In 1990, Longhorn student athletes marched through campus united against racism. Their movement continues through players still calling for change today.
Student athletes wrote a letter urging officials to change the tune, which was first performed in a minstrel show.
Sarah Lipstate, Iggy Pop’s new favorite guitarist, approached her new album as a puzzle.
UT epidemiologist Lauren Ancel Meyers spent her career planning for infectious disease outbreaks. She has had to rapidly adapt to the very different challenges posed by the novel coronavirus.
We watched a host of graduation speeches from the state’s hundreds of universities, and these are the ones we found most inspiring.
The protesters' key issue with Wilson was her congressional voting record on LGBT issues.
Hanif Abdurraqib's new book about hip-hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest has reached No. 8 on the New York Times list.
The former University of Texas at Austin president, who takes over from retiring Chancellor William McRaven, discusses the state of the system.
The debut of a destination showpiece on the University of Texas campus marks a turning point for the Capital City.
The revisionist history behind Confederate monuments.
He just wants to rock and roll all night, and hook ’em every day.
An on-campus vigil honors the life of the student who died in a tragic stabbing incident on Monday.
Three people were injured and one person has died following a stabbing on the University of Texas at Austin's campus on Monday.
Vandalism appears around frat houses at the University of Texas at Austin.
Since her death a year ago, UT has worked with Weiser’s family to emphasize campus safety.
San Antonio native Noël Wells chatted with us about her directorial debut, ‘Mr. Roosevelt,' which premiered at SXSW.
From Planned Parenthood's CEO to former VP Joe Biden, here are some of our most anticipated SXSW interactive sessions.
A reminder that Charles Whitman’s shooting spree resonated far outside of Texas.
Why tailgating with my family and friends (and a million other fans) is my favorite part of college football.
The hook ’em sign in donut form has been a part of the bakery’s brand for years—but UT lawyers are suddenly unhappy.
Cocks Not Glocks: “Wear your dildo until they take the guns off our campuses!”
If this doesn't inspire you, what will?
At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman began firing his rifle from the top of the University of Texas Tower at anyone and everyone in his sights. At 1:24 p.m., he was gunned down himself. The lives of the people who witnessed the sniper’s spree firsthand would never
Fifty years after the Tower shooting, the University of Texas is finally honoring the victims. What took so long?
Baseball, an old and idiosyncratic game, loses and old and idiosyncratic field.
The dean of Dell Medical School wants to reinvent health care for the twenty-first century.
Will UTRGV's football program remain undefeated?
The UT System's version of the Rooney Rule could lead to more diversity in hiring. Here's why that is necessary.
Guns: Legal to carry on campus. Sex toys: Not so much.
The U.S. Supreme Court could take on affirmative action and abortion restrictions, two cases originating from Texas.
After retiring from a celebrated career in the Navy, William McRaven takes on a new fight: the battle over higher education.
A group of UT computer scientists tries to program a team of machines to play soccer like the pros.
Four other Confederates will maintain their vigil over the university, but Jefferson Davis is being moved out of plain sight.
UNT and SMU are among the handful of schools in the country where fans can get drunk while they’re at the game—and new UT President Greg Fenves wants Darrell K. Royal Stadium to join them.
Texas Fiji said the party was supposed to be “Western themed,” which guests somehow interpreted as “border patrol.”
As tuition prices climb and student debt rates increase, UT-Austin students look for, ahem, financial aid on an online dating site with a weird twist.
A 23-year-old UT-D graduate at Google allegedly attempted to extort nude photos from his former classmates by posing as a breast researcher.
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.
As the NFL attempts to clean up its image, the first college coach they met with was the no-nonsense new head of the Longhorns.
A new list of college rankings from Washington Monthly puts two Texas schools in the top ten—but not the two you might expect.
And the Longhorns head football coach is ready to get out there and play ball.
It was just last year—amid spectacular losses and dramatic resignations—that the University of Texas saw its sports program go up in flames. As the new athletics director knows, a return to glory now rides on one person: him.
University of Texas regent Wallace Hall has been accused of leading a witch hunt against UT-Austin president William Powers. But the Dallas investor insists he's doing his job. And he doesn't care what you think.
That's at 47 colleges, 4 NFL teams, and 2 high schools, according to some exhaustive reporting from ESPN. What, no CFL?
On a sweltering Monday in August 1966, Charles Whitman climbed to the top of the University of Texas Tower and began shooting pedestrians below, killing eleven people and forever altering the lives of many others. In this excerpt from her new novel, Elizabeth Crook reimagines the day that changed everything.
Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson Is Cool With Abandoning The Three-Year-Rule For College Football Players To Enter The NFL
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.
The legendary Dan Jenkins has been covering sports since the forties. Things have not improved.
The juiciest celebrity trial of the year concluded in December but not, alas, with a satisfactory answer to the most important question of all: Who was Farrah Fawcett’s true love?
According to various pundits, he's "not a hip hop coach," but that won't stop them from comparing him to Arsenio Hall.
You know, when you’re surveying the struggles of Longhorn nation from Joe Jamail’s skybox, things don’t look so bad.