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Campus Scene
1 month ago

Campus Scene

Photo by Brandon Martin

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

Owls With Friends
1 month ago

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
1 month ago

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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I’m a Nerd About: Plant-based Cooking
1 month ago

I’m a Nerd About: Plant-based Cooking

Photo by Jeff Fitlow

Elana Margosis ’19 dreams  of flan. But her reveries feature no milk or eggs. Margosis is working out the recipe for a vegan dessert in her …
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Win By Win
1 month ago

Win By Win

Head coach Tina Langley began her pregame speech with a familiar mantra: “Do not make this game bigger than it is.” It’s a sentiment she had repeated countless times this …
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Syllabus: Greek Tragedy
1 month ago

Syllabus: Greek Tragedy

CLAS 302:Greek TragedyDepartment: Classical and European StudiesDescription:Students read tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides as well as criticism of tragedy by Aristophanes, Plato and Aristotle. They learn how ancient tragedies …
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Readers Respond: Spring 2019
1 month ago

Readers Respond: Spring 2019

Dear Editor:

I found the latest Rice Magazine most interesting. I was particularly interested in the extensive article about the Baker Institute. I have admired Mr. Baker’s many contributions to …
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Read at Your Own Pace
4 months ago

Read at Your Own Pace

Because I live in an apartment just five blocks from campus, I walk to work. My daily commute begins on Wroxton Court and ambles south along Ashby Street. After a …
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Excerpt: The World As It Is
4 months ago

Excerpt: The World As It Is

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is the full first chapter of Ben Rhodes’ personal memoir of his White House years. In advance of his visit to Houston last November, where Rhodes attended …
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The Education of Ben Rhodes
4 months ago

The Education of Ben Rhodes

Despite double majoring in English and political science, and then earning an MFA in creative writing from NYU prior to working in politics, Rhodes never cared much for the political …
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