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Takeaways From Charlie Strong’s Big 12 Media Day

The wait is over: David Ash will take snaps with the Longhorns’ first team offense when fall camp opens in August. Coach Charlie Strong, speaking at UT’s...

 
 

Cigarroa Relents: Powers to Keep Job Until 2015

With reporting by Rose Cahalan The standoff is over: Bill Powers gets to stay on as president of UT-Austin. In a surprise announcement at today’s meeting...

 
 

Exploring Space Is Still Worth the Cost, Says UT Expert

Sunday, July 20, will mark 45 years since the United States put the first two astronauts safely on the moon. The cost for the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Latest on the ‘July 4th Coup’

It’s the Monday after, but the fireworks are still exploding. In what’s been dubbed a “July 4th coup,” UT System chancellor Francisco Cigarroa...

 
 

Powers Given Ultimatum: Resign or Be Fired

The president of the University of Texas at Austin got a rough start to Fourth of July weekend. On Wednesday, at a meeting down at the UT System offices, Bill Powers...

 
 

Game On

A first-of-its-kind archive at UT’s Briscoe Center is preserving video game history. In the summer of 1979, a teenager and incoming UT freshman named Richard...

 
 

The Road Back to Film School

Robert Rodriguez has been held up as the prototypical film school dropout, a walking argument for doing things your own way and bypassing a formal education. But...

 
 

1,000,000,000,000,000 Watts

Or, the Secret of the Big Beam. Photography by Robert Shults If you descend two stories beneath Robert Lee Moore Hall, down into the basement, and stroll through...

 
 

What Will Austin’s New Urban Rail Mean for UT?

A $1.4-billion urban rail plan, Project Connect is the city of Austin’s proposed answer to Austin’s public transportation problem. It’s a blueprint for a...

 
 

Party Partial

Former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson wants to transform how judges are selected in Texas. Can he succeed where his predecessors have failed? Wallace...

 
 
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