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Meet the New Orleans Obituaries Writer Who Has Spent Four Decades Keeping Stories of the Dead Alive

John Pope, the lanky Louisianan, the recherché raconteur on the river, the slim and sassy scribe, the zany Zelig from the land of Zapp’s, the boisterous bohemian...

 
 

Five Reasons Why We Love Bevo Forever

Trying to kill a dog is not good—never has been and never will be. For some reason, though, we can’t stop watching that viral clip of Bevo XV … kinda,...

 
 

June Rodil’s Journey From Wine Geek to Restaurateur

“Bro,” she says, and lets out a sigh. June Rodil, BA ’03, initially has a one-word answer when I ask about opening up Clark’s in Aspen, Austin-based McGuire...

 
 

Back to School: Intro to Islam

The Alcalde staff heads back to the classroom in the first installment of its new series, “Back to School.” It’s like a bad dream. Not the one where you somehow...

 
 

Looking at Family History to Discover What it Means to Be a Longhorn

My grandmother has the most wonderful collection of books. Or, she had the most wonderful collection of books, until pancreatic cancer rendered them orphans in...

 
 

Just in Time for the Midterms, BeVote Is UT’s Nonpartisan Voting Mobile App

As early voting turnout is breaking records across the state, the attention shifts to the youngest eligible demographic: 18-29-year-olds, in recent history the...

 
 

Sports Roundup: Texas is Back!!

You Know It Has to Be Football First Welp. Texas is good again. After a heart-attack inducing last-second win over Oklahoma on Saturday in Dallas, Texas is ranked...

 
 

Herman, Longhorns Continue to Slay Their Demons

Tom Herman’s second season began with a whimper, as Texas dropped the opener to Maryland on the road. It seemed like maybe another lost season was ahead,...

 
 

Deep-Fried Dreams at the State Fair

I tried to do it right this time, really I did. I trained like a champion for my third trip to the State Fair of Texas, where I always order the dumbest things...

 
 

Takeaways from McRaven, Brennan’s National Security Talk at Texas Tribune Festival

“My concern with Russia is: ‘Where do we draw the line?'” — William McRaven. Tune in live here. #TribFest18 https://t.co/5eusihA8Vo pic.twitter.com/0oBAPH4GGC —...

 
 
 
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