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The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lyndon B. Johnson oversaw a tumultuous time in American politics, culture, and society. It was an era of unrest, new ideas, and emerging distrust in institutions....

 
 

The Massive Lone Star Flag Unfurled Before UT Football Games is a Tradition That Goes Back Generations

The people who care about flags, that is, the kinds of people who might style themselves with the Latin-inspired term vexillologist (one who studies flags),...

 
 

How Two Powerlifters Founded One of UT’s Most Unique Places

The Stark Center, UT’s museum and research center dedicated to the study of physical culture, turns 10.

 
 

Comparing the 1969 Texas Football Team to Today’s

A by-the-numbers comparison of this year’s Longhorns and the storied team of 50 years ago. Some years are just important. In American history, a few obvious examples...

 
 

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...

 
 

How Gamedays in Austin Are Bigger—and More Burnt-Orange—Than Ever

With lower prices, more to do, and more burnt-orange pageantry, Saturdays in Austin get a massive upgrade. Big changes have come to Texas football. Possibly on...

 
 

The Story of Burnt Orange

On any given Saturday, you might find yourself inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, or under the shady oaks of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, awash in...

 
 

Chapters Celebrate Texas’ Official Dish Featuring Hearty Fare—and Plenty of Heart

Chili, the dish also known as chili con carne, carne con chile Colorado, or simply a bowl of red, is unequivocally Texan. It’s unsurprising, then, that Texans,...

 
 

Go-Getters: Meet the 2018 President’s Leadership Award Winners

Call it a participation trophy. The six recipients of the President’s Leadership Award, given annually by the Texas Exes, represent some the most active participants...

 
 

How One UT Robotics Lab Could Change Our World and Other Worlds, Too

Luis Sentis stands behind the desk in his fourth-floor office in the Woolrich Building, lunging to the right with an arm outstretched, then twisting back to his...

 
 
 
 
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