We can’t reach political compromise, enact effective societal change or just plain old get along because of an insidious line of thought that’s crept into our society: identity politics.
Buoyed by some of the legitimate benefits social media brings to daily living, social media companies have sailed over seas of negative impact unscathed and with still-glistening reputations.
Over the course of the semester, there were at least nine total articles and op-eds about my assault, but the entire time, those close to me told me to not let anyone know that I was the one assaulted at Sid School Girls.
When it comes to finding a suitable [female] partner, does anyone actually rank “shaving habits”?
Rice is constantly evolving. When I came to Rice, there was no such thing as a “magister,” no Critical Thinking in Sexuality course, and no on-campus meal plan options for Saturday dinner. For new students, this is the norm. But for upperclassmen, things have truly changed.
While we’re pleased that students are being consulted in this vision for the next 100 years at Rice, the current plan for obtaining student input is remarkably problematic. Because of the structure of the committee and the process through which ideas will be chosen, the student body as a whole will have limited influence on V2C2.
Supporting the arts on campus isn’t as simple as decorating light poles.
We can either use our advanced education to build up our individual selves, or we can use the privilege that we gain from the knowledge Rice gives us to build up humanity.
Rice is a bubble — most students here will attest to that. I don’t think it’s ever been more true than in this last week.