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Editor’s Letter: Not Just for the Coffee Table

Whatever you do, do not place this issue of the Alcalde onto your coffee table and forget about it. You should really read it all the way through. I know that the...

 
 

Lenin, Lennon, and Comăneci

A journey down the Danube River In the early 1970s, in order to complete the Iron Gate Dams and harness the awesome power of the Danube River for hydroelectricity,...

 
 

UT’s Athletic Director on Paying Student-Athletes: ‘It Would Hurt the Wrong Folks’

Are student-athletes employees, and should they be paid? It’s a debate that’s still heating up: Northwestern University football players are attempting...

 
 

Report: McRaven a Candidate for UT Chancellor

Paul Burka over at Texas Monthly is reporting (although he doesn’t name his source or sources, and he doesn’t say how good the information is) that...

 
 

Cigarroa Relents: Powers to Keep Job Until 2015

With reporting by Rose Cahalan The standoff is over: Bill Powers gets to stay on as president of UT-Austin. In a surprise announcement at today’s meeting...

 
 

Powers Given Ultimatum: Resign or Be Fired

The president of the University of Texas at Austin got a rough start to Fourth of July weekend. On Wednesday, at a meeting down at the UT System offices, Bill Powers...

 
 

Party Partial

Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson wants to transform how judges are selected in Texas. Can he succeed where his predecessors have failed? Wallace...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: A Case for Nuance

A celebration of thoughtful reply. Of all an editor’s responsibilities, among the most thrilling and bedevilling is responding to reader comments. In my tenure...

 
 

We’re Golden: Alcalde Wins National Award

Drumroll, please. We have some news to brag about … Last week I got an email from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the governing...

 
 

McRaven to Grads: To Change the World, Start by Making Your Bed [Watch]

Because we can’t improve upon perfection, and because it’s silly to try and summarize a speech that should be read in full, we present the full copy...

 
 
November|December 2014
Finding Freddie
Lego Land
UT Giving
Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship
Texas Executive MBA
ID Wise
University Federal Credit Union
 
 
 
 
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