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.
UT students show their support for multiculturalism at a spring 1990 rally. The rally was in response to racist incidents at the annual Round-Up weekend.

UT students show their support for multiculturalism at a spring 1990 rally. The rally was in response to racist incidents at the annual Round-Up weekend.

Nearly 3 inches of rain fell on Austin in 24 hours this week. This rainy Tower photo is by Evan Gearing.

Nearly 3 inches of rain fell on Austin in 24 hours this week. This rainy Tower photo is by Evan Gearing.

Littlefield Fountain at dusk. Photo by John P.

Littlefield Fountain at dusk. Photo by John P.

Happy first day of spring, Longhorns! (Credit: UT Office of Public Affairs)

Happy first day of spring, Longhorns! (Credit: UT Office of Public Affairs)

It may not be football season, but DKR-Memorial Stadium is still worth admiring.
Photo by  Wes Browning.

It may not be football season, but DKR-Memorial Stadium is still worth admiring.

Photo by Wes Browning.

Zilker Park in 1976 (Cactus yearbook photo).

Zilker Park in 1976 (Cactus yearbook photo).

A street musician on the Drag, 1978 (Cactus Yearbook photo).

A street musician on the Drag, 1978 (Cactus Yearbook photo).

"I hooked ’em once. It was awful."
Texas Exes staffers Rose Cahalan and John Fitch hooked ’em with Grumpy Cat, who’s visiting Austin for SXSW. She’s an honorary Longhorn!

"I hooked ’em once. It was awful."

Texas Exes staffers Rose Cahalan and John Fitch hooked ’em with Grumpy Cat, who’s visiting Austin for SXSW. She’s an honorary Longhorn!

Now that’s a Texas-sized photo! University photography supervisor Marsha Miller took this photo at the 15th-annual Explore UT open house on March 2.

Now that’s a Texas-sized photo! University photography supervisor Marsha Miller took this photo at the 15th-annual Explore UT open house on March 2.

Yesterday, everyone in Austin was talking about the unusually high winds. One UT student poked fun with this meme of a tipped-over snack cart on campus. (GreenSnoopy @ r/utaustin)

Yesterday, everyone in Austin was talking about the unusually high winds. One UT student poked fun with this meme of a tipped-over snack cart on campus. (GreenSnoopy @ r/utaustin)