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Top Five: Seats With a View
7 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
7 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
7 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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Workout With a View
8 years ago

Workout With a View

THE BRIAN PATTERSON SPORTS PERFORMANCE CENTER, which opened in August, helps athletes keep their goals in sight. The 60,000-square-foot building features a glass wall that affords a panoramic view of …
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Fighting for a Voice
8 years ago

Fighting for a Voice

On Oct. 28, I cast my first vote in a presidential election. While exciting and momentous for me personally, the voting process also was awe-inspiring: by the end of today, …
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Sallyportal’s Promise

A stereotype surrounding students today, based on their millennial label, is that they don’t know how to navigate the world without technology. However, the Association for Rice Alumni has shown …
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Gifted and Black: The Early Years

1968 Rodrigo Barnes ’73, Mike Tyler ’72 and Stahlé Vincent ’72 enroll at Rice, becoming the school’s first black football players. As student–athletes, these young men have …
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TRADITIONS: Wiess College
8 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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Gifted and Black: An Alumni Community Grows

1996 The Association of Rice University Black Alumni (ARUBA) is established. The volunteer-led alumni group strives to stimulate intellectual and social participation, encourage contributions to the university’s ongoing efforts …
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Gifted & Black: Setting the Stage For Change

1940s During the 1940s, Rice begins an expansion built on its science and engineering prowess, nurtured by federal grants in the post-World War II era. The institute’s financial footing …
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