Harrison Todd

Previous positions
  • Managing Editor November 2019 to December 2019
  • Copy Editor April 2019 to November 2019
  • Associate Copy Editor December 2018 to April 2019

I need a remake of The Future Is Wild

November 26, 2019

Managing Editor Harrison Todd considers the state of speculative evolution in 2019, and how it can be improved through new adaptations of forgotten media.

Club Event

Highlights from art show: wombs in a room

November 19, 2019

Artwork and performances filled the Russell Sage Banquet Hall on Saturday evening during the show hosted by Rensselaer’s Black Students’ Association. Several dozen pieces were on display, ranging from traditional drawings and paintings to photography, animations, and other digital works.


I’m tired of the noise: liability in modern music

October 30, 2019

I know that the music industry has been notoriously manipulative for decades, but this time, it’s different. It’s no longer an issue tied to managers and pop superstars. It’s woven deep into the music that teenagers and young adults are listening to today, the same music they cling to and use for their support.

Town Meeting

Jackson announces 10-petaflop supercomputer

October 28, 2019

During this semester’s Fall Town Meeting held Wednesday in the EMPAC Theater, President Shirley Ann Jackson spoke in front of a smaller-than-usual crowd about the acquisition of a new supercomputing facility, the establishment of a Greek Commons fund, and the impacts of the recent storm on RPI’s campus.

Student Rights

Rensselaer Student Handbook updated

September 12, 2019
Every year, the Rensselaer Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities is updated before the start of the Fall semester.
Executive Board

$3,700 approved for Ultimate Frisbee Championship

April 24, 2019
In the last meeting of the 49th Executive Board, the hiring of a graduate assistant intern was approved, a new Student Government Communications Committee chairperson and a new Multicultural Leadership Council were appointed, and women’s Ultimate Frisbee requested a subsidy to compete in the USA Ultimate College Championships.
On-Campus Event

Students march through campus during Take Back the Night

April 24, 2019
Chants condemning sexual assault could be heard across campus late on April 17 during Take Back the Night, a march in solidarity against violence of any kind.
Editorial Notebook

Why I’m not an architect

April 24, 2019
When I applied to Rensselaer, I had every intention of becoming an architect. I took tours of the Greene Building and was enamored with their fabrication shop.
Greek Life

Hundreds attend Greek life forum

April 12, 2019
The Greek Life Open Forum held on March 20 in Darrin Communications Center 308 was presented as a space for students—Greek and non-affiliated alike—to ask questions to the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council concerning the Draft Report of the Greek Life Task Force and its impact on the Rensselaer community.
Empac Event

EMPAC director shares life’s work

February 20, 2019
Before Johannes Goebel assumed his role as director of the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center in 2002, he was involved in creative projects of all kinds ranging from handmade instruments to collage and spoken word pieces, as well as music and collaborations with artists of every type.
Movie Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald needlessly boring, lacks focus

December 5, 2018
Home on Thanksgiving Break, I wanted to see a movie with my high school friends. Since we’d seen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them when it came out in 2016, we decided to watch the sequel.