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Student life, campus news, issues, events and traditions

You say vosotros, I say ustedes …
9 months ago

You say vosotros, I say ustedes …

As a Latino-American, I always dreamed of studying abroad in Spain. It seemed like a suitable second home for me, where the culture shock of my first trip to Europe …
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Caffeinating Campus
11 months ago

Caffeinating Campus

85,000 cups of coffee were sold last year. Thirty-six thousand of those were poured in mugs customers brought in themselves. So, in an average day, baristas pour 400–600 cups of drip …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Marine Ecologist
1 year ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Marine Ecologist

CORAL REEF 101

A coral colony on the reef is part rock, part animal and part plant. The rock part is a calcium carbonate, a limestone skeleton that …
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Traditions: Disorientation
1 year ago

Traditions: Disorientation

For many incoming freshmen, Orientation Week is the first time they set foot on the Rice campus. Over the years, the nature of the welcome has changed.

Bob …
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Writing Home: Rachel Buissereth ’17
1 year ago

Writing Home: Rachel Buissereth ’17

On the night of the lunar eclipse, I sat with my host family on the roof of a pickup truck watching the supermoon towering above us. Green tree frogs, …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Mike Gustin
1 year ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Mike Gustin

If you have the idea that courses in various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are boring and dry, let us introduce you to Mike Gustin. An accomplished …
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Day In The Life – Ayane “Aya” Rossano ’18
1 year ago

Day In The Life – Ayane “Aya” Rossano ’18

Sport: Women’s Track and Field (Event: Pole Vault) Hometown: Bellevue, Wash. College: Martel Major: Kinesiology (Sports Medicine Concentration) Coach: Jim Bevan

Rice students are known for pushing themselves to …
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Perennial Pathways
1 year ago

Perennial Pathways

in full bloom across Rice’s campus are always a welcome sight and a sure sign that spring has sprung. This year’s bounty of color — from varying shades of …
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Rice’s Village
1 year ago

Rice’s Village

The Wednesday after Thanksgiving, hundreds of Houstonians gathered alongside a cappella groups outfitted in Santa hats in front of the Rice Village Christmas tree. They’d come for the Village’s first …
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Syllabus: Reality-World Learning
1 year ago

Syllabus: Reality-World Learning

In 2013, “Survivor” became the longest-running reality competition series on television. The show, anchored by seemingly ageless host Jeff Probst, continues to attract new audiences every year — and …
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