The Alcalde


Photos and miscellanea from the Alcalde. Founded in 1913, the Alcalde (pronounced “all-call-day”) is the alumni magazine of The University of Texas at Austin. It is published six times a year and mailed to the 100,000 members of the Texas Exes.
This 1975 Cactus yearbook photo shows one Longhorn’s very public declaration of love on the UT campus. Happy Valentine’s Day, ‘Horns!

This 1975 Cactus yearbook photo shows one Longhorn’s very public declaration of love on the UT campus.

Happy Valentine’s Day, ‘Horns!

The Harlem Shake viral video trend has come to UT—twice.
Watch the University Co-op video here.Photo by mercurialsaliva on Reddit.

The Harlem Shake viral video trend has come to UT—twice.

Watch the University Co-op video here.
Photo by mercurialsaliva on Reddit.

We all know what’s really important! This cartoon by Whiskey Harper appeared in the April 1967 Alcalde.

We all know what’s really important! This cartoon by Whiskey Harper appeared in the April 1967 Alcalde.

A pastoral scene from the UT campus in the early 1900s. This photo, by John Mathis Kuehne, appeared in the June 1960 Alcalde.

A pastoral scene from the UT campus in the early 1900s. This photo, by John Mathis Kuehne, appeared in the June 1960 Alcalde.

Fabulous ’80s fashion meets school spirit!
From a September 1980 Alcalde ad for UT merchandise at Scherts & More.

Fabulous ’80s fashion meets school spirit!

From a September 1980 Alcalde ad for UT merchandise at Scherts & More.

This amazing composite image of the Tower last night and this morning was taken by Amyn Kassam.

This amazing composite image of the Tower last night and this morning was taken by Amyn Kassam.

A fisheye view from the top of the UT Tower. From the Our Texas photo book, 2008. (Photo by Jim Sigmon and Susan Sigmon)

A fisheye view from the top of the UT Tower. From the Our Texas photo book, 2008. (Photo by Jim Sigmon and Susan Sigmon)