Though not all of the proposed changes are moves in the right direction, we applaud the efforts to continue making Beer Bike a campus-wide event that is both safe and fun.
“What is Virginity, Anyway?” employed ignorant and outdated language and theory to frame sexuality and gender identity. In doing so, the feature reinforced harmful sexist, homophobic and transphobic ideology.
Rice men’s basketball is still worth our time. In response to last week’s column in the Thresher sports section, “A midwinter airing of grievances” (Jan. 23, 2018), I would like to highlight the simple resiliency of this year’s team.
And so the legacy of ill-conceived art funded by Rice University continues.
Four years ago, I became a float rider and recruiter for members of the Association of Rice University Black Alumni to represent Rice University in the Martin Luther King Jr. parade. I vividly recall the first time I saw the Rice float. It reminded me of a rickety wooden heap. I said to myself, “Is this it?”
If Rice truly hopes to form a student body both representative of and enriching to its broader community, then this resolution is a certain step toward achieving such an outcome.
Door propping is like underage drinking: The university technically doesn’t allow it, there might be some associated risks, and yet a large portion of students do it anyway.
All too often, I see my peers discourse about important issues with jargon and buzzwords that sound nice but don’t explain their viewpoints.
We are overwhelmingly thankful to attend Rice University. After three and a half years, we have learned, grown and experienced more than we ever dreamed was possible.
In the Jan. 10 print edition of the Rice Thresher, our popular satirical “Backpage” consisted of a series of fake advertisements that looked to poke fun at different events going on at Rice and in the world at large. One of these “ads” related to the upcoming holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Every year, the Rice Annual Fund solicits donations from students for the Rice Owls Give Back campaign (see p. 1). Many students, however, aren’t sure why they should donate in addition to the thousands in tuition they already pay.
So, here’s a fact about artists: You are not doing us a favor by commissioning our work. You are not giving us the gift of “exposure.”
Onwenu should ensure that his presentation of the proposal to the CUC is nuanced and representative of the diverse opinions expressed through this process, both for and against.
The belligerent and immature behavior of some [Architectronica] attendees was disrespectful to everyone who put in work as well as all of the patient partygoers who were unable to attend the event.