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Flex Space
1 week ago

Flex Space

Rice might look very different this fall, but new temporary structures are making it possible for campus life to continue safely. The structures, which include four Provisional Campus Facilities (PCFs) …
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Welcome, New Owls!
1 week ago

Welcome, New Owls!

23,455 freshmen applicants

11% admit rate

1,047 new students

993 first-time freshmen

54 transfer students

932 U.S. students

TOP STATES Texas (418) …
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Feeding the Classes
1 week 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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Syllabus: Is This The End?
1 week ago

Syllabus: Is This The End?

HUMA 124: Is This the End? A Big Questions Course

DEPARTMENT: Modern and Classical Literatures and Cultures

DESCRIPTION: Is this the end? The end of our planet, truth, certainty? Taught from a global …
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I’m a Nerd About Gaming
1 week ago

I’m a Nerd About Gaming

When he was 3 years old, Jaylen Carr’s parents gave him a Nintendo GameCube and the Super Smash Bros. Melee game for Christmas. “And that was just the impetus of everything …
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Tina’s Tiny(s) Act of Kindness
4 months ago

Tina’s Tiny(s) Act of Kindness

As a way to respond to two current national crises, COVID-19 and racial injustice, rising senior Tina Liu put her creative skills and social media to good use. Beginning in …
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Home and Away
4 months ago

Home and Away

My freshman year couldn’t have been more eventful. In general, the year started out a little rough due to culture shock and transitioning to college life.  However, there were plenty …
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Virus Body
4 months ago

Virus Body

This work is a visualization of my dreams during the pandemic period. The installation demonstrates the nature of chaotic dreams while maintaining a sense of balance and connection amidst all …
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A Silver Lining in Step With Time
4 months ago

A Silver Lining in Step With Time

I have always enjoyed manipulating a natural space influenced by human interaction; the Houston Arboretum is one of those spaces where one can be immersed in nature so close to the …
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