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Sid Rises
2 months ago

Sid Rises

First opened in 1971, Sid Richardson College has been the tallest building on campus for almost 50 years. Plans for reconstructing Sid Rich have been in the works for years, …
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Inventing the Future, Assessing the Past
2 months ago

Inventing the Future, Assessing the Past

Illustration by Paddy Mills

In 1963, Dennis Gabor, a Hungarian who had fled the Nazis and immigrated to Britain, published “Inventing the Future,” a book that contained his most famous …
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An Issue With No Theme
2 months ago

An Issue With No Theme

Illustration by Paddy Mills

In the past two issues, we’ve featured themes of creativity (Spring 2019) and life after Rice (Summer 2019). This issue does not follow suit. In fact, …
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Welcome, Owls!
2 months ago

Welcome, Owls!

*This graphic includes only domestic students and follows the federal methodology for reporting domestic ethnicity and race. Figures are rounded to nearest whole number.

Source: Rice’s Office of Enrollment and …
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Shiny Days
5 months ago

Shiny Days

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Long after the pain of term papers and problem sets have passed, we remember the soundtrack that defined our college days and nights. You know the …
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Ripe for the Picking
5 months ago

Ripe for the Picking

At Rice’s Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, horticulturist Joe Novak and his students lead groups of volunteers in maintaining the vibrant, flourishing garden. And the produce grown there is …
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Author Q&A: Nishta Mehra
5 months ago

Author Q&A: Nishta Mehra

Brown White BlackAn American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and ReligionNishta MehraPicador, 2019

Nishta Mehra ’05 is brown-skinned. Her wife, Jill Carroll ’94, is white. Their adopted …
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I’m a Nerd About: Teaching Tolkien
5 months ago

I’m a Nerd About: Teaching Tolkien

Photo by Drew Anthony Smith

A self-described “unabashed bibliophile,” Maximilian Murdoch ’20 first became fascinated with the world of J.R.R. Tolkien when he discovered “The Hobbit” in the sixth …
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The Classroom Clinician
5 months ago

The Classroom Clinician

Illustration by Adam Cruft

A licensed clinical psychologist, D. Colette Nicolaou’s academic pursuits are as varied as her teaching style. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania …
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We Don’t Know: How to Predict Earthquakes
5 months ago

We Don’t Know: How to Predict Earthquakes

As a geologist, I study the mechanics of earthquakes. Right now, we have a good sense of how quakes happen — we know how the continental plates are moving in …
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