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Primarily students of color across campus found themselves added to a “Friends of Diversity” Listserv Tuesday morning without signing up beforehand. According to Associate Director of the Multicultural Center Ijeoma Nwaogu, the Listserv was made months ago, and Tuesday’s addition was an effort to expand the Listserv’s reach.
After Gabrielle Falcon, who goes by Gabby, announced on Facebook that she was chosen as a 2019 student director of Orientation Week, she got a call from her grandmother.
If you could spend a year doing anything you want, anywhere in the world, what would you do?
“People who designed the rice carpool website, i love you <3”
Earlier this month, Rice students had a chance to put down their books for a week and take a much needed break. Here’s a look at what some owls did.
Martel College — The Emperor’s New Booze: Pull the Handle, Kronk!
For most of her life, Summar McGee didn’t envision herself attending a school like Rice.
On a walk down the Grove last April, Ike Arjmand began to wonder what would happen if a population of squirrels was placed on an island without trees for 20 years. So, as any normal person would, he posed the question in his personal newsletter and sent it to his hundreds of subscribers.
When Libby Atkins was in elementary school, her mom would take her on Sunday morning drives through the woods near their New Brunswick, New Jersey home. They played a game her mom called “cardinal hunting” — everytime they spotted a cardinal, they got a point.
María Sanchez described her hometown as a little dull.
Some might find the emphasis on calendar year changeovers cheesy and arbitrary. They’re probably right, but we also think the new year is a great opportunity for goal-setting, reflection and growth — actions that are valuable year-round. Here are some of our simple and attainable resolutions that can help you make the most of your time on campus in 2019!
In early 2015, Carson Ariagno was a high school senior in the midst of deciding where he would spend the next four years of his life. He visited Rice on what he described as a beautiful spring day. As his tour guide took his group through the South college grove, the air was suddenly filled with a beautiful croon from above.
It’s said around the world that Friday the 13ths are unlucky — but they’re especially unlucky for any Rice student who decides to use the evening to get some peace and quiet. More likely than not, their tranquility will be disturbed by the thumps of rear-ends slamming walls, and their view will be obstructed by indecent drawings made in shaving cream. Lastly, their ears will be filled with an army’s rallying cry: “JOOOOOOOIN US!”
Middle schoolers have handwritten notes, scrawled in the back of classrooms onto lined paper ripped from notebooks, slipped into lockers and eager hands. Rice students have Missed Encounters.
In the 2016 presidential election, 43 percent of eligible voters ages 18 to 24 cast ballots across the country. In Texas, only 27.3 percent of eligible voters in the same age group voted. And these turnout rates, which are much lower than turnout for older groups, are by no means outliers — historically, young people don’t vote. That is especially true for Texas.
Last week, Rice announced The Rice Investment — a groundbreaking financial aid plan set to begin in fall 2019. The announcement of The Rice Investment elicited emotional Tweets, Instagram stories, and a post in the Rice University Places I’ve Cried Facebook Page. Here are three students on the moment they went online and saw the news.
Cesar Zapata never envisioned himself as a performer in a mariachi band. He associated mariachi music with his uncle, never himself, and throughout middle and high school only performed in choirs. But now he’s the president of Rice’s own Mariachi Luna Llena.