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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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Dearly Beloved: What Love Looks Like After 80 Years of Marriage

The oldest living married couple in the world are a pair of Longhorns.

 
 

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Matthew McConaughey’s Role of a Lifetime

What being Minister of Culture means to UT’s favorite leading man.

 
 

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How Two Powerlifters Founded One of UT’s Most Unique Places

The Stark Center, UT’s museum and research center dedicated to the study of physical culture, turns 10.

 
 

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As Threats to Campus Safety Evolve, UTPD Tries to Stay Ahead of the Curve

  The glass doors to the Perry-Castañeda Library slide open, and a blast of cool air greets UT police officer John Tesauro as he walks inside. It’s...

 
 
 
 
 
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