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Making the ‘exchange’: the sweater returns

Yes, that infamous sweater that Brandon has been blogging and writing about for the past few weeks has been returned to its creator. And as our colleague Susan Rosinski says, “It’s about time the good guys won.” But the sweater didn’t get returned until I went through what was, by far, the weirdest afternoon that more »

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Rock the vote

For those of you living on Neptune, I have some news for you: today is Election Day. And, after my last post about a lack of young people reading newspapers, I would be remiss if I didn’t use this blogging opportunity to discuss youth voting. Everyone knows the rap on young people: they’re unengaged, they’re more »

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Calling young readers

Why aren’t young people reading newspapers? For as long as I can remember (my colleagues will laugh here, because I’m the baby of the group), that has been the big question facing the newspaper industry. Newspaper executives have found a multitude of answers since then, discovering that young people have turned to other mediums to more »

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The heart of the party

Margaret’s House celebrated turning 10 this month. Not being one to stay away from a party—I made sure to swing by. Okay, maybe the primary reason I went was because the 10th anniversary of Margaret’s House, specifically a $100,000 gift from RIT Vice President Emeritus Al Davis to Margaret’s House in the names of Al more »

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Inside the stripes

There isn’t a more beloved figure on campus than RIT’s mascot, Ritchie the Tiger. But, as I interviewed the men behind Ritchie’s mask for a feature story in the upcoming issue of News & Events (which hits the racks Sept. 7), I learned that it isn’t easy being Ritchie. People tend to show their affection more »

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Tracking a beauty queen

It was one of my first tasks upon joining the ranks of University News. Biljana Mancic, one of our students at the American College of Management and Technology in Croatia, was named Miss Croatia and would be competing in the Miss Universe competition July 23 in Los Angeles. It was my job to interview her. more »

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