramodern facility boasting everything from an indoor track to a luxury pool (complete with palm trees) to a billiards room. It’s...

 
 

UT Tower Turns 75

Behold the UT Tower, the definitive landmark of the University. For 75 years, it has watched over the daily campus bustle, breaking its silence every quarter hour...

 
 

Bluebonnet Chain Signified Passing of Leadership On Campus

For almost half a century, springtime on campus was heralded by a sea of bluebonnets and dotted with poppies, yellow daisies, and the bright red blossoms of the...

 
 

Spirit and Traditions Council Hosts Basketball Party

About 60 members of the Spirit and Traditions Council met at Pluckers in West Campus Monday evening to watch the Texas Longhorns basketball team take on the Aggies...

 
 

How the MLK Statue Came to the East Mall

In September 1999, a bronze statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. was unveiled on the East Mall. Created by a husband-and-wife team, Jeffrey Varilla and Anna Koh-Varilla...

 
 

UT’s First Portrait

The earliest known photograph of the University of Texas, which opened in 1883. At the time, UT inhabited a 40-acre tract of land just north of Austin, bounded...

 
 

The First Basketball Games on the Forty Acres

Women played the first basketball games on the UT campus. Starting in 1902, half-court scrimmages were held in the basement gymnasium of the Woman’s Building,...

 
 

UT Myths and Legends, Debunked

From Bevo to Burdine to the Battle Oaks, here are the real stories behind the legends you thought you knew. They’re staples at every college, as common as...

 
 

Marching for the President

Today marks an auspicious day in Longhorn Band history: the first of many marches in presidential inauguration parades. On January 20, 1961, the Longhorn Band made...

 
 

Margaret Berry’s Top Seven Contributions to UT

Last week, UT president Bill Powers declared that the ground floor atrium in the Student Activities Center would be named for Margaret Berry, with an official ceremony...

 
 
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