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Summer 2018

Valhalla, Annotated
5 months ago

Valhalla, Annotated

1. Where ties come to die.

2. The wood paneling on either end of the bar was originally from Lovett College.

3. Doctoral student Hannah Pearce manages social events for the …
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Cuppa Design
5 months ago

Cuppa Design

Logan Beck ’09 started out as a barista at Rice Coffeehouse. The visual arts major’s background in photography and sculpture led him and Eric Hester ’07 to start a …
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Nice Wines Finish First
5 months ago

Nice Wines Finish First

Most of the year, Ryan Levy ’97 is traveling the world, heading to Greek islands such as Crete or Argentine wine-growing regions such as Mendoza in search of small, sustainable, …
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Taste of Success
5 months ago

Taste of Success

If you’ve made a bundle in the Silicon Valley venture capital tech investor world, there are two ways to go about making wine. The first is to buy a …
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World Café
5 months ago

World Café

Ana Builes ’14 spent a postgraduate year traveling the world courtesy of a Roy and Hazel Zeff Fellowship for independent study. The Colombia native chose to study coffee’s journey …
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Kombucha
5 months ago

Kombucha

Kombucha, a fermented tea, is made by introducing a culture to sweet tea and allowing it to ferment. For the Rice community and nearby Houston neighbors, fresh-made kombucha is …
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With a Twist
5 months ago

With a Twist

Andrew Webber ’96 learned a thing or two at Rice that might surprise you. A double major in biology and anthropology, he’s putting both areas of study to work …
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The New Agave
5 months ago

The New Agave

Family reunions at the Orozco Ranch in rural Mexico gave rise to some of the happiest moments in Iñaki Orozco’s ’05 life. Over the years, childhood afternoons spent splashing …
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Capital Brew
5 months ago

Capital Brew

As a senior, David Cooper ’16 would rush to the Jones College Commons kitchen in between classes carrying servery to-go cups, black tea bags, sugar and creamer. There, he …
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Whiskey Business
5 months ago

Whiskey Business

It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes an MBA class to fund a distillery. That’s what Ryan Baird ’12 and Randy Whitaker ’12 learned when they …
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