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Half a Year in Harbin: Final Frenzy
3 months ago

Half a Year in Harbin: Final Frenzy

Editor’s Note: Senior Taylor Ginter is majoring in Asian studies and minoring in math. She spent her first summer away from her hometown, Tucson, in Harbin, China through CET’s intensive …
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Rice’s Food (R)evolution
5 months ago

Rice’s Food (R)evolution

Twenty years ago, Rice dining manager Julie Bogar was sitting in her office when the phone rang and a voice said: “Julie, the pies are on Main Street.” A …
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Excerpt: Light, Dark & In-Between
7 months ago

Excerpt: Light, Dark & In-Between

Rice student Erika Lynn Schumacher ’19 shares an excerpt of her fictional work in progress. In Spring 2017, Schumacher was a student in Justin Cronin’s fiction writing class. Her novel centers on …
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Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales
7 months ago

Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales

ENGL 401: Advanced Fiction Writing (Spring 2017) DEPARTMENT: English DESCRIPTION: Each student will design the entirety of an original novel in the genre of his or her choice and write the first …
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Athletics: Day in the Life
7 months ago

Athletics: Day in the Life

SPORT: BASEBALL HOMETOWN: WEBSTER, TEXAS COLLEGE: DUNCAN MAJOR: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COACH: WAYNE GRAHAM

Zachary Esquivel started playing baseball when he was 3 years old, and 17 years later, he is still …
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Leaving it All on the Court
7 months ago

Leaving it All on the Court

SENIOR GUARD MAYA HAWKINS (shown here, being hugged by a smiling senior forward Jasmine Goodwine) had lots to celebrate after cinching the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) tournament’s MVP title.


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Exit Interviews: Seniors
7 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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TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats
7 months ago

TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats

8,000

chairs placed in the academic quad

1,400

hours of labor invested by FE&P personnel

40

two-way radios …
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Mapping the Questions
7 months ago

Mapping the Questions

A MAP OF HARRIS COUNTY glows on Kelsey Walker’s computer screen. The arbitrary political boundaries of the county show up as thin black lines, containing the infinity loops of Houston’s …
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6DOV: Mark Agerton
7 months ago

6DOV: Mark Agerton

Agerton, a doctoral student, studies dynamic optimization problems that happen outside of centralized markets. Agerton’s adviser is Peter Hartley.

HARTLEY (b. 1952) is the George and Cynthia Mitchell …
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