Sept | Oct 2019

 

These Longhorns Organized a Transformational Gift for a School in Tanzania

One thing you notice in the bustling town of Arusha, Tanzania, the tourism hub where most of the country’s luxury safari companies are headquartered, are the...

 
 

Getting to Know the Forty Acres’ New Student Leaders

Student Body President Camron Goodman and Vice President Amie Caroline Jean want everyone to know there are all kinds of leaders. Goodman, a finance senior, had...

 
 

Meet Andrea Valdez, the First Latina to Lead a Statewide Newsroom in Texas

After more than a decade at Texas Monthly, Andrea Valdez, BA ’05, left her home state for San Francisco in 2017, to become the web editor at Wired. In July, she...

 
 

One UT Alumnus’ Mission to Own a Genuine Piece of Campus History

The University of Texas campus is composed of talismans, physical symbols scattered across the Forty Acres that mean different things to those who gaze upon them....

 
 

The Way Back: DKR and LBJ

When Texas met Mississippi in the 1962 Cotton Bowl, it was a highly anticipated matchup. Both teams had gone 9-1 during the regular season, and the Longhorns...

 
 
 

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After Recent Near-Misses, Texas Volleyball Is Poised to Win it All Again

June 27, 2019, was the day the Big 12 released its annual preseason volleyball coaches poll. For the ninth consecutive year, UT coach Jerritt Elliott’s peers...

 
 

Back to School: How to Win at Life

“New seat, new human,” humanities lecturer Daron Roberts repeats over and over, almost like a mantra, as nearly 100 students shuffle into his 9:30 a.m....

 
 

An Alumna Reflects on Tri Towers, and the Friendships She Made There

Today, when you walk by  our former home, you won’t get a sense of the energy it teemed with 35 years ago. Tri Towers, the longstanding off-campus dormitory...

 
 

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Longhorns Are Pledging to Return Home to Help Their Communities in Need

Janelle Chavez stood inside a home with dirt floors and no electricity in a small village in the Dominican Republic. She was abroad for the 2018 summer through...

 
 
 
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