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Under the Bright Lights: At the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

 
 

Three Longhorns Want to Change the Way Music Makes Onto Your Playlists

You know the feeling. You’re cruising down the highway listening to a playlist curated specifically for you by a major music service you pay for each month. You’re...

 
 

Matthew McConaughey’s Role of a Lifetime

What being Minister of Culture means to UT’s favorite leading man.

 
 

The Modern Movement Lands at UT’s Harry Ransom Center

Annette Campbell-White should have been overjoyed to collect her auction fee. But as she stood at the Sotheby’s cocktail party, staring at the last 30 years...

 
 

Bringing Home Memories from a Flying Longhorns Trip to the Lake District

 
 

Asher Price Talks Earl Campbell at the Inaugural Clyde Rabb Littlefield Lecture

Last month, Austin American-Statesman reporter Asher Price published a biography, Earl Campbell: Yards After Contact. The book is more than a gridiron story of...

 
 

Red River Recap: OU 34, Texas 27

Flags flew before the opening kickoff. Thirty minutes before the 115th iteration of what is now called the AT&T Red River Showdown began, OU and Texas met at...

 
 

Back to Basics at the State Fair of Texas

I have never done the State Fair of Texas correctly. This is my fault. I have done this as a vegetarian. I have attempted to do this as a keto warrior. Last year,...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
 
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