As election results rolled in around 10 p.m., many students watching in the Rice Memorial Center Grand Hall expressed disappointment with the defeat of midterm election candidates Beto O’Rourke, who lost by 2.6 percent to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz, and Todd Litton, who lost by 7.6 percent to Dan Crenshaw, in races for the United States Senate and House of Representatives, respectively.
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Rice University is installing accessibility features at Sewall Hall, Herzstein Hall and the new Music and Performing Arts Center in an effort to increase accessibility for students with disabilities, according to Vice President for Administration Kevin Kirby.
A crowd of community members and Rice University students came to watch Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke speak on immigration policies, universal healthcare and criminal justice reform at the First United Christian Church Tuesday afternoon.
The disparity in living conditions among residential colleges results in health and safety issues for students at older colleges, according to several students.
For identical twin sisters Loren and Natalie Goddard, much of their lives has been shared. They both go to Rice. They are both on the track team. But when it comes to residential colleges, the twins decided to part ways.
Hanszen College will undergo significant renovations after an overwhelming amount of student feedback from Hanszen student government, according to Mark Ditman, associate vice president of Housing and Dining.
The Rice School of Social Sciences announced the opening of the Texas Policy Lab, a collaboration between Texas academics and state policymakers focused on policy research and analysis.
A recent study by the Office of Institutional Research shows a shift toward engineering and away from humanities in majors students graduated with over the last three years, as well as differences in the academic schools students switch to and from.
I was horrified to see the vandalism of the Berlin Wall segment. Frustrated. Ashamed. Disgusted. Disappointed.
Get the facts about the local Harris County candidates.
With the release of the Princeton Review’s rankings earlier this month, Rice regained its position as having the happiest students in the nation.
This past summer, four Rice students went to Blantyre, Malawi to work under the Rice 360º Institute for Global Health internship alongside four students from The University of Malawi Polytechnic.
Students have responded positively to an effort to revamp the economics department more than a year in the making, according to Sawyer Knight, a student on the Economics Student Advisory Board.
The incoming residential college presidents responded to a variety of the Thresher's questions ranging from their goals for the year to come to some of their favorite memories and facts about their colleges.
This year's O-Week will feature a greater focus on academics, the introduction of a campus wide booklet and a revamped spring advisor training, according to assistant director of First Year Programs Chris Landry.
Bubble tea, or “boba,” a sweet tea-based drink with tapioca pearls, is coming to campus. This past Saturday, the on-campus boba business East-West Tea launched its first promotion in Seibel Servery by handing out 200 free samples in under 40 minutes.The founders claim that East-West Tea is better than Kung Fu Tea, and in the coming weeks, students can find out for themselves.On Feb.
The Center for Career Development has monitored significant changes in job markets and career patterns of graduates coming from a variety of majors as well as departments.
The Faculty Senate Task Force on the Honor System will hold student focus groups this week as part of its ongoing effort to evaluate and recommend changes for the implementation of Rice University’s Honor Code.The Task Force will use the focus groups to help gather information as part of a yearlong process, which also included an online survey given to faculty and students at the end of the fall semester, according to Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson, who co-chairs the Task Force. The Faculty Senate unanimously created the task force, which includes faculty, undergraduate students and Hutchinson, at its public meeting last April in response to concerns about whether students were abiding by the Honor Code.