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NEWS 3/26/19 10:25pm

Rice hosts town hall on Deer Park fire

Concerned community members gathered on Saturday for a town hall to discuss the potential long-term and short-term health risks in the wake of the petrochemical Deer Park fire.


NEWS 3/26/19 5:35pm

Acceptance rate hits record low 8.7 percent

Rice University accepted just 8.7 percent of applicants in the 2019 admissions cycle, according to Vice President of Enrollment Yvonne Romero da Silva, setting a record for the lowest acceptance rate in the university’s history.
















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.


NEWS 2/26/19 10:01pm

MECH department restructures curriculum

The Rice mechanical engineering department is overhauling its major requirements beginning in Fall 2019 including reducing the number of required hours and adding specializations, according to department head Laura Schaefer.