December 2018

Top Hat

External audit report released, updates made to elections process

By Stefanie Warner December 22, 2018
Hi, RPI! I hope that you are all confidently finishing up your finals, and wrapping up the semester with a sense of accomplishment.
Downtown Troy

Downtown Troy’s first Asian bodega now open

By Pragati Pant December 17, 2018
On December 7, Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen expanded their business with the grand opening of Kim’s Convenience.
Executive Board

Union renovations set for Winter Break

By Quinn Gangadharan December 14, 2018
On Wednesday, December 5, the Executive Board met after several weeks of budgeting to discuss and vote on Union renovations, a future RPI Players’ program, and some new clubs.
Movie Review

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story behind Queen

By Pragati Pant December 5, 2018
Released last month, Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic of the well-known British band, Queen. The film portrays the story of how Freddie Mercury, the lead singer, came together with the other members of Queen to create a diverse palette of music.

Share your opinions with The Polytechnic

By Anahit Hovhannisyan December 5, 2018
I had the opportunity to meet with Associate Director of the Archer Center Christine Allard following my previous opinion piece regarding the current status of career development courses in the engineering curriculum.
Editorial Notebook

My experience with loneliness

By Namish Gali December 5, 2018
“Why didn’t you come, Namish?” asked my then best friend. “I … I didn’t know about it,” I stammered, desperately trying to avoid the phrase “I wasn’t invited.” This was the last day of middle school.
Movie Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald needlessly boring, lacks focus

By Harrison Todd December 5, 2018
Home on Thanksgiving Break, I wanted to see a movie with my high school friends. Since we’d seen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them when it came out in 2016, we decided to watch the sequel.
Student Senate

Senate recaps College Union Conference visit

By Nicholas Luczak December 5, 2018
On November 26, the Senate met to discuss the 2018 Association of College Union International Conference at the University of Hartford.
Cultural Event

Troy kicks off holiday season with Victorian Stroll

By Lisa Knuckey December 5, 2018
This Sunday, Troy was cast back into 19th century England. The 36th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll filled the streets with performances, decorations, people, and holiday cheer.