The Brain Trust, 1917

Oh, those zany architects!

Unlike the jokes in the Thresher, this is actually funny. The high-spirited, almost goofy tone is characteristic of Rice in the early decades.

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What caught my eye was something small–the play was presented in “The Blue-drawing Room Theater.” Where was that? Luckily, I got an answer without having to work for it:

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Bonus: If you’re keeping track of these things,  Mr. Fendley ’17 was also on the track team.

Pole vault Fendley

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3 Responses to The Brain Trust, 1917

  1. joni says:

    Bet he would have loved the cushy landing pads in use now!

  2. Bill Peebles, Hanszen '70 says:

    Some rather civilized humor.

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