Rehman Bhalesha was raised around marijuana. That's not to say that he dealt, or that he pushed, or that he used. He didn't have to. Weed, growing up, turned wherever he went. "Living in South Texas, you really see the substance flood high school and college campuses and neighborhoods, without any ... More >>
The folks at the Houston Marathon Committee are always looking for ways to improve the annual event, both for the full and half marathons. One surefire way to do that is to change the course. Frankly, I've never fully comprehended how a person could run that far. I have friends who have done it and ... More >>
The above image is exactly what we imagine you say when you see the weekly headline announcing the best things to do in sports this weekend. You're all, "FUCK YEAH, MOTHER EFFER! IT'S TIME FOR SPORTS! WOO!" Then you read about the things we have to offer and you're all, "YEAH...wait, what?" That's ... More >>
A bejeweled pimp cup. A young Chamillionaire in do-rags. Slim Thug before the ubiquitous singles. Mike Jones clutching a cellphone on the cover of Murder Dog. These are only a handful of the Swishahouse images and memorabilia archived into the Special Collections at Rice University's Fondren Library ... More >>
Rice University, in celebration of its centennial year, has been running a video series on line of its great moments. Just released is its history of the MOB or as it is more formally known, The Rice University Marching Band. The first director Wilson Betts was a student, and a student athlete and ... More >>
RiceRice's Melissa Duarte with test model of the magical device.If there is one problem in this world that needs to be fixed right now, it is the crisis of how freaking long it takes to get video on your phone. (Note: Your "top problem" may vary according to Third World-ishness.) Fret no m ... More >>
Brittanie SheyThe Federal Communications Commission announced today it has approved the sale of Rice University student station KTRU's (91.7 FM) broadcast license and signal tower to the University of Houston System, which plans to change the free-form format to classical music and fine-arts ... More >>
The Rice Owl, swooping in to take your your AmericaIf you dare to step onto the campus of Rice University -- and we don't suggest it, after reading the most recent report from CampusReform.org -- be prepared to experience rampant liberalism dedicated to undermining family values. Not to ment ... More >>
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UPDATE (12:15 p.m.): Rocks Off will have more on the pending change of ownership at KTRU and its fallout this afternoon, with further comments from members of the Houston music scene including several current and former KTRU staffers. See you on the Web, KTRU...Moments ago, the University of ... More >>
Rice University just got a lot more... trill. Never thought you'd hear those words in the same sentence? Yeah, us too. But as hiphopdx.com reports, you just might be seeing a lot more "Diamonds and Wood" and "Front, Back & Side to Side" in the Rice University parking lot. That's because B ... More >>
Middle Eastern filmmakers take the screen for two weeks
How can four guys make so much music?
The Actors from the London Stage believe less is more...than enough
The clock's ticking ...
Houston City Dance examines turning pointes
Houston, we have a celebration
Move over Katy Perry, Diane Sons Manhattan love story has come to town
Curator Margarita de la Vega-Hurtado pairs two agit-prop classics
Opera's reigning first lady gives an intimate performance
The results are in for the contest to see just what the hell Houston should do with the millions of cubic yards of Ike debris, and the big winner is Rice University.A team from Rice will get $10,000 for its plan to convert all the fallen limbs, brush and other wood crap into something called " ... More >>
Gays -- and the people who love `em, like `em or just don't know why the government needs to mess with `em -- are still pissed about losing Proposition 8 in California, which banned gay marriages. And they're doing something about it.(The semi-inspiring sequence over a similar election in Sean Penn' ... More >>
Don't let the leaky remake scare you away from the real thing
Wang Chao shows us another China
Rice screens the only film to warm hearts and pop eyes at both Troma and Disney
Houston becomes one big gallery for the yearly Five-A event
Robert Moeling, Lynn Harrell and Michael Webster perform classical works by Bach, Brahms and Zemlinsky
Beethoven, Ives and Dvorák round out this string fling
Rice University disc golf course
The Gatsby's Sauza Cosmopolitan
East meets west at the The Asian-American Film and Literature Festival.
The Rice School/La Escuela Rice was a much-touted experiment by HISDand Rice University. So far, the results haven't been encouraging.