Rice U students build an upsidedown room for Willy Week

center_img Share9Rice UniversityOffice of Public Affairs / News & Media RelationsMEDIA PITCHJeff [email protected] [email protected] U. students build an upside-down room for Willy WeekHOUSTON – (March 22, 2018) – Rice University students have built a carefully constructed replica of Spider-Man character Peter Parker’s upside-down bedroom inside the commons of one of the university’s residential colleges, Martel College.The students’ work is part of Martel’s theme for Willy Week, “The Amazing Cider-Man!” Willy Week, named for university founder William Marsh Rice, is a Rice tradition in which each residential college engages in a week of activities centered around a theme leading up to Beer Bike, an annual intramural bicycle race and water-chugging competition.A trio of students began the build in January and unveiled their upside-down bedroom Monday. Through this weekend’s festivities, Rice students will be able to step inside, strike a pose on the floor, have a friend snap their photo, rotate it 180 degrees and voila!: They’re suspended from the ceiling like Spider-Man.last_img