Senior Managing Editor
Jolie is a sophomore Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering dual major from Harrington Park, New Jersey.
- Associate Sports Editor December 2021 to May 2022
- News Coordinator October 2021 to December 2021
The Rensselaer community grieves over the unexpected passing of 19-year-old sophomore Alana Tow.
Despite a comeback in the fourth quarter, No. 12 RPI fell 12–9 to No. 4 Union. Trey Berry ’25, Connor Glosner ’22, and Cooper Urban ’22 led the Engineers in goals with two each. Goalie Joseph Perry ’25 saved 19 of the Dutchmen’s 31 shots on goal.
The first-ever Student Film Festival occurred on Wednesday, March 23 hosted by UPAC Cinema in collaboration with the Department of Arts.
Today is election day. Voting will be open from 8 am to 5 pm at Commons Dining Hall, the Union, DCC, CBIS, and the Folsom Library. Additionally, there are no classes today so that students can vote.
After the two-day indoor conference, the men’s and women’s track and field teams took third place out of seven teams. Engineers on both teams placed highly at multiple events, and Matt Lecky ’23 was named Men's Track Athlete of the Meet.
The men's and women’s swimming & diving teams both took third place at the four-day Liberty League Championship hosted by Ithaca College. The men’s team finished with a total of 1,296 points; meanwhile, the women finished with 1,214 points. Colleen Whittaker ’25 took first place with a school and meet record-breaking time of 56.18 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly. Ola Nawrocki ’23 broke her own school record from earlier this season in the 100-yard breaststroke. Tony Min ’23 also broke the school record in the 200-yard butterfly.
Olympian Lilli Friis-Hansen '22 sits down in an interview with staff writer Jolie Dolan '25 to talk about her hockey career and journey to the Winter Olympics.
The Engineers took a devastating loss against the Dutchmen at the Mayor’s Cup. Despite outshooting Union 33‒17, Rensselaer lost the riveting match with a score of 2‒0, bringing their overall record to 11-15-3.
Cadets in Rensselaer’s Army ROTC competed in a national military skills competition, the Ranger Challenge, from October 22 to 24. The Mohawk Battalion, a 12-member team with RPI, Siena College, University of Albany, and Union College cadets, placed second out of 45 teams, qualifying them to compete at the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at West Point for the first time in over ten years.
Rensselaer beat previously undefeated Boston University in an intense match on October 22, continuing their winning streak. Julia Blitz ’23 clinched the victory with a game-winning wrist shot late into the third period. Rensselaer’s exemplary performance scored them four votes in the USCHO Division I Women’s Poll-October 25, 2021.
Today, the Class of 2025 will choose their student government officers. Voting will be open from 8 am to 8 pm at the Rensselaer Union and the Commons Dining Hall.
Fresh off a 4‒0 win against Union, the Engineers dominated the match on October 9 with ECAC Rookie of the Week Audrey McCutcheon ’25 leading them to a 9‒2 victory with a hat trick.
The hours of operation for the Union, Mueller Center, Clubhouse Pub, Playhouse, J Building, and Auto Shop have been finalized and will return to full capacity for the Fall semester.
Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff will be admitted to the stands of the Houston Field House for free, on a first-come first-serve basis, to watch the Engineers battle for victory within the Eastern College Athletic Conference.