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Elizabeth Rasich

FEATURES 8/27/19 10:08pm

“To Be or Not to Be”

Despite interning at an electricity broker over the summer, Will Grimme spent much of his time thinking about a time and a place where electricity didn’t exist: Hamlet’s kingdom. 

FEATURES 1/29/19 11:24pm

Esports takes root at Rice in class, club

This semester, Sports Management Department Chair Clark Haptonstall is teaching a course on a nine-figure industry: esports. Haptonstall said he offered the class in part because of the many ways esports are analogous to more traditional sports like football, baseball and basketball.

FEATURES 1/22/19 10:38pm

Jones RA hosts Bachelor watch parties, fantasy league

Every other Monday this semester, the Jones College movie room will be filled with “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” aficionados cheering on their favorite contestants and checking their fantasy football-style brackets. Jones Resident Associate Kerri Barber runs the watch parties with food and love-themed decorations she gets from Party City.