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Master of One

After getting cut from SNL after just one season, Noël Wells takes control as director of her first feature film. Noël Wells is a live wire at a crowded house...

 
 

Lack and Presence

The One / Sixth exhibition unites UT’s few African-American MFA in studio art alums. On a sunny Sunday afternoon in May, a group of artists sat at a table for...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Barfly

A Longhorn does college all over again. Dear Reader—oh, the things I do for you. I hurl my body into the fires of youthful celebration for you! Though safely...

 
 

Store Owners’ Daughter

I grew up behind a counter. In 1978, when I was 5 years old, my mother and stepfather, Kay and Charles Oates, bought a tiny, rundown gas station on the outskirts...

 
 

Texas Football Adds Everybody

Another week, another group of highly touted high school seniors have been added to Charlie Strong’s never-ending Class of 2016. In quick succession, the...

 
 

Introducing the 2016 Distinguished Alumni

Each fall, hundreds of Longhorns gather to honor some of the university’s most impressive alumni. Along with a touching ceremony and a coveted burnt orange...

 
 

The Power of Stories in Helping Disadvantaged Students Stay in College

David Yeager. Photo via Charlie Pearce / The Daily Texan. Research shows that 30 percent of college students drop out after their first year, and half never graduate....

 
 

Supreme Court Affirms UT’s Use of Race in Admissions

In a 4-3 vote Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that UT-Austin may continue considering race in admissions decisions—putting an end to an eight-year legal...

 
 

Late to the Game: The Ones Who Got Away

Two weeks ago, I wrote about Kyle Muller, the towering pitcher committed to Texas’ but selected by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the MLB Draft....

 
 

Strong Adds Top Texas Wide Receiver to 2016 Class

Charlie Strong’s wild national signing day didn’t end in February after all. This morning, the No. 10 recruiting class added another member of the ESPN...

 
 
 
 
 
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