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Midland, McConaughey, and Missed Opportunities: Gameday at Texas vs. LSU

Much will be made of Matthew McConaughey’s role in Saturday’s madness. The Academy Award-winning actor entered College Gameday blasting Foghat from...

 
 

Meet Andrea Valdez, the First Latina to Lead a Statewide Newsroom in Texas

After more than a decade at Texas Monthly, Andrea Valdez, BA ’05, left her home state for San Francisco in 2017, to become the web editor at Wired. In July, she...

 
 

One UT Alumnus’ Mission to Own a Genuine Piece of Campus History

The University of Texas campus is composed of talismans, physical symbols scattered across the Forty Acres that mean different things to those who gaze upon them....

 
 

After Recent Near-Misses, Texas Volleyball Is Poised to Win it All Again

June 27, 2019, was the day the Big 12 released its annual preseason volleyball coaches poll. For the ninth consecutive year, UT coach Jerritt Elliott’s peers...

 
 

UT Gets Its Hall of Fame

UT Vice President and Athletics Director Chris Del Conte likes to tell a story about his first week on the Forty Acres. As he tells it, when he first stepped on...

 
 

Cedric Benson: An Appreciation

I told my wife that a Texas great died on his motorcycle this weekend without naming him; I wasn’t sure the name Cedric Benson would mean much to her, a non-football-fanatic....

 
 

Women’s Storybook Project Bridges the Gap Between Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children

Midday on a Thursday this past April, the Austin Country Club was the site of a luncheon to garner new volunteers and donations for a local nonprofit that has changed...

 
 

Longhorn Standout Jaxson Hayes is a Pelican

  Jaxson Hayes is headed to New Orleans. After a stellar freshman year at Texas, where he averaged 10 points, 5 rebounds, and 2.2 blocks per game, the Hawks...

 
 

Peter Yang’s Journey From The Daily Texan to Photographic Stardom

Peter Yang got his start at The Daily Texan. He’s now one of the world’s most sought-after photographers.

 
 

UT Art History Professor Joan Holladay on the Notre Dame Fire

When news of the fire at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral broke yesterday, people around the world reacted as the medieval church—one of the most visited and...

 
 
 
 
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