In response to Rice University President David Leebron’s call for student participation in the Second Vision for the Second Century, the Student Association Senate introduced legislation at its Jan.
More than 150 students gathered around Willy’s Statue in a demonstration of solidarity within a day of Donald Trump’s confirmation as President-Elect.
Following the announcement of the Committee of the Masters’ recommendation to change the title of “college masters,” the Student Association is soliciting student opinion on the proposal, according to SA President Griffin Thomas. The collection of student feedback came at the request of Rice University President David Leebron, Provost Marie Lynn Miranda and Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson, with whom the decision ultimately rests.
Student, faculty and administrators discussed the experience of the black community at Rice in a panel on Saturday.
Student Association President Griffin Thomas called a closed session, in apparent violation of the SA Constitution, at the end of the Senate meeting on Monday.
Band members, students and administration reacted to the Rice Marching Owl Band after its halftime performance at last Friday’s football game drew attention to the opposing Baylor University’s recent cover-up of sexual assault and attracted national coverage.
Vice President of the United States Joe Biden announced several federal policy changes in a forceful call for accelerating cancer research at Rice University today.