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Our Quarterly Quest
4 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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PreGame Power
5 months 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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By Any Other Name
7 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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Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey
7 months ago

Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey

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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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Democracy and Disagreement
7 months ago

Democracy and Disagreement

Last spring, Elizabeth Barre, associate director of the Rice Center for Teaching Excellence and adjunct assistant professor of religion, taught “Democracy and Disagreement” at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at …
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Hancock’s Surrealism Finds a Home at Rice
8 months ago

Hancock’s Surrealism Finds a Home at Rice

With all the excitement over the Moody Center for the Arts, it could be easy to forget that many of Rice’s previous art installations were at the Rice Art Gallery …
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Half a Year in Harbin: Final Frenzy
10 months ago

Half a Year in Harbin: Final Frenzy

Editor’s Note: Senior Taylor Ginter is majoring in Asian studies and minoring in math. She spent her first summer away from her hometown, Tucson, in Harbin, China through CET’s intensive …
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RICE AND STANFORD SET FOR OPENER ‘DOWN UNDER’
1 year ago

RICE AND STANFORD SET FOR OPENER ‘DOWN UNDER’

The Rice Owls football team will open its 2017 season facing the same opponent it met in the 2016 season finale — but this time in Australia. Rice and …
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Rice Bands Get New Nest
1 year 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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Checking out the Moody Art Center
1 year ago

Checking out the Moody Art Center

 

After months of anticipation, the $30 million Moody Center for the Arts opened on Friday night. The space, an expansive 50,000 square feet that manages to avoid feeling …
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