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A Flying Longhorn Gets Up Close With Polar Bears

Every October and November, polar bears roam the far northern reaches of Manitoba, Canada, while migrating to the Hudson Bay. Longhorn Susan Mobley, ’71, recently...

 
 

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,...

 
 

Return to Normandy

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Flying Longhorns paid tribute. Omaha Beach,” Frank Denius says. “That’s where I crawled up.” Holding court on the...

 
 

Querida Argentina

The Flying Longhorns find a taste of Texas in Buenos Aires and Patagonia. “The eyes of Texas are upon you!” The group belted out, horns proudly raised to...

 
 

Cold Plunge

Earlier this year, 17 intrepid Flying Longhorns went to the end of the Earth to experience the frosty, fantastic wonders of Antarctica. Our multimedia producer traveled...

 
 

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 2

Pat Cook, BA ’73, Life Member, roamed the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu last month with the Flying Longhorns. In Part 1, Cook reflected on the wondrous...

 
 

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 1

Pat Cook, BA ’73, Life Member, roamed the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu last month with the Flying Longhorns. In this first of a two-part travelogue, Cook...

 
 

Flying Longhorns Tour the Panama Canal

One of the world’s greatest engineering feats, the Panama Canal turns 100 this year. The 48-mile-long canal sees more than 14,000 ships annually. This spring,...

 
 

The Cuban Evolution

After half a century of stalled relations, the U.S. and Cuba are slowly but surely reconnecting, and a select group of Texas Exes is taking part. Texas Exes have...

 
 

Just Around the River Bend: Flying Longhorns Tour Germany

You can take a Longhorn out of Texas, but you can’t take the burnt orange-wearing, Hook ’em Horns-raising, Texas Fight-cheering out of a Longhorn. In October,...

 
 
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