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‘Bear’ with me on this one

It’s no secret I love a good pun. The University News staff can surely attest to that. It’s to the point that—during team meetings—they can sense an opening and practically cringe before I even lob one out for their consumption. So admittedly I smiled last Friday at the comment shouted by a student from inside more »

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Now you’re the reporter


Something caught your eye? Has it impressed you? Did you just meet somebody interesting? For goodness sake, don’t keep it to yourself. Let us know! That’s the spirit here at University News as we take the wraps off ImagineRITlive. Our exhibit at Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival is an experiment in social media—and we’re more »

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One team unites one community


It’s striking—absolutely striking! I mean, I’ve been a hockey fan for a long time, but what happened this past weekend is about more than just hockey. It’s about community—a campus community and the community of Rochester—finding a common voice and proudly exclaiming three letters: R-I-T! I hope that you, in some way, took advantage of more »

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Vote 2010: Imagine RIT style

2008 imagine poster

Blue skies above the Eastman Building scream “dream bigger!” Meanwhile, a pig with wings implores us to “imagine anything,” and hobbit-like monsters insist that “creativity runs wild.” Don’t worry, I’m not hallucinating. Instead, I’ve been scanning the entries for this year’s Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival poster contest. Today is the deadline for entries, more »

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RIT 360: You can make it happen

For all the time I spend visiting Southern California, even having lived there briefly, I’ve never visited the campus of San Diego State University. But now I feel like I have, thanks to Google technology. Visitors to Google’s Street View Gallery can practically ‘walk’ the SDSU campus with the help of a laptop. Check it more »

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Relationships still make things happen

13WHAM tour

“Can you help us get a tour of a local TV station?” asked Lauren Hittinger, president of RIT’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter. I don’t have a ton of influence in the world, but I was pretty sure I could make that happen. Having recently agreed to serve as professional advisor to the more »

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