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Posts By Kyndall Krist

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Keeping Cool and Catching Up
2 years ago

Keeping Cool and Catching Up

1960s“In spring and summer 1965, I typically spent all night working on the Rice computer with Joel Cyprus ’58 (BA and BS, 1959; MS, 1961; PhD, 1963), Algernon ‘Algy’ Badger …
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I’m a Nerd About … Yarn Crafts
2 years ago

I’m a Nerd About … Yarn Crafts

Leenah Abojaib / Photo by Tommy LaVergne

With the growing availability of inexpensive, mass-produced items from big-box stores and online retailers, some might assume that handmade goods are falling by …
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Ripe for the Picking
3 years 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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Travel
3 years ago

Travel

lllustrations by Ryan Snook

Can busy, budget-conscious millennials incorporate travel into their lives? Kay Rodriguez ’15, the proprietor of Jetfarer, a website that’s packed with travel guides, tips and itineraries, …
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Cajuns, Crime Labs and Trivia Champs
3 years ago

Cajuns, Crime Labs and Trivia Champs

Illustration by Zohar Lazar Class of 1951

I discovered that Tom Eubank (BA) and I were born in the same hospital in Port Arthur, Texas, a few months apart. When …
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Owls With Friends
3 years ago

Owls With Friends

Illustration by Allison Kerek

CLASS OF  1954John Aronson (BA) writes to advise us of the interesting people he has met in the retirement home: The son of a man who …
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Burt McMurtry: A True Philanthropist
3 years ago

Burt McMurtry: A True Philanthropist

It’s an understatement to say that Burt McMurtry ’56, who passed away Sept. 2, 2018, left a lasting impact on Rice.

At the heart of the McMurtry legacy is a …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books – Fall 2018
3 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books – Fall 2018

God, Improv, and the Art of Living By MaryAnn McKibben Dana ’94 (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2018)

MaryAnn McKibben Dana ’94, an ordained pastor and improv student, …
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Valhalla, Annotated
4 years 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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Now Reading: Alumni Books – Spring 2018
4 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books – Spring 2018

The Which Way Tree Elizabeth Crook ’82 (Little, Brown and Company, 2018)

It’s an early morning in Civil War-era Texas when 6-year-old Samantha is mauled by a panther. She …
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