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Posts By Tracey Rhoades

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Campus Scene: Squirrel Watch
8 months ago

Campus Scene: Squirrel Watch

The squirrels on Rice’s campus have become almost as iconic as Lovett Hall. Regularly photographed and sought out, these bushy-tailed tree lovers live in an oasis packed with bountiful live oaks …
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Feeding the Classes
11 months ago

Feeding the Classes

COVID-19 has affected every aspect of how Rice operates, and feeding its students has been a challenge of gastronomical proportion. With a consistent ranking of best college food in the …
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Nathan Bonnes ’15
12 months ago

Nathan Bonnes ’15

A self-taught musician, Nathan Bonnes has cultivated a career that combines his passion for writing, performing and producing music. Bonnes’ foray into the Texas music scene began in high school, …
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Cortlan Wickliff ’10
12 months ago

Cortlan Wickliff ’10

Cortlan Wickliff’s book, “Young and Driven: Overdrive,” published in 2017, is a blueprint of exercises and lessons learned on how to succeed in life. And he should know. At a …
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Campus Scene: Wise Trees
3 years ago

Campus Scene: Wise Trees

Photo by Tommy LaVergne

As students make their way across campus, Rice’s 4,000-plus trees provide welcome shade when it’s hot and a shower of golden hues as cooler months ensue. …
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Inch by Inch, Row by Row
3 years ago

Inch by Inch, Row by Row

Someone once said, “Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes.” In Rice’s Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, you get 24 different types of tomatoes as well …
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Campus Scene: Perennial Pathways
3 years ago

Campus Scene: Perennial Pathways

in full bloom across Rice’s campus are always a welcome sight and a sure sign that spring has sprung. This year’s bounty of color — from varying shades of …
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Let It Snow
4 years ago

Let It Snow

Come rain, come snow. Rice’s campus and the city had a taste — and then some — of both in 2017. Students, faculty and staff were surprised with this …
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Hurricane Harvey by the Numbers
4 years ago

Hurricane Harvey by the Numbers

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Unconventional Wisdom: Lesa Tran Lu
4 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Lesa Tran Lu

After earning an undergraduate degree, she stayed on to complete her Ph.D. in chemistry, and then started teaching at Rice. A lifelong cook, Lu soon found a way to …
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