Flipping Willy: William Marsh Rice statue facing Fondren Library
A view of the William Marsh Rice statue the morning after the prank which turned it to face Fondren Library. A number of students can be seen sitting on the ground and on a bench in the foreground. A large portion of the Academic Quad, Rayzor Hall, and the library are visible in the background. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
Rice students pulled off one of the most famous Rice pranks by turning the statue of William Marsh Rice around to face Fondren Library on the morning of Tuesday April 12, 1988. Only one student was caught. Turning the statue back around afterwards proved to be a difficult task.
Citable link to this pagehttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/76785
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