Riley Sobel

Associate Sports Editor

Riley is a freshman Mechanical Engineer from Ramsey, New Jersey. Her favorite book is Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Previous positions
  • Sports Coordinator September 2023 to October 2023
Student Senate

New amendment added to GM Week ballot, road safety project discussed

February 14, 2024

A new motion to alter the Constitution to use more gender inclusive language was added to the ballot for Grand Marshal Week. Also, discussion began for a new Student Senate project focusing on pedestrian safety on campus.

Student Senate

Discussions begin on changes to Union constitution

February 13, 2024

The Student Senate discussed a new amendment to the Union Constitution that would alter the election process for Student Government positions.

Editorial Notebook

Horror movies are really for Christmas

November 28, 2023

Associate Sports Editor Riley Sobel ’27 explains why horror movies are best after Halloween.

Executive Board

Budget released for Fiscal Year 2025

November 20, 2023

The Executive Board prepared for the release of Fiscal Year 2025 budgets.

Student Senate

Senate calls for “transparency” on healthcare

October 24, 2023

Julie Barringer ‘23G discussed RPI’s recent decision to change their health insurance plan from CDPHP to MVP. She intends to increase transparency on healthcare decisions between the Student Health Center and the student body. The Senate passed a motion to solidify their ownership of the Supplemental Course Materials project.

Executive Board

E-Board honors Union donor, Young Democratic Socialists of America gets affiliated

October 4, 2023

In a jam-packed meeting, the Executive Board honored Union donor Jon Kessler ’79, ’82G, who pledged to donate $1 million to the Union over the next five years. Additionally, The E-Board granted a subsidy request to ACHA Hockey, approved fundraising and tabling motions for RPI Dance Team, and approved the affiliations for Young Democratic Socialists of America and the Rensselaer Philosophy Society. Four clubs were sunset, Conversation Corner and Mandarin Club, Isshinryu Karate, Juggling Club, and Kung Fu Club.

Student Senate

Freshman Elections Handbook approved, Mercer XLab completes renovations

October 4, 2023

A new Freshman Elections Handbook was approved. The Mercer XLab finished renovations and is now open to the public upon request. Also, Timothy Miles ’24 and Adrian Alicea-Roman ’23G were appointed as Inter-Fraternity Council Senator and Community Relations Committee Chairperson, respectively.