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Light the Tower: Texas Volleyball Wins Big 12 Championship

The UT Tower will shine with burnt-orange lights Monday, November 23 to celebrate the Texas Volleyball team winning the Big 12 Conference Championship. With a sweep of No. 13 West Virginia, No. 1 Texas Volleyball won its fourth-consecutive Big 12 Conference Championship on Nov. 13 at WVU Coliseum. University tradition calls for the campus landmark …

Light the Tower: Texas Exes Ring Celebration

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, November 19 for the Texas Exes Ring Celebration. As part of the dedication ceremony, class rings will spend the night the Tower while it shines in honor of the students and alumni who will soon wear them. The class ring not only symbolizes the incredible …

Light the Tower: Veterans Day

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Wednesday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Formerly Armistice Day, Veterans Day is the anniversary of armistice ending World War I in 1918. Want to know when and why the Tower is orange? Sign up for our email alerts, and we’ll send you an update each …

Light the Tower: Texas Beats West Virginia, 17-13

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Saturday, November 7 to celebrate Texas Football’s 17-13 win over the West Virginia Mountaineers! As part of UT tradition, the top of the Tower turns orange to celebrate regular-season football victories. The Longhorns are now 5-2 and will play Kansas on Saturday, November 21. Time …

Light the Tower: Texas Beats Oklahoma State, 41-34

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Saturday, October 31 to celebrate Texas Football’s 41-34 win over Oklahoma State. The Longhorns are now 4-2 and will play West Virginia in the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 7. Time is to be determined.  As part of UT tradition, the top …

Light the Tower: Texas Beats Baylor, 27-16

The top of the UT Tower will shine with burnt-orange lights Saturday, October 24 to celebrate the Texas Football 27-16 win over Baylor. The Longhorns are now 3-2 and will play Oklahoma State on Saturday, October 31 in Stillwater, Okla. at 3 p.m. As part of university tradition, the top of the UT Tower turns …

Light the Tower: Texas Beats Texas Tech, 63-56

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Saturday, September 26 to celebrate Texas Football’s 63-56 win over Texas Tech! As part of UT tradition, the top of the Tower turns orange to celebrate regular-season football victories. The Longhorns are now 2-0 and will play TCU on Saturday, October 3. Time is to …