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How the Daytripper Became the King of the Road

Chet Garner is easy to track down these days. Pre-pandemic, the host and creator of the PBS show The Daytripper could usually be found, well, day tripping around...

 
 

The Way Back: Temperature Rising

By 1918, the Forty Acres had been turned into a quasi-military installation as World War I raged on. But that was the least of students’ worries; the so-called...

 
 

Longhorn Cat Osterman Came Out of Retirement for the 2020 Olympics. Then the Pandemic Hit.

In 2015, UT softball alumna Cat Osterman, BA ’07, Life Member, retired from professional play to focus primarily on her assistant coaching job at Texas State....

 
 

Future Longhorn Jumps Into Austin

Incoming freshman and HSF scholar Mia Isabella Fuentes jumped at the chance to become a Longhorn this fall following her graduation from J.B. Alexander HS Health...

 
 

Meet the Longhorn Peach Farmer Bringing Fredericksburgs’ Finest Together

“I have never seen it like that in my whole life,” Dave Jobe said in early May, of downtown Fredericksburg, the charming Hill Country town his family has called...

 
 

Alum Creates Custom Longhorn Stock Car

Drawing inspiration from NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Axalta/Texas A&M School of Engineering car, as well as the final football game the Longhorns...

 
 

A World Away: Traversing Peru as the World Braced for Change

When Alcalde staff photographer Matt Wright-Steel set out for Peru in early March, the Flying Longhorns host was ready to experience the beauty and wonder of South...

 
 

How Longhorn Drew Blackard Became a Leader in Mobile Technology

One third of the passengers on any commercial flight are likely using smart phones that Drew Blackard, MBA ’06, helped produce. As vice president of product management...

 
 

The Way Back: Campus in Miniature

Each edition of UT’s Cactus yearbook has its own look and feel as the editors navigate a delicate balance: distinguishing it from its predecessors but also maintaining...

 
 
 
 
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