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Niskayuna grad Emily Laurilliard is shown during a recent match for RPI. (Photo courtesy Perry Laskaris/RPI Athletics)

Niskayuna graduate wins collegiate sportsmanship award

BY ANDREW PUGLIESE For Your Niskayuna TROY — Recent RPI graduate Emily Laurilliard added another accolade to her college career on June 3 — the Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the Northeast Region from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association….



Niskayuna grad Emily Laurilliard is shown during a recent match for RPI. (Photo courtesy Perry Laskaris/RPI Athletics)

Emily Laurilliard helps to lead RPI tennis

BY MICHAEL KELLY Gazette Reporter A college tennis lineup includes six singles players and three doubles teams. It is not rare for a squad to have athletes double up and play in both formats — but’s and her team’s season…



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NHS senior up to self-imposed challenges

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — When faced with a tough task, like researching advanced wound therapy alongside college professors or explaining the forces that drive the world economy, Kumar Muthukumar has a simple philosophy: break intimidating undertakings into…





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Pair of innovations win students RPI awards

  By REBECCA ISENHARTGazette ReporterNISKAYUNA — Bianca Viscusi’s family gets nervous when her little sister, Talia, forgets to keep her epi-pen close by. Talia lives with a life-threatening nut allergy, and if an unexpected peanut turned up in a meal…