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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.

 
 

Longtime Longhorn Promoted to Colonel

Maurice D. Millican, BS ’85, Life Member, was promoted to the rank of colonel in the Army Reserve. Millican is the command chaplain at the 75th Army Reserve...

 
 

True Longhorn Celebrates His 90th Birthday

Denver L. Mills, BS ’57, Life Member, celebrated his 90th birthday on Dec. 30, 2020. Mills was the first in his family to attend college and was a member...

 
 

Hook ’em from Aboard the USS Sterett

Supply officer Geoff Rienstra, BA ’09, Life Member, salutes the Longhorns aboard the USS Sterett along with captain Andy Koy, son of Barbara and Longhorn...

 
 

Picture This: The Winners of Our 2020 Flying Longhorns Photo Contest

When we asked travelers to send us their favorite photos from past trips, submissions poured into the Flying Longhorns Facebook page. Beautiful vistas, ancient...

 
 

A New Scholarship for Black Students Aims to Help Longhorns in the Business World

This fall, two Longhorns will enter the McCombs School of Business with a unique support system. Todd Maclin, BBA ’78, Life Member, a retired executive with...

 
 

This Longhorn Wants to Land the First Private Craft on the Moon

Born three years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, Sharad Bhaskaran spent his youth poring over Star Trek reruns and devouring sci-fi...

 
 

Avid Longhorn’s Football Streak Reaches 20 Years

Loyal Longhorn Patrick Ennis, BBA ’91, has not missed a UT football game in 20 years, amassing a record of 177-76 in his streak of 253 home, away, and bowl...

 
 
 
 
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