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Writer John Steinbeck’s Sag Harbor Home Extends the Forty Acres

It was a foggy morning in February 2021, and Kathryn Szoka was flipping through the New York Times from her home in Sag Harbor, New York, when her sacred Sunday...

 
 
UT’s Trash Becomes Treasure at the Surplus REuse Store

UT’s Trash Becomes Treasure at the Surplus REuse Store

When Bibi Macias, a senior Economics and Sustainability Studies major, walks into her internship, she is greeted by a headless wrestler mannequin, fittingly...

 
 
Cain & Abel’s Says Goodbye to its Original Location—and Begins a New Chapter

Cain & Abel’s Says Goodbye to its Original Location—and Begins a New Chapter

Bartenders kept the drinks flowing to meet high demand in the final weeks. Sitting on the porch of their former neighborhood bar, a pitcher of cheap beer between...

 
 
As Pickleball Rises in Popularity, One Longhorn Is at the Center of It All

As Pickleball Rises in Popularity, One Longhorn Is at the Center of It All

Shields playing pickleball in Bel Air, California. It was a bright morning in the fall semester of 2022 when MBA student Thomas Shields’ phone buzzed with...

 
 

This Texas Exes Alumni Network Celebrates Pride on the Forty Acres and Beyond

The only thing that makes Catherine Flores, BA ’16, MA ’19, prouder than sporting her rainbow Longhorn T-shirt is when fellow Texas Exes stop to ask her where...

 
 
Texas 4000: Ride for a Reason

Texas 4000: Ride for a Reason

It seemed like just yesterday that Selle James, a third-year journalism major, walked into her first Monday night meeting for Texas 4000 for Cancer, where the posted...

 
 
This Program Brings Students and Alumni Together Over Dinner

This Program Brings Students and Alumni Together Over Dinner

Dinner with 16 Longhorns at Tony and Kristin Schell’s house, Nov. 30, 2022. At first, it seemed like a simple networking opportunity to Bobby Meza, a second-year...

 
 

Longhorn Jane Hervey Amplifying Creatives Through Nonprofit Future Front Texas

Jane Hervey at Future Front’s headquarters in East Austin. When Jane Hervey, BJ ’14, started writing for ORANGE Magazine as a UT undergrad, she realized...

 
 
Seniors Reflect on Longhorn Experience With Graduation Approaching

Seniors Reflect on Longhorn Experience With Graduation Approaching

Graduation season is in full swing here on the Forty Acres as seniors press “submit” on final assignments, present capstone projects, and compete for coveted...

 
 

‘Just the Essentials’: This Longhorn’s Instagram @DudeFridges is highlighting our barebones refrigerators

Have you ever found yourself standing before an open refrigerator, wondering how to scrounge together a meal with only condiments, beer, and shredded cheese?...

 
 
 
 
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