Monthly Archives: June 2010

“Pagie”

The 87 Gymnasium opened its doors in 1912 and thus began an new era in athletics and physical education at Rensselaer (I’ll write more about this in a future blog post).  The new gym required a new custodian to take … Continue reading

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“The First Lady of RPI”

Once upon a time, in the land of geeks and nerds known as RPI, there was a very important position occupied by a well-known and revered woman.  Her name was Mrs. Warren a.k.a. Mrs. Walter Phelps Warren or Helen Liddle … Continue reading

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