Jan | Feb 2015

 

2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

The 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards were among the most star-studded in the ceremony’s 56-year history. A Heisman Award recipient, a NASA astronaut who has flown...

 
 

Longhorns and the Lege

It’s time to gear up for the 2015 legislative session. Every other year in Texas, our elected representatives gather in Austin to do the state’s business. January...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Live and Learn

Keep discovering long after you leave the Forty Acres. In the summer of 2001, I arrived at the University of Texas for orientation certain about what I wanted to...

 
 

The Way Back: Cirque du Longhorn

In 1906, the UT baseball team was in debt, so students created an event dubbed the Varsity Circus to raise money to get the baseball team out of the red and back...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Drag King

A Longhorn does college all over again. Les Amis Cafe is a Starbucks. The original Texadelphia sits empty behind boarded windows. Daniel Johnston’s iconic frog...

 
 

Sketches of Spain (and Beyond)

As told to Chris O’Connell. All illustrations by Melissa Reese. A group of Flying Longhorns recently cruised around the Western Mediterranean aboard the Marina,...

 
 

January|February Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Texas on the Table: People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating the Lone Star State By Terry Thompson-Anderson; Photos...

 
 

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The View from Parlin

An English professor pays tribute to his home on campus. The girl just ahead of me is talking excitedly on her iPhone. She is in a world of her own, and I listen....

 
 

Confodite Cornua!

How would the Romans have said “Hook ’em Horns”? Among the many talents of Ward Farnsworth, dean of UT’s School of Law, is a prodigious knowledge of Latin....

 
 

Trending Now: Yik Yak, Monograms, and Dressed-Up Churros

Yik Yak For an unfiltered look into life on the Forty Acres, download Yik Yak, a proximity-based, fully anonymous message board where pretty much anything goes....

 
 
 
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