We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

O'Rourke: Victory in defeat

Beto O'Rourke narrowly lost to Ted Cruz but wrestled a Republican stronghold back into play. He "breathed new life into a moribund Democratic Party," said political science fellow Mark P. Jones. "He still has a bright future ahead of him." Read more at The Guardian: https://bit.ly/2JKOqp5