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October 29, 2016

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
88  Mike Ross
87  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
86  Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold
85  Bryant Wilkinson
84  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall

October 28, 2016

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Former KTRU Program Director Scott Hochberg ‘75/’76 represented Southwest Houston in the Texas House of Representatives from 1993-2012.  The (now-former) KTRU tower was named in his honor.  Presently, he is a consultant and lecturer in education policy, a software developer and a community volunteer.

Brothers Lee ’79, former PBS NewsHour correspondent, and Adam (Ohio University ’85), former NPR Morning Edition correspondent, are presently doing independent news production and teaching.  Fourth brother Jeff ’81 helps large companies devise strategies to improve employee health. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Bryant Wilkinson, John Montana, Louis McCutchen, Ted Richard, Bev Schorre, Peter Fasullo, Art Gottschalk, Lynda Crist, Scott Hochberg, Steve Lukingbeal, Jeff Ross, Ann Bixby, Rod Boane, Larry Nettles, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Barney McCoy, Grungy, Martiel Luther, Elise McCutchen, Sallie Schwall and Russell Henderson!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 27, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Name the former KTRU Program Director who became a state legislator while two of his brothers have enjoyed careers as national journalists.  Email your answer here.

October 26, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
In 2013, Rice outfielder Michael Aquino ’14 won the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby in Omaha in July and the SAAC Owls on Stage talent show in November.  Presently, he is an investment banking analyst with Evercore Partners in Houston.

This year’s SAAC Owls on Stage talent show is tonight at 8 pm in the Grand Hall of the Rice Memorial Center.  Be sure to check it out while supporting a good cause!

Way to go, Richard Avant, Mike Ross, Jeff Ross, John Wolda, Sallie Schwall, Clarke Anderson, John Montana, Betty Bixby, Joe Welsh, Ted Richard, Ann Bixby, Scott Hochberg, Rod Boane, Yvette Aquino, Bob Reinhold, Kirkwood Johnson, Michelle Hicks, Peter Fasullo, Michael Aquino, Greg Mathews, Rick Sheridan, Bryant Wilkinson, Bev Schorre, Vince Aquino, Ann Blackwood, Bruce Chase, Jill Clausen and Holly Wright!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

October 25, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice student-athlete who won the SAAC Owls on Stage talent show and the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby in the same year.  Email your answer here.

October 22, 2016

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
86  Mike Ross
85  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
84  Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold
83  Bryant Wilkinson
82  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall

 

October 21, 2016

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2016 ARA Gold Medal honoree Karen Ostrum George ‘77/’78 was 1977 Rice Homecoming QueenEnjoy Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2016 this weekend!

Way to go John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Art Gottschalk, Ann Bixby, Ted Richard, Clarke Anderson, Sallie Schwall, Peter Fasullo, Kathleen Boyd, John Montana, Rod Boane, Guy Rollins, Mike Ross, Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Bryant Wilkinson, Frank Jones and Karen George!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 20, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Name the 2016 ARA Laureate Award honoree who was a Rice homecoming queen.  Email your answer here.

October 19, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
The Cohen House, the first Rice building for which William Ward Watkin was primary architect, was dedicated during homecoming in 1927.  Click here for an excellent history of the Cohen House by Steven Fox.  (Thanks, Mike Ross!)

Way to go, Bev Schorre (2), John Wolda (2), Rick Sheridan (2), Ann Bixby (2), John Montana (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Rod Boane (2), Jeff Farney, Richard Avant (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Ted Richard (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Betty Bixby (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Steve Lukingbeal (2), Joe Welsh (2), Larry Nettles, Nancy Burch (2), Rilda Whitmire (2), Mike Ross (2) and Clarke Anderson!  

Next trivia question tomorrow!

October 18, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Which building on the Rice campus was dedicated during homecoming in 1927?  For a bonus point, name the building’s architect.  Email your answer(s) here.

 

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