You can make jokes about the team's 3-4 record, but $109 million in revenue has Texas football laughing all the way to the bank.
Residents and alumni hate all the suggestions, Valley cities are passing resolutions to call their neighbors out, and somehow "Bears" is still a viable option.
A new list of college rankings from Washington Monthly puts two Texas schools in the top ten—but not the two you might expect.
Let's break down the pros and cons to each of them.
We'll never know who Farrah truly loved, but everybody has agreed that the painting belongs to Ryan O'Neal.
Recounting a controversial episode from his five years as head of the UT System, outgoing chancellor Francisco Cigarroa said, “I always give my honest recommendation, because at the end of the day, I have to sleep with myself.”…
Patterson's desire to take the UT brand to China and Dubai may have grabbed the headlines, but the bigger deal could be that he's comfortable dropping the three-year-rule that requires college football players to wait to enter the NFL Draft.
Despite the Student Senate voting to remove the language "homosexual acts" from its policy, Baylor Student Body President Wesley Hodges vetoed the resolution.
Greg Abbott, Wendy Davis, Ted Cruz, David Dewhurst, and more engaged in hour-long interview and Q&A sessions at this weekend's Texas Tribune Festival. Here's what they said.
Johnny Manziel seemed like a superhero, the Manziel of Steel, able to leap tall linemen in a single bound. Is he something else?
The University of Texas Board of Regents chairman on the fog of war, the battles over higher education, and the future of learning.
The University of Texas Board of Regents chairman on the controversies over higher education and the future of learning.
Gene Powell, the University of Texas Board of Regents chairman, on the controversies over higher education and the future of learning.
From a statement by the Texas Exes, the university’s alumni association: The terms of three distinguished members of The University of Texas System Board of Regents expired this past Friday. These appointments will be made by Texas Gov. Rick Perry. * * * * If the new regents are…
This time to a black correspondent from the BBC, in an interview about the use of race in college admissions. He'd said similar things at a student forum in 1997.
The latest, greatest crimes from Campus Watch, the University of Texas police department's blotter.
Playboy's annual list of "Top 10 Party Schools" is out, with SMU scoring number one for "Best Nightlife." Former champion UT is still in the top ten, along with TCU.
From Satan to sleep apnea, five headlines about Rick Perry following his Friday night appearance at the Texas Tribune festival and the publication of Oops, a presidential campaign e-book by the Trib's Jay Root.
In response to an open records request by the Denver Post, Texas A&M releases James Holmes' graduate school application to its Institute of Neuroscience.
The University of Texas responded to a lawsuit questioning its admissions policy by submitting a 55-page document to the Supreme Court claryifying how race factors in to its process.
The unfortunate typo on the commencement programs for the LBJ School of Public Affairs was discussed on The View Tuesday.
James Franco may have postponed his plans to attend the University of Houston, but he showed up at the University of Texas at Arlington's 2012 "graduation celebration."
On November 18, 1999, at 2:42 a.m., the most passionately observed collegiate tradition in Texas—if not the world—came crashing down. Nearly sixty people were on top of the Texas A&M Bonfire when the million-pound structure collapsed, killing twelve, wounding dozens more, and eventually leading to the suspension of the ninety-year-old ritual. Now, ten years later, on what would have been Bonfire’s centennial, the Aggies celebrate the history, relive the tragedy, and wrestle over what happens next.
What’s so important about a stack of wood? Every Aggie knows that the answer is tradition—which is why, after a catastrophe that took the lives of twelve young men and women, the decision of whether to continue, change, or call a halt to the bonfire looms so large at Texas A&M.
Maybe because of a new state law requiring expensive meningitus vaccinations.
The only female university chancellor in Texas (and president of the University of Houston) on her quest for Tier One status.
For the past four years, a group of passionate reformers has been steadily trying to remake how higher education works in Texas—over the screams and howls of many professors and school presidents. Last year the battle came to UT. And the bombs are still flying.
Now that Texas A&M has opened a campus in the Middle East, can it hold on to its traditions? Can the Middle East?
Due to a proofreading error, the program for Saturday's commencement ceremony at UT's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs left out a crucial "L.”
A Daily Campus story alleges the university improperly uses "secret hearings" to deal with sexual assault cases involving students, and SMU fires back.
The Chronicle of Higher Education put together a list of the highest paid professors across the country.
Senator Eddie Lucio Jr., said that building two medical schools in the Valley is "totally unrealistic" and the focus should be kept on the plan to build a University of Texas system medical school in Harlingen.
Knight Raiders coach Susan Polgar is leaving for Missouri's Webster University. And she's taking the team with her.
Texas A&M’s announcement that it was bolting the Big 12 for the SEC signaled the end of a passionate rivalry with the University of Texas that has defined the two schools for more than a century. But what does the end of Aggies versus Longhorns mean for the rest of us?
Rick Perry's quiet war on higher ed.
Rick Perry is the first Aggie governor in history. But as the current crisis shows, he’s been nothing but trouble for Texas A&M.
Diana Natalicio on the future of higher ed in El Paso.
How an African American from Houston’s Fifth Ward rose to become the president of a mostly white, exceedingly
What kind of person would be best at figuring out how to spend $295,000? A poet, of course. That kind of money might be chump change to Charles Barkley, but to the prototypical starving artist, it’s a lot of stanzas. Or it will be for University of Houston English professor…
Governed by generosity.
During the days of segregation, a young graduate of all-white Rice University managed to become a professor at all-black Texas Southern University.
George H. W. Bush's commencement speech at Southern Methodist University was long on rhetoric and short on specifics.
Are good times and fun pranks giving way to racial slurs and ritualized violence? An inside look at UT’s fraternity row.
Textbook watchdogs Mel and Norma Gabler are good, sincere, dedicated people, who just may be destroying your child’s education.
You don’t have to be crazy to attend Texas-OU Weekend, but it helps.
Where are the cheerleaders of yesteryear?
From alpha to omega, you can’t tell the sorority girls apart without a scorecard.
Especially for sorority sisters.
The weirdest student demonstration ever.