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Fall 2016

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
6 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
6 months ago

TOP FIVE: Things They Carried

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

Gotta Catch ’Em All
6 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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Reader Response: Summer 2016
6 months ago

Reader Response: Summer 2016

RE: NIGHT OWL: POURING IT ON The article in the Summer 2016 issue on master sommelier David Keck of course reminded me of the article in the Summer 2007 …
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President’s Note: Toward Justice
6 months ago

President’s Note: Toward Justice

One hundred and four years ago, our university began a journey. It began with a grand and ambitious vision — a vision of a great university in Houston. But …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller
6 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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Gifted and Black
6 months ago

Gifted and Black

The following timeline and oral histories explore the steps that led up to Rice’s desegregation and feature the voices of black alumni who lived that experience.


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The Old Ball Game
6 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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“.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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