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Posts By Lynn Gosnell

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Top Five: Stranger as Fiction

Landry Clarke In “Friday Night Lights,” the beloved TV series (and 1990 book) set in fictional Dillon, Texas, football player Landry Clarke (played by the versatile Jesse Plemons) left …
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Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy
11 months ago

Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy

Before she even attends her first class this fall, Rice soccer player Erin Mikeska is already a part of a Rice University legacy — she’s the latest in a …
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ABSTRACT | Summer 2016
11 months ago

ABSTRACT | Summer 2016

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton (Columbia University Press, 2016)

Part philosophical treatise, part historical account and part lyric essay, “Dark Ecology” offers …
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READER RESPONSE: Spring 2016
11 months ago

READER RESPONSE: Spring 2016

I really enjoyed reading Terrence Doody’s piece on Dennis Huston [“Exit, Stage Left,” Page 24]. During my four years at Rice, Prof. Huston (or “Dennis,” or “Doc” — he …
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When in Rome
11 months ago

When in Rome

IN MAY, RICE STUDENTS IMMERSED THEMSELVES IN THE ART, architecture, archaeology, museums and neighborhoods of Rome via an experiential art history course that traced the city’s mythical beginnings to …
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Abstract | Spring 2016
11 months ago

Abstract | Spring 2016

THE ROSS ICE SHELF’S HISTORIC LESSONS

  • The Ross Ice Shelf, almost as large as France, is the world’s largest ice shelf.
  • Scientists, including Rice oceanographer John Anderson, …
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Common Ground
11 months ago

Common Ground

Rice’s graduate students have a new place to relax and socialize, thanks to a renovation adjacent to Keck Hall. The Graduate Student Outdoor Commons features picnic tables and benches; …
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Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot with Becky Wade ’12
12 months ago

Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot with Becky Wade ’12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Sunday, July 10, Rice Magazine art director Alese Pickering and photographer Jeff Fitlow met Becky Wade ’12 on campus …
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100 Years of the Thresher
12 months ago

100 Years of the Thresher

A VOICE FOR STUDENTS: The Rice Thresher did more than document a constantly growing campus, comment on student social mores, wade into institutional conflicts and analyze athletic rivalries. It …
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Athletics: A Day in the Life

Senior Taylor Armstrong’s Mondays are not like your Mondays. The standout swimmer has set a Rice record in the 200 backstroke while working on a double major. Last fall, the …
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