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Alumna Kayleen Schaefer on Her Debut Book ‘Text Me When You Get Home’

Journalist Kayleen Schaefer’s new book looks at modern female friendship and what makes it so special. Over the course of just one weekend I found myself saying,...

 
 

Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off Summer

The Austin Cookbook By Paula Forbes Whether it’s smoked turkey from La Barbecue, fried chicken from Lucy’s, or pumpkin bread from Kerbey Lane, The Austin Cookbook...

 
 

Harry Ransom Center Acquires Lifework of Famous Photographer Fritz Henle

“My father’s three mantras were ‘beauty,’ ‘truth,’ and ‘freedom,’” the daughter of the late photographer Fritz Henle, Tina Henle, tells me...

 
 

How The Pluckers Founders Built Themselves a Wing-Dom

It’s 2 a.m. Saturday and the bars are closed. A group of rowdy students, home from their trek down Austin’s Sixth Street, bust into the Pluckers Wing Bar tucked...

 
 

Lives On Hold: Longhorn DACA Recipients Tell Their Stories

Lawmakers spent the last six months negotiating the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrival Program. Longhorn Dreamers talk about this period of uncertainty...

 
 

Abroad In Hollywood: How the One-of-a-Kind UTLA Program Prepares Students for Show Business

It’s 6:30 p.m. and the students are late. The hot October California sun is slowly disappearing behind purple mountains, serving as the backdrop to an unassuming...

 
 

Chuck Harris Named New Executive Director of the Texas Exes

After an almost year-long search, the Texas Exes has found a new leader. Chuck Harris, BBA ’86, Life Member, president of the Total System Services company Netspend,...

 
 

Good Reads: 4 New Books from the Longhorn Universe to Read This November

Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldy Advice for Everyday Troubles By Taisia Kitaiskaia, MFA ’15 For years, Kitaiskaia ran an advice column for The Hairpin titled “Ask...

 
 

Author Kate Dawson on Her Debut Book ‘Death in the Air’

Journalism professor Kate Dawson’s debut book tells the true story of how 12,000 people in post-World War II London died one winter. In 1952 London, two killers...

 
 

A Longhorn’s First Time at Texas-OU Weekend

The final seconds of the 2017 Texas-OU game were some of the most stressful moments of my young life. As I stood around the huge screen at the Texas State Fair...

 
 
 
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