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Editor’s Letter: The Fees That Bind Us

Who pays for higher education in Texas? Paying for college. The thought can strike fear into your financial planning as acutely as other heart-stopping expenses—I’m...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Race Case

What did Fisher v. University of Texas resolve? After eight years, the legal case challenging the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions policy has finally...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: 50 Years Later

Remembering those lost on UT’s darkest day On Aug. 1, 1966, a troubled young University of Texas student committed one of the most horrific acts of public violence...

 
 

UT Athletics Unveils Possible Erwin Center Replacement

The University of Texas Athletics Department has identified its preferred on-campus location for a new arena to replace the aging Frank Erwin Center. What is currently...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Honoring Haruka

A life ended too soon From my office on the third floor of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, I have a perfect view of Waller Creek. Normally the picture of serenity,...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Attention Deficit

Without much fanfare, Karen Aston and Texas women’s basketball are quietly hunting a title. At the time this issue is going to press, the best basketball team...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Cancer Boys

When two survivors met a man working to eradicate the disease, the result was magic. I love a good story, and I cherish an arresting photograph. Every year, some...

 
 

Judge Throws Out Regent’s Suit Against Chancellor

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a University of Texas System regent against his own CEO. The suit by Regent Wallace Hall against Chancellor William McRaven...

 
 

Supreme Court Revisits UT’s Use of Race in Admissions

It was deja vu today at the United States Supreme Court, as the justices treaded and re-treaded familiar ground regarding the legality of using race in admissions...

 
 

Top Brass

Retired admiral and current UT System chancellor Bill McRaven on life, leadership, and what really matters. Shocking as it may seem, Bill McRaven isn’t one...

 
 
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