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SPORTS 3/22/19 3:15pm

Rice falls to Marquette in NCAA Tournament opener

 In a close-fought game, Rice women’s basketball lost in overtime to Marquette University, 58-54. The Owls led by as many as nine points with just under four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, but scored just two points in the next nine minutes of play (including overtime), allowing the Golden Eagles to complete the comeback win. With the loss, Rice is eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, ending its historic season.  







SPORTS 3/16/19 6:40pm

CHAMPS: Women's basketball punches ticket to NCAA Tournament

In a year full of achievements, the Rice women’s basketball team finally accomplished the most important one of all. The Owls won the Conference USA Championship Saturday night, defeating Middle Tennessee State University 69-54 to earn the program’s first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 2005. 








FEATURES 3/5/19 10:40pm

Black at Rice: Summar McGee

For most of her life, Summar McGee didn’t envision herself attending a school like Rice. “I always joke that I still don’t know how I got here,” McGee, a junior at Hanszen College, said.


SPORTS 3/5/19 10:29pm

Swimming finishes second in C-USA

After four straight days of swimming at the Conference USA Championships in Atlanta, Rice narrowly finished second behind a Florida International University team that won its fifth straight C-USA Championship. 


SPORTS 3/5/19 10:25pm

Women’s basketball wins 17th straight

It was a Senior Day to remember for the Rice women’s basketball team. A record crowd of 2,606 fans at Tudor Fieldhouse watched the Owls defeat Louisiana Tech University 78-42 to complete Rice’s undefeated 13-0 home record, and increase the team’s winning streak to 17 games.




NEWS 2/26/19 10:02pm

History of presidential platforms reveals SA discontent

Freddy Cavallaro’s call to restructure the Student Association Senate may be the first such campaign in current students’ memories, but it is at home in Rice’s history. Between 2003 and 2014, at least six campaigns aimed to achieve goals including shifting power to residential colleges and increasing voter turnout in SA elections, but none won elections.