Each of our events is planned by a dedicated staff headed by two co-chairs and numerous committee members. Each member plays a vital role within the RPC structure and is responsible for maintaining RPC across campus. Please contact the respective committee for more specific information.
Beer Bike: Rebecca Artall and Enoch Peng
Rebecca is a junior at Duncan College majoring in Cognitive Science and Psychology. When not watching the Great British Baking Show or Buzzfeed Tasty videos (which is almost never), you can find her falling asleep in public places. If she is awake, look for her at the OIT Help Desk in Mudd Lab or at Duncan as the OIT Ambassador and RPC College Rep. Rebecca loves all the RPC events that give out food (so pretty much all of them).
Enoch is a sophomore studying Neuroscience and Business from Southern California who currently dwells in the toasty toaster at Lovett College. He enjoys getting gains both at the Rec Center and at various restaurants around Houston. In his free time, you can find him walking around campus in his flip-flops searching for free food. His favorite RPC event is President’s Study Break because, where else can you eat 1,100 chicken fingers from Cane’s?
Concerts: Miao Zhang and Stephanie Trejo Corona
Miao (pronounced like “meow”) is a rising junior (Class of 2020) at Martel College majoring in Visual and Dramatic Arts and Mathematical Economic Analysis. She is an international student from Beijing, China who loves photography and good food. Her favorite RPC event is Passport to Houston because it gets her off couch and go to cool shows with her friends.
Stephanie is a sophomore from Wiess majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, online shopping (a little too much), going to the gym, getting boba, and watching Vine compilations. Her favorite RPC event is Night Bites because who doesn’t love free food? However, Beer Bike is definitely a close second for her because of all the hype and energy!
Night Owl Antics (NOA): Irene Chu and Jessica Yuan
Irene is a junior (Class of 2020) from Sid majoring in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. In her free time, she enjoys binge watching TV shows, hanging out with friends, and baking desserts. Her favorite RPC event is Screw-Yer-Roommate because it’s such a fun way to meet new people.
Jessica Yuan is a senior at Martel College majoring in Statistics. RPC is a fantastic way to get have fun and meet new people on campus. She absolutely loves the gingerbread house competition and ice skating that RPC do every year! Outside of RPC, She is an RHA and a committee head at Martel College.
Passport to Houston: Isabella Garza and Megan Wong
Isabella Garza is a junior at Will Rice College pursuing a major in Electrical Engineering. Besides RPC, she is also involved in Will Rice Outreach, on-campus research, and SHPE. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants and binge-watching Netflix shows. Her favorite RPC event is Beer Bike because it really lives up to the hype with a whole day spent having fun with your friends and cheering on your college!
Megan is a senior from Martel College majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Medical Humanities. In addition to being this year’s Passport to Houston co-chair, Megan is involved with Camp Kesem, does research in a psychiatry lab in Texas Children’s, and loves to shop and play Mario Kart and board games with friends. Her favorite RPC event is Trick or Treat at the Rink because getting off campus and skating is always fun!
Publicity: Richelle Huang and Samantha Cheng
Richelle is a sophomore (Class of 2021) from Hanszen majoring in Statistics and Psychology. In her free time, she enjoys watching makeup tutorials on Youtube but always fails to curl her eyelashes properly at the first step. She loves trying out new restaurants and sweating at the Rec center so that she can eat more next time. She also loves going to art shows and take portraits of unusual things. Her favorite RPC event is Beer Bike because it is the only event that she can dance the morning off with her friends!
Samantha is a freshman at McMurtry College majoring in Cognitive Sciences. She loves cooking, baking, and exploring restaurants across Houston, and she has a foodstagram to keep up with her adventures – check her out @samxfoodie! Her favorite RPC event is Screw-Yer-Roommate because it’s a fantastic, unique way to meet people across campus.
Design: Phoebe Dang and Priscilla Li
Phoebe is a junior at Lovett College majoring in computer science. In her free time, she likes eating and watching YouTube and Netflix. Her favorite RPC event is Beer Bike because it’s so unique to Rice.
Priscilla is a junior from Wiess majoring in Biological Sciences. Besides finding her in front of a computer designing for RPC as Design Committee’s co-chair, you can catch her reading books, exploring music on Spotify, or multitasking while watching Netflix shows. Her favorite RPC event is any of the Night Owl Antics events – they’re fun and you never know what activities will be planned where students can hang out with friends and meet new people!
Socials: Samantha McClendon and Mario Garcia
Samantha is a sophomore (class of 2021) from Martel College majoring in Bioengineering. In addition to serving as a Socials Co-Chair in RPC, she plays violin and is involved in the Campanile orchestra. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, hanging out with friends, traveling, and unnecessarily memorizing lyrics. Her favorite RPC event is the annual gingerbread competition because that’s where she’s truly seen the most unconventional wisdom Rice students have to offer.
Mario is a junior (Class of 2020) majoring in Mathematical Economic Analysis. Outside of RPC, he likes to keep up with soccer news and games, especially for Chelsea. He also catches up on shows that he has missed out on like The Office. His favorite RPC event is Beer Bike because of the atmosphere, the hype leading up to the event, and the uniqueness of the event.
Traditions: Emily Duffus and Joycelyn Yiu
Emily is a sophomore (Class of 2021) from a small town in New Jersey and she studies Cognitive Science with minors in Biochemistry and Medical Humanities. She is from McMurtry College. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends and play powderpuff. Her favorite RPC event is Beer Bike because she loves how the whole campus comes together at the same time to celebrate their college spirit.
Joycelyn is a sophomore from Martel College majoring in biochemistry. She likes to watch TV shows, taste test cooking experiments, take portraits of unusual things, and blast WiFi in her free time. Beer Bike and Dean’s Study Breaks are her favorite RPC events, because they make several weekends on campus extremely fun and worthwhile.