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Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19
1 year ago

Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19

SPORT: Men’s Basketball HOMETOWN: Lincolnshire, Ill. COLLEGE: Brown MAJOR: Sport Management COACH: Scott Pera

Connor Cashaw ’19 came to Rice from the same Illinois high school basketball scene that produced the …
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Writing Home: Cheers From London
1 year ago

Writing Home: Cheers From London

London — there’s nothing quite like it. Nine million people, stretching 600 square miles and nearly 2,000 years of history. I first arrived in 2014 to complete the one-year …
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Through the Sallyport — Or Not
1 year ago

Through the Sallyport — Or Not

When you visit Princeton University as a prospective student, tour guides point to an ornate metal gate and describe a tradition: Incoming freshmen enter the gate and are forbidden …
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PreGame Power
1 year ago

PreGame Power

The Rice Marching Owl Band, better known as the MOB, always performs its unofficial fight song “Louie Louie” with enthusiasm. Here, director Chuck Throckmorton, drum major Bonnie Miller ’19 …
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Storm Stories
2 years ago

Storm Stories

Along with our fellow Houstonians, many in our community suffered traumatic losses of homes and property — and benefited from generous acts of volunteerism. Harvey’s challenges continue — and …
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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
2 years ago

Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives

FWIS 121 Time Travel Narratives: Fiction, Film, Science (Fall 2017)

DEPARTMENT First-Year Writing-Intensive Seminar

DESCRIPTION This course investigates the historical, aesthetic and scientific connections between the authorial …
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Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers
2 years ago

Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers

Michael Harris ’05, Morris Almond ’07 and Pat Krieger ’82, a trio of high-scoring basketball players, and Jim Bevan, head coach of the women’s cross-country and track and field …
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Storm Stories: The Home Team
2 years ago

Storm Stories: The Home Team

Long before the last case of bottled water disappeared from the shelves of every grocery store in Houston, Rice staff members were deep into storm prep mode. Grounds personnel …
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Storm Stories: In the Eye of the Hurricane
2 years ago

Storm Stories: In the Eye of the Hurricane

In 2007, former Texas legislator Ed Emmett ’71 was appointed county judge of Harris County — the most populous county in Texas and now the third-largest county in the …
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