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September 27, 2013
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Poetry Slam’s Alexis Harris performs at Fringe Festival, which wraps up Saturday. more »
Today’s Top Stories
Saunders College hosts ‘Shark Tank’ judge
Daymond John, founder of apparel brand FUBU and judge on ABC’s Shark Tank, is headlining Saunders College of Business’ Gasser Lecture Series during the 2013 RIT Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.
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Former White House photo editor comes to RIT
Jenn Poggi, former photo editor and deputy director of the Photo Office at the White House, is a visiting assistant professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences’ photojournalism program this fall.
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Students on warpath against arthritis
RIT’s House of General Science is hosting War Pigs, a two-day event that combines the outdoor game Capture the Flag with Nerf Blasters, to benefit the Arthritis Foundation.
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Featured Video
story photoRIT on TV: Fringe Festival
WHEC-TV (channel 10) highlights Dangerous Signs and Eight Beat Measure among the many performances at the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which ends Saturday. watch video »

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Featured Video
RIT on TV: Last hockey season at Ritter
YNN (channel 9) and WHEC-TV (channel 10) report on the preparations for the hockey program’s final season at Ritter Arena.

Student Spotlight
story photoRock climbing club helps bring
Reel Rock Film Festival to RIT

A Q&A with Kelsey Williford, a fourth-year biochemistry major and president of RIT’s rock climbing club.
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Tiger Hockey
Women open season today
The women’s hockey team hosts Canada’s Toronto Jr. Aeros of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League in an exhibition contest at 5 p.m. today at Ritter Arena. The regular season begins Saturday against Clarkson.
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RIT in the News
Inside Higher Ed
Questionable Captions
Michael Stein, lecturer, NTID, quoted more »

Yahoo
‘Breaking Bad’ ends its run on Sunday still looking good, with credit to the man at the camera
Michael Slovis ’76 (professional photographic illustration) featured more »

Computerworld
H-1B workers in line for Obamacare work
Ron Hira, associate professor of public policy, quoted more »

Democrat and Chronicle
Paley sculpture erected at Memorial Art Gallery
Albert Paley, the Charlotte Fredericks Mowris Professor in Contemporary Crafts, featured more »

Today’s Weather
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Upcoming Events
Rochester First Niagara Fringe Festival: Featuring performances by RIT students, faculty, staff, today though Sept. 28 (schedule)

Fall Open House: For prospective students and parents, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 28, Gordon Field House

Mud Tug: Benefits Hillside Family of Agencies, noon Sept. 28, behind Gracie’s (details)

College Radio Day: WITR-FM (89.7) celebrates with music and more, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Oct. 1, Tiger Statue

Chicken BBQ: fundraiser benefits swim and dive teams, 4–7 p.m. Oct. 2, outside Gordon Field House, $10

Presentation: “The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use ‘Plain English’ to Rob You Blind,” David Cay Johnston, president, Investigative Reporters & Editors, 4 p.m. Oct. 3, Golisano Hall auditorium

Thursday Night Cinema: Back to the Future, 10 p.m. Oct. 3, Ingle Auditorium

Alumni Faculty & Staff Luncheon: includes presentation of Golden Brick Award, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Gordon Field House (register)

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