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Pup covers 1924-1951

The Rensselaer Pup has some wonderful examples of graphic design and student art from the first half of the 20th century.  As a student-generated humor magazine it possesses some questionable content as well as beautiful covers.  Often the images from … Continue reading

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college bound

Getting students to college usually involves parents with cars packed to capacity.  The cars line up in front of residence halls and multiple trips are made to haul in the accouterments that make a dorm room comfy.  The admissions process … 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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