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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...

 
 

Why This Longhorn Is Selling One of the Largest Collections of Shelby Mustangs in the World

The first thing I see when I walk into Gary Thomas’ car warehouse in downtown Houston last December is, well, a car. But it’s not assembled yet. I get the exploded...

 
 

The 2019 Outstanding Young Texas Exes Winners on Their Road to Success

Rush Bartlett, BS ’08, Life Member Rush Bartlett is an entrepreneur and inventor with 18 patents to his name. He works in health care, serving as global vice...

 
 

Earl Campbell Named ESPN’s No. 7 Greatest College Football Player

You really didn’t think they’d leave out The Tyler Rose, did you? Last week, we posted the names of four Longhorns who ESPN had named to the Top 150...

 
 

Under the Bright Lights: At the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

 
 
 
 
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