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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...

 
 

Meet UT’s Carli Todd, One of a Few Women on Staff of a Division I Men’s Team

Carli Todd never intended to be on the coaching staff of a college baseball team. After her job as a communications assistant for Major League Baseball team the...

 
 

How the Texas Exes’ Founding Shaped the State’s History

It’s a story nearly as old as the state of Texas itself, dating back to when the university was just a 40-acre piece of land, and Old Main grandly stood upon...

 
 

Setting the Bar: Meet the 2019 President’s Leadership Awards

Every year, a few special students reveal themselves to possess a sense of passion and ambition that turns heads. Whether they’re mentoring peers, creating nonprofits,...

 
 
 
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