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FRESH AIR
3 years ago

FRESH AIR

RICE STUDENTS HAVE A NEW PLACE TO HANG OUT on campus, thanks to the winners of a 2015 Rice School of Architecture minicharrette. Called The Hangout, the winning design features 12 …
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A New Skate of Mind
3 years ago

A New Skate of Mind

HOLDING A CUMBERSOME prototype for a design project while skateboarding around campus with ease, Michael Moran, a sophomore, gathers a fair share of double takes. For Moran, who is …
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Top Five: Seats With a View
3 years ago

Top Five: Seats With a View

1. The Hangout

New swaddling hammocks outside Fondren Library draw students (and faculty) in search of a cozy perch.

2. SI and Susie Morris Lounge

A shaded and …
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Traditions | Brown College
3 years ago

Traditions | Brown College

When Brown college was founded in 1965 as Rice’s second women’s college, it had one obvious rival: next-door Jones College, the first women’s college.

The all-male colleges, however, didn’t …
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“Rainbow Room”: A Study of Color
3 years ago

“Rainbow Room”: A Study of Color

Some claim the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. However, for artist Emily Fens’ “Rainbow Room,” both the whole and the individual parts are integral to understanding …
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TRADITIONS: Wiess College
4 years ago

TRADITIONS: Wiess College

IN 1983, WHEN WIESSMEN first trotted out their mascot — the War Pig — it was a small facsimile made of pig iron. Soon the iconoclastic icon went airborne, in …
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TOP FIVE: Things They Carried
4 years ago

TOP FIVE: Things They Carried

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1. Rain boots and an umbrella To stay dry in the Houston weather and campus “lakes.”

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2. Snacks Because late-night snack attacks …
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Mob Rules

As a member of Rice’s Marching Owl Band, I have often thought that the MOB does not receive the amount of attention it deserves. Why are our musical accomplishments, hilarious …
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Traditions: McMurtry College
4 years ago

Traditions: McMurtry College

AS THE 13th DAY OF THE MONTH APPROACHES, most Rice residential colleges get ready for battle. Not McMurtry. Instead of pitching water balloons at students dressed in their finest …
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Traditions: Will Rice College

THE CRAB NEBULA DEFENSE

Will Rice College’s Beer Bike teams have had a good run in recent years. Will Rice is the only college to have simultaneously won the men’s, …
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