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Master and Commander of Sunhaven Drive

Growing up with Bill McRaven My parents were among the first families to build a house on Sunhaven Drive in San Antonio’s Windcrest subdivision in 1968. The...

 
 

Goodnight Sweet Players

For 33 years, Players sat on the corner of Martin Luther King and Guadalupe, a welcome respite for those looking for a reliable burger dive. That’s approximately...

 
 

The Way Back: Willie at the Armadillo [Watch]

In the early ’70s, the Armadillo World Headquarters was the epicenter of Austin’s growing live music scene and a favorite Longhorn hangout. Housed in an abandoned...

 
 

A UT Legend Celebrates a Century

John Henderson—the oldest living former UT football player—has a lot to celebrate: 100 years of life, 73 years of marriage, and 80 years attending Longhorn football...

 
 

Tex! ’Horns! Fight!

Yell Leader & War Hero Bob Bearden: A UT Legend at 90 In 1949, Bob Bearden was elected head yell leader by his fellow UT students. For the next four years,...

 
 

Night Falls Over Austin [Watch]

Can anything beat the sight of Austin’s glittering skyline at twilight on Town Lake? Benny Abolmaali doesn’t think so. Abolmaali, BA ’05, made...

 
 
A Rare Piece of UT History is Reunited with Texas Exes

A Rare Piece of UT History is Reunited with Texas Exes

On March 31, the Texas Exes Houston Chapter held its annual Outstanding Houston Texas Exes celebration at the River Oaks Country Club. High-profile guests included...

 
 

How the MLK Statue Came to the East Mall

In September 1999, a bronze statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. was unveiled on the East Mall. Created by a husband-and-wife team, Jeffrey Varilla and Anna Koh-Varilla...

 
 

One Last Hex

A tradition started in 1941 against Texas A&M could end tonight. A UT tradition that started in 1941 may end tonight. The annual Hex Rally, in which students...

 
 

A Rare Breed of Horn

Plenty bleed burnt orange, but few can say that blood has run in their family for nearly 130 years. Flash forward, and these fifth-generation students now walk the...

 
 
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