November Nov 0518:15 pm CDT
This graphic basically sums up the entire 2008 election. Trust me, it’s all there…even the CNN holograms are mentioned. This. Fucking. Election.
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November Nov 0412:48 pm CDT
Complaining without voting is worse than any hanging chad. Voice your opinion today. Cast a vote.
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August Aug 1210:32 am CDT
I am burnt orange with pride seeing all of the amazing swimmers at the Bejing Olympic games — especially those with a Texas Longhorn connection. UT is dominant in a lot of sports such as football, basketball and baseball but few recognize how the school is an overall powerhouse when it comes to athletes in every other sport as well. Take swimming for example, UT has an amazing swim center and produces some of the most talented swimmers in the U.S. — Aaron Piersol, Brendan Hansen, and Ian Crocker to name a few. Kudos to Aaron Piersol for winning the gold in the men’s 100 m backstroke. That was an amazing race and Piersol just maintains this this laid back chill factor that is very refreshing in a sport that can occasionally be consumed with individual ego.
Here’s a pretty impressive list of Longhorns in the Olympics this year. Longhorns everywhere should be proud!
The University of Texas at Austin Olympians
Baseball (1): Taylor Teagarden
Men’s Diving (1): Troy Dumais (3-meter springboard)
Women’s Diving (1): Laura Wilkinson (platform)
Softball (1): Cat Osterman
Men’s Swimming (7): Ricky Berens (800-meter relay pool), Ian Crocker (100-meter butterfly), Brendan Hansen (100-meter breaststroke), Dave Walters (800-meter relay pool), Scott Spann (200-meter breaststroke), Aaron Peirsol (100- and 200-meter backstroke), Garrett Weber-Gale (50- and 100-meter freestyle)
Women’s Swimming (3): Hee-Jin Chang (50- and 100-meter freestyle, South Korea), Susana Escobar (400-meter freestyle and 400-meter individual medley, Mexico), Kathleen Hersey (200-meter butterfly)
Men’s Track and Field (4): Brendan Christian (200 meters, Antigua), Trey Hardee (decathlon), Andra Manson (high jump), Leo Manzano (1,500 meters)
Women’s Track and Field (4): Michelle Carter (shot put), Marshevet Hooker (200 meters), Sanya Richards (400 meters), Melaine Walker (400-meter hurdles, Jamaica)
Coaches (5): Kim Brackin (head coach, swimming, Zimbabwe), Gail Goestenkors (assistant coach, women’s basketball), Eddie Reese (head coach, men’s swimming), Bubba Thornton (head coach, men’s track and field), Matt Scoggin (assistant coach, men’s and women’s diving)