Monday marked the end of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. As young Asian-Americans, we wanted to examine the role of Asians in America: how we came to this country, how we lived, and how we can move forward as a group, particularly in today’s social climate.
This past year was a historic year for Student Government, and specifically the Student Senate.
The toxic relationship between the baby boomers and Gen Z transcends insulting quips, targeted memes, and criticism from both groups.
Professor Bram van Heuveln congratulates students for adapting to online courses and facing current circumstances head-on.
With National College Decision Day come and gone, The Polytechnic extends a warm welcome to the Class of 2024 and the 2025 architects.
President of the Union Caitlin Kennedy ’20 reflects on her term.
Emi Ahlo ’22 urges students to speak up and voice any concerns they have with Rensselaer’s COVID-19 response, rather than taking indirect action by posting online and submitting negative course evaluations.
The Polytechnic endorses Advaith Narayan ’21 for grand marshal. Narayan has specific, achievable goals, and we believe his work over the past three years reflects the commitment required of a grand marshal.
The Polytechnic endorses Anissa Choiniere ’20 for president of the Union. She hopes to “unite the RPI community and improve the future of the student experience.”
The Polytechnic endorses Evan Lazaro ’21 for undergraduate president. Lazaro has been involved in student government since his freshman year and we hope to see him utilize his experience to bring positive change to the undergraduate council.
The Interfraternity Council has voted to endorse Advaith Narayan for grand marshal, Anissa Choiniere for president of the Union, and Evan Lazaro for undergraduate president.
After the general body meeting of the Panhellenic Council on March 4, the council delegates have voted to endorse Advaith Narayan for grand marshal, Anissa Choiniere for president of the Union, and Evan Lazaro for undergraduate president.
Grand Marshal Meagan Lettko '20 and Vice Grand Marshal Advaith Narayan '21 voice their concerns with how the Arch program is being handled this summer and outline the Student Senate’s recent efforts in advocating for rising juniors.
Students receive their bill from the Institute each semester, where there is a line item labeled “Undergraduate Activity Fee.” So what’s this fee? Every student enrolled at Rensselaer pays an activity fee, which is actually three separate fees; class dues, the Union activity fee, and an athletics fee. Graduate students pay a different graduate fee.
The Polytechnic asked students running for senator positions to discuss the issues they plan to address if elected. Here is the response we received.
The Polytechnic asked undergraduate president candidates to discuss their goals and leadership experience and to reflect on Student Government as a whole. Here are their responses.
The Polytechnic asked the candidate for president of the Union to discuss her goals and leadership experience and to reflect on Student Government as a whole. Here are her responses.
The Polytechnic asked grand marshal candidates to discuss their goals and leadership experience and to reflect on Student Government as a whole. Here are their responses.
The Polytechnic asked students running for class president to discuss the issues they plan to address if elected. Here are the responses we received.
I hope this update finds you well. It’s been about a month since we left campus for Spring Break. I know when I left class that Friday afternoon, I never would have guessed it would be my last college class ever. Whether you are a senior and grieving the loss of your senior spring, or a sophomore coming to terms with the fact that it will be months before you see your classmates again, I feel for you. These are unprecedented times.
I know that I’m not the only one tapping through “until tomorrow” posts, 30-day song challenges, variations of “draw a carrot” stories, and endless customized bingo grids during quarantine. Nevertheless, watching my peers challenge each other to post videos of pushups, dances, and practicing music have reminded me of the power of social media and how it can be used positively in a trying time.
I did not realize that my classes on March 6 were the last I would ever experience on campus. In a matter of a few days, I lost the remainder of my last semester at Rensselaer to the novel coronavirus.
We published a staff editorial regarding the technical problems we have faced on campus last month. Within that article, we talked about how we noticed Wi-Fi issues on campus. After the article was published, Associate Director of IT Infrastructure Colleen Morrissey reached out to share how the Division of the Chief Information Officer has been committed to ensuring a strong Wi-Fi network across campus.
I would like to share with you why you should plan a visit to a national park during your upcoming summer break.