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Family Album: Closing the Book on a Half-Century Project
1 year ago

Family Album: Closing the Book on a Half-Century Project

In February 2016, the history department at Rice hosted seven leading historians from around the country to address the topic “Jefferson Davis’s America: New Perspectives on the Mid-Nineteenth-Century United States.” The occasion …
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She Runs
1 year ago

She Runs

“The Devil is in Derartu. Today very, very not strong.”

Stretching at the base of Mount Entoto, 8,500 feet above sea level, I caught my breath after lagging behind Banchi …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Hanoi!
1 year ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Hanoi!

Xin chào tù Hà Nôi!

It’s been almost a year since the hot and humid June day when I arrived in Hanoi for a stint as a Luce Scholar. …
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Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot with Becky Wade ’12
1 year ago

Behind the Scenes: Photoshoot with Becky Wade ’12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Sunday, July 10, Rice Magazine art director Alese Pickering and photographer Jeff Fitlow met Becky Wade ’12 on campus …
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The Art of Science Fiction
1 year ago

The Art of Science Fiction

Dave Seeley ’82 has always been an artist — and a self-described science fiction fanboy. In his recent collection, “The Art of Dave Seeley,” he calls himself a lifelong “image …
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Author Q&A: Jim Bernhard ’59
1 year ago

Author Q&A: Jim Bernhard ’59

Some authors’ deaths merit more than footnotes. There are the suicides of Plath, Woolf and Hemingway, as well as some that are equal parts bizarre and tragic, …
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Night Owl: The Daily Dance
1 year ago

Night Owl: The Daily Dance

On Jan. 1, 2014, José Figueroa ’90 resolved to dance to live music every single day for a year. He accomplished that feat — and kept dancing. In fact, …
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No Grown-ups Allowed
1 year ago

No Grown-ups Allowed

In 1986, when I was editor of the Thresher, the tears came around 4 a.m. every Thursday. That was after the cheerful scrum of staff — reporters, section …
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Writing Home: Hej from Sweden
2 years ago

Writing Home: Hej from Sweden

I am Renee Gonzalez, a 2014 Rice grad currently working on my master’s in applied cultural analysis (MACA) at Lund University in southern Sweden. What is applied cultural analysis? Think ethnographic/anthropologic consulting for businesses …
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A Decade of Refugee Partnership

Since 2006, an organization founded by Rice students has been working with Houston’s refugee youth to help them improve their language skills, assimilate into the American educational system, and plan …
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