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What the Paris Attack Can Teach Us about Freedom of Expression

John W. Traphagan is a professor of religious studies at UT-Austin. The recent events in Paris have been rightly interpreted not simply as an act of terrorism,...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

UT Nurses: Mandatory Quarantine for Health Professionals is Bad Policy

Karen Johnson and Terry Jones are assistant professors of nursing, and Alexandra Garcia is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Texas at Austin. Friday’s...

 
 

Finding the Next President

In June 2015, UT-Austin president Bill Powers will step down after nine years of leading the institution we care so much about. Already, the search for his replacement...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to Our July|August 2014 Issue

The Man for the Job Our cover story and interactive feature on Charlie Strong inspired a lot of well wishes for the newly minted Longhorn coach. Diehard fans seem...

 
 

Hutchison: Charlie Strong Teaches Accountability

UT’s football coach demands high standards at a formative stage—and people are taking notice, writes Texas Exes president Kay Bailey Hutchison. This op-ed...

 
 

The Blown Opportunity

Only 20 percent of college students have a mentor. Brandon Busteed, an executive director at the polling group Gallup, says that needs to change. This column first...

 
 

What Scottish Independence Could Mean

George Christian is an adjunct professor of English at UT and an expert on British-Scotland relations. Today is a day that could make history and change how the...

 
 
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