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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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Spidey Sense
1 year ago

Spidey Sense

“The bed is actually PVC,” said Martel College senior Gigi Rill, a mechanical engineering major who’s been in charge of Martel’s Beer Bike build for the last three years. …
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In The Zone
1 year ago

In The Zone

Antonio Merlo is the soundtrack that plays at every Rice club water polo game. His voice reverberates above the frenetic splashing of legs and arms. It carries over cheering …
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