August 2023

Student Life

Renovations of Russell Sage Dining Hall completed

By Anna Zuniga August 30, 2023

Summer break renovations of Russell Sage Dining Hall were completed. Changes include a new entrance and updated Simple Zone.

Executive Board

Changes to Union, Mueller Center, and ’87 Gym hours approved

By Nilay Kapadia August 29, 2023

The Executive Board voted to alter the hours of operation for the Rensselaer Union, Mueller Center, and ’87 Gym. They also approved the appointment of Michelle Martinez ’26 as the new Multicultural Leadership Council chairperson.

Breaking News

RPI settles COVID-19 tuition lawsuit for $6.5 million

By Nilay Kapadia August 29, 2023

President Martin A. Schmidt ’81 announced that Rensselaer has settled a class action lawsuit related to tuition payments during the pandemic for $6.5 million.

Executive Board

E-Board confirms the closure of Ben and Jerry’s on campus

By Anna Stubbs August 18, 2023

The Executive Board proposed a flurry of changes in the upcoming Fall semester including Ben and Jerry’s closure on September 1, 2023, Student Government Suite renovations, and Union Hair Salon plans.