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To infinity and beyond

I think infinity and beyond is the length of time my muscles are gonna hurt.

I mentioned that on Saturday I biked six rough miles, waterskied for like five minutes, and ran six miles.  993 more words


Former NDA star Brunemann keeps Olympic dreams afloat

Like any swimmer, Emily Brunemann hopes to swim in the 2016 Summer Olympics. She has a chance, but she’ll need help from others first.

Until then, the 2005 Notre Dame Academy graduate gets to focus on other big international meets and a shot at history, beginning July 11. 677 more words


Factoring race into college admissions is crucial to campus diversity

Twelve years ago, after an epic legal battle over the University of Michigan’s affirmative action admissions policy in its law school and undergraduate school, the Supreme Court upheld the importance of student body diversity for the institution’s educational mission and the need to consider race as a factor in admissions. 1,387 more words

The Beatles

This Exhibit is at the LBJ Library in Austin until January of next year and there is plenty of memorabilia to entertain everyone. It covers the early years of Beatlemania, and brought back some memories for me. 32 more words


4th of July

Happy 4th of July from the Oval Office! Well, at least the replica found in the LBJ Presidential Library.


The Eyes of Texas by Lance Kennedy

Where I Got It: Review copy

Narrator: Jack Chekijian

Publisher: Lance Kennedy (2015)

Length: 4 hours 2 minutes

Author’s Page

A secret organization that became known as the Eyes of Texas gained power in the 1970s over the student government of the University of Texas at Austin. 370 more words


UT President Gregory L. Fenves talks Confederate statues, campus carry in letter

Gregory L. Fenves released a “Message from the President” Thursday morning, which covers quite a few topics concerning his highly eventful first month as University of Texas president. 395 more words