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Mailing Address

The Polytechnic
c/o Rensselaer Union
110 8th St.
Troy, NY 12180


Meeting Times

During a normal week, The Poly meets three times:

  • Sunday, 3 pm: Business and content meeting
  • Monday, 6:30 pm: Copy night
  • Tuesday, 7 pm: Layout and closing

All meetings are in our office, RU 3418. Everyone is welcome to attend. These times are subject to change, so please contact if you plan on coming.

Editorial Submissions

The Polytechnic welcomes your opinions. Letters to the Editor must be typed, signed and less than 500 words in length. Longer submissions are accepted as “My View” columns. A telephone number is required from all authors not submitting from an e-mail address. All letters are due by 5 pm on the Friday prior to publication.

All Editorial/Opinion Submissions should be sent to our Editorial/Opinion section at

Ask Brookelyn

Contributing Editor Brookelyn Parslow writes a weekly discussion and advice column called Ask Brookelyn. Submit a question here.


For information regarding mailing subscriptions, please consult our subscription form.

Departmental Contact

Campus Notices
Community Calendar

Staff Contacts — Editorial Board

Editor in ChiefSidney Kochman
Senior Managing EditorTyler
Managing EditorNathan
Managing EditorRex
Contributing EditorJonathan
Contributing EditorBrookelyn
de facto News EditorNathan
Business ManagerPeter
Features EditorSerge
Sports EditorJoseph
Editorial/Opinion EditorCrystal
Composing EditorAna
Copy EditorNicholas
Photography EditorElena
de facto Web EditorJoseph
Associate News EditorDarby
Associate Features EditorAna
Associate Features EditorAnna
Associate Ed/Op EditorAnnie
Associate Photography EditorStephanie
Associate Photography EditorNicole

Staff Contacts — Coordinators

Advertising DirectorBrookelyn Parslow
Graphics DirectorAna Wishnoff
Web and Systems DirectorSidney
Systems CoordinatorJonathan
Copy CoordinatorMaria

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