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Previously unenforced bylaw restricts candidates from running for both college and SA positions

(02/14/19 8:36pm)

Director of Elections Morgan Gillis said this year he abided by a previously unenforced Student Association bylaw that prohibits individuals who run for President or Senator at their residential colleges from then running for elected executive positions in the Student Association. 




Discussing Division: Obama, Baker tackle bipartisanship

(11/28/18 6:32am)

The president of Rice University introduced the former president of the United States to the crowd at the Baker Institute’s 25th Anniversary Gala by listing three things the Thresher Backpage wrote 11 years ago that the two men have in common. Both David Leebron and Barack Obama attended Harvard Law School, served as presidents of the Harvard Law Review and married women who are way out of their league.


23 of 27 SA voting members co-sponsor resolution calling for expanded financial aid for international undergraduates

(11/25/18 9:18pm)

Every college senator and president along with Student Association External Vice President Maurice Frediere co-sponsored a resolution calling for expanded financial aid to international students, including eventually expanding the Rice Investment to all undergraduate students, at their meeting on Monday.