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Spring 2020

Reader Response: Winter 2020
1 month ago

Reader Response: Winter 2020

We use an email survey and Google Analytics to gauge what our readers are paying attention to. Here are some reader favorites and comments about the Winter 2020 issue. As …
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Taking Responsibility for Climate Change
1 month ago

Taking Responsibility for Climate Change

We can’t think our way out of a climate crisis without first learning to feel our way out.

That’s the premise of a new show on BBC’s Radio 4 from …
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Now Listening: #CORONACOVERS
1 month ago

Now Listening: #CORONACOVERS

Hand-holding is the last thing anyone should do during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a Shepherd School violin student won’t let social distancing stop her from doing what she does best.


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Clues to Healthy Coral
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Clues to Healthy Coral

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. If that sentence sounds familiar, you can thank your English teacher for introducing you to Leo …
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I’m a Nerd About … Duct Tape
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I’m a Nerd About … Duct Tape

Grad year: 2019 College: Duncan Major: English and political science Day job: Marketing coordinator at a software company in Houston

How I got my start: When I was in the fourth …
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BakerShake’s Beginnings
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BakerShake’s Beginnings

The origin of Baker Shakespeare, now affectionately known as “BakerShake,” began in 1969 when Chuck Becker ’73 and Ed Dickinson ’73 asked English professor Wes Morris to help them produce …
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Spring 2020: Alumni Books and Music
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Spring 2020: Alumni Books and Music

By  •  Spring 2020, Alumni

All the Houses Were Painted White Historic Homes of the Texas Golden Crescent Rick Gardner ’65 Texas A&M University Press, 2019

Near the turn of the 20th century, before the advent …
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Scene: Campus Then and Now
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Scene: Campus Then and Now

Julia Casbarian ’20 photographed Rice campus landmarks and layered them with historical images of the same locations. The resulting images show “how Rice has both changed and remained the same …
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A Sensational Course
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A Sensational Course

 

 

 

Lan Li is an assistant professor and historian of the body who uses her passion for medicine and health to teach students about the many social, …
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Aloha, Orientation and Owl Cake
1 month ago

Aloha, Orientation and Owl Cake

1950s Sharon “Shay” Jones Bintliff ’57 (BA) has lived in Hawaii almost ever since graduating. She wrote a book of poems, “Soular Energy,” described by her as very personal and …
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