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Friday, February 23, 2024 — Houston, TX

Brandon Chen



NEWS 1/23/24 9:17pm

Ni announces resignation from SA presidency

Solomon Ni, the Student Association president, announced his resignation at the Student Association meeting Jan. 22 effective Jan. 29. Internal Vice President Alison Qiu will assume the role as SA president through the remainder of Ni’s term.






NEWS 8/29/23 11:19pm

Rice responds to Supreme Court decision on affirmative action

The Supreme Court rejected affirmative action at colleges and universities across the nation in a watershed decision on June 29. Following the decision, President Reggie DesRoches and Provost Amy Dittmar wrote in an email to the student body that they were “disappointed” by the ruling and that their commitment to diversity does not shift, echoing a statement from March.


NEWS 8/22/23 11:46pm

Redesigned ID cards add tap functionality

Rice has started issuing redesigned ID cards equipped with tap functionality. The new matriculating class was the first to be issued the new IDs, equipped with both a magstripe and proximity functionality.



NEWS 3/21/23 10:39pm

Muslim students and H&D prepare for Ramadan

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins this week, falling between March 22 to April 20 this year, overlapping with events such as Beer Bike and the end of the semester. Observers fast from dawn until dusk, which is approximately 13 hours in Houston, to practice spiritual devotedness.