We've Got Spirit, Yes We Do

8 Ways to Show School Spirit That Aren't Bumper Stickers

Etsy is full of unique university gear to rep your Texas school of choice just in time for the new school year.

08/02/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Never forget

What Will A Houston Flood Museum Look Like?

First, it will ebb and flow—just like water. And second, it'll debut in August 2018.

07/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

In Rainbows

Crêpe Paper Meets Carpet at This Piñata-inspired Exhibition

We Make Carpets—the Dutch art collective whose works employ cocktail umbrellas, coffee stirrers, and pasta—brings its love of everyday objects to Rice's Moody Center.

06/19/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Can it!

Please Stop Giving Absolutely Everything a Standing Ovation

One writer argues Houston's profligate clapping renders the standing O meaningless.

04/30/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Bard Knock Life

A Female-Led Henry V Goes Up At Rice's Annual BakerShake

What's technically Houston's oldest Shakespeare festival puts its own twist on the Bard's classic history play.

03/27/2018 By Kaylee Dusang

Yieeeeee!!

Microcuentos Tell Big Stories at Lawndale Art Center

A new exhibition gathers the miniature comics popular in 1970s Mexico.

02/07/2018 By Elizabeth Myong

Ice House

This Swedish Architect Devoted More Than Two Decades to Studying Houston. This Is What He Found.

Lars Lerup finds beauty and order among what he calls Houston's "continuous city."

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Have You Spotted These 3 Houston Easter Eggs?

Our newly slightly-more-walkable city has led us to rediscover these hidden treasures.

03/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

To the Rescue

Save the Data: Houstonians Join a National Effort to Archive Federal Data Sets

A one-day event highlights a new form of community action that you can join at home.

03/10/2017 By Amber Tong

Higher Learning

This Non-Traditional Graduate Program at Rice University Appeals to Students of Life

An emphasis on critical thinking and the power of dialog sets the Glasscock School apart.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Higher Learning

Rice University Adds Rapper Pimp C's Archives to Hip-Hop Collection

Along with former rap partner Bun B, Rice professor Anthony Pinn is preserving Pimp C's work for future generations to study.

02/13/2017 By Camilo Smith

Bayougraphy

Shannon LaBove: Rice University’s Great Debater

Everyone talks, but few know how to turn a speech into a work of art.

11/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

The Perfect Party: Cause and Effect Edition

These six Houstonians saw swift and immediate reactions to their work this month.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Those Million Mattress Firms Aren’t Going Anywhere—for Now

Wondering what will change with the Firm’s purchase by a South African furniture giant? So were we.

10/24/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Hidden Houston

Where’s Your Sign?

How to find four of Houston’s most hidden bars

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Made in Houston

The Story of Houston's Sprawl, on Your Coffee Table

Two Houston engineers have created the ultimate conversation-worthy coasters.

08/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

Rice Grad Thu Nguyen Takes Flight into Fashion

This stylish student is making the leap from fashion blogger to fashion designer.

06/21/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Cheap Eats

Meal Plan: Dining on a College Kid Budget

For the students among us, the best cheap eats near St. Thomas, UH and Rice.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Final Act

At Rice University, a Legend Retires

Famously energetic English professor J. Dennis Huston exits the stage after 50 years of teaching.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Stats on Stats

Top 5 Takeaways from the Latest Houston Area Survey

For starters, public opinion on HERO doesn't match the way Houston voted.

04/25/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian