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And You’re Done!
2 months ago

And You’re Done!

On Dec. 9, 2019, Rice held its first-ever December convocation ceremony to honor graduates who completed their degrees after the summer or fall semester. The event took place in Stude …
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Not Too Good to Be KTRU
2 months 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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When Seconds Count
2 months ago

When Seconds Count

What if you could cut 10 seconds off the response time of that ambulance — the one responding to a family member’s or friend’s emergency? A team of Rice data …
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Life Lessons
2 months ago

Life Lessons

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof is set to be the commencement speaker for the Class of 2020 this spring. During a long career, the New York Times columnist has …
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Electric Dream
2 months ago

Electric Dream

A group of Rice students who share passions for expressing personal style and dreaming up creative concepts, 6100Main is nonhierarchical and open to anyone. Members rely on virtual and in-person …
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Birds of a Feather
2 months ago

Birds of a Feather

The first thing you notice when approaching the practice gym at the rear of Tudor Fieldhouse is the “smack” of serve after serve reverberating off the walls and into the …
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Syllabus: Literary Dystopias
2 months ago

Syllabus: Literary Dystopias

ENGL 269/ENST 265: Science Fiction and the Environment DEPARTMENT: English/Environmental Studies DESCRIPTION: This course examines the ways that science fiction challenges ideas about nature, culture, society and politics.

Students in the …
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Where Students Become Family
2 months ago

Where Students Become Family

RAs. For anyone who didn’t attend Rice, those letters often bring to mind an upperclassman whose job it is to police the hallways and catch fellow students in the act …
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Keeping the Beat
2 months ago

Keeping the Beat

In November, Rice’s South Asian a cappella group, Basmati Beats, brought home a trophy for the first time in the group’s six-year history. They earned third place out of six …
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