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NEWS 8/21/18 11:11pm

​Rice interfaces with City of Houston to improve transit safety

The City of Houston responded to letters of concern regarding bike safety near Rice’s campus, raising uncertainty over the future of improvements for cyclists. Both letters, from the Graduate Student Association and President David Leebron, pointed to Entrance 20 at the intersection of Rice Boulevard and Kent Street as particularly concerning. Leebron sent a letter to Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council Member Ellen Cohen on July 23 asking the City of Houston to assist the university in implementing several traffic improvements in the surrounding area.
















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.