Anna Stubbs

Managing Editor

Anna S is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from Milton, Georgia. She plays tennis and runs on coffee.

Previous positions
  • Contributing Editor December 2022 to December 2023
  • Associate Editorial/Opinion Editor October 2022 to December 2022
  • News Coordinator September 2022 to October 2022
GM Week 2024

Massoni, Rost-Nasshan take the stage for Grand Marshal runoff

April 2, 2024

As a result of the recent historic tie for Grand Marshal, candidates Ria Massoni ’24, ’25G and Vivian Rost-Nasshan ’26 took the stage again for a second debate. The questioning built upon statements made in the previous debate and included more candidate-specific questions. The debate was moderated once again by Elections Commission Chairperson Timothy Miles ’24.

GM Week 2024

Candidates face off in GM Week 2024 debates

March 21, 2024

Five candidates took the stage for the Grand Marshal Week debate moderated by Elections Committee Chairperson Timothy Miles ’24. The debate offered one last chance for the candidates to present themselves to the student body and share their opinions on various topics and issues.

Executive Board

Clubs receive reallocations, Executive Board members confirmed to chairs

February 14, 2024

Several clubs including the Rensselyrics, UPAC Cinema and Chess Club all received reallocations. In addition, many Executive board members were confirmed to their chair positions.

Executive Board

Students with Families becomes Union-recognized club

February 13, 2024

Students with Families was approved to become a Union-funded club, and RPI TV was granted an additional subsidy for new headsets.

Executive Board

Gallagher resigns, Philipps appointed PU

February 7, 2024

President of the Union Ava Gallagher '23 resigned from her position, leading current Club Operations Chair Catherine Philipps '24 to be appointed as the 135th President of the Union by a majority vote.

On-Campus Event

Leveling up at the Rensselaer Games Showcase

November 28, 2023

Rensselaer’s Game Development Club hosted their 2023 Game Development Showcase, featuring creative projects from many RPI students.

On-Campus Event

HackRPI X sets out to “Change the World

November 27, 2023

Rensselaer’s HackRPI Organizing Team held their tenth annual hackathon in the Darrin Communications Center, providing participants with competition, advice and experience.


Smiles that stick

October 11, 2023

Lecturer in the Chemistry Department Dr. Steven Tysoe shares his story on distributing thousands of stickers to Rensselaer students.

Executive Board

RPI Ambulance flashes lights towards new ambulance

September 19, 2023

RPI ambulance was approved to obtain quotes for a new ambulance, and RPI Club Softball was granted a stopgap request.

Executive Board

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

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.

Student Senate

Senate debates micromobility device concerns

April 19, 2023

The Student Senate debated over possible future handbook changes regarding micromobility devices on campus.

Men's Tennis

Gallery: Engineers breeze past Dutchmen

April 19, 2023

The Engineers brought home a 9-0 victory over the Union Dutchmen on April 11.

Women's Tennis

Gallery: Engineers serve Raptors tenth loss

April 12, 2023

The Engineers hosted Bard College last Wednesday, emerging victorious with a 9‒0 win against the Raptors.

On-Campus Event

Saint Motel ignites the stage for GM Week 2023

March 29, 2023

In celebration of GM Week, Saint Motel and Under the Den played for students in the ECAV arena.


Rensselaer’s Greens grows life lessons

March 1, 2023

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.

Student Senate

Senate approves motion in favor of RA Union

March 1, 2023

President Martin A. Schmidt ’81, Vice President of Student Life Peter Konwerski, and Dean of Students Travis Apgar attended the 24th Senate meeting to address the formation of the RPI RA Union.

Executive Board

RMA approved for new recording equipment

February 15, 2023

The Rensselaer Music Association was approved for funds towards new recording equipment and The Polytechnic was given funds to attend the College Media Association convention.

Club Spotlight

100 Years of music with Rensselaer’s Pep Band

February 8, 2023

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.

On-Campus Event

Leaping into Lunar New Year with CASA

February 1, 2023

The Chinese American Student Association welcomed the year of the rabbit with a Lunar New Year Celebration, complete with performances, food, and festivities.

Editorial Notebook

The flaw in New Year’s resolutions

January 25, 2023

Oftentimes there is pressure to make New Year’s resolutions, but hardly anyone sticks to them. Contributing Editor Anna Stubbs ’26 explains why she stopped making them altogether.

Executive Board

Women’s Club Basketball jump starts season

December 8, 2022

Women’s Club Basketball was approved for the start of their season, and clubs under the Rensselaer Music Association were consolidated into one.

Editorial Notebook

The Appeal of Being Real

December 7, 2022

Is BeReal worth the hype? Associate Editorial/Opinion Editor Anna Stubbs ’26 reasons it’s the social media the generation should be proud of.

Executive Board

Funding approved for Global Medical Brigades

October 26, 2022

Global Medical Brigades, Meitokukan Kendo, Gajjdge Sher Bhangra, and Chess Club receive extra funding, Sanay Tralshawala ’26 Appointed Marketing and Strategy Committee Chair.

Editorial Notebook

Packages of joy: why the mailroom is campus' hidden treasure

October 19, 2022

From within the hidden lockers of the Union, Anna Stubbs ’26 shares her insight on why the campus mailroom holds many students’ hearts.

Executive Board

Rensselaer Pride Alliance gains funding, Ultimate Frisbee remerges

October 12, 2022

The Ultimate Frisbee team was approved for a new coach and the Rensselaer Pride Alliance were given the go-ahead for restoration.