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Spring 2019

Creativity: The Foundation of Human Progress
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Creativity: The Foundation of Human Progress

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Much of this issue is dedicated to creativity. What may be striking to some readers, but not surprising to those of us inside the university, …
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Attention, Drivers!
1 year ago

Attention, Drivers!

Automated cars are becoming more common, but they still require drivers to react to dangers that aren’t detected by an automated system. New research from Rice and Texas Tech University …
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Writing Home: Greetings from NYC
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Writing Home: Greetings from NYC

Photo by Michael Nagin

My first day of work in New York City could have been the opening scene of a romantic comedy — I got on the uptown train …
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Bistro Love
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Bistro Love

Photo by Todd Spoth

You may be able to thank Chapultepec Lupita, a popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston, for inspiring one of New Orleans’ top chefs.

In his years …
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Challenging the Narrative
1 year ago

Challenging the Narrative

Illustration by Monica Obaga

Last February, Rice students on the newly formed IncreasingAfrican Presence in Academia committee organized a wide-ranging and well-attended discussion on Western misconceptions about Africa.

“There’s …
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Campus Scene
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Campus Scene

Photo by Brandon Martin

02.07.2019 // Veronica Zheng ’19 and Nicholas McMillan ’19 // Anderson Biological Laboratories

Owls With Friends
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Owls With Friends

Illustration by Allison Kerek

CLASS OF  1954John Aronson (BA) writes to advise us of the interesting people he has met in the retirement home: The son of a man who …
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Elementary Collision
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Elementary Collision

Most of Earth’s essential elements for life — including most of the carbon and nitrogen in you — probably came from another planet. Earth most likely received the bulk of …
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Real-Time Evolution
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Real-Time Evolution

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 2 million people in the United States fall ill due to antibiotic-resistant infections each year. Of those people, at …
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