Editor’s Letter

 

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...

 
 

Letter from the CEO: One of Our Own

The meaningful life of JJ Baskin Just a few weeks before I became the executive director of the Texas Exes in July 2011, word got out that I was assuming the role,...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Boots on the Ground

  When a global issue gets personal. It never felt like a war, not to me. From the confines of my life in Austin, what our deployed military personnel experienced...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 
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