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NEWS 9/19/18 5:03am

Paying it forward: Rice ushers in new era of financial aid

Under the new financial aid plan, undergraduates eligible for need-based aid whose family incomes fall between $65,000 and $130,000 will receive full tuition scholarships, according to a Rice University press release. Eligible students from families with incomes between $130,000 and $200,000 will receive scholarships that cover at least half of their tuition. 




NEWS 9/19/18 4:59am

Rice drops two in US News rankings

Rice University’s ranking dropped two places from a four-way tie for 14th in the nation to a tie with Cornell University for 16th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best National Universities list. 




A&E 9/12/18 10:05am

Trailblazing: A decade later, Matchbox rebrands

“It’s a space for self-directed exploration, and it really fits the bill in terms of being a very viable exhibition venue [where] our students [can] learn the ropes,” Sperandio said. “Understanding what an exhibition is, is part of being an artist, and it’s part of art training.”



NEWS 9/12/18 9:57am

H&D changes waste policy, beta tests student swipers

Rice Housing and Dining has instituted a new system of trash disposal in residential colleges on the north side of campus as well as beta testing of student swipers on evening shifts in West Servery, according to Housing and Dining Senior Business Director David McDonald.





NEWS 9/4/18 11:09pm

SA to vote on formation of Beer Bike review committee

The Student Association will vote on the formation of a Beer Bike Best Practices Working Group at senate next Monday to conduct research on student opinion regarding possible changes to Beer Bike. Beer Bike is organized by the Rice Program Council, which has jurisdiction over planning the event.



A&E 9/2/18 5:29pm

Troye Sivan's musicality blooms in sophomore album

Some students combat September storms with lots of blankets, napping and Netflix, but perhaps they should consider dancing around to Troye Sivan’s sophomore album, “Bloom.” Both thrillingly delicate and heavy-hitting, Sivan’s newest work features his characteristic reflective lyricism coupled with a diverse mix of exuberant classic pop sounds.