Lunchtime Links


Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.


“My All American” trailer


Not many colleges were willing to take a chance on the now-legendary defensive back Freddie Steinmark until UT coach Darrell Royal came along. This November, Steinmark will be portrayed by Finn Wittrock ("American Horror Story") in "My All American," a film by Rudy screenwriter Angelo Pizzo. Until its release, you can check out the trailer here.


18 microwave snacks you can cook in a mug


From cheesecake to chilaquiles, here are a list of breakfast, dinner and dessert recipes you can cook using a few simple ingredients, a mug and a microwave.


Books from UT alumni


The Alcalde, the Texas Exes magazine, compiled a list of new books by UT alumni to read this month. Titles include “Death, Taxes, and Cheap Sunglasses” by Diane Kelly and “The Carriage House” by Louisa Hall.


College calculator


The Chronicle of Higher Education created a tool that calculates how much time it takes students to pay off college by working minimum wage. Type in your state, how much you earn per hour and how many hours you work a week to determine how many years you need to work to pay for a year’s worth of college.


Notre Dame Freakbass


Get pumped for the game this Saturday by watching this “embarrassing Notre Dame video,” featuring fans and cheerleaders singing to the lyric “We are Notre Dame.”


Inheriting inequality


The Austin American-Statesman created a three-part series that analyzes the legacy segregation has left on the African-American population in Austin.