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Optimism for Texas Football After Hex Rally

What’s the best way to win football games? Some would say hard work or determination. There’s another, more mythical answer, though: hexes. Hexes are what have...

 
 

Goodnight Sweet Players

For 33 years, Players sat on the corner of Martin Luther King and Guadalupe, a welcome respite for those looking for a reliable burger dive. That’s approximately...

 
 

Ransom Center Acquires Gabriel García Márquez Archive

In the 1950s, Gabriel García Márquez was a young journalist at the Bogotá newspaper El Espectador. He pulled long hours writing movie reviews, editorials,...

 
 

Waller Creek Lights Up

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. On most evenings Waller Creek is unlit and generally not trafficked, save for Austin’s homeless population....

 
 

Appeals Court Declines to Hear Fisher Case

The latest news in the seemingly interminable lawsuit between Abigail Fisher and UT: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals declined today to rehear the case. Fisher,...

 
 

GoPro Video Shows Parachuters Landing in DKR [Watch]

If you went to the game this weekend, you may have paused to spend a few moments staring upward at the Army parachuters who landed in the stadium. The members...

 
 

A Cold War Brews Between Saudi Arabia and Texas

In addition to the war the U.S. and its coalition partners are waging against the Islamic State, there’s another conflict brewing in the Middle East—the intensifying...

 
 

Walking in Austin as a Hipster [Watch]

By now you’ve probably seen the video of a New York woman receiving dozens of inappropriate comments from men as she walks for 10 hours through the...

 
 

Ash Says Goodbye (For Now) to Longhorn Nation

On September 17, Texas quarterback David Ash made the decision to retire from football on the heels of yet another head injury that the junior suffered during the...

 
 

Good Reads: November|December 2014

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe 100 Things Longhorns Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die By Jenna Hays McEachern, ’72, Life Member This book...

 
 
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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