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Light the Tower: Texas Rowing Wins Big 12 Championship

May 21, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Rowing Wins Big 12 Championship

The campus landmark will be lit in burnt orange in celebration of Rowing’s 2024 Big 12 Championship. The University of Texas Tower will be lit…

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Light the Tower: No. 1 Rowing sweeps ninth consecutive Big 12 Championship

May 19, 2024

Light the Tower: No. 1 Rowing sweeps ninth consecutive Big 12 Championship

The Longhorns won the 13th Big 12 title in program history and earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Championship. The UT Tower will shine…

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Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Big 12 Titles

May 17, 2024

Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Big 12 Titles

The UT Tower will shine with burnt-orange lights Friday, May 17, 2024, to celebrate four Big 12 titles won by the Texas Longhorns. The Tower…

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Image of UT Tower at Night

May 11, 2024

Light the Tower: 141st Commencement of The University of Texas at Austin

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights and “24” on its sides for two nights in a row to celebrate this year’s graduates.…

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Tower Darkens for UT Remembers

April 26, 2024

Tower Darkens for UT Remembers

The UT Tower will darken Friday, April 26, 2024, in memory of Longhorns who died during the past year. Except for a white cap and observation deck,…

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Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

April 24, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

The Longhorns claim their ninth overall Big 12 title and first since 2017 with a dominant 18-stroke victory. The UT Tower will shine with burnt…

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Light the Tower: In Honor of Student Achievement

April 23, 2024

Light the Tower: In Honor of Student Achievement

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Tuesday, April 23, 2024, in honor of our world-class students who have received significant national and…

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Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Tennis Wins Big 12 Regular Season, Tournament Conference Titles

April 22, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Tennis Wins Big 12 Regular Season, Tournament Conference Titles

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Monday, April 22 to commemorate Texas Men’s Tennis‘ 2024 Big 12 Conference regular season and tournament…

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Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Tennis Wins Big 12 Tournament Championship

April 21, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Tennis Wins Big 12 Tournament Championship

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Sunday, April 21 in honor of the Texas Men’s Tennis team winning the Big 12 Tournament…

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Light the Tower: Honors Day

April 20, 2024

Light the Tower: Honors Day

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Saturday, April 20 to celebrate the 76th Annual Honors Day. Introduced in 1948 and celebrated every…

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Light the Tower: Texas Exes Ring Dedication

April 18, 2024

Light the Tower: Texas Exes Ring Dedication

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, April 18, 2024, in honor of class ring recipients. Ahead of the Texas Exes Ring Celebration,…

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Light the Tower: In Honor of Faculty Achievement

April 12, 2024

Light the Tower: In Honor of Faculty Achievement

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Friday, April 12, 2024, in honor of the members of our world-class faculty community who have…

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