May 2018

Student Senate

New election reform task force approved

By Jack Wellhofer May 6, 2018
The last Student Senate meeting of the semester was filled with a number of appointments and motions to close out the year.
Letter To The Editor

Cosby’s honorary degree unacceptable

By Bryan Johns CSCI/BMGT ’19 and Michael Gardner CSE/CS ’17 TC&E G’18 May 2, 2018
On Thursday, April 26, Bill Cosby was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault: penetration with lack of consent, penetration while unconscious, and penetration after administering an intoxicant.
Movie Review

Quirky stop motion captivates audience

By Serge Piskun May 2, 2018
As a fan of Wes Anderson, I was super excited to see Isle of Dogs. I loved what he did in Moonrise Kingdom, and Grand Budapest Hotel is still one of my favorite movies.
On-Campus Event

Symposium promotes natural hair care, pride

By Weston Brousseau May 2, 2018
Curl Connection’s first annual Natural Hair Symposium took place last Wednesday in the Academy Hall Auditorium.

Racquetball places second at nationals

By Michael Kowalczyk May 2, 2018
The RPI Racquetball Team traveled to Warren, New Jersey for the 2017 – 2018 Eastern Collegiate Racquetball Conference Regional Championship over the weekend of February 23.
Editorial Notebook

Comfort, confidence gained through growth

By Tyler Carney May 2, 2018
Everybody has a story to tell, but does every story need to be told? I faced that question when I sat down to write this notebook.
Editorial Notebook

Student re-evaluates adulthood after RPI

By Anahit Hovhannisyan May 2, 2018
Winter semester—I mean spring semester—is coming to an end. That means I’m almost a senior. That means I’m almost ready to jump into adulthood, or get pushed in.
Letter To The Editor

Integrity is integral

By Michael Gardner May 2, 2018
Integrity is the trust that a set of people have in their, or others’, abilities to firmly adhere to moral values.
Joint Top Hat & Derby

Search for director lacks student involvement

By Justin Etzine and Stef Warner May 2, 2018
As many of you know, last fall’s hiring process for the director of the Union was reconstituted. The administration has acknowledged their failure to communicate and made a number of commitments to increase student involvement in a reconstituted, student-driven search for our next director.
Student Senate

Elections Reform Task Force chair removed days after appointment

By Brookelyn Parslow May 2, 2018
On April 25, Interim Vice President for Student Life LeNorman J. Strong announced via email the creation of the Elections Reform Task Force of the Student Senate.
Executive Board

New food vendor approved; Panera catered

By Darby Burns May 2, 2018
The E-Board meeting on April 24, started out closed so that the Board could discuss the future of Union dining and the Union facilities assistant position.