News in rhyme
Obama visits Israel
Obama went to Israel on a trip
To reaffirm our countries' mutual friendship
To discuss how to keep Iran from the bomb
And how to keep the Palestinians calm
While for the cameras everyone was sappy
Bibi endorsing Romney and Obama picking Hagel means not everyone is that happy
Obama visited Israel this week to discuss Iran, the Palestinian crisis and Israel's relationship with the United States.
Fed continues open-market
When the economy was seizing
The Fed did quantitative easing
The market now has some growth
But in ending bond purchases Bernanke has been loath
Investors he does not want to scare
But one day inflation may change bull to bear
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will continue open-market purchases of bonds and securities in order to keep interest rates low.
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Rice soccer knocked off the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles late Thursday night after winning the penalty kick shootout 5-3. With the game held scoreless throughout regulation and the two 10-minute periods of overtime, the game was forced to go to penalty kicks, where the Owls defeated the Golden Eagles to advance to the Conference USA championship.
McMurtry College claimed first place in the women’s Beer Bike race while Jones College won the men’s race, according to preliminary results posted by Rice Program Council. This year’s Beer Bike took place over two days and was live streamed due to in-person capacity restrictions. Alumni did not participate this year.
The Rice volleyball team was forced to exit the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament prior to their opening round match against North Carolina A&T State University late Wednesday evening due to COVID-19 protocols. As a result, NC A&T will advance to the next round.