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Electric Dream
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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Cycling for a Cure
1 year ago

Cycling for a Cure

Sudha Yellapantula didn’t even like riding bikes before she signed up to raise money for pediatric cancer research in the 2019 Great Cycle Challenge USA. “I never enjoyed biking, but I …
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Back of the Mind
1 year ago

Back of the Mind

It’s the type of play only a coach would remember.

The Army defense comes with a “cat” blitz. Aston Walter, Rice’s running back, recognizes the look, blocks the oncoming …
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Beyond the Buzzword
1 year ago

Beyond the Buzzword

In a sunny McNair Hall conference room, Ruth Oh Reitmeier ’92 and a Rice student sit facing each other at a long conference table. The setting is austere, but the …
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Myth, Power, Value
1 year ago

Myth, Power, Value

Aside from Sammy the Owl, Edgar Odell Lovett and William Marsh Rice himself, few names are more synonymous with Rice than Gilbert Cuthbertson. Affectionately known as “Doc C,” the longtime …
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