Kirkland, WA. Home of Costco, Amazon, Microsoft, and Gavin! Gavin is a sophomore Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering dual major who loves cars.
- Contributing Editor October 2022 to December 2022
- Features Coordinator September 2022 to October 2022
Formula 1’s racist race fans
Managing Editor Gavin MacKenzie ’25 writes about the toxic environment Formula 1 fans have created.
RPI Club Softball gains Union recognition
RPI Club Softball gained Union recognition, RPI Ballroom received subsidies for extra private lessons, RPI Playhouse reallocated funds for lighting equipment, several clubs were “sunset”, and Raven Levitt ’26 was confirmed as the Business Operations Chair.
The problem with copyrighting music
I believe the idea behind copyrighting media is fair, but we’ve reached the point where it is no longer feasible or realistic to apply copyright rules to music.
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.
Senate, CSSA, DDR, CSA get funding approved
The Executive Board approved funding reallocations for the Senate’s annual survey, the Chinese Students and Scholars Association’s Lunar New Year Celebrations, the Dance Dance Revolution’s game pad repairs, and approved the starter budget for the Caribbean Student Association.
Club mailboxes removed from Student Government Suite club library
The Executive Board unanimously passed a motion to remove the club mailboxes from the Student Government Suite club library.
Political club RPI Sunrise gains Union affiliation
RPI Sunrise was granted Union affiliation, and the Badminton, ACHA Hockey, and Union Show Tech clubs all received subsidy reallocations.
Engineers dubbed victorious against Knights
The Engineers beat Mount Saint Mary College 5–2 in their return to home after a three-game road trip. RPI plays their next home game against Utica on September 27.