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Monday, September 26, 2022 — Houston, TX



Threat of rain affected both the convocation and commencement ceremonies this year.

Feature photos: Students compete in Winter Wonderland gingerbread house competition

On Wednesday evening, students crowded the Grand Hall to compete in Rice Program Council's annual ginger bread building competition. This year's theme was "Alice in Winter Wonderland." Here are are some of of the students' edible creations.

Screw-yer-roommate gallery

jewish history

Beer Bike 2018 Photo Gallery

Photos by Charlene Pan and Vidya Giri

In Bloom

cosmic energy

Baseball Intrasquad photo gallery

Photos by Martin Zhang

mens tennis feature

winter shenanigans gallery


Home of the Strange concert

More photos here. Photos by Christina Tan.

Minicharette 2017

Photos by Serena Liu

From the Rice Design Alliance website

Reimagining the Sukkah, Rice Architecture Society’s annual fall mini-charrette, challenges multidisciplinary teams of 2-6 students to explore the possibilities of short-term architecture by designing an innovative and meaningful temporary structure that proposes experimental solutions to traditional design constraints in order to reimagine the Sukkah.

RCEL Engineering Liftoff 2017

Photos by Jiayi Lyu


Houston Pride Parade

Free Press Summer Fest Review and Gallery

The Thresher went to Free Press to shoot artist sets, crowd reactions, evacuations, and make-up events. For full galleries, see our Free Press album and the free Stereo Live pop-up show album with Jauz, Jai Wolf, and Party Favor. 

Rice Bikes move