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Sammi Johnson


NEWS 2/18/20 10:41pm

Accessibility issues affect first month of Kraft Hall use

Due to the delay in the installation of automatic doors at the Kraft Hall for Social Sciences, students with disabilities faced difficulties entering the building and getting to classrooms during the first four weeks of the semester. According to Larry Vossler, senior project manager at Facilities Engineering and Planning, the delay was due to an issue getting the permit for the lock on the door from the city of Houston. 


NEWS 1/28/20 10:01pm

Wickerson to appoint interim parliamentarian

After the resignation of both the Student Association Parliamentarian Freddy Cavallaro and Deputy Parliamentarian Emma Donnelly and with elections around the corner, SA president Grace Wickerson has yet to appoint an interim parliamentarian for the remaining few weeks of the term. 



NEWS 10/29/19 10:06pm

Coffeehouse to celebrate 30th anniversary with public party

In celebration of Rice Coffeehouse’s 30th anniversary, the managers are planning a public party to occur either Dec. 6 or 7. The party will take place within the Rice Memorial Center, and the week leading up to the public will feature multiple events to commemorate the business’s birthday, according to General Manager Mandy Quan. 


NEWS 10/22/19 10:39pm

Student concerns with Owl Housing Properties continue

About 30 students who signed leases with Owl Housing Properties are now living in off-campus temporary housing, including four different AirBnBs, following delayed renovations on the original properties, according to company president Ben Bahorich (Will Rice ‘10). 






NEWS 2/20/19 12:35am

DeSTIgma event to offer free STI tests

The Student Association is hosting the university’s first Sexually Transmitted Infection testing party, which will offer free STI testing, according to Hannah Kim, the Student Health Services and Accessibility Committee co-chair.