Students at Jones College and Lovett College overcrowded after fewer students than expected “melted” off from the incoming Class of 2022 over the summer.
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The City of Houston responded to letters of concern regarding bike safety near Rice’s campus, raising uncertainty over the future of improvements for cyclists.Both letters, from the Graduate Student Association and President David Leebron, pointed to Entrance 20 at the intersection of Rice Boulevard and Kent Street as particularly concerning.Leebron sent a letter to Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council Member Ellen Cohen on July 23 asking the City of Houston to assist the university in implementing several traffic improvements in the surrounding area.
Four years ago, the class of 2018 walked through the Sallyport into the Academic Quad for the first time, hailed by fireworks and cheered on by upperclassmen.
Reagan Kapp, a member of the 2018 graduating class, will address her peers at the Undergraduate Convocation this Friday evening.
Students, politicians and activists strove to “break the silence” about sexual assault on college campuses at Rep.
Changes to next year’s Critical Thinking in Sexuality workshop include moving the course offerings to weekdays and hosting sessions within residential colleges in response to student feedback.
Panelists debated the best course of American marijuana policy as they discussed the effects of legalization on the economy and public health at the Rice Federalist Society’s “Weed Freed” event on April 5.
Anuj Shah, an alumnus from Baker College (’92) and immigration lawyer, spoke to the Rice Vegan Society last Thursday about his experience switching to veganism as an undergraduate, including a fight with Rice administration over meal plans and opposition he faced from the student body.
Students filled Farnsworth Pavilion with laughter and debate as they listened to Rice University professors describe everything from bad lectures to tenure at a “Why Does My Teacher Suck?” panel Feb. 28.
Students marched from each of the 11 residential colleges to the Rice Memorial Center on Monday night, joining other Rice community members in showing support for those affected by the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The Student Association Sexual Healthcare Accessibility Task Force has identified a disparity between what students are willing to pay for Sexually Transmitted Infection tests and the prices offered by Health Services from its recent survey on STI testing.
Student Association Parliamentarian and Former Treasurer Maurice Frediere is running uncontested for the position of external vice president in this year’s SA elections.
Over 20 students and faculty members gathered Sunday evening in the Baker College quad for a vigil remembering victims of the school shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, Feb. 14.
The Rice Young Democrats unanimously voted to endorse Allison Sawyer in the Democratic primary for the 134th District State House of Representatives race at their first meeting of the new year on Wednesday, Jan. 31.
Two Rice organizations are working to promote new hurricane research in collaboration with various other institutions, five months after Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast.
With primary elections approaching on March 6, seven Democrats travelled to Rice’s campus on the night of Monday, Jan. 22 to convince students of why they were the best candidate to represent over 750,000 Texans in the House of Representatives.
Pub came back full-force on Tuesday morning, operating under normal hours, hosting a re-opening brunch event and offering $1 beers after 9 p.m.
Jones College, the only residential college that chooses Orientation Week coordinators through a student election, is reforming its selection process for the coming year, according to Jones College coordinator Michelle Bennack.
The Rice Student Volunteer Program ushered in the holiday season this weekend with its annual hosting of the Project Pumpkin Fall Festival for local Houston students.
Rice University’s Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies program was named one of four finalists from over 1900 competitors for the MacArthur Foundation’s $100 million 100&Change grant on Sept. 19.