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April 30, 2013

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the Rice alum who was the first winner of the Ann Richards Award presented by the Texas Film Hall of Fame.  Email your answer here.

April 27, 2013

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
29  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby
28  Nancy Burch
27  Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
26  Bob Reinhold
24  Melinda Clark, Bryant Wilkinson
23  Kathleen Boyd, Rick Sheridan, John Wolda

April 26, 2013

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Mike Ross for the guest trivia question.

Ralph Adams Cram, who designed the original Rice campus, also designed a library for Rice but it was never built.  Afterwards, he used the plans for the Doheny Memorial Library at the University of Southern California which opened in 1932. 

Way to go, Tommy LaVergne, Richard Zansitis, Charles Maynard, Betty Bixby, Ann Bixby and Peter Fasullo!

Trivia leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question tomorrow!

 

April 25, 2013

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Guest Trivia Question:
Identify this building.  Email your answer here.

April 24, 2013

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First, thanks to Kyle Frazier for the guest trivia question!

2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw ’04 spent the summer of 2001 as a Goliard Travel Scholar in Sweden and Norway “learning tunes and busking on the street”.  Click here for a Slate story about her award-winning music. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Kathleen Boyd, Tim Moriarty, Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross, Joe Welsh, Guy Rollins, Gloria Tarpley, Bill Allison, Kirwin Drouet, Ann Bixby, Rick Sheridan, Rod Boane, Jim Woodruff, Sharon Mathews, Bryant Wilkinson, Bev Schorre, Richard Zansitis, Bruce Baker, Betty Bixby, Melinda Clark, Bob Reinhold, Martha Proctor Gano, Paul Dishman, James Thompson, Pat Martin, Steve Grace and Nancy Burch! 

Next trivia question tomorrow!

April 23, 2013

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name this year's Pulitzer Prize winner who spent one summer traveling around Sweden and Norway "learning tunes and busking on the street".  Email your answer here.

April 20, 2013

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
27  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Nancy Burch
26  Rod Boane
25  Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold, Mike Ross
23  Melinda Clark, Bryant Wilkinson
22  Kathleen Boyd, Rick Sheridan, John Wolda

April 19, 2013

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Trivia Answer:
J Fred Duckett ’55, the voice of Rice Athletics for over 50 years, passed away in June, 2007.  Click here for a very moving eulogy by Awty administrator Sam Waugh from the memorial service.  Tomorrow, Rice hosts the J Fred Duckett Twilight Meet.   

Way to go, Bev Schorre, Dan Hyde, Tim Moriarty, Dick Fuqua, Peter Fasullo, Kathleen Boyd, Wes Griggs, Rod Boane, Kirwin Drouet, Kyle Frazier, John Wolda, John Gladu, Tre Fischer, Bob Reinhold, Guy Rollins, Rick Sheridan, Billy Hale, Ann Bixby, Gene Timberlake, Dick Sylvan, Jim Woodruff, Guy Jackson, Bruce Williams, Billy Arhos, Bob Malinak, Tommy LaVergne, Mike Ross, Betty Bixby, Richard Gerlach, Harvin Moore, Larry Nettles, Randy and Josh Schaffer, Barney McCoy, James Thompson, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Carolyn Brewer, Bryant Wilkinson, Bill Allison, Lynda Crist, Martha Proctor Gano, Steve Grace, David Ownby, Nancy Burch, Tommy Alexander, Frank Jones, Jay Barksdale, Hugh Welsh, Kirkwood Johnston, Jay Williams and Melinda Clark!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

April 18, 2013

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Trivia Question:
Who played basketball on Lamar's 1951 State Championship team, graduated from Rice with a history degree and "whose voice provided the soundtrack for Rice Athletics for over 50 years"?  Email your answer here.

April 17, 2013

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Larry George for the guest trivia question!

The photo is of high school sweethearts Phoebe and Bobby Tudor from her Bolton High School prom in Alexandria, LA in 1978.  On June 30, Bobby, the 1982 Bob Quin Award winner, becomes the next chair of the Rice Board of Trustees, succeeding Jim Crownover.

Way to go, Jimmy Disch, James Thompson, Donald Bowers, Melinda Clark, Texas Anderson, Lynda Crist, Robert Taylor, Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Kyle Frazier, Sharon Mathews, Jeff Rose, Deborah Domning, Rod Boane, Jim Woodruff, John Wolda, Billy Hale, Bob Reinhold, Tommy LaVergne, Kirwin Drouet, Richard Gerlach, Marc Laney, Richard Zansitis, Mike Ross, Barney McCoy, Gloria Tarpley, Michelle Hicks, Betty Bixby, Randy and Josh Schaffer, Kathleen Boyd, Guy Jackson, Pat Martin, Nancy Burch, Charles Maynard, Chris Reichert, Jay Williams, Bill Allison and Analisa Frazier!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

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