Wrapping up the year with “The Last of The Pipes”
Editor-in-Chief Soma Patra ’26 and Contributing Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 watched the Rusty Pipes’ Spring Show this past Friday in EMPAC.
McKinney Committee hosts 82nd annual writing contest
This past Wednesday, the McKinney Committee hosted their 82nd annual awards ceremony to honor the winners of their student writing contest in EMPAC. Here are this year’s winners.
RPI Players slay their performance of Heathers: The Musical
Editorial/Opinion Editor Soma Patra ’26 attended the RPI Players’ first performance of Heathers The Musical in EMPAC.
PSS: students waltz into April with RPI Ballroom
RPI’s Ballroom Dance Club hosted a DanceSport Competition in the Armory this past Saturday.
Saint Motel ignites the stage for GM Week 2023
In celebration of GM Week, Saint Motel and Under the Den played for students in the ECAV arena.
A week full of fun festivities: Grand Marshal Week 2023
a Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 shares the many events during Grand Marshal Week, including Union After Dark, the Provost Picnic, and the Hatting Ceremony.
Rensselaer’s Greens grows life lessons
Contributing Editor Anna Stubbs ’26 and Editorial/Opinion Editor Soma Patra ’26 met with Christopher Mansfield to learn more about the hydroponic farm he runs next to Commons Dining Hall.
Music and comedy collide in Sheer Idiocy’s Music Show
Editorial/Opinion Editor Soma Patra ’26 visited Sheer Idiocy’s Music Show where they collaborated with RMA’s NQB and Ceili Band to perform an outstanding musical comedy set.
Artistic attire billows down the runway in BSA’s Fashion Show
Editorial/Opinion Editor Soma Patra ’26 and Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 attended BSA’s Fashion Show last Saturday night, featuring a variety of modern, vibrant, and chic pieces.
A capella echoes through EMPAC in ICCA Quarterfinals
Editorial/Opinion Editor Soma Patra ’26 reflects on the eight a cappella groups who competed at ICCAs Quarterfinals in EMPAC last Saturday night.
Black Students’ Alliance art show stuns all
The RPI Black Student’s Alliance art show featured artwork from various different artists with different mediums, styles, and topics.
PSS: Winter Carnival welcomes students with activities and prizes
Rensselaer’s annual Winter Carnival was a day full of fun festivities. Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 shares about the activities of the carnival.
100 Years of music with Rensselaer’s Pep Band
Rensselaer’s Pep Band reaches a milestone of 100 years full of thousands of musical moments, endless school spirit and support as America’s Pep Band.
Price off the ice
In addition to her duties as a starter for the women’s hockey team, Hannah Price ’23 spends her time off the ice giving back to the community. Sports Editor Andrew Days ’23 sat down with her to discuss her volunteer work following her repeat nomination for the Hockey Humanitarian Award. The recipient will be honored during the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four on April 7.
Leaping into Lunar New Year with CASA
The Chinese American Student Association welcomed the year of the rabbit with a Lunar New Year Celebration, complete with performances, food, and festivities.
Clouds and waves wash into EMPAC
Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 shares her experience at Cuando las nubes eran las olas (When the clouds were the waves) at EMPAC.
Celebrating the holiday season with the RPI community
Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 shares her experience at the Campus Seasonal Celebration.
Taking the ice with Club Hockey
ACHA hockey is an entertaining combination of competition and pure love of the sport. Games are never held during the week to avoid academic conflicts, so I highly suggest going to one of Club Hockey’s games if you have a free weekend.
PSS: Undergraduate Diwali Festival Show
Associate Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 shares her experience going to The Indian Student Association’s undergraduate Diwali Show.
Diving into the displays at the Rensselaer Game Showcase
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Game Development Club hosted its annual Rensselaer Game Showcase. Many students hosted various projects they had worked on throughout the year. There were many different genres of games, from side-scrolling storytellers to simulation games to card games, and even one VR game.
Being fully open for the first time since COVID-19 is a big deal for EMPAC. Students can walk in from 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays to study and hang out. Contributing Editor Gavin MacKenzie ’25 explores what EMPAC has to offer, including its various venues, events, in-house research, and more.
Associate Features Editor Anna Zuniga ’26 and Justin Chassin ’22G attended the dress rehearsal and the 8 pm performance of Adam Weinert’s ANTHEM in EMPAC’s concert hall on November 4. The event employed layered symbolism, choreography, and film to criticize the American national anthem.
RPI Grad ISA celebrates a bright future with the Festival of Lights
The Graduate Indian Students Association held a Diwali festival to celebrate the holiday as well as kick off the club’s first official event since COVID-19.
Sink your teeth into the RPI Players’ production of Dracula
The RPI Players presented an exemplary performance at the Playhouse this past weekend, displaying an outstanding production of Dracula.