Nilay Kapadia

News Editor

Nilay is a freshman Computer Science major from Scarsdale, New York.

Previous positions
  • News Coordinator September 2022 to October 2022
GM Week 2023

GM Week election results: Viner, Gallagher elected GM, PU, Massoni reelected UP

March 24, 2023

Ben Viner ’24 has been elected Grand Marshal and Ava Gallagher ’23G has been elected President of the Union. Ria Massoni '24 was reelected as Undergraduate President.

Student Senate

Senate approves changes to Good Samaritan Policy

March 14, 2023

The Senate approved changes to the Alcohol and Other Drug Policy along with changes to the Judicial Process. Both sets of changes were aimed at providing more clarity to students about when certain policies apply.

Student Senate

Senate impeaches two senators, debates Elections Handbook changes

February 7, 2023

The Senate approved the GM Week Elections Handbook, appointed Aaryan Bhatt ’25 as E-Board Club and Organization Representative and Raven Levitt ’26 as Member-At-Large Representative, and impeached two senators.

Breaking News

RPI Playhouse, E-Complex Flooded

February 7, 2023

RPI Playhouse and E-Complex were flooded over the weekend

Executive Board

Executive Board holds first meeting of Spring Semester

January 16, 2023

The Center for Career Professional Development and Panhellenic Council were approved to use three rooms in the Union for company info sessions and a “Meet the Chapters” event, respectively. Also, Ramesis Munoz-Valverde ’24 was appointed Club Ops Chair.

Student Senate

Colonie B residents cannot move back until Spring

December 6, 2022

The Student Senate held a discussion led by Philip Paterson ’25 on the recent flooding of Colonie B. Jacob Fuhr was appointed as Class of 2025 Representative, and the Senate approved a motion to urge the Campus Card Office and Student Life to allow students to use their preferred names on their IDs.

Student Senate

Senate rejects proposal to increase class dues by one dollar

November 1, 2022

The Student Senate rejected a proposal to increase class dues by one dollar. Undergraduate President Ria Massoni ’24 submitted the proposal so that the class councils and Undergraduate Council could have more funds available for events and to send two students to the National Association for Campus Activities Conference. Also, Class of 2024 Senator Gabriel Tambalini was impeached.

Freshman Elections

Thomas wins Class of 2026 president

October 25, 2022

Miles Thomas was elected Class of 2026 President and Addison Mulder was elected Class of 2026 Vice President. Class senators and representatives were also elected.

Student Senate

Senate updates Undergraduate Council Budget Policy

October 11, 2022

The Student Senate unanimously approved a change to the Undergraduate Council Budget Policy clarifying how class dues are distributed to class councils.