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Gotta Catch ’Em All
3 years ago

Gotta Catch ’Em All

KNOWN FOR QUAINT WALKWAYS LINED WITH CENTURY-OLD OAK TREES and public art, Rice’s campus added a rather unconventional badge of honor to its résumé this summer — becoming a gold …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller
3 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller

LISA BALABANLILAR

Taking the long way to academia When I was a head resident fellow at McMurtry College, the adult team would host events and tell hilarious stories …
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Gifted and Black
3 years ago

Gifted and Black

The following timeline and oral histories explore the steps that led up to Rice’s desegregation and feature the voices of black alumni who lived that experience.


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The Old Ball Game
3 years ago

The Old Ball Game

Story by Larry Clow  |  Photographs by Jared Leeds

WHEN FORD PROCTOR WAKES UP, HE’S THINKING ABOUT BASEBALL. HE CAN’T HELP IT.

The sophomore is one of this …
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“.GIF”: Unique Repetition

It’s unusual to go to an art opening where you see floating heads and technicolor orca whales in the same space and come away describing it was a cohesive …
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Mob Rules

As a member of Rice’s Marching Owl Band, I have often thought that the MOB does not receive the amount of attention it deserves. Why are our musical accomplishments, hilarious …
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Day in the Life: Katherine Ip
3 years ago

Day in the Life: Katherine Ip

All-American senior Katherine Ip helped the Rice tennis team clinch its fourth consecutive C-USA championship last spring. Following some stellar postseason play in the NCAA Women’s Championship tournament, she vaulted …
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WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]
3 years ago

WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]

 

I AM WRITING YOU FROM QUITO — la mitad del mundo (the middle of the world) and the first city to be declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. After …
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Olympic Owls

TWO FORMER RICE ATHLETES ARE headed to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Lennie Waite ’09 will compete in the grueling 3,000-meter steeplechase, representing Great Britain. Waite, a native of …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Data Scientist
3 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Data Scientist

Marie Lynn Miranda arrived in Houston one year ago to serve as Rice’s provost. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke with an A.B. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in …
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