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A wise man once said, “Shoot your shot.” And that’s what hip-hop artist Future does; he shoots his shot, and he shoots it frequently. With seven studio albums, 18 mixtapes and 61 singles, Future drops music like used napkins and hands out features like stale candy on Halloween.
Cheryl Donegan’s first American painting exhibition, “GRLZ + VEILS,” is currently showing at the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, and you don’t want to miss it.
Molly Turner enjoys improvising piano pieces on the spot, skillfully turning a room into a 1950s jazz club or an 18th century palace ballroom. According to Turner, however, she didn’t “get into” composition until high school. She recalls being naïve in many ways in her first year of music school — whereas a violinist may have gone through years of training, she was only just learning the art of her craft.
R2, The Rice Review, has more than doubled its pool of submissions — some from high schoolers and others from professional writers — after expanding its reach to the greater Houston area.
Netflix’s show, “Sex Education,” is a must-see — just not with your parents. The raunchy British comedy-drama series covers all the bases in entertainment (ha, get it?) with laugh-out-loud scenes, heartfelt moments and, of course, tons of sex.
A group photo usually includes three elements: the passerby photographer, the impatient photographed group and a phone camera. On Thursday, I got to be a part of the photographed group — but the photographer was former photography professor Paul Hester (Wiess ‘71), and instead of using a phone, he opted for a giant view camera. In classic Paul fashion, we were gathered in this film photo to celebrate the opening of his exhibition, “Business & Pleasure: Fifty Years of Photographs by Paul Hester.”
Undergraduate applications to Rice University in 2018 increased by roughly 30 percent over 2017, according to a press release from the university.
The Wellbeing Center is placing additional regulations on the caregiving program, according to an email obtained by the Thresher sent by Si Qi Tong, a campuswide caregiver. These changes come amidst contradictory reports from Rice Emergency Medical Services (REMS), the Wellbeing Center and the caregiving program over whether REMS withdrew their support of the program.
In response to a lack of humanities students in the Peer Academic Advising (PAA) program, Associate Dean of Humanities Lora Wildenthal has urged all humanities students to complete the Year-Long, O-Week and Head PAA position applications, which were due on Monday.
Crawl stop hosts will now be responsible for transports that occur at their stops as part of a campus-wide effort to better regulate crawls, according to multiple chief justices.
In their first match action of the 2019 season, the Rice women’s tennis team completed the Orlando Invitational this past weekend with a record of 16-16, including 12 wins and eight losses in singles matches.
Lauren Grigsby, a senior guard on the women’s basketball team, begins nearly every game sitting on the bench, but she doesn’t mind at all. According to Grigsby, fulfilling her role as a player off the bench requires her to take on different responsibilities in each game.
Just two years after Rice started charging tuition and five years after Doc C first graced the university’s hallowed halls, Stewart Morris Jr. (‘71) arrived on campus as a transfer from the University of Virginia. The year was 1968, and Morris soon discovered that there was no rugby club yet extant at his new school.
Update Jan. 18: The comment period has been extended to Jan. 30 due to a temporary problem with the Federal Register website, according to Rice Director of Government Relations Nathan Cook. The website is functional as of Jan. 18 at 11 a.m.
Connor Rothschild, Martel Sophomore
A total of 11 flu cases have been reported this semester to Rice University Student Health Services as of Tuesday afternoon according to Dr. Jessica McKelvey, director of Student Health Services.
Students who take introductory-level language courses will no longer receive Distribution I credit for these classes beginning in May 2019.
Alex Hwang found out he had won the Churchill Scholarship — full funding to spend a year at the University of Cambridge doing nothing but physics research — while crouched under a desk next to a pool in Hawaii.
María Sanchez described her hometown as a little dull.
For many years, the Rice Women’s Resource Center (RWRC) has sponsored and staged an annual production of Eve Ensler’s 1996 episodic play, The Vagina Monologues. While past participants, like Lovett College senior Ishani Desai, find the show to be both empowering and illuminating, in recent years the production has provoked criticism from intersectional feminists. As the directors of the RWRC, we believe that it is our responsibility to address the critiques of the show, discuss our decision to continue Rice’s production and detail how we hope to address the many important issues being raised.