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‘Twas the Season

For many years – 60 in fact – the holiday season held a special place in the hearts of devoted RPI hockey fans. Starting in 1951 Rensselaer hosted an annual invitational tournament that brought in teams from all over the … Continue reading

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Mystery Image 30

Fishing through some unidentified photographs yesterday, I came across a folder labeled “Students” and within it I found this great photograph of a cheering crowd. As I stood above the image smiling (because this photo told me it was the … Continue reading

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my list of big name concerts at RPI

My post regarding big name concerts has been one of the most popular posts on this blog. There are some great comments about concert memories and tips that have led me to more information.  I have referred to “my list” … Continue reading

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at the beginning of the Hockey Line

The Hockey Line is a long standing (no pun intended) tradition at RPI.  When and why did it start?  Before 1972, student tickets rotated through sections on the North and West sides during the season so that everyone had a … Continue reading

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big name concerts

I’ve been working on a compilation of big name concerts held at RPI.  People occasionally ask questions about bands that played here and it’s useful to have a quick reference to that information. So far, I’ve covered the 1960’s, 70’s … Continue reading

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