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Late to the Game: Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Assistant editor Chris O’Connell isn’t from Texas; he’s from New Jersey. That’s OK though—he’s here now. But without growing up in a place that cherishes...

 
 

The Return of the Mumps

While students and faculty were preparing for finals, they were also keeping a wary eye on University Health Services announcements for the last week—and washing...

 
 

Late to the Game: It’s Drafty in Here

Assistant editor Chris O’Connell isn’t from Texas; he’s from New Jersey. That’s OK though—he’s here now. But without growing up in a place that cherishes...

 
 

UT Professor Lisa Moore: Put a Woman on the $20 Bill

Lisa L. Moore is professor of English and women’s and gender studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Hillary Clinton’s recent official announcement that...

 
 

A Man, a Plan, and a Flaming Trombone [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. What has a brass bell, a mellifluous tone, and shoots flames 26 feet into the air? That would be Valentin Guerin’s trombone. A...

 
 

Don’t Look Back

Bo Scaife and Selvin Young missed out on greatness in the NFL, but together they helped each other start the rest of their lives. Professional sports history is...

 
 

The Texas 10

This year marks the fourth time the Alcalde has asked alumni to tell us about their favorite UT professors for a teaching award we call the Texas 10. Honorifics...

 
 

The Burnt-Orange Stranger

It took me a long time to get to know Willie Nelson. My first introduction to him was not as the suit-wearing Nashville upstart, nor as Shotgun Willie, the outlaw,...

 
 

Powers Takes His Leave

After nine years as president, Bill Powers reflects on a long, productive, and sometimes rocky journey. On June 2, 2015, William C. Powers Jr. will step down as...

 
 

Boomerang Days: It Tolls For Me

A Longhorn does college all over again. I have my UT fantasies. Skinny dipping in the Turtle Pond, tattooing my face on Bevo’s underbelly, trapping and eating...

 
 
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