Letters

 

Talk Back: Responses to our July | August Issue

At the Alcalde, we welcome all thoughts about our coverage of the university at comments@alumni.utexas.edu. Fracked Charles A. Goebel, BS ’80, Life Member,...

 
 

Turning the Page

With a succession plan in place for President Bill Powers, it’s time to think about the future. In July, UT-Austin president Bill Powers and UT System chancellor...

 
 

Why Filming the Police Matters

Mary Bock is an assistant professor at UT’s School of Journalism. She is a former journalist who is an expert in photojournalistic practice, journalism ethics,...

 
 

Robin Williams’ Death: It’s Time to Unmask “Masked” Depression

“The guy who laughs the loudest is likely the most depressed.” That sentence, shared with me by a close friend, is ringing all too true after Robin Williams’...

 
 

Exploring Space Is Still Worth the Cost, Says UT Expert

Sunday, July 20, will mark 45 years since the United States put the first two astronauts safely on the moon. The cost for the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to Our May|June 2014 Issue

View From the Top A few Longhorns were in awe of astronaut/inventor/athlete/quilter/social-media guru/mom Karen Nyberg after reading our cover story. N.J. Gaunt,...

 
 

Taking Texas to the Top

The time has come for us to recommit to making UT the best public university in the country. “And why do I love The University? Many reasons must finally be...

 
 

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...

 
 

Setting the Record Straight: Charles Matthews on the Regent Controversy

This article originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News. There are those of us who welcome a respite in the proliferation of negative political ads now that...

 
 
September|October 2014 Cover
The Man for the Job
Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship
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Economic Forecast Discussion
Red River Showdown 5K
ID Wise
 
 
 
 
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