Flipping Willy: William Marsh Rice statue facing Fondren Library, woman looks on in foreground
Statue of William Marsh Rice the morning after it was turned from its original position to face in the opposite direction. The view is sidelong, and Rayzor Hall can be seen in the background. A number of students are walking across the Academic Quad and in the foreground a woman in a dark-colored dress, holding a handbag, looks up at the statue as she passes by. 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.
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