2002

Martel College, named for Marian and Speros Martel and designed by Michael Graves, opens. Rice's 9th residential college becomes known for its strong Powderpuff and women’s soccer intramural teams. Martelians hold an annual Oktoberfest featuring German food, an oompah band, a pie-eating contest and a strong-man competition in the college's quad. Martel is the only college with its own Sallyport.

 

Martel College Sallyport
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