By Joe Venniro
It’s game night at RIT’s Ritter Arena and men’s and women’s hockey student
manager Joe Vicario is briskly walking down the hallway past the home team’s locker room carrying a cooler of ice ready to be transported to the visiting team’s bench. Postgame, Vicario makes sure the locker room is clean and uniforms are laundered for the following night’s contest.
Vicario—affectionately ... (more)
Diversity goals met through strategic efforts and a personal touch
By Michelle Cometa
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act prohibiting discrimination and enforcing desegregation. But, within a month of signing that groundbreaking legislation, riots would erupt in
communities across the nation, including Rochester.
Fifty years have passed since the National Guard was called to quell rioting in Rochester’s Joseph and Clinton avenue neighborhoods, and today, a generation of young ... (more)
By Marcia Morphy
Industrial designer Toby Thompson
is best remembered for his joie de
vivre as well as his initials, T.T., or
“Big T”—which are symbolically
evident in a number of his abstract artwork that almost appear
like baffling puzzles
to solve by viewers.
“You have to figure each piece out; my dad used fonts and lettering and designs that make you stop and ... (more)