Publication: Rice Thresher

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

SA should not discourage fiery rhetoric

At the most recent Student Association meeting, SA President Ravi Sheth and other SA members expressed concerns over what they considered to be the aggressive wording of the legislation opposing the CUC drop limit proposal (see p. 1). Another point of ... [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Engineers should embrace unconventionality

I did not take a private, Wi-Fi-equipped shuttle to work for my engineering internship this summer. Instead, I walked, squinting into the sunlight as I passed numerous fruit and vegetable stands on the dusty road that led to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital ... [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

CUC proposal to limit add/drops to four after two weeks proves misguided

The Center for Undergraduate Curriculum proposed in April that students be limited to four dropped classes between weeks two and seven during their four years at Rice, with any extra drops being indicated by a ‘W’ on their transcript.The Thresher believes ... [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Focus of sexual assault education, culture deserves reconsideration

After what seemed like a successful Orientation Week, which included discussions on the alcohol policy and a Project SAFE session addressing sexual violence, one of my freshmen approached me and said, “What I’ve learned from all of these talks is that ... [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Life's a Mitch: Every semester’s fleeting memento

No, not the heat.It shadowed the grimaces we wore while lugging bin after bin into our rooms, the grins and hugs we shared uniting or reuniting with friends, and the mild surprise felt when seeing people we forgot existed over the summer. It compels our ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Potential Energy, Abuse
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sexual assault working group should expand efforts beyond Not Alone

Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson, the General Council and President David Leebron recently convened a working group to address newly-formed campus sexual assault initiatives as proposed by the White House task force report, Not Alone .The Thresher ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hedgehopper program made simpler

The Rice University Student Association has made changes to the existing Hedgehopper program, according to SA External Vice President Amritha Kanakamedala.“ The change to the program was initiated in order to cut costs to participating businesses and ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

RSVP loses office in RMC

Rice Student Volunteer Program lost its office space in the Rice Memorial Center in a decision finalized in June by Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson and Assistant Dean Catherine Clack. The Office of Study Abroad currently resides in RSVP’s old office. ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

O-Week Activity Fair expands, allows email collection

For the first time, student organizations featured at the August 21 Orientation Week Activity Fair were allowed to collect the email addresses of interested new students, as long as those emails were not added directly to a listserv, according to Associate ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Honor Council removes undergraduates from graduate cases, violates constitution

The Faculty Senate approved the recommendations of the Working Group on the Honor Council and Graduate Students last April to form a graduate honor council separate from the undergraduate council, according to the chair of the working group Graham Ba ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Survey results determine changes at RMC

Student Center staff are readying a report on the 987 responses to a survey sent out least semester asking what the Rice community disliked about the Rice Memorial Center, according to Student Center Director Kate Abad.“Already, the results of the survey ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Donor, Advocate, Officer
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rice Apps releases Atlas, considers other ideas

The 10-member student group Rice Apps recently released their second product, Atlas, an app that allows students to search for places on Rice University’s campus and display them on Google Maps, according to founder Waseem Ahmad (Brown College ’14).Ahmad ... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]

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"The argument on their part is that anything less than a B for a graduate student is like an F, and that while the Honor Council is a great thing, that penalty structure is not fair to them, in that they could essentially lose their career based on something,” Williamson said."

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SA should not discourage fiery rhetoric [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 18 2014]
Engineers should embrace unconventionality [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 18 2014]
CUC proposal to limit add/drops to four after t... [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 05 2014]
Focus of sexual assault education, culture dese... [Published Rice Thresher - Sep 04 2014]
Sexual assault working group should expand effo... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 30 2014]
Life's a Mitch: Every semester’s fleeting memento [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 30 2014]
Working group to address sexual assault at Rice [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
O-Week Activity Fair expands, allows email coll... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
New location for Rice Bikes in RMC [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
Survey results determine changes at RMC [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
Hedgehopper program made simpler [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
Rice Apps releases Atlas, considers other ideas [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
Honor Council removes undergraduates from gradu... [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
RSVP loses office in RMC [Published Rice Thresher - Aug 29 2014]
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