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On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016
8 months ago

On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016

True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace Alberto R. Gonzales ’79 (Nelson Books, 2016)

The former U.S. attorney general’s autobiography …
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NIGHT OWL: EMERGENCY CALLS
8 months ago

NIGHT OWL: EMERGENCY CALLS

IT’S SAFE TO SAY ANDI TENNER ’01 isn’t stuck in a daily routine. Her days vary so much that she has a hard time even making dinner plans. “The only thing …
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The Old Ball Game
8 months ago

The Old Ball Game

Story by Larry Clow  |  Photographs by Jared Leeds

WHEN FORD PROCTOR WAKES UP, HE’S THINKING ABOUT BASEBALL. HE CAN’T HELP IT.

The sophomore is one of this …
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Wine Recs for Early Fall
10 months ago

Wine Recs for Early Fall

Domaine Hauvette’s Petra Rosé 2015: Made from biodynamically grown grapes in Provence, this beautiful dry rosé is fermented in concrete eggs and has amazing complexity, texture and length for …
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Summer School
10 months ago

Summer School

The trouble started with an unsettling sound every time our driver, Hugh, put his foot on the accelerator.

We were at least an hour from our destination, a remote …
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WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]
10 months ago

WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]

 

I AM WRITING YOU FROM QUITO — la mitad del mundo (the middle of the world) and the first city to be declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. After …
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Night Owl: Pouring It On
10 months ago

Night Owl: Pouring It On

Before pouring a glass of wine at Camerata, the intimate wine bar he co-founded in Houston in 2013, David Keck ’09 gives the glass a quick sniff. “This is Houston — our water …
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Olympic Owls

TWO FORMER RICE ATHLETES ARE headed to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Lennie Waite ’09 will compete in the grueling 3,000-meter steeplechase, representing Great Britain. Waite, a native of …
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On the Bookshelf | Summer 2016
10 months ago

On the Bookshelf | Summer 2016

The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore by Michele Wucker ’89 (St. Martin’s Press, 2016)

The provocative theory of Wucker’s latest …
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Lighter Than Air
10 months ago

Lighter Than Air

“ONCE YOU HAVE TASTED FLIGHT, YOU WILL FOREVER WALK THE EARTH WITH YOUR EYES TURNED SKYWARD, FOR THERE YOU HAVE BEEN, AND THERE YOU WILL ALWAYS LONG TO RETURN.”  — …
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