Rice University’s Student Newspaper — Since 1916

Thursday, February 29, 2024 — Houston, TX

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01-24-2024 On this day in Thresher history

(01/24/24 4:42am)

Carefully cataloged by the University of North Texas’s Portal to Texas History and the Rice University Woodson Research Center, the archives of the Rice Thresher contain issues of the paper since its creation in 1916. Any Internet user brave enough to venture into over a century of reporting can uncover hidden bits from Rice’s history. From scientific breakthroughs to programming victories, the Thresher is proud to bring you a selection of newsworthy events from Jan. 24.


Rice turns over First Responder Bowl to Texas State, 45-21

(12/29/23 7:38pm)

Until Dec. 26’s Servpro First Responder Bowl against Texas State University, Rice Football had not committed seven turnovers in a single game since 2007. Despite a strong first half with three Owl touchdowns, the team lost momentum in the second half and let 21 Texas State points go unanswered. The final score was 45-21 in the Bobcats’ favor, with Rice dropping to 6-7 to end the 2023 season. 


Organizations hold ‘Anti-War Teach In’ before Baker Institute gala

(11/01/23 5:31am)

Multiple Rice and Houston organizations led an “Anti-War Teach In” event in the PCF 1 graduate student commons Oct. 24. The event was organized in response to the Baker Institute’s 30th anniversary gala, which hosted former secretaries of state Hillary Clinton, James Baker and Henry Kissinger.