Richard Gonzalez

Previous positions
  • News Coordinator October 2020 to December 2021
Campus Health

Trigger Level 1 Quarantine extended through March 21

March 19, 2021

In an email to the Rensselaer community on Wednesday afternoon, President Shirley Ann Jackson announced that the two-week mandatory quarantine-in-place will end at midnight on March 21 instead of March 17 as previously scheduled.

Rensselaer Union

Baba’s Pizza replaces Cusato’s Pizzeria

March 12, 2021

After six years of operation, Cusato’s Pizzeria closed in December 2020. Baba’s Pizza made its Rensselaer Union debut in February 2021 with the start of the Spring semester.


Fifteenth Street Housing disregards RPI quarantine policies, continues room tours

March 6, 2021

Though the Institute enacted a campus quarantine on Wednesday, Fifteenth Street Housing proceeded to give housing tours yesterday, after acknowledging RPI’s quarantine policies in an email to residents prior to house tours.

Executive Board

Executive Board votes to reduce Union operating hours

February 14, 2021

The Rensselaer Union Executive Board voted to reduce Union building hours to ease the burden on staff until student building managers are approved by the Institute.

Freshman Elections

Nicolas wins Class of 2024 President

October 25, 2020

Kamilia Nicolas has been elected Class of 2024 President, and Ria Massoni has been elected to the role of Class of 2024 Vice President. 349 out of 1464 freshmen voted, an increase of 97 votes compared to last year.

Rensselaer Union

GM Week 2020 mug distribution plan in development

October 20, 2020

The Union Programs and Activities Committee and Election Commission have outlined a plan for students to receive their mugs for voting in the Grand Marshal Week 2020 elections. On-campus students can pick up their mugs in the Union Admin Office whenever the Rensselaer Union is open. Students who can not physically pick up the mugs are planned to have their mugs shipped to them.