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Quirky Quarters - Dorm Tours (Episode 2)

In this episode of Dorm Tours, we visit singles and doubles with a lot of personality. - Filmed and edited by Camille Kao.


Chabad at Rice and Rice Hillel host 'Vigil for Israel'

Ray’s Courtyard saw nearly 200 students, staff and administrators convene Oct. 11 for an evening event titled “Vigil for Israel.” Rice President Reggie DesRoches, Provost Amy Dittmar and Dean of Undergraduates Bridget Gorman were all present at the vigil held by Chabad at Rice and Houston Hillel, two Jewish groups affiliated with Rice. Filmed and edited by Camille Kao


Exploring Quality Quads on Campus - Dorm Tours (Episode 1)

In our new series, we're touring dorms across campus to highlight the unique ways students set up and decorate their dorms. This week, we're visiting quads at Martel and Jones to see how roommates share space. - Filmed and edited by Camille Kao. - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Touring the O'Connor Building for Engineering and Science

Join us as we go inside the new O'Connor Building for Engineering and Science to explore the building and learn about how it will continue to evolve going forward. - Filmed and edited by Camille Kao. - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Students Talk School and Business at Archi Market

This week, we ventured to Archi Market to interview eight of the students selling their wares there, from prints to jewelry to crocheted creations. We asked them about what inspires them and how they balance school and work to understand what it's like to be both a student and a business owner. - Edited by Eli Johns-Krull and Camille Kao. Filmed by Camille Kao. - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Behind the Scenes with Rice EMS

This week, we followed Rice EMS to learn about how they operate, what their special events coverage looks like, and what draws people to REMS and inspires them to do the work they do. - Edited by Eli Johns-Krull. Filmed by Stella Son and Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Food Review: Bluestone Lane Splashes Into Rice Village

This week, we journeyed to Rice Village to try out the new arrival - Created by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Impact of the Tech Freeze on Rice Students

Over the past few years, many major tech companies have engaged in significant layoffs and hiring freezes. This week, we talked to the Center for Career Development and Rice Computer Science students about their thoughts on and experiences with the recent hiring freezes. - Created by Camille Kao with help from Eli Johns-Krull and Stella Son - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Rice Students' Thoughts on ChatGPT

This week, we interviewed students on their thoughts about ChatGPT, OpenAI's chatbot launched last November. What are your thoughts? - Created by Stella Son - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


True Dog Arrives on Campus

This week, True Dog Houston began operating at the Mudd Loop. We interviewed students about their thoughts on this new arrival to campus, and tried one of the hot dogs for ourselves. - Created by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


Flash Flooding on Rice Campus

In case you missed it, heavy rainfall on January 24th caused widespread flooding on campus. Here's a look at the most affected areas. - Created by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


From the Archive: Interview with Sara Tirschwell

Sara Tirschwell (Baker College '87) announced her New York City mayoral campaign as a Republican candidate. The Thresher caught up with Tirschwell to learn more about her platform and former experiences at Rice. Check out our video Q&A below. This video was originally released in March 2021. - Created by Brandon Chen - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


From the Archive: East West Tea's Response to COVID-19

As COVID-19 turned the world upside down, student-run businesses faced many difficulties. While currently closed for the summer, East West Tea student managers speak on the unprecedented challenges they faced as they navigated the pandemic in the spring. Current East West Tea managers say they expect to be open again this fall. This video was originally released in June 2021. - Created by Brandon Chen - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao, Eli Johns-Krull, and Stella Son


RMC Terminates Leases for Yoyo's and Oh My Gogi

Video created by Camille Kao


Rice Student's New Years Resolutions

This week we asked Rice students what their 2023 New Years Resolutions are. What are yours? - Created by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao and Eli Johns-Krull


The Rice Thresher's Halloween

A behind the scenes look at Thresher staff Halloween costumes (and a cat). We're serious journalists, we swear. - Created by Jasmine Liou and Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao and Eli Johns-Krull


Reginald DesRoches Inaugurated

In case you missed it: Reginald DesRoches was inaugurated as Rice's eighth president. - Created by Jasmine Liou and Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Camille Kao and Eli Johns-Krull


Student Vendors and Artists Talk First Archi Market

From enamel bunny pins to possum t-shirts to glass earrings, Archi Market has it all. Created by students from the Rice Architecture Society, Archi Market is a monthly marketplace in Anderson Hall featuring pop-up shops where students can sell their artistic creations. On Oct. 17th, the first-ever Archi Market was hosted in Anderson Hall. https://www.ricethresher.org/article/2022/10/student-vendors-and-artists-talk-first-archi-market - Created by Jasmine Liou; Thumbnail courtesy Abigal Jablon - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


15 Questions with President Reginald DesRoches

Get to know President Reginald DesRoches through these 15 questions brought to you by our video team. - Created by Eli Johns-Krull - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Budget Bites: $4 v. $15 Spring Roll

"Gỏi cuốn: a classic, yet overlooked staple in Vietnamese cuisine ... However, don’t be fooled — if executed poorly, the dish can ruin one’s entire experience." https://www.ricethresher.org/article/2022/09/budget-bites-4-spring-roll-vs-15-spring-roll - Created by Sydney Park and Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao