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Pushball is back!

Winter Carnival is this weekend and I’m excited to see a couple of old traditions being resurrected for the event. There have been attempts to bring back Pushball, but I think this will be the first organized game in a … Continue reading

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melting snow sculpture

Bill Criss sent along the picture from the Troy Record that he mentioned in his comment regarding Winter Carnival.  Do you know what year this took place?

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Winter Carnival

Mid-winter fesitivities with various names have come and gone over the years at Rensselaer. In 1949, the Junior class planned a Snowflake Saturnalia dance in lieu of the Junior Prom. The Rensselaer Outing Club (ROC) organized outdoor activities during the … Continue reading

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