Features

Features

Stories on news, trends and the business of daily life

Foreign PolicyFeatures

Worth It

A row of eggs with an egg painted gold.
How much should a leader get paid?
OpinionFeatures

Protect Me

Young boy with a yellow backpack waiting for a bus.
Does detaining children hurt American workers who guard them?
ActivismFeatures

Quiet Riot

Person standing at the bottom of a waterfall
How can introverts make noise with out raising their voices?
VotingFeatures

Poll Vaulting

Chalk board that reads "Vote" with a checked box next to it.
Innovators are finding new ways to encourage people to vote. Will it work?
EntrepreneurshipFeatures

Railroad Ties

Ed Williams, Professor of Entrepreneurship
Remembering Ed Williams, the person who laid down the tracks of entrepreneurship at Rice Business.
Personal IdentityFeatures

Men In The Mirror

Man hitting a boxing bag in a gym.
Do the Latino boxers in a border gym know something other men don’t?
After HarveyFeatures

Act II

Theatre curtain closed on stage.
Raising the curtain when your artistic vision has been swept away.
BrandingFeatures

Watershed Moment

Houston skyline and Buffalo Bayou
Harvey washed away homes, jobs and memories; it also brightened a few reputations.
LeadershipFeatures

Shelter From The Storm

Woman underneath a clear umbrella
Thirty-three trillion gallons of water had just fallen. How did Angela Blanchard organize a shelter for thousands in a single day?
Disaster PreparationFeatures

Stocking Up

Jars of food on pantry shelves
How rescue and relief workers are drawing on the lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey to prepare for the next big disaster.
EnvironmentFeatures

The Last Straw

Metal straw in a glass mason jar.
If plastic is out, what’s next? A new generation of innovators rises to the occasion.
AdvocacyFeatures

Crossover

Red rain boots at a crosswalk
When should businesses cross the line from selling products to speaking out about injustice?