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FEATURES 1/10/18 12:32am

What is virginity, anyway?

It turns out that Rice students are pretty good at guessing how many of their peers are virgins: 44 percent was the true number and 39 percent the average estimate, according to a recent Research Methods (SOCI 381) study. 




SPORTS 1/9/18 11:45pm

Women’s basketball surging into conference play

It’s been a successful start to the season for Rice University women’s basketball. A year after winning the Women’s Basketball Invitational and notching 22 wins, second-highest in program history, the Owls have shown no signs of letting up in a 12-2 start this year.



FEATURES 11/28/17 11:33pm

Thanksgiving on campus

Postmates, instant ramen and dinner at the magisters’ house were some of the survival tools for students who stayed on campus for Thanksgiving break. Every year, a number of students remain at Rice during the four-day Thanksgiving recess due to a variety of reasons such as distance, cost or simply preparation for the final week of classes. “I personally stayed just because it's too far to go back home,” Gayatri Sawant, a Sid Richardson College freshman and international student from India, said.













NEWS 11/1/17 3:46am

Evening of Elegance attendance surpasses NOD for first time

Attendance at NOD dropped to around 800 students this year from around 1,100 last year, according to estimates by current and past Wiess social vice presidents, while Chi Alpha Assistant Director Eric Mingle said attendance at this year’s Evening of Elegance surpassed 1,000 attendants compared to less than 700 last year.