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The Rice Student Volunteer Program never assumed leadership of Rice Harvey Action Team opportunities as they initially expected,
The Hispanic Association for Cultural Enrichment at Rice held a festival on Friday to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This is the first year they have celebrated with a festival.
Although college applications are not due for three more months, Rice seniors have interviewed around 50 potential applicants a week since the start of the fall semester.
Yes, Rice is known for biological sciences and engineering, but we cannot truly claim to be one of the preeminent national universities if we focus so heavily on technical disciplines.
Throughout Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath, Rice campus remained safe due to the condition of its buildings and grounds and the existence of improved city infrastructure, said Vice President for Administration Kevin Kirby.
Two-thirds of Rice students did not receive formal sex education prior to attending Rice, according to the findings of a survey conducted by a group of students in Social Problems (SOCI 231). The survey also found 44 percent of the 367 respondents said they or someone they knew had been involved in an incident of sexual assault.
In the past two years, the Center for Career Development has more than tripled the number of workshops it offers, which sometimes results in sparsely attended workshops.
When I first heard about the proposal to lower the number of distribution classes required, my gut reaction was somewhere along the lines of a primal scream.
President Donald Trump’s pledge to trim the federal deficit could affect research at Rice. According to The Hill, Trump’s budget team has proposed cutting funding entirely for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as reducing funding for the Department of Energy to 2008 levels. The administration has not yet released an official budget outline.
As Donald Trump was sworn in as United States president last Friday, some Rice students gathered for a teach-in addressing current social issues, others congregated in the Academic Quad for a read-in of works of protest and a few flew to Washington D.C. to witness the inauguration.
As Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington, DC, three events at Rice will mark the event: a teach-in, a read-in and a watch party.The teach-in, which is a workshop consisting of roundtables and breakout sessions, seeks to educate and engage students on politically charged topics, said Anthropology professor and co-organizer Zoë Wool.
Since the Students of Color Collective proposed a Multicultural Student Center last spring, the administration has been working to make the project a reality.
We’ve all likely been through the rat race: four years of stressing over tiny percentages in the gradebook, a few points on the SAT and the summer job or internship that would look best on a college application.
According the U.S. News and World Report rankings, Rice boasts a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.
The School of Social Sciences and the School of Humanities are partnering to launch the Law, Justice and Society Scholars Program this spring, according to Alex Wyatt, the assistant director of the School of Social Sciences.
Contrary to some students’ belief, last weekend’s switch to exclusively paper plates in some serveries was not a pilot for eliminating ceramic dishes on weekends.