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Goodbye, Mr. D: Longhorn Band Legend Vince DiNino Dies at 95

When Vince DiNino arrived on the Forty Acres in 1955, the Longhorn Band was a ragtag group. Run entirely by students and led by a part-time hobbyist conductor,...

 
 

Lights, Camera, Football: “My All American” Films at UT

Vintage cars, cheerleaders twirling in long skirts, and co-eds walking to class in letter jackets and dresses: If you visited campus this summer, you might have...

 
 

No Revenge for Texas as Longhorns Fall to BYU, 41-7

“We’re not ready to play,” Coach Charlie Strong said, at Saturday night’s press conference following the BYU game. From the look of things,...

 
 

Longhorns Rocket Past Mean Green 38-7 in Strong’s Debut

College football is heavy on the tradition and pageantry, so naturally the biggest spectacle at DKR before kickoff Saturday night was … a guy on a jetpack. Taking...

 
 

Viva el Mariachi

The UT campus is quiet in the summer, but not at the Butler School of Music—where the second-annual Longhorn Mariachi Camp filled the halls with joyful noise. Ten...

 
 

The Authentication of George Covington

In which we discover a blind man who sees the world better than everyone else. Last November, I drove way out West to see about a blind photographer. Actually,...

 
 

Punching the Clock

Jon Schorle is an internationally renowned boxing referee, a former correctional officer in one of the nation’s toughest prisons, a family man—and the guy giving...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

Tim McCanlies on Fantastic Fest and the Future of Movies

Tim McCanlies, ’73, and a senior lecturer at UT,  is a founding member of the sci-fi, horror, and fantasy extravaganza Fantastic Fest, in its 10th and largest...

 
 
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The Man for the Job
Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship
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Economic Forecast Discussion
Red River Showdown 5K
 
 
 
 
 
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