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Tower Shines Orange for UT Austin’s 131st Birthday

Happy birthday, UT! The university celebrates its big 1-3-1 tonight with a glowing orange Tower and a history to be proud of. Hook ’em!

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On Monday, Sept. 15, the university celebrates its 131st birthday. Monday night, the university’s Tower will glow burnt orange to celebrate our 131st year as a “university of the first class.” Learn about UT Austin’s history from UT History Central: A comprehensive guide to University of Texas history.

What’s your favorite UT memory? Let us know in the comments and share your answer on social media using #UTat131.

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