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NEWS 10/2/18 11:45pm

Architectronica to increase security after last year’s shutdown

“Y’all acted like animals last year, so this year we’re putting you in a zoo!” That’s the tagline for this year’s iteration of Architectronica, the public party put on by the School of Architecture, which will be charging admission and increasing security measures in response to the Rice University Police Department shutting down the party last year due to public safety concerns.

NEWS 10/2/18 11:43pm

CSters send women in tech to national conference

CSters, a club for Rice women in computing, sponsored 40 female computer science majors to attend the GHC, a conference and career fair celebrating women technologists, held from Sept. 26 to 28 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. 

NEWS 10/2/18 11:41pm

Romney speaks on Trump, Republican midterm chances

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addressed the future of the Republican Party, immigration and his opinion of the Trump administration in an armchair conversation with Baker Institute Director Edward P. Djerejian, a former ambassador to Israel and Syria, at the Baker Institute this Monday.

NEWS 9/26/18 1:40am

H&D set to fundraise for renovations

For identical twin sisters Loren and Natalie Goddard, much of their lives has been shared. They both go to Rice. They are both on the track team. But when it comes to residential colleges, the twins decided to part ways. 

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.