Cross-Examining History with James A. Baker III

Last Wednesday, I attended what felt like an impromptu opportunity to hear former Secretary of State (and White House Chief of Staff, Secretary of the Treasury, etc. etc.) James A. Baker III speak.  For his new book, Talmage Boston, lawyer and author, interviewed Baker, since he served as a "presidential insider" to many of our … Continue reading Cross-Examining History with James A. Baker III

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A Cox’s Perspective

    Back home in Los Angeles, rowing was not a well-known or well-understood sport.  Frankly, in high school, I had not even considered becoming involved.  It was during orientation week here at Rice when one of my peer advisors, the then acting men's captain of Rice Crew, introduced me to the sport.  He pitched … Continue reading A Cox’s Perspective

The Baker Institute’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Through my internship at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, I am able to participate in countless opportunities such as the Baker Institute's 20th Anniversary Gala that occurred on November 8th. This event was attended by both Presidents H.W. and G.W. Bush as well as Secretary of State James Baker and Ambassador Djerejian. I had … Continue reading The Baker Institute’s 20th Anniversary Gala