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November|December Alumni Authors

Recently Published Brothers on the Run by Pat Lorraine Simons, BA ’64 Based on a crazy but true story, Brothers focuses on two German-Jewish teenagers—the titular...

 
 

Lenin, Lennon, and Comăneci

A journey down the Danube River In the early 1970s, in order to complete the Iron Gate Dams and harness the awesome power of the Danube River for hydroelectricity,...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Gregory’s Pecs

A Longhorn does college all over again. Thinking back to my college glory days 20 years ago, I find myself strangely eager to revisit that gloomy temple of fitness,...

 
 

The Magnificent 17

Meet the newest class of Forty Acres Scholars. Until recently, there was no comprehensive full-ride merit scholarship for University of Texas students—and as...

 
 

2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards A Smash Hit

Before Nick Rose’s game-winning field goal, before Tyrone Swoopes showed he could throw a nice deep ball, before the opening kickoff on Saturday evening,...

 
 

Longhorn Who Popularized Hook ‘Em Hand Sign Dies

On a cool Friday evening in November 1955, then-Dean Arno Nowotny was upbraiding UT head cheerleader Harley Clark. What gives you the right to call something an...

 
 

A Longhorn with a View

Christopher Daniel, BS ’05, Life Member, has been traveling a lot lately, from places as close to home as the Republican State Convention in Fort Worth to far-flung...

 
 

Viva Texas: Scenes From the 2014 Hispanic Alumni Fiesta

The Texas Exes Hispanic Alumni Network held its 13th-annual Fiesta last Friday, hosting a sold-out crowd of 250 in the Alumni Center ballroom. The evening’s...

 
 

An Eruption of Longhorn Pride

Erin Brown, BS ’08, showed off her quick reaction time by managing to take a picture with her horns up while Old Faithful erupted in the background. Brown spent...

 
 

Burnt Orange in Maui

Two generations of graduates from the Steele family celebrated this summer in Maui. From left: Winn Steele, BA ’08, Life Member; Brooks Steele, BBA ’14, Life...

 
 
November|December 2014
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