Editor’s Letter

 

Editor’s Letter: Well hello.

You don’t know me, but I know you. I’ve been the managing editor of the Alcalde for the past four years, and now I have come out from behind my cubicle to address...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Goodbye, and Good Luck

For the past seven years it has been my privilege to serve as editor-in-chief of this cherished magazine. By the time you read this, it will be someone else’s...

 
 

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...

 
 

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,...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Lights, Camera, McRaven

The behind-the-scenes story of how UT’s chancellor became a reluctant YouTube star. William McRaven, BJ ’79, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, was still an...

 
 

Fishing for Stories

Fly fishing and finding topics for magazine articles have more in common than might be immediately apparent to the uninitiated. Both involve searching the best...

 
 
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