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Saturday, February 16, 2019 — Houston, TX 67°

editorials










NEWS 9/14/17 10:16am

Editorial: Understand and defend DACA recipients

It is vital that those who are not directly affected educate ourselves and listen to the concerns of impacted populations. Without doing so, even well-intentioned efforts may backfire. 



OPINION 9/6/17 5:11pm

As classes resume, stay engaged

Rice’s campus was lucky to be largely unharmed due to Hurricane Harvey. Thanks to the administration’s careful planning, students were safe and well-fed despite the storm. The crisis management team’s updates provided a constant flow of information and Housing and Dining supplied on-campus students with plenty of food. Facilities and Engineering made sure buildings were safe before reopening them and fixed any problems they found.







OPINION 3/22/17 8:00am

SA must follow the rules that guide their government

Throughout this year’s tumultuous Student Association election cycle, the Thresher has been concerned by a lack of disregard for the SA constitution by our governing institutions. The degree of constitutional oversight that led to the Elections Committee fiasco, in which part-time students were deliberately disenfranchised and the director of elections consequently resigned, is shocking.