The Student Association Blanket Tax Committee aims to deliver recommendations to campus organizations, but some disagree with how the process was carried out. On Jan. 28, the committee presented its report to the Student Senate in an attempt to review the financial figures for major organizations on campus and ensure blanket tax money was being properly used to serve Rice students, committee member Krish Ramineni said.
Approximately 150 students, masters, administrators and staff members gathered for a sit-in and rally against the university's treatment of mental illness and sexual assault cases on campus. Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson spoke at the sit-in and addressed student questions.
Sid Richardson College senior Rahul Rekhi is one of 34 students selected nationwide to receive a 2013 Marshall scholarship. The Marshall scholarships fund up to 40 American students annually to study at the graduate level at any institution in the United Kingdom in the field of study of their choice, according to the Marshall scholarships website.