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Mystery Image 30 – Update!

Mystery Image #30 generated an incredible amount of interest!  I’m so pleased it was such a great hit. We received a few responses on place and date (Thank You!). General consensus is that the image was taken at the RPI … 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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London Calling: RPI Lacrosse Goes to the Olympics

With the XXX Olympiad being held in London, this seems like an opportune time to highlight the achievements of one of RPI’s most illustrious athletic teams.  After an undefeated season, coach Ned Harkness took the lacrosse team to London to … Continue reading

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“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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March madness?

I was browsing through some newspapers from this date in history (St. Patrick’s Day) and came across an interesting sports article. Since the NCAA men’s basketball championship tournament begins this week and our neighbor to the west — Syracuse University … Continue reading

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