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FEATURES 3/5/19 10:40pm

Black at Rice: Summar McGee

For most of her life, Summar McGee didn’t envision herself attending a school like Rice. “I always joke that I still don’t know how I got here,” McGee, a junior at Hanszen College, said.


SPORTS 3/5/19 10:29pm

Swimming finishes second in C-USA

After four straight days of swimming at the Conference USA Championships in Atlanta, Rice narrowly finished second behind a Florida International University team that won its fifth straight C-USA Championship. 


SPORTS 3/5/19 10:25pm

Women’s basketball wins 17th straight

It was a Senior Day to remember for the Rice women’s basketball team. A record crowd of 2,606 fans at Tudor Fieldhouse watched the Owls defeat Louisiana Tech University 78-42 to complete Rice’s undefeated 13-0 home record, and increase the team’s winning streak to 17 games.




NEWS 2/26/19 10:02pm

History of presidential platforms reveals SA discontent

Freddy Cavallaro’s call to restructure the Student Association Senate may be the first such campaign in current students’ memories, but it is at home in Rice’s history. Between 2003 and 2014, at least six campaigns aimed to achieve goals including shifting power to residential colleges and increasing voter turnout in SA elections, but none won elections.


FEATURES 2/26/19 9:33pm

Meet your 2019-2020 college presidents

We spoke to the newly elected presidents of all 11 residential colleges about what they hope to accomplish both inside and outside of their college over the duration of their respective presidential terms.








NEWS 2/13/19 12:35am

Senate votes down Green Fund initiative

The Student Association Senate voted not to include a constitutional amendment to increase annual student fees to support the Green Fund on the general election ballot by a vote of 12 yes to nine no, with five members abstaining.