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On Some of Texas’ Tallest Peaks, Star Parties Attract Visitors From All Over the Planet

Hundreds of miles into the desert, atop the highest point on the Texas state highway system, this remote university research center is not an obvious destination....

 
 

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Introducing the 2023 Texas 10

There are myriad things that make a student’s time at UT so memorable. But for nearly every Longhorn, there’s often one thing at the center of it all: an educator...

 
 

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A Longhorn Looks Back on Four Years That Changed the World—and Her Life—Forever

One of the few Halloweens I remember from my childhood in Houston is tinged in orange and white—not from candy corn, but from our UT-themed family costume....

 
 

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Paul Begala’s Letters from Egypt

After COVID confinement had limited her travel pretty much to the mailbox, my wife, Diane Friday Begala, BA ’82, MBA, MPAff ’85, Life Member, thought the...

 
 

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The Long Road

Mia Carter was on vacation in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains when she started to feel like she was dying. It was late in the summer of 2020 and for months,...

 
 

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The Shop Around the Corner

When Foxtrot founders and friends Taylor Bloom and Mike LaVitola were dreaming up their new upscale corner store in Chicago, they knew they had to offer one...

 
 

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Texas Forever

UT President Jay Hartzell and Texas Exes Executive Director and CEO Chuck Harris on the Tower steps at the fall 2022 Ring Celebration. After college, we leave...

 
 

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This High-Flying Former UT Cheerleader Is Giving Back

Amy Porter with members of Texas Cheer & Pom. On a warm September day in 2016, Amy Porter put on her Texas cheerleading uniform and headed toward Darrell...

 
 

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Take a Look Inside a Visual Record of 19th-Century Texas

The famous American artist and ornithologist John James Audubon visited Texas with his son, John Woodhouse Audubon, in 1837 as he was finishing his majestic The...

 
 

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This Longhorn Has Sky-High Dreams of an Airship Race Around the World

Hartsell in the cockpit of a blimp at Livermore Municipal Airport in Livermore, California, July 2, 2022. Imagine this: In the near future, across the world,...

 
 
 
 
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