John Michael Austin
Favorite thing about Rice:
Favorite thing about your residential college:
Favorite thing about Rice: The residential college system and our competitiveness in IM Sports and Beer Bike
Favorite thing about your residential college: The open social environment
Hometown: Joplin, MO
Favorite food: Steak and Crab Legs
Spirit animal: Tiger
Hobbies: Pool, Tennis, Sports, Video Games
Favorite thing about Rice: How motivated and kind the students are
Favorite thing about your residential college: Our family culture! And how we always hang out in our commons
Hometown: Saratoga, CA
Favorite food: Sushi
Spirit animal: Dolphin
Hobbies: Singing, dancing, gooning around with friends
Favorite thing about Rice: Support systems (O-Week, residential colleges, etc.) and culture of care!
Favorite thing about your residential college: Our unique customs and rich history
Hometown: Sugar Land, TX
Favorite food: Pad thai
Spirit animal: Squirrel
Hobbies: Updating social media, shopping, watching documentaries on Netflix
Favorite thing about Rice: Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa or Oryza glaberrima. As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world's human population, including me
Favorite thing about your residential college: Our 60 year sweep streak at Beer Bike
Hometown: Urbana, Illinois
Favorite food: Mac & Cheese
Spirit animal: Quokka
Hobbies: Cooking, eating that which I cook
Favorite thing about Rice: The autonomy that students have to take enact change on campus and beyond and make the world a better place!
Favorite thing about your residential college: Friendly people who are always there to support one another
Hometown: Englewood, FL
Favorite food: Ice cream
Spirit animal: Dolphin
Hobbies: Vegan cooking, Tae Kwan Do, making puns, laughing at puns, creative writing, and brainstorming innovative ideas
Favorite thing about Rice: The residential college system (and Coffeehouse)
Favorite thing about your residential college: How welcoming and friendly Lovett is
Hometown: Austin, TX
Favorite food: Kerbey Lane pancakes
Spirit animal: According to a Buzzfeed quiz, a stag
Hobbies: Attending concerts, drinking coffee, eno’ing, scuba diving, and hanging out with dogsbr>
Favorite thing about Rice: Students have a voice in just about everything and the administration is always willing to listen.
Favorite thing about your residential college: Views for days
Hometown: Don’t really have one but my family currently lives in Seattle
Favorite food: Anything as long as it’s yummy
Spirit animal: Bat
Hobbies: Basketball, swimming, TV or Netflix, League of Legends
Favorite thing about Rice: Rice really makes sure that you have fun outside of class...There are lots of opportunities to do things other than schoolwork and I think that’s awesome.
Favorite thing about your residential college: The family atmosphere hands down!
Hometown: Dallas, TX (Born in Canada, raised in FL and NJ...It’s a long story)
Favorite food: Any pasta
Spirit animal: www.spiritanimal.info says I’m a turtle.
Hobbies: Golf, Hockey, Ping Pong, Video Games, Netflix
Favorite thing about Rice: Rice has an amazing culture of acceptance. Whoever you are, whatever you believe, and wherever you come from, Rice is your home and family
Favorite thing about your residential college: We have AMAZING rooms (obviously), our Fridays in the Quad, and generally just the family spirit. Somos equipos solos familia
Hometown: DFW, Texas
Favorite food: Chocolate. I’ll eat chocolate anything.
Spirit animal: Either an eagle if we are thinking real animals or a Pegasus if we are thinking mythical. Regardless I belong in the sky.
Hobbies: Reading, writing, hiking, watching classic movies, and taking care of animals
Favorite thing about Rice: Strong alumni network
Favorite thing about your residential college: Dog-friendly McTeam
Hometown: Kazan, Russia / Hattiesburg, MS
Favorite food: Tacos
Spirit animal: Monkey
Hobbies: Trying new food, photography, fitness