Editor’s Letter

 

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...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: All Fun, Some Games

Infusing some play into your reading experience. Like anything else, putting together a magazine can get rote, if you let it. Keeping up the creative energy issue...

 
 

The University Needs You—What Are You Waiting For?

Texas Exes can help get the best students to UT, make it affordable to attend, and tell the University’s best stories. “We must all get together and work for...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Story Behind the Texas 10

Nominated by alumni, this list of inspiring teachers is unlike any other. Four years ago, the editors of this magazine wanted to celebrate excellent University...

 
 

One for the Wall

Best-case scenario, we make it until 2015 before the cover of this issue looks outdated. One of my favorite at-work distractions is browsing our wall of Alcalde...

 
 

Arctic Adventure

When it comes to finding the best stories about The University of Texas at Austin, the Alcalde will go to the ends of the earth. For this issue’s cover story,...

 
 

More Than Just Words on a Page

Your trusty Alcalde is exploring new frontiers for telling great UT stories. For much of my adult life I have endured endless doomsday prognostication about the...

 
 

Why I Gave

Yesterday, for the first time ever, I donated money to The University of Texas. The occasion was an email I received from President Bill Powers announcing a record-breaking...

 
 

Powell, McCombs, and the Fog of War

As a new generation of Longhorns graduates, the mission of the Texas Exes is more important than ever. Even in times of controversy, our goal is to tell the story...

 
 
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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