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NEWS 2/22/12 6:00pm

UCourt changes approved

Justice will soon be served differently in the student body. Two University Court constitutional amendments passed by an overwhelming majority after the first round of Student Association General Elections ended last week.


NEWS 2/15/12 6:00pm

Grad meal plan unveiled

Off-campus students will have more meal plan options to choose from starting next semester due to the development of a new graduate student meal plan.



NEWS 2/15/12 6:00pm

Photo: Better than a triple espresso

Brown College senior Joey Spinella, Brown freshman Nathan Bonnes and McMurtry College sophomore Mason Sanders perform Feb. 9 at a Coffeehouse Goes Acoustic event.





NEWS 2/15/12 6:00pm

VISION students see Rice

Prospective students from around the country entered the hedges and sampled Rice University life from Sunday to Tuesday, when Rice hosted 221 minority applicants on campus for its annual VISION program.



NEWS 2/14/12 6:00pm

Students design portable health-care clinic

Rice students created a portable health-care structure that can fit into a backpack. This proposed structure, dubbed the "Accordion Clinic," won first prize at the School of Architecture's third semiannual spring charrette. The creators are now working toward designing a prototype for use in the field.


NEWS 2/14/12 6:00pm

SA reconsiders LPAPs

The Lifetime Physical Activity Program graduation requirement may soon be changing. In response to student concerns about wait-listing and difficulties registering for LPAP classes, the Student Association is evaluating the current LPAP requirement and considering changes to improve the program.


NEWS 2/14/12 6:00pm

Student email set to switch to Gmail

More than a year after Rice and Google began conversations about a potential switch from Rice Webmail to Gmail, the university signed an official contract with Google on Feb. 1 allowing student email accounts hosted by Google. The switch was approved by the Student Association Monday and will be implemented over the summer.



NEWS 2/7/12 6:00pm

Photo: Presidential showdown 2012

Martel College junior Ben Chou (left), Will Rice College freshman Ben Hawriluk (center) and Brown College junior Sanjula Jain (right) face off at the Student Association Presidential debates last Monday. Voting runs through Monday, Feb. 13 at 11:59 p.m. at sa.rice.edu/election2012.