May | June 2019


Letter from the Executive Director: Here for You

As I write this on Monday, March 30, 2020, it’s hard to know what life will be like when this issue lands in your mailbox. While our editors and designers were...


This Texas Exes Chapter Plants a Tree for Every Longhorn Football Win

About 60 miles west of Houston is Bellville, a place some 4,000 people call home. It’s the county seat of Austin County and not far from Brenham—famous for...


One Man’s Plan to Return to UT and Finish His Degree 44 Years Later

Walk down the Drag on any given afternoon, and you’ll likely see David Carter. Most people who frequent the area know Carter, who has experienced homelessness...


Meet the UT Austin Student Who Hosts Her Own Netflix Show

For University of Texas at Austin student and actress Sahana Srinivasan, life changed overnight via a single phone call. In fall 2017, the radio-television-film...



75 Years Later: The Lasting Impact of D-Day, From France to the Forty Acres

A pivotal moment in the Allied success in World War II, the offensive known as D-Day still reverberates in American culture. Seventy-five years after the largest...


UT Professor Oscar Cásares’ New Book Looks at Life on the South Texas Border

When people ask UT English professor Oscar Cásares where he’s from, he’s not always sure what to say. Aside from a brief stint in the Midwest for grad school,...


Back to School: Stepping into the World of Architecture

I often wonder how an architect looks at the world. Is it similar to the way an artist might notice textures? Or how a musician can single out an instrument? While...


Slowing Down in Costa Rica

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions. But this past December, during my first-ever visit to Big Bend National Park, I began to take note of things like ice...


Meet the 2019 Texas Ten

This year’s Texas Ten class is another shining example of UT’s unparalleled level of talent.



Peter Yang’s Journey From The Daily Texan to Photographic Stardom

Peter Yang got his start at The Daily Texan. He’s now one of the world’s most sought-after photographers.

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