Leah Sweeney

Previous positions
  • Features Editor December 2020 to April 2021
  • Features Coordinator September 2020 to December 2020

RPI cases explode as national rates decline

February 24, 2021

In an email to the Rensselaer community today, Executive Director of the Health Center Dr. Leslie Lawrence reported that “We have had 15 cases in the past seven days. At this pace, we will soon reach Trigger Level 1, unless something changes dramatically.” Trigger Level 1 requires a two week lockdown and will be instituted when there are over 30 confirmed COVID-19 cases within a rolling two-week period, according to the University Pandemic Protocols.

Club Spotlight

RPI clubs persist through the pandemic

January 30, 2021

As part of an ongoing attempt to maintain a semblance of the normal college experience, many clubs have adapted their activities to operate fully online. The Polytechnic interviewed club officers about forging friendships online, pursuing projects virtually, and planning for the future.