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The 27th Out

The final game of the Longhorns’ 1967 season was a nail-biter that changed the team, and one player’s life, forever.  “Baseball is a cruel game.”  This...

 
 

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Next Level

Now that NCAA athletes have the right to profit off their names, the world will value Longhorns in a whole new way.   “Constantly on the move,”...

 
 

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Best of the Best

Every year, the Alcalde gives alumni the opportunity to nominate the professors who made their time on the Forty Acres so memorable — the Longhorns who...

 
 

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How Did Spoon Become One of the Most Enduring Indie-Rock Bands? It All Started at The University of Texas.

The current lineup of Spoon on Austin’s Sixth Street, from left, Ben Trokan, Gerardo Larrios, Alex Fischel (obscured), Britt Daniel, Jim Eno. “On the Radio,” the...

 
 

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Why Seven Beloved Games Have Stood the Test of Time, According to This Journalist

Oliver Roeder in New York City on Dec. 18, 2021. Between March and August 2020, people around the world watched 41.2 million hours of the latest game craze...

 
 

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A Year of Pandemic in Words and Pictures

Day 1, a determined young man People all around the world muddled through the first year of the pandemic—and our collective lockdown—in various ways....

 
 

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UT is Working to End the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health and Offer Support

When the last slice of pizza had disappeared, the 30 students at the NAMI on Campus meeting quieted and turned their attention to their vice president,...

 
 

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A Look Back at Great Moments in Texas Golf History

1959 Wesley Ellis Jr., 27, was a former caddie and decorated junior golfer from San Antonio. He studied zoology at The University of Texas, where he played...

 
 

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Celebrating the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award Winners

When the 2020 class of Distinguished Alumni of The University of Texas took the stage on Nov. 12, 2021, and put on their burnt-orange jackets for the very first...

 
 

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After Life: Remembering Don Graham

Don Graham took his last breath on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 6:33 a.m., as I held his hand in mine in a narrow room at St. David’s Hospital in Austin. It...

 
 
 
 
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