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Happy Campers

After pandemic delays and a virtual interlude, Camp Texas was finally back in full force this summer in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Here’s one counselor’s...

 
 

Holiday Reads From the Longhorn Universe

AT THE TABLE WITH LBJ AND LADY BIRD   History, Humor, and True Texas Recipes   BY JEAN E. SCHULER, BFA ’82   After years of...

 
 

A Wilder World

Author Millie Kerr has had a love for nature and wildlife since she was a child spending time on her grandparents’ ranch, a home to scimitar-horned oryx,...

 
 

Discover New Fall Reads From the Longhorn Universe

BORN TO SHINE  Do Good, Find Your Joy, and Build a Life You Love  by Kendra Scott  A familiar name in Austin and in jewelry stores around...

 
 

The Wildflower Center Is Planting a Field of Light

There’s plenty to see sprawled across the fields of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center nearly year round: pollinators flitting about native wildflowers,...

 
 

From the Desk of Ellsworth Kelly

Ellsworth Kelly, “Study for Blue and White Sculpture for Les Tuileries,” 1964, postcard collage. Ellsworth Kelly’s only freestanding building, Austin,...

 
 

Texas Athletics Brings Home the Directors’ Cup—Again

Alongside the 2022 Directors’ Cup is Chris Plonsky, Texas Athletics chief of staff and executive senior associate athletics director. Led by a new class...

 
 

20 Years of Tailgating

Friends Stavinoha, Burch, Holloway, and Smith purchased their burnt-orange Volkswagen in 2006; The tailgate across the pond in 2001. “Come early, be loud,...

 
 

A New Program Is Filling Dell Seton Medical Center’s Halls With a Joyful Sound

The inaugural performance of the Red River Ensemble on May 11, 2022, in the hospital’s atrium. Even in Austin, the so-called live music capital of the world...

 
 

How Title IX Helped Level the Playing Field

Texas Softball vs. Texas A&M, May 2, 2009. When the Anna Hiss Gymnasium opened at The University of Texas in 1931, it broke barriers as the first space on...

 
 
 
 
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