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Students took written tests Tuesday morning in languages for which placement tests are not offered online.
Call waiting added to phone system
by Leslie Liu
thresher editorial staff

The Telecommunications Department added call waiting in early August to the list of features for the newly installed student phone service after requests from some college residents.
Language requirement brings confusion
by Elizabeth Jardina
thresher editorial staff

This year's entering class of students is the first at Rice subject to a foreign language competency requirement.
By the numbers, this freshman class is right on target
by Brian Stoler
thresher editorial staff

On Sunday, 687 new students matriculated, beginning Orientation Week and their Rice careers.
New year, new mealplan
by Ben Weston
thresher staff

After months of discussion and a number of different proposals and revisions, the new meal plan has finally been implemented.
Convenience store, Subway opens
by Ben Weston
Thresher staff

Got the munchies? Sammy's late-night is gone, but now students will be able to visit a convenience store and Subway sandwich franchise until 2 a.
Driver in fatal van accident apprehended
by Brian Stoler
thresher editorial staff

Over four months after the accident on Interstate 45 that killed one and injured other members of the Rice debate team, the driver of the truck involved has been arrested and is currently in jail awaiting trial.
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No more restricted distribution courses
Lt. Ryals leaves campus police department
Bees found in walls of residential colleges
Housing a concern for some international graduate students
Language requirement not in General Announcements
New police officers hired

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