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Reader Response: Summer 2017
1 week ago

Reader Response: Summer 2017

Your food issue reminded me of my food connections with Rice. I was a “grub” at Jones College from 1968 to 1969. One night our crew decided to go for …
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Reader Response: Spring 2017
3 months ago

Reader Response: Spring 2017

I loved the Spring 2017 issue’s article on “Mapping the Questions.” I studied history as an undergrad at Rice, and I’ve always been fascinated by maps; this article really …
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Night Owl: Stargazer
5 months ago

Night Owl: Stargazer

RICK FIENBERG ’78 HAS A DAY JOB as press officer for the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Boston. But on Fridays, when the sun goes down, he’s long gone …
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Exit Interviews: Seniors
5 months ago

Exit Interviews: Seniors

Thu Nguyen, a Wiess College senior majoring in chemistry and sociology, thought she knew what she wanted to be in life. “I came into Rice thinking I wanted to give …
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A Parliament of Election Experts
11 months ago

A Parliament of Election Experts

These days, just about the only thing Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on is that the 2016 presidential election has been one of the most consequential in American history. …
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Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16
11 months ago

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16

FOR RECENT RICE graduate Lauren Hughes ’16, playing professional soccer in Iceland for UMF Selfoss has provided an unexpected challenge — too much time. “When I moved to Iceland, …
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Gotta Catch ’Em All
12 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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Day in the Life
1 year ago

Day in the Life

All-American senior Katherine Ip helped the Rice tennis team clinch its fourth consecutive C-USA championship last spring. Following some stellar postseason play in the NCAA Women’s Championship tournament, she vaulted …
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On the Bookshelf | Summer 2016
1 year ago

On the Bookshelf | Summer 2016

The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore by Michele Wucker ’89 (St. Martin’s Press, 2016)

The provocative theory of Wucker’s latest …
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READER RESPONSE: Spring 2016
1 year ago

READER RESPONSE: Spring 2016

I really enjoyed reading Terrence Doody’s piece on Dennis Huston [“Exit, Stage Left,” Page 24]. During my four years at Rice, Prof. Huston (or “Dennis,” or “Doc” — he …
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