Sept | Oct 2014

 

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The Devil’s Backbone

Bill Wittliff’s inventive first novel is the story of a boy’s quest to find his missing mother in the anything-can-happen frontier of the 1880s. In this exclusive...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to our July | August Issue

At the Alcalde, we welcome all thoughts about our coverage of the university at comments@alumni.utexas.edu. Fracked Charles A. Goebel, BS ’80, Life Member,...

 
 

Turning the Page

With a succession plan in place for President Bill Powers, it’s time to think about the future. In July, UT-Austin president Bill Powers and UT System chancellor...

 
 

Trending Now: Beer Delivery, Young Adult Lit, and Rompers

BrewDrop Leave it to three Austinites (brothers Matt and Andrew Bell and friend Gerardo Trevino) to create the first on-demand alcohol delivery app in Texas. In...

 
 

A Different Kind of Adult Bookstore

A quirky bookstore is bringing new life to Austin’s poetry scene. Not long after Malvern Books opened a year ago, an elderly gentleman stuck his head in the door,...

 
 

Language Barriers

Since 2007, UT’s Arabic Flagship Program has been training students in advanced Arabic language and culture. The program sends Longhorns abroad for a full year...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Infinite Jester

A Longhorn does college all over again. I was a student at UT a few years ago … a few more than a few … maybe much more than a few. OK, let’s be honest, more...

 
 

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Excuse My French

An American professor studies abroad. In early May 2013 I was sharing some wine in the Paris apartment of a young couple, an American man and a French woman, and...

 
 

Scarlett Fever

It’s been 75 years since the world first fell in love with Scarlett O’Hara. To mark the occasion, a new exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center takes a behind-the-scenes...

 
 
 
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