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The media and President Clinton

So now I know why the White House burns out an official spokesperson like every 6 months!! Clinton’s visit to RIT was great, but the University News team had to jump through a ton of hoops. Clinton’s PR people and the U.S. Secret Service put us through the ringer…Media availability was on again, off again, more »

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U2 at RIT

22 years later and I will finally see U2….My friends and I were all set to see U2 at RIT in 1983, as high school juniors at Fairport High. But we couldn’t get a car on a weeknight. So we missed the up-and-coming band, which was on its second leg of the War Tour. U2 more »

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Women Athletes at RIT

RIT was recently cited in the Chronicle of Higher Education for being a leader in providing athletic opportunites for women. RIT was in the top five nationally among Division III universities. Specifically, 46% of its student athletes are women, while 30% of its student population are women, so that women athletes are overrepresented by about more »

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RIT’s view on China-Microsoft

Blogging in China…Censorship is Good Business?! RIT’s David McHardy Reid is getting a lot of play nationally for his view on Microsoft’s recent agreement to ban such words as “democracy” and “freedom” on Chinese Web portals. Reid supports the Microsoft decision. Here is his essay, published in USA Today. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer also reported on more »

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