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Mixed-Use Plan Approved for UT Tower

The most iconic building on the Forty Acres is about to get a major facelift. In a joint press conference Wednesday, officials from UT-Austin and the City of Austin...

 
 

Hooked for Life: A Longhorn Wedding in Aggieland

Lots of couples show their Longhorn pride with a few burnt-orange accents at their wedding, but one bride and groom have seriously upped the ante. Chase and Ashley...

 
 

Forty Acres Field Guide: Red-Eared Slider

Can’t see the video? Click here. UT is an urban university in the heart of the city, yet the campus and its environs teem with fascinating plants and animals—from...

 
 

Carillon Comeback

Campus was oddly quiet during the spring semester—and no, it’s not because 52,000 students all had their noses buried in books.  Extensive renovations on the...

 
 

Ring Out the Glad Tidings!

In honor of our centennial, we’ve dug deep into a century’s worth of Alcalde issues to bring you a fascinating look at how the Forty Acres has changed...

 
 

Why is the Tower Orange? Now You Can Find Out

One night in November, UT aerospace engineering sophomore Jeremy Priest noticed the Tower was basked in burnt-orange light. Curious as to why, Priest scoured the...

 
 

A Longhorn Wedding—With a Fantastic Cake

These proud Longhorns all attended the wedding of Jonathan Huss, BA ’01, Life Member, and Lindsey Huss in Le Mars, Iowa, in September. From left: Lyra Kalish,...

 
 

An Epic Burnt-Orange Wedding

We see a lot of Longhorn wedding photos at the Alcalde, but this has to be one of the most epic yet—right up there with the martini-serving Longhorn ice sculpture...

 
 

#UTGrad: Twitter Buzz on Spring Commencement

Can’t see the slideshow? Click here. During UT’s 129th Commencement weekend, tech-savvy new UT grads kept Twitter pumping with constant photos and updates from...

 
 

UT Tower Turns 75

Behold the UT Tower, the definitive landmark of the University. For 75 years, it has watched over the daily campus bustle, breaking its silence every quarter hour...

 
 
 
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