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Writing Home: Greetings From China
4 years ago

Writing Home: Greetings From China

I try to sneak by, but even in the bustling morning crowds she manages to spot me. “豆봤,” she calls in Chinese. “Come look at my fresh fruit today.”


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At Home on the World’s Stages
4 years ago

At Home on the World’s Stages

The life of an opera singer has taken Anna Christy Stepp ’98 to the world’s most famous stages — in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Great Britain. But one of …
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Inch by Inch, Row by Row
4 years ago

Inch by Inch, Row by Row

Someone once said, “Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes.” In Rice’s Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, you get 24 different types of tomatoes as well …
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20 under 30
4 years ago

20 under 30

Comically Talented

Ruchir Shah ’12 is an entrepreneur, comic book author, stand-up comedian and a recent graduate of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. His accomplishments are …
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College Wine Pairings
4 years ago

College Wine Pairings

Belinda Chang ’95 is a Chicago-based sommelier and restaurateur and a three-time James Beard Award nominee (for her wine service in San Francisco and New York City and for …
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From Wine to Wine Grapes
4 years ago

From Wine to Wine Grapes

On storied Mount Veeder in Napa Valley, Segassia Vineyard’s cabernets have routinely scored a minimum of 93 points on Wine Spectator’s scale, meaning they’re in the “outstanding” or even higher …
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The Founders
4 years ago

The Founders

Though he didn’t realize it at the time, Brock Wagner ’87 made Texas craft beer history in 1993 when he and Kevin Bartol ’81 started Saint Arnold Brewing Co. …
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Wine Watch
4 years ago

Wine Watch

Small family wineries are being gobbled up by huge producers and most wine that is produced contains sugars, additives, pesticides and chemicals. Small family wineries are swimming upstream against the …
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On the Nose
4 years ago

On the Nose

As Highway 290 wends its way toward the busy Central Texas tourist town of Fredericksburg, it becomes increasingly clear that the Texas wine industry is booming. Tasting rooms and …
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Unconventional Beer Pairings
4 years ago

Unconventional Beer Pairings

A campus full of smart people who play as hard as they work is bound to breed skilled microbrewers. We asked some of Rice’s most successful professional brewers for …
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