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Border Lines
5 months ago

Border Lines

Graph (detail) by Veronica Gomez

“My creative process always starts with research,” said Veronica Gomez ’19, a recent Rice architecture graduate. While designing her master’s thesis, she studied the history, …
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That’s Genius!
5 months ago

That’s Genius!

Brain illustration: Getty Images

What do geniuses have in common? Is the mind of an artistic genius the same as a scientific genius? Can you (or I) learn to be …
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Nature’s Language
5 months ago

Nature’s Language

Sideways to the Sun (2019) | Through May 18, 2019 | Commissioned by the Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University | Photo by Nash Baker

In the massive …
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The Thought Factory
8 months ago

The Thought Factory

Two political veterans shared the stage at the Baker Institute to discuss electoral reform. But the fun really began when they turned their attention to contemporary politics.

It was spring …
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In Pursuit of Nothing
8 months ago

In Pursuit of Nothing

Illustration by Gracia Lam

“You can never have too much sky.”— Sandra Cisneros

We stepped out of the woods into the sunshine and were immediately swarmed by gnats, likely attracted …
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A Bold Step
8 months ago

A Bold Step

When Lorena Gauthereau graduated from Rice in 2004, she headed off into the world armed with a bachelor’s degree in English and political science, but she and her parents were …
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On the Mat
8 months ago

On the Mat

Timmy Quivers is dead. Party World Rasslin’ (PWR) commissioner Chris Monica is sorry to inform attendees of this fact during the Austin-based wrestling promotion’s first Houston show. “He was really …
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End of an Era
1 year ago

End of an Era

Wayne Graham is a product of baseball’s golden age.

A time when the game stood, unquestioned, as the nation’s pastime, and those who played it were hailed as …
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Nonstop From D.C.
1 year ago

Nonstop From D.C.

One of the joys of being a professor is seeing students turn their academic focus into a career path after graduation. Faculty (and staff, too) provide those first letters …
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The Rice Investment
1 year ago

The Rice Investment

Six years ago, we celebrated the centennial of the opening of Rice University. There was a great deal to celebrate. This included not only all we had achieved over …
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