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Tugging at a record

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RIT students unofficially broke a Guinness World Record Sept. 22 for the world’s largest tug-of-war tournament.

At the 17th annual Mud Tug, 1,647 tuggers beat the previous record of 1,290, set by students in the Netherlands in 2010.

Phi Kappa Psi and Zeta Tau Alpha Greek organizations host the annual tug-of-war event every ... more »


Folks flock to Fringe fest

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RIT students and faculty had a chance to show their right-brain proclivities at the inaugural First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival Sept. 19-23.

More than 2,000 people attended more than 20 performances presented by members of the RIT community at several venues in downtown Rochester. The five-day festival drew an estimated 33,000 people.

“It ... more »


Cricket club resurges

thumbnail imageToday, the club has more than 180 members and is the fastest growing new intramural sport. more »