Sarah Shiang

Features Coordinator


sarah.shiang@poly.rpi.edu

Previous positions
  • Associate Editorial/Opinion Editor September 2019 to December 2019
On-Campus Event

Beginner's guide to an RPI hockey game

February 5, 2020

Freshmen staff writers Medhini Mankale and Sarah Shiang reflect on their first Big Red Freakout game.

Empac Event

Dehumanization in work, war explained

February 5, 2020

Associate Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University, Jennifer Rhee, discussed concepts from her book, The Robotic Imaginary: The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor, during the first Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center talk of the Spring semester.

On-Campus Event

Winter Carnival warms students’ spirits with fun, activities

January 29, 2020

The Winter Carnival was held just in time as the snow melted away in Troy. The theme was “There’s Snow Place Like Home.” After students checked in, they were free to play games outdoors, free skate, or explore the activities.

On-Campus Event

A not-so silent night: Rensselaer Music Association’s Winter Concert

January 13, 2020

From Christmas classics to musical arrangements written by Rensselaer students, the annual Winter Concert hosted by the Rensselaer Music Association was a treat for all who attended.

Editorial Notebook

It’s not all fun and games: programming gender roles within toys

November 20, 2019

A few weeks ago, my friends and I took a trip to Walmart and I ended up walking through the aisles of toys.

Academics

RPI introduces four new majors

November 20, 2019

Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Analytics; Communication, Media and Design; and music have been added to Rensselaer’s offerings. In January of 2020, biological neuroscience will be added to the School of Science.

On-Campus Event

Family weekend closes with GM–PU brunch

October 28, 2019

The Grand Marshal–President of the Union brunch was held in the McNeil Room as part of an activity-packed Family Weekend. During her address to the students and parents, President Shirley Ann Jackson stated how proud she was to have “a Union run by the students.”

Club Event

Delving into diversity at I-Fest

October 23, 2019

From the vast assortment of food around the McNeil Room to seeing the smiles of family and friends, Rensselaer’s annual International Fest is a celebration of RPI’s diverse student body.

Student Rights

Rensselaer Student Handbook updated

September 12, 2019
Every year, the Rensselaer Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities is updated before the start of the Fall semester.