Assigned roommates. It’s a struggle that almost all new students at Rice have to deal with. But sometimes these pairings work out surprisingly well, leading to great friendships and pairs who live together all four years
From classes on media and esports to biological information about skin, fall 2019 college courses cater to a variety of student interests.
If you could spend a year doing anything you want, anywhere in the world, what would you do? If you’re Eliza Martin, you’d spend the time traveling to countries with interesting immigration patterns to study how those societies care for the children of immigrants.
Carpool’s mission is to facilitate ride sharing among Rice students to and from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport in an attempt to replace a shared Google spreadsheet and Facebook group that was used for a similar purpose before.
Although the residential college system is one of the most prominent aspects of life at Rice, the process of sorting students into colleges remains shrouded in mystery. Is it a computer program? A sorting hat? Fate?
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.
Where Cordy McJunkins comes from, going to a school like Rice is unheard of. “You’re set up to fail in high school,” McJunkins, a Duncan College sophomore, said. “We don’t hear about big names like Rice, Harvard — we don’t expect kids to get in there.”
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.
Hanszen College’s new magisters, Fabiola Lopez-Duran and Carlos Martinez-Rivera, are an adventurous couple. From their love of travel and the fact that they have lived in three different continents, it’s clear that they enjoy excitement in life.
As a freshman at the University of Chicago, Matthew Hayes was feeling out of place. He had just moved from his small hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska where he attended what he called a “not so great” public school.