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Two Longhorns Lead the Charge on Reopening the Rothko Chapel

Walking through the lawn that separates the Menil Collection and its park to the east from the Rothko Chapel in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, I am not...

 
 

Renowned Trumpeter Billy Hunter Joins the UT Faculty

Many college professors are struggling with distance learning this fall. Between technology issues and wrestling with the ways in which different students best...

 
 
Robert Killebrew’s Journey From Punishing Linebacker to Pain Reliever

Robert Killebrew’s Journey From Punishing Linebacker to Pain Reliever

On YouTube, there is a highlights package featuring key plays from Texas linebacker Robert Killebrew’s career, sound-tracked by “Last Resort” by Papa...

 
 

What Does it Mean to Be a Longhorn Fan in 2020?

Seven years ago, I attended my final UT football game as a fan; six or so months later I joined the staff of the Texas Exes and began covering football games...

 
 

How the Daytripper Became the King of the Road

Chet Garner is easy to track down these days. Pre-pandemic, the host and creator of the PBS show The Daytripper could usually be found, well, day tripping around...

 
 

Robert Devens on Taking the Helm at UT Press

Robert Devens has an important first hire to make—and he’ll likely have to do it over some form of video chat. “We’re going to be doing it all remotely...

 
 

Meet the Longhorn Peach Farmer Bringing Fredericksburgs’ Finest Together

“I have never seen it like that in my whole life,” Dave Jobe said in early May, of downtown Fredericksburg, the charming Hill Country town his family has called...

 
 

Longhorn Monica Aldama Is the Queen of Cheer

How this Texas Ex became a Netflix star and national champion.

 
 

Your All-Longhorn Streaming Queue for Social Distancing

You know the drill: we are all stuck inside for the foreseeable future, and we all need to fill our extra hours home with … something. Have y’all heard...

 
 

Texas Sports to Watch When There Aren’t Texas Sports

We are living in strange times. The worldwide spread of COVID-19 means that everything is different, scarier, and altogether tenuous. And we don’t have some...

 
 
 
 
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