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Posts By Lynn Gosnell

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Shiny Days
2 months ago

Shiny Days

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Long after the pain of term papers and problem sets have passed, we remember the soundtrack that defined our college days and nights. You know the …
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Author Q&A: Nishta Mehra
2 months ago

Author Q&A: Nishta Mehra

Brown White BlackAn American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and ReligionNishta MehraPicador, 2019

Nishta Mehra ’05 is brown-skinned. Her wife, Jill Carroll ’94, is white. Their adopted …
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Hello, Rice Magazine
5 months ago

Hello, Rice Magazine

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Notice anything different in our print magazine? Just over a year ago, we embarked on a project to reimagine the design and editorial structure of our …
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Bend, Break, Blend
5 months ago

Bend, Break, Blend

Anthony Brandt, photo by Tommy LaVergne

If you know where to listen, you can hear the creative process unfold right before your ears. That’s especially so if you have a …
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Crawl, Walk, Run.
5 months ago

Crawl, Walk, Run.

Illustrations by Christopher Sperandio

Comics belong in college, artist Christopher Sperandio contends. They’re educational, artful and powerful vehicles of cultural criticism — not to mention entertaining.

An associate professor …
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Improv & Tradition
5 months ago

Improv & Tradition

Danny Kamins, photo by Tommy LaVergne

As in daily life, improvisation in jazz means the spontaneous invention of something new. To the audience, this think-on-your-feet creativity may sound effortless — …
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Failing Better
5 months ago

Failing Better

Photo by Jeff Fitlow

What do a giraffe feeder, an IV drip and a robotic arm have in common? They’re all recent Rice engineering design projects that were tested and …
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Mixing It Up
5 months ago

Mixing It Up

Alison Weaver, photo by Tommy LaVergne

What makes a painting by 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer distinctly recognizable? The intimate settings? The natural light and shadows? The exquisite details?


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Nature’s Language
5 months ago

Nature’s Language

Sideways to the Sun (2019) | Through May 18, 2019 | Commissioned by the Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University | Photo by Nash Baker

In the massive …
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Read at Your Own Pace
7 months ago

Read at Your Own Pace

Because I live in an apartment just five blocks from campus, I walk to work. My daily commute begins on Wroxton Court and ambles south along Ashby Street. After a …
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