The audience grows quiet as the house lights dim and the spotlights come on. After hours of rehearsal and bonding, 29 students who form the Longhorn Singers begin humming the chords of their opening number.
Creepy landmarks, historical context and a theatrical leader who brings the stories to life are all the markings of a successful ghost tour. History senior Morgan Wallace does just that for Walking Tours of Austin.
Giovanni Zinzi and Keegan Black hadn’t received a single response to job applications that took hours to complete. Figuring many students face similar challenges, they decided to enhance the job search experience for students.
H.W. Brands’ sprawling historical account of the American West in the 19th Century, “Dreams of El Dorado,” weaves together diverse stories animating the frontier experience in the rugged western wilderness.