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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 — Houston, TX °

Bonnie Zhao



NEWS 9/8/20 10:26pm

Reckling Park to be on-campus polling location for 2020 election

Rice’s Reckling Park will be the on-campus polling location for both early voting and election day this year, according to Lila Greiner, the media relations director of Rice Young Democrats. Harris County officials moved Rice’s polling location off-campus in February due to accessibility concerns for non-Rice voters.


FEATURES 8/25/20 10:55pm

Fresh Air: Nine outdoor destinations perfect for a socially distant semester

Traditionally, the end of August signifies an end to a summer of trips, getaways and parties. But the COVID-19 pandemic has put a hard stop to the romanticization of summer break this year, with most (responsible) human beings in the United States restraining their urges to throw a pool party and opting for a solitary swim instead. So it’s probably no surprise that college students who have returned on campus, jaded and sun-deprived, would feel an even stronger desire than before to escape their endless Zoom sessions on the weekends and have a little fun.