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Posts By Kyndall Krist

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BakerShake’s Beginnings
3 months ago

BakerShake’s Beginnings

The origin of Baker Shakespeare, now affectionately known as “BakerShake,” began in 1969 when Chuck Becker ’73 and Ed Dickinson ’73 asked English professor Wes Morris to help them produce …
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Aloha, Orientation and Owl Cake
3 months ago

Aloha, Orientation and Owl Cake

1950s Sharon “Shay” Jones Bintliff ’57 (BA) has lived in Hawaii almost ever since graduating. She wrote a book of poems, “Soular Energy,” described by her as very personal and …
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And You’re Done!
6 months ago

And You’re Done!

On Dec. 9, 2019, Rice held its first-ever December convocation ceremony to honor graduates who completed their degrees after the summer or fall semester. The event took place in Stude …
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Classnotes: Excerpts from Owlmanac
6 months ago

Classnotes: Excerpts from Owlmanac

1950s “One of our classmates, Jack Hudgins ’51 (BA, 1952), recently competed in the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, N.M. Jack competed in the 90–94 age group as he …
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Classnotes: Keeping Cool and Catching Up
10 months ago

Classnotes: Keeping Cool and Catching Up

1960s“In spring and summer 1965, I typically spent all night working on the Rice computer with Joel Cyprus ’58 (BA and BS, 1959; MS, 1961; PhD, 1963), Algernon ‘Algy’ Badger …
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I’m a Nerd About … Yarn Crafts
10 months ago

I’m a Nerd About … Yarn Crafts

Leenah Abojaib / Photo by Tommy LaVergne

With the growing availability of inexpensive, mass-produced items from big-box stores and online retailers, some might assume that handmade goods are falling by …
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Ripe for the Picking
1 year ago

Ripe for the Picking

At Rice’s Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, horticulturist Joe Novak and his students lead groups of volunteers in maintaining the vibrant, flourishing garden. And the produce grown there is …
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Travel
1 year ago

Travel

lllustrations by Ryan Snook

Can busy, budget-conscious millennials incorporate travel into their lives? Kay Rodriguez ’15, the proprietor of Jetfarer, a website that’s packed with travel guides, tips and itineraries, …
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Cajuns, Crime Labs and Trivia Champs
1 year ago

Cajuns, Crime Labs and Trivia Champs

Illustration by Zohar Lazar Class of 1951

I discovered that Tom Eubank (BA) and I were born in the same hospital in Port Arthur, Texas, a few months apart. When …
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Owls With Friends
1 year ago

Owls With Friends

Illustration by Allison Kerek

CLASS OF  1954John Aronson (BA) writes to advise us of the interesting people he has met in the retirement home: The son of a man who …
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