David Carter Is Officially Headed Back to School at UT Austin 44 Years Later

David Carter, a formerly homeless panhandler with a dream of finishing his degree, is officially re-enrolled at UT. In the last few months, following the activism...


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Longhorn Surprised with UT Ring 50 Years After Graduating

For Nora Brandon’s 74th birthday, her three children surprised her with her own official Class Ring inscribed with two words: thank you.


This Texas Exes Chapter Plants a Tree for Every Longhorn Football Win

About 60 miles west of Houston is Bellville, a place some 4,000 people call home. It’s the county seat of Austin County and not far from Brenham—famous for...


One Man’s Plan to Return to UT and Finish His Degree 44 Years Later

Walk down the Drag on any given afternoon, and you’ll likely see David Carter. Most people who frequent the area know Carter, who has experienced homelessness...


The Way Back: Stargazers

In the 1930s, campus witnessed an unprecedented building boom as the ubiquitous wooden shacks spread out across the Forty Acres were replaced with Spanish renaissance...


Meet the UT Austin Student Who Hosts Her Own Netflix Show

For University of Texas at Austin student and actress Sahana Srinivasan, life changed overnight via a single phone call. In fall 2017, the radio-television-film...



75 Years Later: The Lasting Impact of D-Day, From France to the Forty Acres

A pivotal moment in the Allied success in World War II, the offensive known as D-Day still reverberates in American culture. Seventy-five years after the largest...


UT Professor Oscar Cásares’ New Book Looks at Life on the South Texas Border

When people ask UT English professor Oscar Cásares where he’s from, he’s not always sure what to say. Aside from a brief stint in the Midwest for grad school,...


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