Category Archives: Editorial/Opinion

Full Issue: May 13, 2015

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Staff Editorial

Preparing for the summer

-+*Summer is around the corner, and if you want to make it there happily, then finish your semester here at RPI by taking some advice presented by The Polytechnic. Next week is a week for many that may cause a … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL NOTEBOOKS

One man’s love for The Poly

Saying goodbye not always the easiest

-+*Well, it’s that time in my career at RPI to say goodbye. RPI has been very good to me during my four years here. When I came here as a freshman in the fall of 2011, the first thing I … Continue reading

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Good times gone by too fast

Editor looks back on freshman year at RPI

-+*I can’t believe it. This marks the end of another school year. Usually, older students joke about the freshmen. Thinking more deeply about that, I will never be considered a freshman again. Before going on with this brief review of … Continue reading

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TOP HAT

GM on future direction of Senate

-+*Summer Salutations Students, Don’t give up on your classes yet, you’re almost through the semester! I hope the study tools I mentioned last week were helpful to you. This Tuesday marked the last meeting of the Senate for the semester, … Continue reading

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DERBY

PU talks new E-Board members

-+*What’s up, RPI? So this week there’s quite a bit to talk about, mainly selections for the 2015–2016 Executive Board! I want to sincerely thank everyone who applied. This year, I received 42 applicants who were all well qualified and … Continue reading

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ALUM 101

Alumna offers sage advice derived from adages

-+*Have you ever wondered why those “wise old sayings” are words to live by? They get passed down from one generation to the next. My philosophy is that the experience of living teaches you how relevant those proverbs are to … Continue reading

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

-+*People argue that using neuroscience in the field of marketing is immoral. This field is now being referred to as neuromarketing. There are people out there that feel strongly that using MRI and EEG testing to see what happens in … Continue reading

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Full Issue: May 6, 2015

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EDITORIAL NOTEBOOK

Fade filled with dank memes

Use RPI Fade purposefully and wittily

-+*Students of RPI, it’s time to talk. There has been a serious issue plaguing the students of this great school for several months now. Many of you are probably aware of this atrocity, but it’s time we get everyone on … Continue reading

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TOP HAT

GM relays personal experience with ALAC

ALAC and CCP prove useful for core courses and communication

-+*Classes are reaching their final stretch, and students are using every tool in their arsenal to tackle their final projects, presentations, and examinations. I’d like to take this chance to talk about some of my favorite resources, the first of … Continue reading

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DERBY

Executive Board applications due; weekly events

PU discusses club proposals, E-Board representative composition

-+*What’s up RPI? I hope you have been enjoying the weather lately. It took a few long nights, but I think I finally have the weather machine in working order again. First order of business is, well, business. In this … Continue reading

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Staff Editorial

Summer has arrived

-+*Ah, May; the weather is forecasted to have temperatures in the 80s and plentiful sunshine for the next five days. Lawns everywhere are dotted with people reading a book, tossing a frisbee, or just enjoying the weather. Daylight hours stretch … Continue reading

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EDITOR’S CORNER

Website changes, social media usage

Summer Poly updates

-+*Next week marks the end of classes for the semester, and with it, the last issue of The Poly for the 2014–2015 academic year. Throughout this past year, we’ve worked to improve our offerings, both online and offline, and we’re … Continue reading

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Full Issue: April 29, 2015

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Staff Editorial

Relay better organization

-+*On Friday, April 24, RPI’s Relay for Life was held in the Armory. Relay for Life, run by the American Cancer Society, is an annual event that raises money towards the fight against cancer by having participants walk, either individually … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL NOTEBOOKS

Make memories that last a lifetime now You are an undergrad once

-+*My Sundays are always shot. But I guess that’s because I planned it out that way. Amongst fraternity business in the morning, Poly business meeting in the afternoon, and more fraternal obligations during the evening, I don’t have any me … Continue reading

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Editor desires fewer mandatory classes Career-oriented academics

-+*I am of the opinion don’t do something unless it is worth it to you. What irks me is when I am forced to do something I see as having no real value to me. Case and point, high school. … Continue reading

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TOP HAT

GM encourages committee participation

Newly elected GM looks forward to a term of student awareness

-+*On Tuesday, April 28, the 46th Student Senate held its first meeting, with the focus of addressing the petitions that we’ve received, and continuing the open call for Senate leadership. First, we addressed the petition “Allow UPAC Cinema to show … Continue reading

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DERBY

Dvorak undertakes challenges his office will face

Applications for ’15-’16 Executive Board positions available online

-+*Hello RPI, I hope you’re doing well. With President of the Union Week 2015 over and the nightmares of jar lids slipping into memory, I would like to take a moment to thank the students of Rensselaer for selecting me … Continue reading

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