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A Painful and Necessary Reckoning
2 weeks ago

A Painful and Necessary Reckoning

“I can’t breathe.”

These painful words have rocketed across America, and indeed the world, in response to the brutal killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It isn’t the first time …
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Life in the Pandemic
2 weeks ago

Life in the Pandemic

Survival Pedagogy Author Lacy M. Johnson finds new connections between parenting and teaching her students during traumatic times. Johnson is an assistant professor of creative writing.

Mission Critical Zachary …
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Art in Isolation
2 weeks ago

Art in Isolation

Unreal Really! The villain in faculty member Christopher Sperandio’s comic is all too familar.

This is Fine Elena Lacey ’13 shares her illustrated self-isolation diary. Lacey is a …
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Tiny Acts of Kindness
2 months ago

Tiny Acts of Kindness

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives and cause hardship and suffering in our communities, we want to call attention to the generosity of spirit that this crisis …
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A Changed World
3 months ago

A Changed World

It seems a world ago, not just three months, that I wrote my last column in this magazine about Kraft Hall and how new buildings reflect the ever-increasing scope and …
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The DNA Zoo
3 months ago

The DNA Zoo

A visit to the Houston Zoo is never complete without seeing the Asian elephants. Methai, Tupelo, Shanti, Tess, Thai, Tucker and Duncan are all members of the zoo’s herd. Between the sunbathing, …
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Wrestling’s Big Night
3 months ago

Wrestling’s Big Night

Almost a half-century has passed since photographer Geoff Winningham ’65, the Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Humanities and professor of visual arts, devoted his Friday nights to documenting the phenomenon …
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Where Students Become Family
5 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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Love & Law
5 months ago

Love & Law

It was summer 1986 in Waco, Texas, when Charles Spain ’81 walked into the family law class he was taking at Baylor University, fuming. 

Earlier that morning, the U.S. Supreme …
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Antarctic Journal
5 months ago

Antarctic Journal

Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier is enormous, remote, starkly beautiful — and a focal point for global sea level rise predictions. Since 2018, under the auspices of the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration, eight …
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