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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 — Houston, TX 82°

Drew Keller



NEWS 4/17/18 11:23pm

Pub temporarily shuts down for alcohol infractions

Willy’s Pub will remain closed for the last week of the semester due to concerns regarding the behavior of the student management team, according to Frank Rodriguez, the president of the board of Valhalla & Willy’s Permits, Inc., which oversees the business.






NEWS 1/30/18 9:40pm

​Changes to Beer Bike proposed

Rice’s most hallowed tradition, Beer Bike, has undergone numerous changes in its 60 years of existence — perhaps most notably, chuggers now drink water rather than beer — and this year could see more.




OPINION 8/24/17 9:57pm

102 years of reinventing the Thresher

We’ve come to the role of editor-in-chief through different paths — Drew as a news writer and editor, Juan as the paper’s business manager and a sports writer — but we share a common goal. From documenting day-to-day student life to investigating the most serious issues on our campus, we seek to provide an unbiased lens into the Rice community.