Featured Contributors

Fall 2023

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell (“Welcome to the American”) joined Rice as a media relations specialist in February. A former newspaper reporter, he has a passion for storytelling through the lens of sports and news coverage.

Autumn Horne

Autumn Horne ’22 (“How Our Garden Grows”) likes telling the stories she thinks are overlooked or unexpected. She has a Ph.D. in psychological sciences from Rice. 

Jeff Fitlow

Jeff Fitlow (“Welcome to the American”) has been capturing Rice’s stories through his camera lenses for nearly 30 years. He spends his free time listening to live music and exploring with his family and their dog, Cooper.

Adrienne Frank

Adrienne Frank (“To Serve Is To Live”) is the longtime editor of American University’s flagship magazine. She’s an alumna of the Girl Scouts and counts frozen Thin Mints among her biggest vices.

Zeisha Bennett

Zeisha Bennett ’25 (“Inner Loop Style”) is a student intern who goes by Zeisha B. in our offices. She finds joy in showcasing the grace and elegance within the art of designers and stylists.

michael Nagin

Michael Nagin (“To Serve Is To Live”) is a portrait and fashion photographer born in Brooklyn. After many years of working beside the industry’s best photographers, he moved behind the camera in 2015.