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Siete Family Foods Is Reimagining Mexican-American Cuisine

A health problem led one Mexican-American family to get creative with the food on their table—and take an entire industry by storm. Chatting on live television...

 
 

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From a Distance: The Story of UT’s 2020 Spring Semester

On Wednesday, March 11, Conner Vanden Hoek, BA ’20, sat down to take his speech writing midterm. Before the then-government senior could begin, his professor,...

 
 

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Loving the One You’re Quarantined With

An alumna ponders her new socially distant life. My husband, James Pennebaker, PhD ’77, is an academic psychologist and researcher at UT Austin who studies emotional...

 
 

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Dear Class of 2020: Words of Encouragement, Advice, and Wisdom

Longhorns everywhere are keeping UT’s Class of 2020—who had an unimaginable ending to their college experience—in their thoughts.

 
 

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Longhorn Monica Aldama Is the Queen of Cheer

How this Texas Ex became a Netflix star and national champion.

 
 

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Is Your Favorite UT Campus Hangout Still Hanging On?

In a city with seemingly as many construction cranes as bats, campus restaurants and bars are turning over constantly. But a few are holding on. These are their...

 
 

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A Close Look at UT’s Shining Mineral Collection

The Forty Acres is home to minerals and gems from all over the world. Here they are like you’ve never seen them.

 
 

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Why This Longhorn Is Selling One of the Largest Collections of Shelby Mustangs in the World

The first thing I see when I walk into Gary Thomas’ car warehouse in downtown Houston last December is, well, a car. But it’s not assembled yet. I get the exploded...

 
 

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Rising Literary Stars Lara Prescott and Maya Perez Compare Notes on Their Careers

Lara Prescott is barely a year out of her MFA program at UT’s Michener Center for Writers, but her debut novel, The Secrets We Kept, is already in its third...

 
 

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Kendra Scott Wants to Change the Game for Women in Business—Starting With UT Students

Three years ago, Kendra Scott moved her company’s headquarters from Austin’s trendy South Congress strip to an office on North Lamar Boulevard, near the increasingly...

 
 
 
 
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