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Across the country in 49 days: Baker senior to run for charity

(03/20/19 3:49am)

Madison Nasteff needed to find a way to fill her summer before starting her job designing running shoes for Nike. Then the perfect opportunity arose: a 49-day, 4000+ mile relay across the country. The run, 4K for Cancer, fundraises for the Ulman Foundation, which provides resources for young adults with cancer. 

Jones RA hosts Bachelor watch parties, fantasy league

(01/23/19 4:38am)

Every other Monday this semester, the Jones College movie room will be filled with “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” aficionados cheering on their favorite contestants and checking their fantasy football-style brackets. Jones Resident Associate Kerri Barber runs the watch parties with food and love-themed decorations she gets from Party City.

New Year’s Resolutions: Making the most of our time at Rice

(01/09/19 4:00am)

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!

Brand-new professor becomes one of the Brown magisters

(08/22/18 3:03am)

B.J. and Shirley Fregly had dreamed of becoming magisters for a long time -- BJ applied to work at Rice three times and Shirley (Brown ‘88) graduated from Rice -- but they never expected it to happen so soon. When they were selected in December as the next Brown College magisters, it was an unexpected, but welcome, surprise.

​Rice Philharmonics win 1st place at a capella competition

(02/21/18 8:51am)

When the announcement comes — the Rice Philharmonics have won first place — the group of 15 Rice students, dressed in black, explode into motion. Together, they half-run, half-walk to accept the award with hands over their mouths, holding hands and grabbing each other in disbelief. They have just won the quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella, placing the highest they ever had in the history of the group.