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How Longhorns Came Together During a Hundred-Year Storm

Almost a week after Winter Storm Uri devastated Texas, a long line of hungry, thirsty students snaked around the University Co-op parking lot. It was 9:45 a.m....

 
 

A Longhorn Astrophysicist Looks to the Stars

Austin native Sarafina El-Badry Nance has been enamored with the night sky since she was a child. She would stargaze with her dad on most nights and listen...

 
 

The Hispanic Alumni Network Is a Home-Away-From-Home for Texas Exes

A  few hundred people sat in the banquet room inside UT’s School of Law. The space was decorated in the vivid reds, blues, greens, pinks, and oranges...

 
 

Longhorn Steers the USS John C. Stennis

Navy Capt. Cassidy C. Norman, BS ’93, Life Member, was named commanding officer of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, based in Norfolk,...

 
 

Flans Forever

A group of Longhorns is bringing authentic Latino desserts to stores and farmers’ markets through their new company, Algo Dulce. From left is CFO Robert...

 
 

Houston Photographer Finds Art Along the Road

Raymond Redding, BS ’82, is a photographer in Houston who was inspired by his bicycle trips during the pandemic to focus on a micro view of the city. Without...

 
 

Longhorn’s 16th Straight Marathon Fighting for a Cure for DMD

Tim Revell, BS, BS ’99, will run in his 16th Austin Marathon on April 25, 2021, to help raise money to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)....

 
 

A Texas Law Graduate’s Quest to Uncover the Story of the State’s First Black Attorney

A few years ago, I found myself at the Texas Supreme Court building looking for information about the first Black attorney in Texas history. As I toiled away...

 
 

The Way Back: Townes and Country

In the fall of 1993, Austin country musician Townes Van Zandt was putting the pieces of an embattled recording career back together. Having not released an...

 
 

Texas-Style Snowman

The Otis family, including parents Leslie and Richard Otis, celebrated the rare Texas snowfall with a decked-out Longhorn snowman.

 
 
 
 
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