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Posts By Taegan Howells

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The MOB’s Crazy Uncle
3 days ago

The MOB’s Crazy Uncle

John “Grungy” Gladu has been a fixture of Rice’s Marching Owl Band since he joined in 1973. To some MOBsters, this means he has become an essential part …
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PreGame Power
7 days ago

PreGame Power

The Rice Marching Owl Band, better known as the MOB, always performs its unofficial fight song “Louie Louie” with enthusiasm. Here, director Chuck Throckmorton, drum major Bonnie Miller ’19 …
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Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey
3 months ago

Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey

1

Thinking about swimming, but then remembering the fire ants and snakes. Yikes!

2

Bored/board games — Baker Boat, floor Olympics and lots …
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Athletics: Day in the Life
9 months ago

Athletics: Day in the Life

SPORT: BASEBALL HOMETOWN: WEBSTER, TEXAS COLLEGE: DUNCAN MAJOR: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COACH: WAYNE GRAHAM

Zachary Esquivel started playing baseball when he was 3 years old, and 17 years later, he is still …
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TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats
9 months ago

TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats

8,000

chairs placed in the academic quad

1,400

hours of labor invested by FE&P personnel

40

two-way radios …
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Rice Bands Get New Nest
10 months ago

Rice Bands Get New Nest

For the first time in Rice history, the Rice Bands have their own space to call home. Most recently housed in the Rice stadium weight room, the new band hall …
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FRESH AIR
1 year ago

FRESH AIR

RICE STUDENTS HAVE A NEW PLACE TO HANG OUT on campus, thanks to the winners of a 2015 Rice School of Architecture minicharrette. Called The Hangout, the winning design features 12 …
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Top Five: Seats With a View
1 year ago

Top Five: Seats With a View

1. The Hangout

New swaddling hammocks outside Fondren Library draw students (and faculty) in search of a cozy perch.

2. SI and Susie Morris Lounge

A shaded and …
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“Rainbow Room”: A Study of Color
1 year ago

“Rainbow Room”: A Study of Color

Some claim the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. However, for artist Emily Fens’ “Rainbow Room,” both the whole and the individual parts are integral to understanding …
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Things Fall Apart

“CUBICLE,” ARTIST JONATHAN SCHIPPER’S newest time-based, kinetic installation, opened Oct. 6 at the Rice Gallery. Schipper’s works reveal the flow of time as imperceptible until, as in life, we …
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