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The Underdogs

A definitive history of Student Government’s offbeat candidates On Feb. 11, 1977, the regents of the University of Texas were being addressed by a UT-Austin...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Ghost World

A Longhorn does college all over again.   It’s an eerily quiet night on campus. The moon reflects off the darkened windows of the aged granite buildings and a...

 
 

Shutterbugs

Behind the camera with UT insect photographer Alex Wild Portrait of a Mexican honey wasp, Brachygastra mellifica Ten million known species of insects call this...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Confederate Statues on Campus

On Wednesday, UT president Greg Fenves announced the formation of a task force charged with determining the future of the Jefferson Davis statue that overlooks...

 
 

Supreme Court to Rehear Fisher Case

The future of race in admissions is once again headed back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The court announced Monday that it will rehear the case of Abigail Fisher,...

 
 

UT Scientists Open Can of Worms on Animal Magnetic Field Detection

For centuries, people have wondered how animals navigate, and the source of many species’ keen sense of direction has long been unclear. But now UT researchers...

 
 

Late to the Game: Perfect Hair Forever

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...

 
 

What the FIFA Scandal Can Teach Us About Sports and Global Governance

John Hoberman is a professor of Germanic studies at The University of Texas at Austin who teaches courses about sports and politics. He is the author of The Olympic...

 
 

Easy Rider

Ricardo Palomares lives on the back of a bicycle. He rides farther before lunch than the average American does in a year. Bears are a normal, even accepted, part...

 
 

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...

 
 
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