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Sallyportal’s Promise

A stereotype surrounding students today, based on their millennial label, is that they don’t know how to navigate the world without technology. However, the Association for Rice Alumni has shown …
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Amazing Race: Rice Homecoming Edition

On a Monday afternoon in mid-October, 16 teams of Rice students ran, biked and skateboarded away from the RMC start line to search for clues that would lead them closer …
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Golf is Life
7 months ago

Golf is Life

JUNIOR MITCHELL MEISSNER attacks his bunker play during practice at Wildcat Golf Club, the Rice golf team’s home course. The links-style course offers something rare for Houston-area players: elevation …
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TOP FIVE: Things They Carried
7 months ago

TOP FIVE: Things They Carried

5. Noise-canceling headphones Because dorm walls are thinner than you’d think.

Gotta Catch ’Em All
7 months ago

Gotta Catch ’Em All

KNOWN FOR QUAINT WALKWAYS LINED WITH CENTURY-OLD OAK TREES and public art, Rice’s campus added a rather unconventional badge of honor to its résumé this summer — becoming a gold …
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“.GIF”: Unique Repetition

It’s unusual to go to an art opening where you see floating heads and technicolor orca whales in the same space and come away describing it was a cohesive …
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Mob Rules

As a member of Rice’s Marching Owl Band, I have often thought that the MOB does not receive the amount of attention it deserves. Why are our musical accomplishments, hilarious …
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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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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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When in Rome
10 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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