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Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory
9 months ago

Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory

HIST 211: Medieval Violence (Fall 2016)

Department: History Description: Students develop a critical approach to the study of violence and its function and cultural significance within medieval European society. In particular, …
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A New Skate of Mind
9 months ago

A New Skate of Mind

HOLDING A CUMBERSOME prototype for a design project while skateboarding around campus with ease, Michael Moran, a sophomore, gathers a fair share of double takes. For Moran, who is …
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Top Five: Seats With a View
9 months 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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Traditions | Brown College
9 months ago

Traditions | Brown College

When Brown college was founded in 1965 as Rice’s second women’s college, it had one obvious rival: next-door Jones College, the first women’s college.

The all-male colleges, however, didn’t …
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SYLLABUS: The Marmot of Wall Street
11 months ago

SYLLABUS: The Marmot of Wall Street

BUSI 343 Financial Management (Fall 2016)

DEPARTMENT Business

DESCRIPTION This course introduces students to the core concepts of corporate finance. Students will learn how to evaluate …
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Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!
12 months ago

Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!

WHEN I ENROLLED AT RICE IN 2006, I arrived with a specific career trajectory firmly in mind. The Shepherd School has a reputation for placing graduates in major American …
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TRADITIONS: Wiess College
12 months ago

TRADITIONS: Wiess College

IN 1983, WHEN WIESSMEN first trotted out their mascot — the War Pig — it was a small facsimile made of pig iron. Soon the iconoclastic icon went airborne, in …
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TOP FIVE: Things They Carried
12 months ago

TOP FIVE: Things They Carried

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

Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller
12 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller

LISA BALABANLILAR

Taking the long way to academia When I was a head resident fellow at McMurtry College, the adult team would host events and tell hilarious stories …
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WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]
1 year 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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