Nov | Dec 2015


What Athletes Eat

“There are hungry nights,” University of Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier said in March 2014, as the Huskies were en route to the Final Four. “Some nights...




Climate change is happening now, but some of its most extreme effects are occurring half a world away. How do we face a distant threat before it arrives on Texas...




The nights I can’t remember are the nights I can never forget. As a UT student in the 1990s, Sarah Hepola regularly drank so much that she blacked out. But on...


November|December Crossword Solution

Click here to see the solution to the November | December 2015 Alcalde crossword.


November|December Alumni Authors

The Naughty List by Michael Fry, BA ’82, and Bradley Jackson, BS ’07, Life Member Even though 12-year-old Bobbie Mendoza hates Christmas, she wants to make her...


Sky Sentinels

Two UT satellites are beaming down bad news about climate change. Since 2002, two satellites nicknamed Tom and Jerry have been chasing each other through low Earth...


Master and Commander of Sunhaven Drive

Growing up with Bill McRaven My parents were among the first families to build a house on Sunhaven Drive in San Antonio’s Windcrest subdivision in 1968. The...



Top Brass

Retired admiral and current UT System chancellor Bill McRaven on life, leadership, and what really matters. Shocking as it may seem, Bill McRaven isn’t one...


Man of the Fans

Mike Perrin’s first gameday as interim athletics director. When Mike Perrin arrives at the student section just after halftime at the Cal game, the area smells...


November|December 2015 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Texas Mexican Americans & Postwar Civil Rights by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, BJ ’76 Public schools in Alpine were...

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