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Cuppa Design
3 months ago

Cuppa Design

Logan Beck ’09 started out as a barista at Rice Coffeehouse. The visual arts major’s background in photography and sculpture led him and Eric Hester ’07 to start a …
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Night Owl: Traffic Talk
7 months ago

Night Owl: Traffic Talk

Long before sunrise each morning, Katherine Whaley ’04 wakes up to help drivers in the nation’s fourth-largest city navigate 575 miles of freeways and expressways. She has worked since …
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College Food
1 year ago

College Food

In August 2001, my parents rented a van, packed it with clothes, extra-long twin bedding and dorm decorations, and then drove me from Memphis to Houston — where I …
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Georgia’s Legacy
1 year ago

Georgia’s Legacy

The farmers market near Richmond and Eastside is a magical place on Saturday mornings. Shoppers wander from booth to booth, tempted by carrots just plucked from the dirt, beets …
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Undercover Eater
1 year ago

Undercover Eater

Alison Cook doesn’t make reservations. When the award-winning restaurant critic needs to book a table in advance, she lets her dining companions make reservations in their own names — …
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Mapping the Questions
1 year 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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Going Gaga Over a Halftime Throw

 

“My pass was the last shot a hundred million people saw before she jumped off the stage,” said Brian Mann, associate athletic director of development for Rice. “Talk about …
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Houston, Through Children’s Eyes
2 years ago

Houston, Through Children’s Eyes

IN MARCH, THE RICE MEDIA CENTER will display photographs and artworks created by schoolchildren who participated in the Pozos Art Project, an ongoing artistic collaboration between Rice photographer Geoff …
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The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People
2 years ago

The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People

What inspired you to look at Texas’ environmental issues in this very visual, atlas-like way? We hope the atlas’ maps will help people connect with the coast, the canyons, …
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Gifted and Black: Push for Integration

1960 In order to bring Rice’s name in line with its identity as a broader educational institution, the Rice Institute changes its name to Rice University.

1960 President …
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