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NEWS 1/10/12 6:00pm

Little Willy's says goodbye in RMC

Students walking past Coffeehouse's former space will notice that the Willy's Pub offshoot, Little Willy's, is no longer there. The cafe was shut down over the winter break and will soon be replaced by O'Yeah Cafe, which will serve Chinese cuisine.



NEWS 11/30/11 6:00pm

'Dr. Rice' clashes with Alaskan congressman

Professor of History Douglas Brinkley clashed with Alaskan Representative Don Young at a congressional hearing two weeks ago in a heated argument after Young dubbed Brinkley's testimony "garbage" and mistakenly called him "Dr. Rice."


NEWS 11/30/11 6:00pm

Chemists find new cancer treatment

Curing cancer has long been a lofty goal of scientific researchers and one that researchers in the Rice University Department of Chemistry have made promising strides toward achieving in recent months.


NEWS 11/30/11 6:00pm

Marshall scholars awarded

Rice continues to reach beyond the hedges as two students head to the United Kingdom next fall to pursue their graduate studies practically free of charge as Marshall Scholars.


NEWS 11/30/11 6:00pm

SA tables newspaper amendment

The Student Association has pushed deadlines back until next semester for a bill that would suggest ways to get outside newspapers brought to the residential colleges. The SA had originally hoped to have a final draft of the bill ready to present by the end of the semester, but talks about financing and concerns from college leadership have postponed the bill. Drafted by SA Secretary Yoonjin Min, Lovett College sophomore Brian Strasters and SA President Georgia Lagoudas, the bill originally proposed to institute a $5 increase in student fees to cover costs for the newspapers.





NEWS 11/30/11 6:00pm

RUPD Police Blotter

The following items were reported to the Rice University Police Department for the period Oct. 12 - Nov. 16.





NEWS 11/15/11 6:00pm

Rice maintains top rankings for athlete graduation rates

Rice has achieved top marks once again, ranking sixth and fourth out of 120 Division I-A schools in Graduation Success Rates (GSR) and Federal Graduation Rates (FGR) for student-athletes, respectively, according to a report released by the NCAA a few weeks ago.


NEWS 11/15/11 6:00pm

Brown College occupies Wiess

Playing off the recent Occupy movements happening nationwide, Brown College invaded the Wiess College "Acabowl" last Friday with tents, bucket drums and picket signs in its own twist on the traditional College Night.




NEWS 11/15/11 6:00pm

House majority leader visits Rice

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor visited the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy last Thursday to discuss his views on the American dream and answer questions from students in an open forum.



NEWS 11/13/11 6:00pm

Archi group wins design competition

The architecture students who entered and won the Housing and Dining competition the weekend of Oct. 7 might be disappointed that their project will never become a reality, but at least they can take solace in their victory.