Author Archive: Chuck Harris

 

Letter From the Executive Director: Serendipity

The photo above was taken in the Frank Denius Family University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame, which opened on August 30, 2019. Even though it is two years...

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: The Big Show

Planning an outdoor event in Austin in the month of May is like performing a high-wire act with no safety net—and this year the forecast for UT’s universitywide...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Play on

So much of our identity as Austinites comes from the city’s famously vibrant live music scene. And Longhorns have always been especially proud to attend college...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Speaking Up

This January, elected officials from across the state will once again climb the Capitol steps and begin the important work of the 87th Legislative Session....

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: All of Us

Sometimes a school like UT can feel a little too big. There are lots of people at the Texas Exes and on the university’s staff who spend their days trying...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Out in Front

I don’t know what will happen in the time between me writing this letter and the magazine actually showing up in your mailbox, but I think it’s safe to...

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: If You Build It

When the purpose of the organization you run is to bring people together, a global pandemic and the advent of social distancing makes you question everything. For...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Here for You

As I write this on Monday, March 30, 2020, it’s hard to know what life will be like when this issue lands in your mailbox. While our editors and designers were...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: One Man’s Treasure

In the fall of 2021, a new building will open its doors on the Forty Acres: the Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building. When you walk around a sprawling campus...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: The Greats

When people ask me why they should join the Texas Exes, I often reply: “Well, life is all about the company you keep.” In the photo above, I’m in some pretty...

 
 
 
 
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