Foam Sword Friday—the UT student pre-finals tradition—took place in front of the Tower today. Photo by morganecaridi on Instagram.
The clock face of the UT Tower (taken from the observation deck).
Photo by stmontgomery on Flickr
Glen Appling, winner of the 1938 UT women’s deck tennis contest. Photo courtesy of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sport.
A 1946 photo from the archives of UT’s H. J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports. Found with a collection of outdoor dance photos, this image was possibly from a dance class.
The photographer was Stanley Depwe, who later ran a photography business in Austin, but the couple remains unidentified.
An undated women’s fencing photo from the archives of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sport.
"He taught me how to handle situations. He taught me how to stand up and be a man and how to hang in there when it gets bad."
—Earl Campbell, on former head football coach Darrell K Royal
This photo of Darell K Royal and his team celebrating one of the coach’s three national championships appeared in the 1977 Cactus yearbook.
Royal died Nov. 6 at age 88.
A student carves a #1 Texas-themed jack o’lantern at a Texas Union Halloween party in 1980 (Cactus yearbook photo).