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FEATURES 4/18/18 12:46am

Dean Hutch: The end of an era

It’s easy to assume that “Hutch” is a persona – a character of a dean constructed to be the right proportion of relatable, respected and revered.But Hutch does not go home and remove a mask to become John Hutchinson again. He really just is the same person.



NEWS 4/17/18 11:23pm

Pub temporarily shuts down for alcohol infractions

Willy’s Pub will remain closed for the last week of the semester due to concerns regarding the behavior of the student management team, according to Frank Rodriguez, the president of the board of Valhalla & Willy’s Permits, Inc., which oversees the business.






A&E 4/11/18 3:44am

27th KTRU outdoor show aims to spotlight student and local art, music

The normally empty Central Quad will come alive during KTRU’s 27th annual Outdoor Show by local and student music performances, interactive art projections and food trucks. In line with the radio station’s eclectic streak, the outdoor show will feature a diverse music lineup ranging from indie electronic Kay Weathers to disco pop CAPYAC to rapper Kodie Shane. 


FEATURES 4/11/18 3:11am

Seniors win prestigious scholarships

As graduation approaches, these seniors are looking forward to graduate school and international travel. Photo: Lucrecia Aguilar, pictured observing a lion in Tanzania, will be traveling to Botswana, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Brazil and India to study big cats with her Watson scholarship. 


NEWS 4/11/18 2:40am

Gun control panel lacks bipartisan speakers

Two weeks after the March for Our Lives, the Rice Young Republicans and Rice Young Democrats hosted a candidate town hall on gun violence in America, though no Republican Party candidates attended.