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We are in a golden age of Rice athletics.
The Rice Owls swimming team kicked off 2018 with a splash at the Arizona Wildcats Quad Meet and Grand Canyon University Quad Meet this past weekend. At the University of Arizona’s meet, the Owls defeated New Mexico State University and GCU but lost to No. 12 Arizona by 30 points. Senior Alicia Caldwell won first place in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 50.96, while senior Kaitlyn Swinney won the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:17.86.
It’s been a successful start to the season for Rice University women’s basketball. A year after winning the Women’s Basketball Invitational and notching 22 wins, second-highest in program history, the Owls have shown no signs of letting up in a 12-2 start this year.
President Donald Trump renominated Rice graduate Jim Bridenstine to lead NASA on Monday after the U.S. Senate failed to act on the initial September nomination.
The Rice Annual Fund aims to raise $10,000 this year through the Rice Owls Give Back campaign using incentives worth over $1,000 for each of the 11 residential college, according to assistant director Brittany Phillips.
The District Court for the Southern District of Texas dismissed a lawsuit filed against Rice University by former employee Cylette Willis-Sass after Sass’s attorney missed a show cause deadline. Willis-Sass filed a motion to reinstate the case on Dec.13.
Rice University’s Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies program won $15 million from the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition on Dec. 20, 2017, according to an official statement by the MacArthur Foundation.
With approximately half a million dollars divided among them, colleges are coming up with unique ways to spend their budgets, from Hanszen College’s Beauty Committee to Sid Richardson College’s Brewing fund.
Rice University officially welcomed new football Head Coach Mike Bloomgren Wednesday afternoon. Bloomgren, the 19th head coach in Rice football’s history, replaces David Bailiff, who was let go last week after 11 seasons at the helm.
According to multiple sources, current Stanford University Offensive Coordinator Mike Bloomgren is finalizing a deal to become Rice football’s next head coach. An official announcement from the athletic department is expected later today.
As the referees blew the final whistle in the Powderpuff championship game, McMurtry College students poured onto the Rice Stadium field to celebrate. Their college had just won its second consecutive Powderpuff title, this time in a 12-0 victory over Hanszen College. McMurtry sophomore running back Miranda Lee said she was extremely proud to win once again.
Rice is the first university in Houston to be named a bicycle-friendly university by the League of American Bicyclists, according to an official announcement by the League.
A new research opportunity at Rice aims to involve undergraduate students in long-term graduate student-led research projects.
The Will Rice College freshman flag football team came into the season with high expectations after last year’s title. On Tuesday, it lived up to those hopes with a 14-6 win over Wiess College to conclude another championship season. According to Will Rice freshman flag co-head coaches Yanni Economou and Ben Herndon-Miller, this marks Will Rice’s fifth freshman flag championship in the past seven years.
Jefferson Ren made it his personal goal to spend a night at all the residential colleges this semester. Starting in October, he stayed at a different residential college for a night each week, moving in founding order. Last week he checked off another college, Sid Richardson, from his bucket list as part of the Student Association New Student Representatives Ambassador Program.
Postmates, instant ramen and dinner at the magisters’ house were some of the survival tools for students who stayed on campus for Thanksgiving break.
On to new things: Hutch, Bailiff, and Salento
The resolution supporting the Lifetime Enrichment Achievement Program failed to pass the Student Association Senate on Monday. However, SA President Justin Onwenu will present the results of both the SA and student body votes to the Committee of Undergraduate Curriculum. If the CUC approves, the resolution will be voted on by the Faculty Senate.
When people say Archis live in Anderson, they are right. In fact, the architecture students treat Anderson Hall as their home and use Architectronica as a way to share their home and space with the entire university. It is a privilege for the Rice community to have free parties that are open to all students and furthermore, in this case, to use an academic building to host a public.
In the last edition of the Thresher, Matthew Good wrote an op-ed titled "Take individual responsibility: Identity politics are not a real solution to social issues.” In it, Good put forth the claim that identity politics are the driving force behind the divided political climate of today and that the solutions to today’s problems are rooted in self-reflection and taking responsibility for one’s own success. While this notion is clearly well-intentioned, its ignorance of the real world deserves a response. I’m not going to try to tell you how to fix society, or promote any political agenda. I’d just like to share some common sense on the topic.