The last time I was in a crowd, it was in the Academic Quad. We all looked ridiculous, a bunch of seniors wearing half-baked graduation outfits; some wore stoles thrown … Read More
On Sept. 11, 2001, I was one month into my freshman year at Rice. That Tuesday morning, my suitemates and I woke to the sound of the (landline!) phone ringing. … Read More
My photographs of anonymous sites around Galveston Island depict a sense of loneliness and abandonment. I’m intrigued by the remnant of the temporal inhabitant — the nearly collapsed fence, the oil … Read More
The University of Chicago Medical Center is located on the city’s South Side, where there have been a lot of COVID-19 cases — in early May, we were ranked third … Read More
This was for a re-creation assignment, and I was drawn to a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting because it was as chaotic as everything else I was feeling at the time. My … Read More
I’m a reporter at the Houston Chronicle. On March 3 — a lifetime ago — I published my first COVID-19 story: A Q&A with Peter Hotez, a Houston-based vaccine researcher … Read More
Elena Lacey ’13 is a San Fancisco-based art director and designer at Wired.
To see more works of art in response to COVID-19, go … Read More
As I write this in Montana with April tipping into May, I should be packing.
One awkwardly large cardboard box is usually sufficient to mail the gear I’d rather not … Read More
“I can’t breathe.”
These painful words have rocketed across America, and indeed the world, in response to the brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It isn’t the first time … Read More
Survival Pedagogy Author Lacy M. Johnson finds new connections between parenting and teaching her students during traumatic times. Johnson is an assistant professor of creative writing.
Mission Critical Zachary … Read More
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