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October 31, 2012

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Like Rice, Oreo cookies are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year.

Way to go, John Wolda, Jimmy Disch, Rod Boane, Ann Bixby, Kirwin Drouet, Peter Fasullo, Beverly Schorre, Gerry Donohue, Tre Fischer, Betty Bixby, Rick Sheridan, Lynda Crist, Bill Eiland, Kathleen Boyd, Guy Jackson, Larry Nettles, Sharon Mathews, Barney McCoy, Bob Reinhold, Bryant Wilkinson, Dick Fuqua, Bill Allison, Mike Ross, David Lugo, Bryan Domning, Nancy Burch, Joe Durrenberger, Guy Rollins, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe and Donald Bowers!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

October 30, 2012

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In good company, name the cookie also celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.  Email your answer here.

October 27, 2012

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
77  Bob Reinhold
76  Ann Bixby
75  Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
74  Mike Ross
71  Betty Bixby, Rod Boane, Gerry Donohue
65  Nancy Burch
58  Guy Rollins

October 26, 2012

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Charley Landgraf
'75 was the last remaining member of the office of the chairman of New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf that dissolved earlier this year.  He is presently a partner with Arnold & Porter in Washington DC as well as a member of the ARA Board.

Way to go, Kathleen Boyd, Gerry Donohue, Tre Fischer, Ann Bixby, Rick Sheridan, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda, Rod Boane, Kirwin Drouet, Bob Reinhold, Bill Allison, Barney McCoy, Steve Grace, Gloria Meckel Tarpley, Bryant Wilkinson, Mike Ross, James Thompson, Nancy Burch and Betty Bixby!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 25, 2012

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Continuing this week’s legal theme, name the Rice economics major who was the last remaining member of the office of the chairman of New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf that dissolved earlier this year.  Email your answer here.

October 24, 2012

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First, thanks to Greg Mathews for the guest trivia question!

Like Rice, downtown law firm Crain Caton & James is also celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.  Click here for a recent story in the Chronicle about the firm, featuring partner Larry George.  Another partner with a Rice connection is Charles Maynard ’72.

Way to go, Gerry Donohue, Kyle Frazier, James Thompson, Tre Fischer, Peter Fasullo, Jim Woodruff, Gus Schill, Kirwin Drouet, Ann Bixby, Robert Taylor, John Montana, Guy Rollins, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, David Ownby, Beverly Schorre, Larry Nettles, Steve Brown, Bryant Wilkinson, Bill Allison, Nancy Burch, Frankie Mandola, Charles Maynard, Steve Grace, Kathleen Boyd, Rick Sheridan, Richard Avant, Betty Bixby and Mike Ross!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

October 23, 2012

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Guest Trivia Question:
In good company, name the downtown Houston law firm also celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.  Email your answer here.

October 20, 2012

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
75  Bob Reinhold
74  Ann Bixby, John Wolda
73  Peter Fasullo
72  Mike Ross
69  Betty Bixby, Rod Boane, Gerry Donohue
63  Nancy Burch
57  Guy Rollins

October 19, 2012

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Phiillip Arbuckle, Rice’s first football coach (1912-17, 1919-23) and athletic director, is the school's most successful football coach in terms of winning percentage.  Also, he coached the baseball team (1913-17) and the basketball team (1922-23).  In 1975, he was inducted into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Rick Sheridan, Beverly Schorre, Guy Rollins, Gerry Donohue, Mike Ross, James Thompson, Rod Boane, Bill Allison, John Montana, Bob Reinhold, Peter Fasullo, Nancy Burch, Bruce Baker, Bryant Wilkinson, Betty Bixby, Steve Grace and Tre Fischer!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 18, 2012

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Name Rice’s most successful football coach in terms of winning percentage.  Email your answer here.
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