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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...

 
 

Texas’ Jaxson Hayes Is Going Pro

For the third straight year, and the fourth time in five years, it appears Texas men’s basketball will have a freshman picked in the first round of the NBA...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
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