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Posts By Lynn Gosnell

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Your Memories, Here.
3 weeks ago

Your Memories, Here.

Before I moved to Houston six years ago, a co-worker and Rice grad passed along a tip. “Check out The Ginger Man — a great old pub with character.” …
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Traditions: Disorientation
3 weeks ago

Traditions: Disorientation

For many incoming freshmen, Orientation Week is the first time they set foot on the Rice campus. Over the years, the nature of the welcome has changed.

Bob …
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Writing Home: Rachel Buissereth ’17
3 weeks ago

Writing Home: Rachel Buissereth ’17

On the night of the lunar eclipse, I sat with my host family on the roof of a pickup truck watching the supermoon towering above us. Green tree frogs, …
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Latitude, Longitude, Story
3 weeks ago

Latitude, Longitude, Story

Carroll Parrott Blue is a big fan of collaboration. The award-winning filmmaker and scholar has devoted much of the last four decades to documenting neighborhood histories by bringing together those …
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Our Quarterly Quest
3 months ago

Our Quarterly Quest

Welcome to the first of our quarterly issues for 2018, our Janus view, where we take stock and look ahead. First, a look back: There’s no better summary of …
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Hometown Texas
3 months ago

Hometown Texas

For three decades, Peter Brown has taught photography classes in Rice’s continuing education program, inspiring hundreds of students along the way. For the past quarter century, he has been …
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By Any Other Name
6 months ago

By Any Other Name

Let’s start with the name — Harvey. It sounds vaguely patrician or dutiful, definitely not threatening. For those of a certain age, the name also reminds us of a …
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Storm Stories: The Home Team
6 months ago

Storm Stories: The Home Team

Long before the last case of bottled water disappeared from the shelves of every grocery store in Houston, Rice staff members were deep into storm prep mode. Grounds personnel …
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Storm Stories: The Volunteers
6 months ago

Storm Stories: The Volunteers

Rachel Mooers pulled her viola to her chin and nodded to harpist Caitlin Mehrtens before launching into the soothing notes of “Ave Maria.” About three dozen attentive listeners nodded and …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono
6 months ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono

[Greetings From Logroño] by Dorrie Brueggemann ’15

When average American college graduates think of Spain, they likely imagine something similar to my experience studying abroad in Seville — …
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