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The Gorgon: Students’ Words Set in Stone

“Words are the only things that last forever; they are more durable than the eternal hills.” – William Hazlitt, English essayist Within the many rows and shelves of the Institute Archives and Special Collections, there is a student publication collection … 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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