Editor’s Letter

 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 
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