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Big Moments from the 2019 State of the University Address

As the fall 2019 semester gets underway, Greg Fenves gave the annual State of the University Address on Wednesday, marking his fifth year as president of The University...

 
 

Getting to Know the Forty Acres’ New Student Leaders

Student Body President Camron Goodman and Vice President Amie Caroline Jean want everyone to know there are all kinds of leaders. Goodman, a finance senior, had...

 
 

Longhorns Are Pledging to Return Home to Help Their Communities in Need

Janelle Chavez stood inside a home with dirt floors and no electricity in a small village in the Dominican Republic. She was abroad for the 2018 summer through...

 
 

Making the UT Ring a Longhorn Tradition

On an exceptionally bright Friday afternoon this past April, nearly 1,500 students and their loved ones stood eagerly before the UT Tower, teeming with excitement...

 
 

This Longhorn has Visited Nearly 15,000 Starbucks Around the World

Winter never cared much for coffee. In college, he wasn’t like his other classmates, hopped up on caffeine just to get through the day. When the then-fledgling...

 
 

David Carter Is Officially Headed Back to School at UT Austin 44 Years Later

David Carter, a formerly homeless panhandler with a dream of finishing his degree, is officially re-enrolled at UT. In the last few months, following the activism...

 
 

One Man’s Plan to Return to UT and Finish His Degree 44 Years Later

Walk down the Drag on any given afternoon, and you’ll likely see David Carter. Most people who frequent the area know Carter, who has experienced homelessness...

 
 

UT Professor Oscar Cásares’ New Book Looks at Life on the South Texas Border

When people ask UT English professor Oscar Cásares where he’s from, he’s not always sure what to say. Aside from a brief stint in the Midwest for grad school,...

 
 

Back to School: Stepping into the World of Architecture

I often wonder how an architect looks at the world. Is it similar to the way an artist might notice textures? Or how a musician can single out an instrument? While...

 
 

Texas Exes Hosts Inaugural Texas Excellence Awards

Since the Texas Exes’ founding, the association has played a major role in recognizing outstanding members of the campus community. On Wednesday night, for...

 
 
 
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