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Not Too Good to Be KTRU
1 week ago

Not Too Good to Be KTRU

Rice’s student-run radio station regained its former call sign in August after an eight-year hiatus. Harrison Lorenzen, the KTRU operations director, spearheaded the $10,000 buyback after the station that originally …
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Alumni: Now Reading
1 week ago

Alumni: Now Reading

Becoming Transnational Youth Workers: Independent Mexican Teenage Migrants and Pathways of Survival and Social Mobility Isabel Martinez ’96 Rutgers University Press, 2019

Even before a record number of unaccompanied children crossed the U.S.-Mexico …
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Sisterly Safe Haven
1 week ago

Sisterly Safe Haven

Sometimes radical hospitality starts with a little chocolate.

On a late August evening, Anneliese Davis ’95 — executive director of Rahab’s Sisters, a Portland, Oregon, organization that practices radical hospitality …
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Classnotes: Excerpts from Owlmanac
1 week 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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Full Theater
1 week ago

Full Theater

Juan Sebastian Cruz ’16 literally bounced onto the stage in this season’s production of “The Winter’s Tale” at the Alley Theatre. Portraying a 7-year-old Prince Mamillius, he skipped, jumped and rolled …
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Love & Law
1 week ago

Love & Law

It was summer 1986 in Waco, Texas, when Charles Spain ’81 walked into the family law class he was taking at Baylor University, fuming. 

Earlier that morning, the U.S. Supreme …
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Greetings from Austin
4 months ago

Greetings from Austin

Photo by Drew Anthony Smith

After graduating with a degree in civil engineering, I moved to Detroit to work at General Motors. It was my first time being away from …
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Reader Response: Fall 2019
4 months ago

Reader Response: Fall 2019

Dear Editor:

I’ve long been a space enthusiast. It probably began when my father took me out in our front yard one night when I was 7 years old. He …
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The Philosopher Engineer
4 months ago

The Philosopher Engineer

Illustration by Adam Cruft

A pioneer in the field of digital signal processing, the recipient of multiple teaching awards and an early advocate for the use of technology in teaching …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books
4 months ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books

King of the MississippiMike Freedman ’14Hogarth, 2019

In “King of the Mississippi,” Mike Freedman skewers the corporate culture of a fictional Houston management consultancy where two very different alpha male …
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