Changes to increase bike safety will be implemented beginning May 2019 after the second death of a Rice community member at the intersections of Main Street and Fannin Street with Sunset Boulevard since 2017.
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With the recent approval by the student body of a five dollar fee increase in student activity fees, the Thresher took a look at just how much students are paying in additional annual fees, and where their fees are going.
After months-long delays, the Rice University Police Department and the Office of Information Technology have completed installation of security cameras at six residential colleges and have scheduled installation at the remaining five colleges.
For the upcoming primary elections on March 6, Rice University will host a Republican Party polling location in the Ley Student Center (precinct 361), but not a Democratic Party polling location, according to the Harris County Clerk’s office.
Student Association secretary candidate Jefferson Ren, a Jones College freshman, is uncontested for the position after the two other candidates for the position dropped out of the race, according to Director of Elections McKinzie Chambers.
After eight years, Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson will end his tenure as dean and return to full-time teaching and research on July 1, 2018
The House’s proposed tax plan, H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, would repeal previous provisions that excluded tuition waivers and tuition exemptions from taxable income for graduate students, according to the ACE.
The Honor Council is on the verge of increasing penalties for Honor Code violations on smaller assignments.
Faculty Senate will vote Nov. 15 on whether to approve a new interdisciplinary neuroscience major, which would open to students next semester, according to professor Behnaam Aazhang, NeuroX Steering Committee director.
More than 40 Rice undergraduate and graduate startup hopefuls teamed up to develop a company for the 72-hour 3 Day Startup (3DS) program this past weekend.
Earlier this month, Rice Management Company bought out the remaining 28 years of Sears’ lease on Rice’s six-acre property in Midtown Houston, and acquired about three additional acres of contiguous land previously owned by Sears, according to an official statement from Rice Management Company.
Student drivers are voicing concerns about parking, saying they have difficulty finding open spots this semester despite paying hundreds of dollars for parking permits.With the construction of the Rice University Music and Performing Arts Center, a significant portion of West Lot has been closed off this semester, according to Parking Manager Mike Morgan.
Fondren Library has had multiple upgrades driven by student and community feedback throughout the spring and summer including standing desks, elliptical foot pedals, and the Mothers’ Room for Nursing.“It's really about creating different spaces within this building that serve specific needs,” Fondren Library Head of User Experience Debra Kolah said.