Send Comments to the Editors

The Rice Thresher
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX 77005-1892

(713) 348-4801
(713) 348-5238


courtesy sports information
We're getting used to this
The women's indoor track and field team won the Western Athletic Conference Championships last week in Reno. The title is Rice's third straight in women's track and field after the Owls swept the indoor and outdoor conference meets last year. See SPORTS.
Faculty votes to abolish language requirement
by Mariel Tam
Thresher editorial staff

The faculty voted 92-26 to eliminate the foreign language competency requirement at Wednesday's general faculty meeting.
Jones requests reduced room rates
by Mark Berenson
Thresher Editorial Staff

A committee of Jones College students is asking that residents of the college be reimbursed for half their room fees this year and that fees be reduced for as many semesters as construction continues to affect Jones.
Lisagor, Parks elected SA's first co-presidents
by Meghan Miller
Thresher staff

Despite controversy over Jamie Lisagor and Gavin Parks running as Student Association co-presidents, the Hanszen College juniors won the presidency with 45.
Driver in debate accident pleads guilty
by Olivia Allison and Rachel Krause
thresher staff

The driver of the pickup truck that hit two debate team vans last March, killing Baker College freshman Dan Henning, was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide Feb.
Students tour Wiess construction site
by Esther Sung
thresher staff

About 12 students and faculty toured the new Wiess College servery and commons construction site Monday, walking through the servery, the commons, the new Acabowl and the sun deck on top of the servery roof.
More Headlines:
Presidential candidate removed from ballot
Beer-Bike coordinators approve trucks
Presidents present draft of cheers policy
Peer academic advisers will help freshmen choose classes
IM sports fee increase fails, RBT to receive blanket tax

Search the Thresher pages:

Enter your search terms:

Copyright © 2000 The Rice Thresher. All Rights Reserved.
This document may be distributed electronically, provided that it is distributed in its entirety and includes this notice. However, it cannot be reprinted without the express written permission of:
The Rice Thresher, Rice University MS-524, PO Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892, USA.
The Thresher Online Project --