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Here’s What the Texas Exes Staff Has Been up to This Summer

It’s summer here in Austin, which means the Forty Acres are quiet and the heat is oppressive. But we’re already busy getting ready for another burnt-orange...

 
 

Longhorn Glen Powell Is Finally Getting His Turn as a Leading Man

Glen Powell is a rare Hollywood type: the kind of guy who shows up early and stays late, with an easy grin and no complaints. Or at least, that’s how he is...

 
 
The Way Back: Willie’s Picnic 

The Way Back: Willie’s Picnic 

A crowd gathered for Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic concert, Austin, 1979. Mention the Fourth of July in Texas, and one person immediately comes to...

 
 

A New Program Is Filling Dell Seton Medical Center’s Halls With a Joyful Sound

The inaugural performance of the Red River Ensemble on May 11, 2022, in the hospital’s atrium. Even in Austin, the so-called live music capital of the world...

 
 
The Way Back: The News Underground

The Way Back: The News Underground

Volunteer staff members at The Rag put together an issue of the weekly underground newspaper, circa 1970. In 1966, just two months after the tragic Tower shooting,...

 
 

The First Lady of Texas Football Talks Gameday Fashion

Sarkisian at the Longhorns’ season opener, Sept. 4, 2021. This past football season, all eyes were on the field per usual. But for some, it wasn’t in anticipation...

 
 

UT Researchers Might Solve the Mysteries of the Universe With the Most Powerful Telescope Ever

The James Webb Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, 2017. There’s never been a way to clearly see the past here...

 
 

UT’s Student-Run Microfarm Is Celebrating Its 10th Anniversary—and a New Period of Growth

Students work at UT’s first student-run organic urban farm, on March 6, 2022. On a recent early spring day behind the tennis courts at UT’s Wright-Whitaker...

 
 

Why Seven Beloved Games Have Stood the Test of Time, According to This Journalist

Oliver Roeder in New York City on Dec. 18, 2021. Between March and August 2020, people around the world watched 41.2 million hours of the latest game craze...

 
 

This Longhorn Barbershop Quartet Hasn’t Stopped Singing for 50 Years

The 40 Acre 4 at the 1976 International Barbershop Contest in San Francisco. Hanging around the UT campus in the 1970s, students were surrounded by sounds of...

 
 
 
 
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