Vaughn Greason

Features Coordinator


Second year Mechanical Engineer from central New Jersey but technically from the Twin Cities in Minnesota.

vaughn@poly.rpi.edu

Previous positions
  • Editorial/Opinion Editor May 2022 to September 2022
  • Features Editor December 2021 to May 2022
  • Features Coordinator October 2021 to December 2021
Women's Soccer

Dragons dismantle the Engineers

September 7, 2022

SUNY Oneonta beat the Engineers 2–0 in their first game of the season. The Engineers play their next home game against the Mount Saint Mary Knights on September 13.

Student Life

Class of 2026 to be RPI's largest first-year class

August 11, 2022

The class of 2026 will be made up of 2,110 students, making it the largest freshman class in RPI history. For comparison, the class of 2025 is made up of around 1,500 students.

COVID-19

Notes back from Colonie: student experiences with COVID-19 at Rensselaer

May 4, 2022

Being notified of a positive for COVID-19 test result can be an overwhelming ordeal. The Polytechnic interviewed six students to take a closer look at the experiences of people who contracted COVID-19 while living on campus. While they report being well taken care of during their stay, they still have reservations about certain aspects of their time in Colonie Apartments.

Lesser-Known Locales

Where to weep

May 3, 2022

Opinion Editor Vaughn Greason ’25 suggests a few quiet places on campus to bawl your eyes out during finals season.

Campus Event

I got second place at the Integration Bee (So you can do it too)

April 27, 2022

Features Editor Vaughn Greason ’25 shares his experiences at the Integration Bee, an event hosted by Pi Mu Epsilon and the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Club Event

Going Into the Woods with the RPI Players

April 20, 2022

Features Editor Vaughn Greason ’25 shares his experience watching and reviewing the RPI Players’ production of Into The Woods. The Players will be performing Into the Woods on April 22 and 23 at 8pm, along with a 1 pm matinee on April 24.

Downtown Troy

Cafe Euphoria, downtown Troy's new trans safe-space

April 18, 2022

Cafe Euphoria challenges traditional norms of labor, gender, and service in many new and interesting ways, writes Features Editor Vaughn Greason '25. At the cafe’s busy soft opening on March 5, Cafe Euphoria highlighted its extraordinary business model amid a buffet of Belgian waffles, smoothies, and coffee. Cafe Euphoria's grand opening is April 29.

Lesser-Known Locales

Bannerman’s Armory and the Scottish castle on the Hudson

April 6, 2022

Why is there a lonely stone castle sitting in the middle of the Hudson river? "Frank Bannerman built a castle and filled it with all of the coolest things he could get his hands on," writes features editor Vaughn Greason '25, who dives into the history of the curious Bannerman's Armory.

Album Review

Haircuts for Men, Macroblank, and the new vaporwave aesthetic

March 16, 2022

Vaporwave expresses a variety of emotions that are otherwise hard to articulate through aesthetics and production. Features Editor Vaughn Greason ’25 examines the aesthetics and evolution of the bands Macintosh Plus and Haircuts for Men, and looks to the future of vaporwave.

Club Spotlight

Shooting for the stars with the Rensselaer Astrophysical Society

February 9, 2022

Features Editor Vaughn Greason '25 interviews the Rensselaer Astrophysical Society about their place in RPI's community.

RPI HISTORY

The forgotten ghosts in the depths of West Hall

October 31, 2021

West Hall has a reputation at Rensselaer for its otherworldly, cryptic nature, with its eerie and complex history. Staff writer Vaughn Greason ’25 walks through the history of West Hall and what it represents to RPI.