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Q&A with Rice SA Internal Vice President Candidates

The 2022 Student Association Elections have begun, and it's time to cast your vote! Check out this interview with the two candidates running for Internal Vice President: Trisha Gupta and Crystal Unegbu. - Edited by Jasmine Liou - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Q&A with Rice SA Presidential Candidates

Check out this interview with the Student Association presidential candidates! Remember, voting closes on March 2 at 12 PM CT! - Edited by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


"Soundwaves" at the Moody Center for the Arts

The Moody Center for the Arts is hosting their latest exhibition "Soundwaves" to celebrate the history of artistic and musical experimentation. The exhibition will be accompanied by performances in the blackbox theater located in the Moody Center. - Edited by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Supply Chain Issues for Rice Housing and Dining

In this week's video, learn more about how H&D has adjusted their practices to save costs in the face of nationwide food shortages and a rise in inflation. https://www.ricethresher.org/article/2022/01/housing-and-dining-adjusts-to-supply-chain-issues-increased-inflation - Edited by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Review: The Lumineers embrace an undercurrent of hope on ‘BRIGHTSIDE’

In this week's video, check out our review of The Lumineers' new album "Brightside"! https://www.ricethresher.org/article/2022/01/review-the-lumineers-embrace-an-undercurrent-of-hope-on-brightside - Edited by Eli Johns-Krull - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Student Response to Current Covid Policies on Campus

This week, the Thresher spoke to several students who voiced their opinions on the administration's response to the surge in COVID-19 cases. - Edited by Camille Kao - The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Chen and Chan: Dumplings

Behold: the first installment of "Chen and Chan"! Watch as our staffers travel through the city to try and find the best dumplings in Houston! Starring Brandon Chen and Channing Wang Filmed and Edited by Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao, with help from Ivanka Perez The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


CAMH’s ‘The Dirty South’ celebrates Black contemporary art and the place that made it

In this week's video, check out the opening of "The Dirty South", an art exhibit on view at Houston's Contemporary Arts Museum from Nov. 5 to Feb. 6, 2022. Edited by Camille Kao The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Halloween Costumes on Rice Campus

In this week's video, check out these cool Halloween costumes students wore around campus! Edited by Jasmine Liou The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


Halloween Decorations Around Rice Campus

In this week's video, we took a look at some Halloween decorations around campus. Check it out! Edited by Camille Kao The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou, Eli Johns-Krull, and Camille Kao


The Thresher's Midterm Recess

In this week's video, check out what some of the Thresher staff did during midterm recess! (Yes, we're still reminiscing. ?) Edited by Jasmine Liou and Eli Johns-Krull The Rice Thresher video team consists of Jasmine Liou and Eli Johns-Krull


R2: The Rice Review creates space for literature and community at Rice

In this week's video, check out our spotlight on R2: The Rice Review! Edited by Eli Johns-Krull The Rice Thresher video teams consists of Jasmine Liou and Eli Johns-Krull


Study Spots on Rice Campus

Tired of studying in your typical study spot? Here are some alternative study spots around campus! Edited by Eli Johns-Krull The Rice Thresher video teams consists of Jasmine Liou and Eli Johns-Krull


Kapwani Kiwanga makes Houston debut in new Moody exhibit

In this week's video, we took a closer look into Paris-based artist Kapwani Kiwanga's first exhibition in Houston. Check it out! Edited by Jasmine Liou The Rice Thresher Video editor is Jasmine Liou


Screw-Yer-Roommate

In this week's video, check out some of the costumes that students wore to Screw-Yer-Roommate this past Friday! Edited by Jasmine Liou The Rice Thresher Video editor is Jasmine Liou


Classes with over 50 students expected to remain virtual unless petitioned

The Thresher interviewed several freshmen about their opinions towards large classes going online, check it out! Edited by Jasmine Liou The Rice Thresher Video editor is Jasmine Liou


Review: Churros galore at The Loop Handcrafted Churros

REVIEW: "If you’re looking for a deliciously Instagrammable dessert spot, look no further than The Loop Handcrafted Churros. This spot, which opened Aug. 28, is cranking out mouth-watering, loopy churros and creamy soft-serve ice cream." https://www.ricethresher.org/article/2021/09/review-churros-galore-at-the-loop-handcrafted-churros Edited by Jasmine Liou The Rice Thresher Video editor is Jasmine Liou


SA Presidential Debate 2018

The Thresher's annual debate between Student Association presidential candidates: Rohan Palanki, a Jones College junior, Mahdi Fariss, a McMurtry College junior, and Ariana Engles, a Lovett College sophomore. The debate was moderated by Thresher Editor-in-Chief Juan Saldaña and News Editor Emily Abdow. Filmed and edited by Clara Tian. Questions: 0:15 All candidates: Opening statements 3:54 All candidates: Student engagement in SA 7:54 All candidates: Sexual assault on campus 11:20 Mahdi: CTIS 12:40 Rohan: Parking 14:16 Ariana: Vaccines resolution vote 16:15 Ariana and Rohan: LEAP 19:03 Mahdi: Process and leadership style 20:09 Rohan and Ariana: LEAP 22:28 Mahdi: Freedom of expression resolution 23:31 Ariana: Platform's heavy focus on specific affected population 26:35 Mahdi: DACA 26:35 All candidates: Differentiating factors from other candidates 31:38 Rohan: Platform specificity - electricity 32:09 All candidates: Undergraduate teaching 35:33 All candidates: Diversity and inclusion 39:45 All candidates: International students diversity and inclusion 43:39 All candidates: Tuition and fees 48:44 Ariana: Morgan Gillis and student apathy 50:23 All candidates: Most pressing issue 54:09 Mahdi and Rohan: Morgan Gillis and student apathy 56:04 All candidates: Closing statements


SA IVP Debate 2018 (Full Version)

The debate between the candidates for Student Association internal vice president, hosted by the Rice Thresher. Grace Wickerson, a Brown College sophomore, and Juliette Turner, a Duncan College sophomore, faced off in the debate moderated by Opinion Editor Julianne Wey and Sports Editor Andrew Grottkau. Filmed and edited by Clara Tian.


2018 SA IVP Debate

NOTE: It was brought to our attention that this video cuts off in the middle of an answer near the end of the debate due to an oversight by our editorial staff. The full version of the debate is available here: https://youtu.be/Oux4g6RPjQE The debate between the candidates for Student Association internal vice president, hosted by the Rice Thresher. Grace Wickerson, a Brown College sophomore, and Juliette Turner, a Duncan College sophomore, faced off in the debate moderated by Opinion Editor Julianne Wey and Sports Editor Andrew Grottkau. Filmed and edited by Clara Tian.