Rice should extend our definition of accessibility to include the most marginalized populations on the planet: those outside the jurisdictions of stable governments and without access to reliable fiat currency. We can do this by ushering a new form of payment through the Sallyport: bitcoin.
Rice cannot claim that it “fosters diversity” if 11.5 percent of its students are denied equal opportunity based on citizenship alone.
While the editorial board correctly identifies the need for course review reform, the editorial places too much blame on a lack of student engagement as opposed to the weakness of existing student feedback models.
Vegan. This word arouses anxiety among many; however, a deeper knowledge of this philosophy leads to truth.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan once said, “No one is born a good citizen; no nation is born a democracy.
The March for Our Lives, the protest organized by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and their families in support of gun law reform, will take place in Washington D.C. and sister cities including Houston on March 24 at 9 a.m. This is the same time as Beer Bike. Will you go?
“The Vagina Monologues” makes clear that womanhood and having a vagina are synonymous. The play reiterates the right-wing and trans-exclusionary radical feminist ideology that gender is the product of one’s biology and anatomy. But what about the women who don’t have vaginas?
First off, I know that I’m never going to be rich. If I wanted to be famous, I would have auditioned for “The Bachelor” — it’s way more likely that I will be chosen to be the next Corinne than that a movie that I create will be funded by a major film studio.
This series of hidden struggles is symptomatic of the way the Rice administration addresses accessibility as a whole. Rather than proactively consider options for increasing general accessibility, Rice often requires students to make the first move.
Turner can still have a voice without being the College Republicans figurehead. Elected leaders have traditionally followed a precedent of abdicating their political positions in favor of their non-partisan service to the Rice community at large.
To better inform students, I decided to share my perspective for this year’s Student Association president, internal vice president and treasurer races based on my evaluation of their past experiences, their public campaign posts, Thresher debate performance and one-on-one interviews.
What happened at my alma mater is unacceptable. This massacre was preventable. Students, teachers and administration did everything right. It was our government that failed the 17 people who were murdered.
It’s hard to tell a friend that they are allowed to be scared and hurt and sad; it’s even more difficult to tell a friend that they should feel this way. But that was all that I needed.
The Rice University Young Democrats typically don’t endorse candidates in Democratic primaries. Here's why we did.
“What is Virginity, Anyway?” employed ignorant and outdated language and theory to frame sexuality and gender identity. In doing so, the feature reinforced harmful sexist, homophobic and transphobic ideology.
All too often, I see my peers discourse about important issues with jargon and buzzwords that sound nice but don’t explain their viewpoints.