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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...

 
 

We Need to do More for Military Spouses

Elisa V. Borah is a research associate in the Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health within the UT School of Social Work. From Armed Forces Day to Memorial...

 
 

Much to celebrate: graduation, ‘dos Gregs’ & Texas Exes

This Saturday the Class of 2016 will officially become alumni of the University of Texas at Austin. As their time as students on the Forty Acres draws to a close,...

 
 

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,...

 
 

The Big Picture: Value Proposition

The real story behind UT’s tuition increase If you were to believe the sound bites about tuition at public institutions in Texas, it would be easy to assume higher...

 
 

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...

 
 

The Big Picture: School’s in Session

Between the 84th Legislature and the 85th, legislators will study issues that relate to the University of Texas—and so should you. In Texas, the legislature convenes...

 
 

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...

 
 
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