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Counterpoint: Was our coverage too ‘Hotz,’ too cold or just right?

It’s been an interesting week at RIT—and in University News. From the moment we learned that freshman George Hotz had unlocked the iPhone, a debate emerged within the walls of Building 86: How should we cover the story? From the second I heard about it, I’ve been on the “aggressive” side of the debate. Mike more »

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Point: Was our coverage too ‘Hotz,’ too cold or just right?

In a comment on a different post, a reader criticized our coverage of RIT student George Hotz, who’s credited with “cracking open” the iPhone. The reader (let’s call her/him “Annie”) thinks we could’ve done much more. But I say our coverage was just right. Annie raises a valid concern, though—one that has been the center more »

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A new president at RIT

For all our loyal blog readers at the Tiger Beat, we wanted you to be among the first to know about RIT’s new president. Here is a memo from Board Chairman Michael Morley that just went out to the RIT community. TO: RIT Community FROM: Michael P. Morley, Chairman of the Board of Trustees SUBJECT: more »

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