Flipping Willy: a crew evaluates the William Marsh Rice statue in preparation for turning the statue back around to face East
A crew evaluates the William Marsh Rice statue in preparation for returning the statue to its original position, following an overnight prank. Straps have been placed around the statue. 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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