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Fall 2017

Word Power
4 weeks ago

Word Power

Adriana Ramírez ’05 stood in the front of a small reading room in the basement of City of Asylum, a literacy center in Pittsburgh. She put a binder on …
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Streetlights and Crime: A Mystery
1 month ago

Streetlights and Crime: A Mystery

Higher concentrations of streetlights do not guarantee fewer nonviolent crimes in Houston neighborhoods, according to a new report from Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

The researchers compared 2015 crime …
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We are the Champions
1 month ago

We are the Champions

For the first time in the program’s 17-year history, the Rice soccer team won the C-USA regular season championship with a conference record of 9-0-1.

“I am extremely …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Harvey’s Conduit of Calm
1 month ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Harvey’s Conduit of Calm

John Hutchinson has witnessed many of Rice’s evolutions and challenges since he joined the chemistry department in 1983. Now, as dean of undergraduates, he has helped usher the students …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono
1 month ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono

[Greetings From Logroño] by Dorrie Brueggemann ’15

When average American college graduates think of Spain, they likely imagine something similar to my experience studying abroad in Seville — …
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Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey
1 month 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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Lovett’s Past Times
1 month ago

Lovett’s Past Times

Lovett College’s unique physical appearance has generated a lot of interesting speculation. Often compared to a giant toaster because of the concrete grating on its sides, some say Lovett …
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On Disaster and Resilience
1 month ago

On Disaster and Resilience

Each disaster has its own unique footprint. For a hurricane, it will depend on the exact path of the storm, its strength in terms of wind velocity, its speed …
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O-Week Reflections
1 month ago

O-Week Reflections

The record-breaking class of 2021 (1,048 freshmen) experienced a comprehensive introduction to campus life during O-Week in August. During seven days jam-packed with activities and events, the newest Rice …
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Storm Stories: Special Delivery
1 month ago

Storm Stories: Special Delivery

After the first wave of Harvey flooding receded, the news reported that dams on the west side of town could overflow and cause additional flooding. While our Westbury neighborhood home …
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