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.
The new rule uses geofencing technology to force vehicles on the college campus to slow down.
The University of Texas at Austin’s men’s tennis coach was among those accused of accepting bribes in a massive federal probe.
He just wants to rock and roll all night, and hook ’em every day.
Three people were injured and one person has died following a stabbing on the University of Texas at Austin's campus on Monday.
A reminder that Charles Whitman’s shooting spree resonated far outside of Texas.
The hook ’em sign in donut form has been a part of the bakery’s brand for years—but UT lawyers are suddenly unhappy.
Will UTRGV's football program remain undefeated?
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.
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.
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.
That's at 47 colleges, 4 NFL teams, and 2 high schools, according to some exhaustive reporting from ESPN. What, no CFL?
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 new University of Texas campus opening in the Rio Grande Valley in the fall of 2015 is beginning to establish its identity—starting with the name.
Anybody (Nick Saban) Want to (Nick Saban) Talk About (Nick Saban) UT (Nick Saban) and Kansas State (Nick Saban)?
The Longhorns need to beat the Wildcats for the first time in five meetings, but the game's been overshadowed by more questions about Mack Brown's future.
The U.S. Supreme Court made the right ruling yesterday in Fisher v. University of Texas by remanding the case to a lower federal court.
UPDATE: The Nominations Committee has approved all three nominees the UT System Board of Regents. The full Senate will take up nominations next. I walked in the east door of the Capitol yesterday with Senator John Whitmire. He asked if I was going to nominations. I said I
Today was the long-awaited meeting of the Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance. This was strictly an organizational meeting, and no members of the UT Board of Regents were present. But it was another front in the increasingly tense battle between the UT System Board of Regents and UT
This time last year, I was leaving the Cotton Bowl along with thousands of football fans who'd made the annual pilgrimage to watch the 106th Red River Rivalry, one of the highlights of the State Fair of Texas. While throngs of UT
(This post is a revision that includes corrections from a previous draft.) Regarding the situation with Texas A&M and the future of the Big Twelve Conference, I have spoken with persons familiar with the situation at Baylor, who prefer to remain anonymous. This is what I have learned. 1. The
I spoke with a friend yesterday who is knowledgeable about the situation at Texas A&M, and here is what he had to say. 1. Perry was not involved in the A&M regents’ decision to leave the Big Twelve for the SEC. He was described to me as “not supportive” but
Michael Quinn Sullivan has a bone to pick with me. I am the subject of a blog post by Sullivan published on the Empower Texans web site yesterday under the headline, “Texas Monthly: Disclosure-Free Zone.” Sullivan objects to the fact that in an April column about
The hot topic on sports talk shows today was that the PAC-10 was set to issue invitations to six Big 12 schools: UT, A&M, OU, Okie State, Texas Tech, and Colorado. The PAC 10 commissioner issued an explicit denial late this afternoon. An A&M source told me after I posted
As the Texas Senate began its debate this afternoon on Florence Shapiro’s bill to limit the Top Ten percent rule for university admissions, Royce West threw out some interesting numbers that call into question UT’s argument that it faces a “crisis” regarding its freshman class. UT has argued that its
Here’s the problem for Tom Craddick. The House passed tuition deregulation in 2003 for one reason and one reason only: The speaker twisted Republicans’ arms to get the votes. Almost six years later, tuition and fees at Texas’s public university have risen by an average of 50%, according to Robert