Editor’s Letter

 

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Best-case scenario, we make it until 2015 before the cover of this issue looks outdated.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...

 
 

All-Call-Day

A Name You Can Trust (But Not Pronounce) Can’t see the video? Click here. You’ve heard the phrase, “What’s in a name?” Let me tell...

 
 

Texas, Still Wildcatting

A wood and iron platform crouches on a triangle of The University of Texas campus frequented only on six Saturdays each fall. This creaky sculpture has taken on...

 
 

Horns Hoo-rah

When I met my first four-star general, a UT grad, I was shell-shocked. I expected a dull ceremony and a bureaucrat full of platitudes. But Gen. Bob Cone, MA ’87,...

 
 
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McCombs on Fracking
UT Libraries: Think space.
University Towers
 
 
 
 
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