Monthly Archives: March 2008

Grand Marshal Week, 1870s

Grand Marshal Week is just ahead and the campus is covered in campaign signs. This past week, while looking through a scrapbook compiled by Dwinel French Thompson, I found a few news clippings regarding GM week during the 1870s. Before … Continue reading

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The Tute Screw

Every RPI student and alum has invariably heard the term ‘Tute Screw’ often used metaphorically and also embodied as an actual object. No one knows who coined the term or how long it has been in use, but the object … Continue reading

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